Contra-indications for make-up

Before you attempt any makeup applications it is really important that you ensure your client has not got any of the following contra-indications, that may restrict or prevent the makeup treatment from going ahead.

Contra-Indications requiring medical permission:

  • Medical oedema
  • Nervous/Psychotic conditions
  • Epilepsy
  • Recent facial operations affecting the area
  • Diabetes
  • Skin cancer
  • Slipped disc
  • Undiagnosed pain
  • When taking prescribed medication
  • Whiplash

 Contraindications restricting treatments

 

  • Fever
  • Contagious or infectious diseases
  • Under the influence of recreational drugs or alcohol
  • Diarrhoea & Vomiting
  • Allergies (product & skin)
  • Eczema
  • Undiagnosed lumps & bumps
  • Localised swelling & Inflammation
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cuts, bruises & abrasions
  • Styes & watery eyes
  • Scar tissue (2 years for major operations, 6 months for a small scar)
  • Sunburn
  • Hormonal implants
  • Recent fractures (minimum 3 months)
  • Sinusitis
  • Neuralgia
  • Migraine/Headache
  • Botox/dermal fillers (1 week following treatment)
  • Hyper-keratosis

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