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Facial hair removal using wax. Why is skin still pink?

hello i went to a salon to remove facial hair by skin is very sensitive.the skin on my upper lip and the sides of my mouth tore. i applied vaseline and aloe vera gel for 2 days.its now pink in color. how long will this take to heal?what else should i use to speed up healing . will this turn darker/leave a scab? pls help..
Asked On : Wed, 26 Sep 2012
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Thanks for query,
The hair removal by wax has cause inflammation to your skin so the color is pink.
There are possibility that you may have allergy to wax.
Just wait for few more days.
Don't apply any thing on it.
Take anti allergic & anti inflammatory medicine.
Apply wax only after negative test dose.Always test wax on back of neck before applying.
Answered: Thu, 27 Sep 2012
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