Contra-Indications to Waxing
A contra-indication is a reason NOT to treat. It is a good idea to read over the following before making your waxing appointment.
If you suffer from any of these conditions on the day of treatment, you will NOT be able to be treated.
- Contagious or infectious diseases
- Under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Contra-Indications with Doctor’s Permission
If you suffer from any of these conditions, you will need your doctor’s permission to proceed with treatment.
- Cardiovascular conditions such as thrombosis, phlebitis, hypertension, hypotension, heart conditions
- Any condition already being treated by GP
- Medical oedema
- Arthritis (severe)
- Nervous Psychotic Conditions
- Resent Operations
- Asthma (severe)
- Bells Palsy
- Trapped or pinched nerves/inflamed nerves
- Acute Rheumatism
If you suffer from any of these conditions on your day of treatment, this will need to be discussed to see whether we can proceed with treatment.
- Skin diseases
- Pregnany (on abdomen after medical permission has been obtained)
- Undiagnosed lumps or bumps
- Severe varicose veins
- Cuts and abrasions
- Scar tissue (2 years major & 6 months minor)
- Areas of undiagnosed pain
- Metal pins and plates
- Loss of skin sensation
- Menstuation (first few days may be painful – but depends on how you feel on the day)