Waxing
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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:

  • Cuts/Abrasions
  • Scar tissue (6 months minor operation, 2 years major operation)
  • Bruising/Swelling
  • Areas where topical Roaccutane has been used
  • Undiagnosed lumps and bumps
  • Sunburn
  • Heat rash
  • Hairy moles
  • Recent fractures (3 months)

Medical Contraindications:

  • Check any condition that is already being treated by a GP or another practitioner
  • Consult with a Doctor if you are taking any medication that may have an effect on skin sensitivity, condition or blood.
  • Cardiovascular Conditions (Thrombosis, Phlebitis, Hypertension, Hypotension, Angina, Pacemakers)
  • Haemophilia
  • Medical Oedema
  • Osteoporosis
  • Nervous/Psychotic conditions
  • Recent Operations
  • Diabetes
  • Trapped/Pinched Nerve
  • Inflamed Nerve
  • Severe Varicose Veins

Total Contraindications:

  • Oral Roaccutane Medication
  • Contagious diseases (Impetigo, Scabies, Chicken Pox, Mumps)
  • Infectious diseases
  • Under the Influence of (alcohol, drugs, prescribed pain medication)
  • Neuralgia
  • Hypersensitive Skin
  • Loss of Skin Sensation
  • Vascular Skin
  • Severe Varicose Veins
  • Fever

PRETREATMENT ADVICE

  • Do you have any allergies, particularly to any type of resin/glue i.e. plasters, beeswax or lanolin? A patch test can be offered in the salon a few days prior to any appointment.
  • For best results hair should be at least 1/4 inch long.
  • Exfoliate prior to appointment to loosen any ingrowing hairs.
  • Trim hair for all Bikini waxing
  • Avoid the use of a sun bed tanning and sun exposure for 24 hours prior to your appointment.

AFTERCARE ADVICE

  • Exfoliate 3 days after treatment and between appointments to reduce ingrown hairs.
  • Do not have a hot bath/shower or use a sauna, steam room or swimming pool for 24 hours.
  • Do not sunbed or use a solarium for 24 hours.
  • Avoid wearing tight fitting clothing over the area for 24 hours.
  • Do not apply any perfumed or self tanning products to the waxed area.
  • Use Lycon Ingrown X-It spray and Anti Bump foaming Gel daily to eliminate the appearance of unsightly lumps, bumps and ingrown hairs.