Although some people may see earwax as dirty and annoying, it’s actually protecting our ears. A

According to Mother Nature Network, earwax is a greasy buildup called cerumen.

It’s necessary to have this buildup because it lubricates and protects the ears from outside intruders.

No earwax would cause itching and put our inner ear and brain at risk.

Try and stay away from ear swabs because the pack in the earwax tighter instead of taking it out.