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Nair Wax Strips
How can you get rid of the rash just with in one day which is caused because of the use of nair wax strips to remove hair of mustach.?
Waxing: Rash and redness due to trauma (like waxing) is pretty hard to get rid of in just one day. It could take up to a few days before it completely goes away. You can try some very mild otc hydrocortisone, but know there's a small chance it could irritate it more. You can also try some cool packs to the area. ...Read more
I have asked and people say wax, don't shave or use nair/veet. do they have the same effect as waxing does?
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How do I get rid of this unwanted facial hair I don't like tweezing, waxing or shaving plus my Dr. told me not to shave and Nair burns my skin ?
Is it bad to wax my legs? I have a nair roll-on wax and I've tried it on.A little spot and it worked pretty good but I just want to make sure it wont cause any skin problems or something
Safe: Usually fine to wax. Can cause irritation but safe to proceed. ...Read more
Is it okay to strip and wax floors and move desk while pregnet cause in summer thats what we have to do at the schools. I am 9 weeks pregnet.
Pregnancy activity: During pregnancy, most women can be as active as they were before they got pregnant. This includes traveling, working, exercising, and having sex. At least 30 minutes of exercise on all or most days of the week is recommended. Whether or not you should stop working depends on your health, your baby's health, and what your work involves. Usually you can work up until you go into labor. ...Read more
I recently waxed my underarms using a waxing strip and there is now a prominent dark wax mark on my underarms and it is a little itchy. What can I do?
Hyperpigmentation: Waxing of any sort can cause inflammation, which in turn can cause hyper pigmentation, especially in darker skin types. Laser hair removal is a better option, you get less ingrown hairs, less chronic inflammation. Hyper pigmentation can be treated with a combination of steroids and bleaching creams. ...Read more
Soak: Soak areaswith wet towel to loosen and peel off strips. ...Read more
I am removing my facial hair with veet wax strips but after 3 turns I am feeling my facial hair are getting thicker, may I stop using it??
I used waxing strips more than 10 days ago which left a scab and now a dark scar. Will this scar be permanent? is there anything I can do to remove it
Likely ok: Unless you keloid easily this will like heal within a few weeks without leaving a scar. Just keep it clean to avoid infection. ...Read more
As i was waxing my arms, the hot wax burned my skin. I went ahead with the wax strip which ripped off my burned skin. How long for skin to grow back?
Takes: It will take months to heal. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Accidentally use for Veet wax strips that I used to remove the hair on the bikini area, I have sticky stuff and tingling.
How do I get veet wax off?
Probably: You probably have had a irritant reaction to this product. Please see a dermatologist to get the correct treatment. ...Read more
I waxed my vagina using veet wax strips and burnt it so bad the whole area is red and so painful I can barely keep my knickers on or even sit. Please?
"Hot" wax treatment: I am very sorry that your wax treatment has turned "hot" and feels like the candle flame instead. Medically, the skin of the vulva, hair follicles, and perineum have been "injured" as the hair was removed. Your first step is to see a GYN MD before a possible secondary infection sets in. In the interim, the pain can be addressed by sitting in a hot bath and using ibuprofen temporarily. ...Read more
About 2 months ago I tried waxing strips for my underarms. I had this blotchy rash behind my left shoulder and it's only there and is still there?
Can a self bikini wax if waxing strip pulled wrongfully and forcefully can bring heavy bleeding in urine?
See a doctor: Blood in the urine is not normal and could signal infection stone, or tumor, among other possibilities. Forceful removal of bikini wax strip wax could cause injury and bleeding of tissues. If the bleeding from injury contaminated the urine as urine exited the body, you might misinterpret this as urinary bleeding. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more
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