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I very badly burned inbetween my eyebrows and under my eyebrows through waxing, how long will the burns stay bright red for?

I very badly burned inbetween my eyebrows and under my eyebrows through waxing, how long will the burns stay bright red for?

7-10 days: It take 7-10 days until the redness is gone, and the irritation cool off, but that depend on how deep the burn is and what degree, frist second or third. Assuming it is only first degree burn, no blister, then it take 7-10 days. Apply topical antibiotic if you can. ...Read more

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How can I treat chemical burns on my head?

How can I treat chemical burns on my head?

Chemical burns: Although burns are burns, chemical burns pose the additional problem that the insult can continue after the exposure. It is important to thoroughly wash and remove/neutralize any trace of the chemical agent. Once the area is clean, depending on the severity of the burn, treatment can be done appropriately. See a specialist. ...Read more

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I got my eyebrows waxed yesterday and I noticed I have burn marks the pain is like a 4 on a 1-10 scale how do I treat this will I scab?

I got my eyebrows waxed yesterday and I noticed I have burn marks the pain is like a 4 on a 1-10 scale how do I treat this will I scab?

Moisturize: Whether you scab or not will depend on how many layers of skin were burnt. At the very least, you can expect some flaky skin in the area. Your best choice of action right now is to keep the area hydrated. Drink water and apply lotion. Look for a lotion that doesn't contain any dies or scents that may further irritate the area. ...Read more

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I just got a hot wax done on my face for the first time & it left burn marks. I have a big day coming up in 4 days and I don't know how to treat it.

I just got a hot wax done on my face for the first time & it left burn marks. I have a big day coming up in 4 days and I don't know how to treat it.

Need more than 4 day: Will take longer than 4 days to heal. Cool water will reduce pain. Frequent use of a cream for dry skin will feel good and reduce peeling. If you have dark skin, you may have color changes for a long time and choose to use makeup over it. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can treat a burn/allergic reaction to wax?

Can I tell me how I can treat a burn/allergic reaction to wax?

Burn or allergic?: Wax allergy is unheard of but if you have a burn, only time will heal it although some have touted aloe or Arnica oil to be beneficial. The most important thing is to sure that you keep the area clean to prevent infection. If the area burnt is extensive, a topical antibiotic cream may be considered. ...Read more

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How to treat a wax burn to upper arm?

How to treat a wax burn to upper arm?

Time: I assume we are discussing a tempeture like a candle wax. Keep it covered and some antibacterial like neosporin should be fine. ...Read more

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I have a burn from hot sugar wax with blister the size of a dime on thumb. Can I treat it myself, or do I need to be seen? And should I cover it?

I have a burn from hot sugar wax with blister the size of a dime on thumb. Can I treat it myself, or do I need to be seen? And should I cover it?

Yes: Put aloe vera on it and cover with a gauze bandage. Take Motrin as directed. If it just happened apply ice to it (10 minutes on 10 minutes off or so) for the first 12 hours
do not pick at a blister if it forms. ...Read more

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For the past 6-12+ months I have had a red rash on the right and left of my and between my eyebrows. It's red, slightly puffy, it burns, flakes.?

For the past 6-12+ months I have had a red rash on the right and left of my and between my eyebrows. It's red, slightly puffy, it burns, flakes.?

Rash: ...description missing a word..."right and left of my". ..."and between my eyebrows..." The duration of this rash (facial?) could be related to cosmetic or soap used on your face. It could also just be very dry skin. A visit to a dermatologist would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Hi I hav burns in my eyebrows using blackening cream for beards and mustache, now I got blisters in eyebrows area, pls help?

Hi I hav burns in my eyebrows using blackening cream for beards and mustache, now I got blisters in eyebrows area, pls help?

Allergy: Sounds like contact dermatitis due to hair dye. Prescription strength steroid cream will help but you need to see a Derm to be sure. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing bald spots in side burns and part of my eyebrow. What could be the cause?

I'm experiencing bald spots in side burns and part of my eyebrow. What could be the cause?

Bald spots: The most common cause would be a fungal infection. Other causes include seborrheic dermatitis and several auto-immune disease such as alopecia arreata. ...Read more

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I have very dry skin around my nose & between my eyebrows it burns when I put moisturizer on it doesn't happen all the time what should I do about it?

