It’s 8 p.m. on a Tuesday, and you are preparing for your pre-bedtime routine. Wash your face, brush your hair and your teeth, then grab a cotton swab to clean out your ears—but WAIT!
DROP THAT COTTON SWAB.
Believe it or not, that earwax that you feel obligated to obliterate actually has a purpose!
Here are 9 things you didn't know about your earwax: