Shrinking Violet Body Wrap
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We aim to ensure clients have the best possible advice both prior to and post-treatment.  Please read the following information prior to booking an appointment in the salon.

  • Consultation Information: to ensure you are not contraindicated to any treatment.
  • Pretreatment Advice: should be read prior to attending an appointment.
  • Aftercare Advice: to be read following your appointment for best results.

Children under the age of 16 should have consent from a parent or guardian prior to any appointment.

CONSULTATION 

  • Local Contraindications: treatments cannot be performed over contraindicated areas.
  • Medical Contraindications: please seek medical advice prior to booking. In circumstances where medical permission cannot be obtained, clients must give their informed consent in writing.
  • Total Contraindications: prohibit a treatment from taking place.

Local Contraindications:

  • Varicose veins
  • Bruising
  • Cuts/Abrasions

Medical Contraindications:

  • Check any condition that is already being treated by a GP or another practitioner.
  • Thyroid Problems
  • Asthma
  • Claustrophobia

Total Contraindications:

  • Soya Bean Intolerance
  • Sunburnt or Wind Chapped Skin
  • Active Skin Conditions (Eczema, Dermatitis, Psoriasis)
  • Recent Surgical Operations
  • Inflammation or Swelling
  • Low/High Blood Pressure
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Chemotherapy
  • Claustrophobia
  • Lymph Gland Removal

PRETREATMENT ADVICE 

  • Do not consume a large meal prior to the treatment.

AFTERCARE ADVICE

  • Have a light diet
  • Drink plenty of water (at least 8 glasses a day)
  • Limit salt, sugar, caffeine, alcohol, cigarettes and processed foods.
  • Leave the oil on the skin  (just rinse lightly in shower , but don’t wash off with soap or shower gel apart from armpits, feet, and groin) as it will continue to assist with lipolysis for the next 24 hours
  • Consult a nutritionist if necessary for advice on calorific requirements and possible food intolerances (wheat for can often cause bloating)
  • Take regular exercise (just half an hour 3 – 4 times a week can be a great body/mood booster
  • Dry brushing before showering will improve skin texture and tone
  • Shrinking Violet retail kits are available for small areas such as the chin
  • Ideally have a course of body wraps (you should see an improvement after the first one, but it may take up to 3 treatments to achieve optimal results.