The Face Holes Series

Surprisingly True Facts About Ear Wax

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Ear wax is one of those body fluids that evokes a polarizing reaction in most people–one of fascination or utter disgust. Hidden inside our body’s sole cul de sac, it is rarely discussed in polite society. We take it for granted, except when we are being naughty and dig in our ears with cotton swabs even though we know we’re not supposed to. When wax builds up…



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