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Contra Indications
 

Symptoms or conditions that would deem you unsuitable for treatment in the interest of your personal health, safety & well-being.

 
Contraindication Checklist
 
Facials
 
  • Hypersensitive skins e.g. sunburn
  • Extremely vascular skins
  • Acute inflammation or swelling in the face
  • Infectious skin condition
  • Asthma or severe sinus disorder – asthma pump would need to be present
  • Insulin dependent Diabetic – must have a letter from a GP
  • Cancer – must have a letter from a GP
  • Inject-able's, acidic peels, operations or surgery – need therapists approval
  • Medication & allergies must be disclosed
 
Waxing
 
  • Insulin dependent Diabetic – must have a letter from a GP
  • Skin disorders
  • Severe bruising
  • Loss of tactile skin sensation
  • Circulatory problems such as, varicose veins
  • Medication & allergies must be disclosed
  • Broken skin or other impediments in immediate treatment area e.g. cuts, sores, warts, moles, swellings, lumps and bumps should be fully disclosed to therapist
 
Massage, Wraps, Back Therapy Treatment, Massage & Facial Combinations (see also Facials)
 
  • Pregnancy during first 14 weeks and last 4 weeks
  • Insulin dependent Diabetic – must have a letter from a GP
  • Cancer – must have a letter from a GP
  • Asthma – asthma pump would need to be present
  • Epilepsy - must have a letter from a GP
  • Medication must be disclosed
  • High & Low Blood Pressure - must have a letter from a GP
  • Heart Conditions - must have a letter from a GP
  • Phlebitis or Thrombosis - must have a letter from a GP
  • Allergies must be disclosed
 
Manicures, Pedicures & Nail Extensions
 
  • Nail infection
  • Skin disorders or infections affecting the hands or feet
  • Broken sore skin in treatment area
  • Nail separation
  • Bruising or broken bones
  • Recent scar tissue
  • Extremely weak nails
  • Extremely badly bitten nails
 
Eyelash & Brow Tints
 
  • Even if you have had this treatment before you must book in for a complimentary patch test at least 24 hours before your expected treatment date.
  • Eye infection
  • Swelling or bruising in or around the eye area
  • Scar tissue
  • Excessively dry/flaky skin or cuts around the eye
 
Electrical Facial & Body Treatments; Gyratory Massager, Intense Pulsed Light, Microdermabrasion
 
  • Extremely nervous clients
  • Pregnancy at any stage
  • Severe circulatory disorders – must have a letter from a GP
  • Heart disease/disorder – must have a letter from a GP
  • Asthma – asthma pump would need to be present
  • Epilepsy - must have a letter from a GP
  • Insulin dependent Diabetic – must have a letter from a GP
  • Cancer – must have a letter from a GP
  • Dysfunction of the nervous system - must have a letter from a GP
  • Skin disorders - must have a letter from a GP
  • Severe bruising
  • Recent haemorrhage - must have a letter from a GP
  • Loss of tactile skin sensation - must have a letter from a GP
  • Recent operations, scarring - must have a letter from a GP
  • Migraines/headaches - must have a letter from a GP
  • Metal plates, pins, coil, pace maker, piercing etc
  • Recent illness – fever
  • Varicose Veins
  • History of thrombosis/embolism
  • Medication must be disclosed
  • Broken skin or other impediments in immediate treatment area e.g. cuts, sores, warts, moles, swellings, lumps and bumps
  • Recent facial inject able, acidic peels, operations or surgery – need therapists approval