A reader named Rachel gave me a bargain tip that is so savvy! She buys cheap earrings from stores like H&M or Forever 21. Then she coats the earring hooks, which often get splotches, with clear nail polish so they stay shiny. This also protects your ears from the metal, which may irritate them.
She also buys higher quality hooks at craft stores like Michael’s and replaces the ones the earrings came with.
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