How to Clean Pearls

by Rachel Youens

Cleaning pearls is a delicate process, as pearls are a natural substance that are highly sensitive to chemicals and abrasive surfaces, so only mild baby soap and a soft cloth should be used to clean them. Keep pearls clean and prevent them from getting stained by perfumes or oils with advice from a freelance fashion reporter in this free video on style.

About the Author

Rachel Youens' style experience has progressed from the ground floor up, starting with runway and print modeling. She has walked in shows around the country and appeared as a model in books and magazines, all along the way learning the subtle differences between a runway, a fashion and an editorial model and picking up tips from some of the top hair and makeup stylists. Youens has gone on to work in the journalism industry writing fashion columns for Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen's website and acting as a contributor to Nylon, Glamour and Venus Magazines and Current TV. Today, she operates, a street fashion and culture site focused on the cutting-edge looks in Austin, Texas.