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What is ear candling?

Some of you may have heard of ear candling as an alternative way of ear wax removal. You may have seen this product at the chemist or health food store alongside wax removal sprays, drops and other ointments. But what exactly is ear candling? Does it really work and is it safe? What is ear candling? Ear candling involves placing a long hollow candle into the ear canal. This candle is often made out of fabric that is coated in a mixture of substances such as, beeswax and soy wax and is approximately 15-20cm in length. The tip of the ear candle is then lit and left to burn for about 10-15...

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