A chemical burn, from Nair or any other hair removal cream, is a potentially serious skin irritation caused by the strong alkaline ingredients in the product. When using such depilatories, the instructions must be follow... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

To treat Nair burns, rinse the Nair from the affected area with cold water. Treat redness with an ointment that contains 1 percent hydrocortisone cream. Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Ibuprofen and acetaminophen, may r... More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Removal

Chemical burns should be rinsed with slow-flowing water for at least 20 minutes, taking care that the water does not carry toxic chemicals onto other parts of the body, according to WebMD. If the wound is small, it may b... More » Health Medications & Vitamins
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While it is normal for the scalp to burn slightly, tingle or itch during a hair color application, intense burning may indicate that a chemical burn is occurring or that there is an allergy to one of the hair color ingre... More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Chemical Hair Treatments