Johnsons Baby Cotton Buds are arranged from 100 percent pure cotton so they are obviously absorbent and calm on ears. They softly clean and dried out your ears. It can also be used to apply cream to blemishes. It helps clean the make-up off around the eyes and outer ear. It gently cleans and dries in between baby s fingers, toes and around the eyes, nose or outer ear. It can also be used to apply cream to blemishes. It is a great product for your baby and you.