i did them once about 5 months ago and have been fiending to do it again. it's completely satisfying in a visceral sort of way and your hearing does improve a bit. if nothing else, the process sounds like ocean waves in your ear!
ummmm... these things have been proven so many times to be total bull and actually responsible for a lot of ear damage.
if you're a bit fan of the placebo effect you might like em, but aside from that...
i was reading my fashion blogs today when i ran across this article: http://fashionista.com/2007/12/vans_lau
i was like, hey i've seen that icon before!!! it's burgertime!!!
that's so awesome!
On June 11th, 2008 11:37 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) replied:
They don't work. The stuff you see inside the cone is just the melted scunge from the "candle" itself- I was also terrfied my hair would catch on fire as big chunks of (occasionally still flaming) ash fell onto the shabby paper plate below. A visit to an ENT will *really* improve your hearing. They yanked a total CORK out of my earhole.