Chemical scalp burns are usually caused by hair products such as dyes, bleaches or relaxers. However, chemical burns on the scalp can cause hair to break and stop growing in burned areas. Scar tissue can form. The extent of the burn depends on the amount of chemical used, the amount of time the skin was exposed to the hair chemical and other factors. In this article I will explain a few ways to treat a burn at home, but it is important to note that some burns require professional medical help. It is best to seek the advice of a medical professional who can see and assess your individual burn first.
How to Heal Chemical Relaxer Burns How to Heal Chemical Relaxer Burns Chemical relaxer burns can vary in their degree of severity, leaving you with scars, bald patches and infections if they aren't treated properly. Treating a chemical burn depends largely on the severity of the burn. Identify The Type of Burn First degree burns have redness and inflammation, while second degree burns have blisters and third degree burns cover the entire outer layer of skin. If you have blisters or third degree burns, it's important to seek medical attention immediately.