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What happens if you use Nair on your face?

By: James BalazsUpdated: March 04, 2021

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The chemicals in Nair can easily burn your skin if you are not super careful. This sucks on most body parts, but is even worse on the face. Not only does it hurt like a mofo, but it can leave embarassing scabs and scars. Also, irritation or burns from Nair can cause temporary or even permanent discoloration.

Also question is, can you use Nair face cream on your body?

"Yes! It will get rid of everything and your skin will be totally smooth and perfect," she said matter-of-factly. When I was growing up, Nair was a popular way to groom unwanted leg or bikini line hair. It also works well on arms or any other area that shouldn't have unsightly hair.

Additionally, how often should I use Nair on my face?

Their recommendation is to wait at least 72 hours (3 days) between applications. However, I would recommend to at least wait 7 days. Just to be safe. Also, it is highly recommended, that each time that you use a hair removal cream that you do a spot test.

Does Nair make hair grow back thicker on face?

No, Nair is similar to shaving in that you are removing the top of the hair only by chemical means. You are dissolving the hair. Contrary to popular opinion shaving does not make you hair grow thicker or darker. When you pluck a hair a new hair grows which has a pointed apex, so it feels softer.

Can u put Nair on your vag?

Nair can be applied to the outside of the labia majora (what some people call thevag lips”) and the surrounding pubic area. If Nair ended up on the inside of your labia majora or on other areas covered with mucous membranes instead of skin, that is probably why it burned you.

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How long does a Nair Burn last?

How long will the effects last? This type of burn usually heals in 5 to 6 days. The damaged skin may peel within a few days. You will usually not have any scarring unless the burn gets infected.

Is Nair bad for your private area?

Regardless of how much hair you're removing, test a small patch of more sensitive skin prior to slathering your entire pubic area with Nair. Avoid getting any Nair inside the vaginal canal or near your rectum; if inserted internally, the Nair can cause an infection.

Can you put Nair on your VAG after shaving?

Nair can be applied to the outside of the labia majora (what some people call the “vag lips”) and the surrounding pubic area. If Nair ended up on the inside of your labia majora or on other areas covered with mucous membranes instead of skin, that is probably why it burned you.

Can Nair burn your face?

When using Nair, you just put chemicals that will burn your skin and hair on your body, so the obvious answer is YES. Your pores would be fighting off the chemical/ its residue from further burning your skin. I used Nair hair removal for my face, and my skin burns.

What do you put on skin after Nair?

Once you've removed the cream, run cold water over the area for 10 minutes or take a cold shower to remove any remaining Nair. To soothe your skin, apply a gentle, moisturizing lotion or aloe vera. If your skin is itchy, try applying a hydrocortisone cream to the area.

Does Nair remove hair from the root?

Nair is a brand of at-home hair removal product called a depilatory. It breaks down or dissolves the hair so you can wipe it away. Nair and other chemical depilatories remove the hair shaft — the part you see on your skin. They don't remove hair below the skin or the hair root.

Will Nair eventually stop hair growth?

No, it doesn't affect the rate your hair grows back, nor the thickness of the hair shaft. Depilatories contain ingredients that work by breaking the chemical bonds that hold hair together. The bonds give hair strength and structure, so when you break these bonds, the hair can easily be washed/wiped away and removed.

What are the side effects of Nair?

Nair and other chemical depilatories can cause:
  • allergic reactions.
  • chemical burns.
  • irritation.
  • blisters.
  • skin peeling.
  • rash.

Does Nair remove dead skin?

A depilatory acts as an exfoliant, removing unwanted dead (often rough) skin cells on your skin surface. Many depilatories (including all Nair™ depilatories) contain moisturising agents, such as Baby Oil, Almond Oil and Aloe Vera, which assist in giving you softer, smoother skin.

How bad is Nair for your skin?

Chemical Burns
If Nair is left on for too long, it can burn your skin. Although the symptoms can be small like redness and forming blisters, it can get as severe as vomiting, dizzines, fainting, and weakness.

Should I use Nair before or after shower?

APPLY CREAM OUTSIDE OF SHOWER: Skin must be dry before application. Unplug pump and turn counterclockwise to dispense cream onto smooth side of dry sponge. Apply an even, thick layer to cover hair.

Can I use Nair everyday?

Some depilatory hair removal products are used daily. If there is any irritation then discontinue use as instructed on the label, and if it doesn't improve then seek medical attention, as on the label. Every body is different, with hair growth and skin sensitivity.

Is Nair bad for you long term?

Now imagine chemical burns. If Nair is left on for too long, it can burn your skin. Although the symptoms can be small like redness and forming blisters, it can get as severe as vomiting, dizzines, fainting, and weakness.

Does Nair make your skin darker?

Hair removal cream does not per say cause darkening. However, if there is an allergy to the products ingredients, it may cause a reaction and an irritation which can cause darkening of the skin.

Is it better to shave or use hair removal cream?

While there is no right or wrong answer, creams win as far as long-lasting results, while shaving wins for convenience. If you do go the cream removal route, just ensure you test your skin prior to application. If you find you do have sensitive skin, shaving is always the best method of hair removal.