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

The oxidation of different chemical components can create flames of various colors. Trace amounts of copper and copper alloys found within a fuel source are able to produce a distinctive green flame when they are burned. More » Science Chemistry
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