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Doctor insights on: Nair Face Burn

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How do you tend to nair face burns?

How do you tend to nair face burns?

Gentle care: Chemical burns are similar to heat burns. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage (excess heat/sun)as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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I waxed my face and used nair right after... treated it but woke up with a scar like burn please tell me it'll go away what can I do?

I waxed my face and used nair right after... treated it but woke up with a scar like burn please tell me it'll go away what can I do?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) +Cold compr: Take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tablet 25 mg, and start applying Cold compresses. After waxing your skin has becomesensitive already, then applying the Nair it s irritated. Should improve slowly. Do not pur any makeups and do not go under the Sun. ...Read more

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Nair hair removal has left a burning sensation on my face what can I use to help the discomfort?

Nair hair removal has left a burning sensation on my face what can I use to help the discomfort?

Hydrocortisone: This is a chemical sensitivity. Ice can help in the short term and over the counter 1% hydrocortisone can help if it persists after washing with cool water and a mild soap such as Aveeno (oatmeal). ...Read more

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Used nair hair removal on my face, the one designed for face, . I kept it on for 5 minutes and once I took it off my face was red and it burns. HELP!!

Used nair hair removal on my face, the one designed for face, . I kept it on for 5 minutes and once I took it off my face was red and it burns. HELP!!

Chemical burn: Rinse under cold shower for at least 5 minutes and apply cool compresses as long as needed for pain. Apply a very bland moisturizer such as vaseline or aloe between compresses. You could also be allergic to the chemicals, same treatment would help. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to I get rid of a burn/ scar on my face caused by Nair facial hair remover cream?

How to I get rid of a burn/ scar on my face caused by Nair facial hair remover cream?

Derm: See a dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon. There's many treatment options from prescription based creams to lasers to chemical peels. If the burn was recent, it is likely 'post inflammatory hyperpigmentation." it is imperative that you use sunscreen with spf 30 or above every day. sun exposure will make it worse. Use a sunscreen that has zinc in it. ...Read more

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Does nair burn?

Does nair burn?

Nair: If you are sensitive to the chemicals in Nair - it could cause a skin burn. ...Read more

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How long does a vaginal nair burn last?

How long does a vaginal nair burn last?

1-2 weeks: Generally, it takes 1-2 weeks for the skin to completely heal after abrasions. ...Read more

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What can soothe a chemical burn from using nair?

What can soothe a chemical burn from using nair?

Burns: If you have suffered a chemical burn it should be evaluated in an urgent care. Depending on the chemical and the location determines the next treatment plans. ...Read more

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Please help me! How long before my nair chemical burn heals?

Please help me! How long before my nair chemical burn heals?

Usually a few days: Chemical burns from nair are usually mild and heal in a few days. More severe burns take longer. You can speed the healing with aloe, vitamin e, and antibiotic ointment.
If you have an allergy to nair, it may take longer, and you may have to treat the allergy. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chemical burn from nair to go away?

How long does it take for chemical burn from nair to go away?

Not long: If eyelid or skin the body usually can resurface quickly in 3-7 days. If ocular, it should clear quickly with tears ; sometime antibiotic-antiinflammatory rx. ...Read more

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What can soothe the burnining sensation caused by a nair chemical burn?

OTC help: You can use over the counter (otc) aloe vera. This will help both soothe and heal the overlying skin discomfort. ...Read more

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My skin is burning after using nair! It left 3 very small openings in my skin, and those areas burn, what do I do?

My skin is burning after using nair! It left 3 very small openings in my skin, and those areas burn, what do I do?

Cortaide: Switch to a differnt product.....Go to the drug store and put some cortaide on the irritated area ...Read more

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I accidentally got nair on my clitoris it started burning but its stopped. How would I know if myvaginal is infected?

I accidentally got nair on my clitoris it started burning but its stopped. How would I know if myvaginal is infected?

Very unlikley: Nair will not cause an infecton--it will irritate you and you may have some redness of swelling arouthnd the clitoris, but your vagina should be OK! Just soak in warm water if you are irritated. ...Read more

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I obtained a burn from nair on bikini area, what can I put on it to relieve pain? I have used it before...I'm not sure why this happened.

I obtained a burn from nair on bikini area, what can I put on it to relieve pain? I have used it before...I'm not sure why this happened.

That hurts: Nair can cause a chemical burn. Different times in your cycle may make your skin more sensitive. It may have been left on a little too long. Keep area clean. You can try ice, sun burn creams (aloe with numbing), zinc oxide such as diaper rash creams. There are prescription creams for burns. Watch that your skin does not get infected. Any changes see a doctor ...Read more

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I have a chemical burn on my underarms from nair. I put ointment on it after rinsing it throughly and it burns even more. What should I do?

I have a chemical burn on my underarms from nair. I put ointment on it after rinsing it throughly and it burns even more. What should I do?

Burn: If cold packs, ibuprofen and topical barrier creams are not relieving your symptoms you need to be checked for further assessment and management. All the best and avoid Nair in sensitive areas. ...Read more

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I just suffered a chemical burn on my nether regions from using Nair. It bled a little bit, and I would just like to know how long the burn will last.

I just suffered a chemical burn on my nether regions from using Nair. It bled a little bit, and I would just like to know how long the burn will last.

See below: Burning sensation should go away in a day or so. The actual burn may take about a week to heal.
Removing hair from the nether region, contrary to prevalent practice, is unhygienic. Let the hair be.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more