I have very dry skin around my nose & between my eyebrows it burns when I put moisturizer on it doesn't happen all the time what should I do about it?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Possibly seborrheic dermatitis. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can begin with an azole cream daily. Ketoconazole, clotrimazole, miconazole are OTC @ about $5. OTC hydrocortisone can be added for short periods. Prescription calcineurin inhibitor tacrolimus ointment is often effective. Prescription oral azol once a month is very effective. You can wash face with dandruff shampoo. ...Read more

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Dry patch of slightly puffy skin below eyebrow. Might be a bit darker in pigment from normal skin tone. Burns a bit when I apply moisturizer. Concern?

Dry patch of slightly puffy skin below eyebrow. Might be a bit darker in pigment from normal skin tone. Burns a bit when I apply moisturizer. Concern?

Dry patch: It is difficult to say if the lesion you are describing is inflammatory or neoplastic. It would be advisable to visit a Dermatologist for further evaluation as it may possibly require a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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What are some remedies for burnt eyebrows after waxing them, what to do?

Depending on what: Section or part of your eyebrow you 'burnt' with wax. Usually hot wax is intolerable to apply if it's that hot. Did you end up waxing it off or not? If you singed your hairs and they are still there, they will continue growing. If you waxed them off, they will eventually grow back in 4-6 weeks. If you burnt your skin or have a 2nd degree burn from it, it will take much longer & you must treat it. ...Read more

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What to do if my skin pulled off from eyebrow waxing!!?

What to do if my skin pulled off from eyebrow waxing!!?

Your wax was too hot: Normal waxing should only pull the hair follicle out, not take the skin with it. If the wax was too hot, it can denude, or exfoliate your skin. This can potentially lead to postinflammatory hyperpigmentation problems. It may be equivalent to having a first degree burn or worse. If it's painful or sore, you need to see a dermatologist or your PCP for further evaluation and treatment. Don't get any more waxing from this person again. ...Read more

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How can I avoid irritation from eyebrow waxing?

How can I avoid irritation from eyebrow waxing?

Eye irritation: Use thick tears or gel in the eyes or a Rx ointment such as Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment: place 1/4 inch in the inner side of lower eyelids prior to eyebrow waxing. This should help. ...Read more

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I got my skin burns with a hot wax. Its a 3rd degree burn......Plz suggest me some medicine or a home remedie medicine. ....?

I got my skin burns with a hot wax. Its a 3rd degree burn......Plz suggest me some medicine or a home remedie medicine. ....?

SImple basic care: Burns are response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to promote healing. Depth determines care. Use of ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps, keep it covered. ...Read more

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Do waxing burns fade?

Do waxing burns fade?

Yes: Waxing burns are usually superficial and tend to fade with time. If needed, you can use an over-the-counter or prescription fading cream that contains hydroquinone as its active ingredient. Be sure to use sunscreen also, as sun makes dark marks darker. If you are using a retinoid (prescription) or retinol, be sure to stop it at least 3 days before waxing or request hard wax to prevent burns. ...Read more

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What age should you be when you start waxing and tweezing eyebrows?

What age should you be when you start waxing and tweezing eyebrows?

Adult: If you are still in your parents household, check with mom prior to doing this. Once you are independent and on your own you can do it when you want. Done repeatedly, over time, you may inhibit the growth and at some time in the future you might wish that was not the case, so do this judiciously. ...Read more

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If you wax your eyebrows for many years can you develop wrinkles?

Yes: Whether you wax your eyebrows or not, as you age you most likely will develop wrinkles. Waxing bows will most likely have nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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How to naturally prevent unibrows without tweezing, waxing, laser. Electrolysis etc? Also is there any natuural way to stop eyebrow growth?

How to naturally prevent unibrows without tweezing, waxing, laser. Electrolysis etc? Also is there any natuural way to stop eyebrow growth?

Sorry: But know of no effective natural method for ceasing hair growth between eyebrows. If there was one, women wouldn't pay so much for tweezing, waxing, laser and electrolysis. Take care. ...Read more

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Wax Burns-i had my upper lip waxed 4 days ago. I have dark patches in that area. My skin is dark. What should I do?

Wax Burns-i had my upper lip waxed 4 days ago. I have dark patches in that area. My skin is dark. What should I do?

Wait: To see if resolves after few months, pist inflamatory hyperpigmentation [after trauma or burn too dark skin people may get this, if does not fade can get steroid cream there or lightening agent over time topically such as hydroquinone 4% or tretinoin0.1% crewam but take months, lazer or freezing sprays can lighten quicker. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after waxing?

How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after waxing?

Eyebrow growth: An eyebrow hair of an adult grows at a rate of approximately 0.16mm per day. If plucked, it will take the follicle about 56 days to replace the fiber. Shaved hairs will grow out (with blunt ends) at the first rate: 0.16mm per day. ...Read more