The LastSwab could be the last cotton swab you ever own. The reusable, sanitary and sustainable cotton swab aims to keep your ears clean and the environment safe. It’s a great tool for travelers to even use at home.
The LastSwab teams claims 1.5 billion cotton swabs are produced every day, and that the average American uses up to 415 a year. That’s a whole lot of swabs! But with the LastSwab, single-use ear cleaners are a thing of the past.
The Swab is made with a stiff nylon core and medical-grade silicone on each end. The design is eco-friendly, but also comfortable for your ears. Because the ends are made with silicone instead of cotton, they’re easy to clean and use again. Since there’s rarely a one-size-fits-all solution to any problem, the team at LastSwab made two different swabs to choose from.
The standard Swab works just like a normal cotton swab, and is great for cleaning the outer portions of the ear. Like any swab, don’t stick it in too far! The Make-Up Swab is perfect to stash in your make-up bag and works well for removing caked-on color. To wash them, simply use soap and water. The swabs also come in their own cases, with several colors to choose from.
They’re affordable, too. A double pack of LastSwabs comes in at a measly $31, which isn’t much for years of use. First shipments are expected to begin in October 2019, so head over to the website for more information on ways to order.
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