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How to treat scalp after being burned by relaxer?
Used organic olive oil straightener on hair and scalp began to burn. Extremely painful. Any ideas on how to treat it?
Some people have allergies to olive oil. If you started experiencing a burning sensation on your scalp, your best bet is to stop using it. After you've stopped using the olive oil straightener, make sure to avoid using very hot or very cold water on your scalp, which can further irritate it. Then, use Margo Alive Shampoo, which includes a drug called capsaicin that will take away the burning sensation.
Can my hair be repaired or must I continue to be ashamed?
My hair was burned by relaxer at the hairline on both sides 6 years ago, my hair is dry, and even though I cut it off and it grew back except at the hairline, it is dry and won't grow past a certain point. This past year I have used a root booster lotion and a plastic bag, no results. Please help me. I am 52, disabled African American. Please help. I have tried: Hair mayo, vitamin E, Moisturizing shampoo, conditioners, Keranique, hair vitamins, root boosters, Dr. miracle, etc.... I think it was caused by: 6 years ago I decided to go short after wearing a relaxer for years.kinda a boy cut afro, later I applied a product called S-curl to give it waves and curls. then I wore it braided for approximately a year. I forgot about the S-curl because it was something I had only tried once. my hair had grown back to shoulder length when I applied a perm, and shortly after my hair loss began and I have been unable to fix it since
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