Skin Disorders & Contraindictions

Skin disorders vary greatly in symptoms and severity. They can be temporary or permanent, may be painless or painful. Some Skin disorders can cause a customer to feel low about themselves and others can cause your customers to become highly insecure so at all times should your client have a skin disorder remember to always remain polite and kind.
Some have situational causes, while others may be genetic. Some skin conditions are minor, and others can be life-threatening.

Common skin conditions include:
• moles.
• acne.
• hives.
• chickenpox.
• eczema.
• rosacea.
• dermatitis.
• psoriasis.
• raised bumps that are red or white
• a rash, which might be painful or itchy
• ulcers
• open sores or lesions
• dry, cracked skin
• discoloured patches of skin
• fleshy bumps, warts, or other skin growths
• changes in mole colour or size
• a loss of skin pigment
• excessive flushing

if you are unsure of any conditions it is best advised that your client goes to see a doctor or a skin specialist and get a note/letter to which will allow you to continue treatment.

You should not perform a treatment if the client-

  • Will continue to have excessive sun exposure.
  • Has suffered from active herpes Simplex within the last seven years as a treatment can provoke an outbreak.
  • Has a history of keloid scarring.
  • They have had any type of recent facial surgery
  • Leave one week prior to Botox or dermal fillers
  • They are pregnant or lactating.
  • Has an active immune disease.
  • They have had any type of recent facial surgery.
  • Leave one week prior to Botox or dermal fillers.
  • They have sunburn or windburn.has had radioactive or chemotherapy treatments in the last year.
  • has any broken skin.
  • recently waxed or lasered
  • has any recent scar tissue in the area.
  • has been taking roaccutane or had any other medication in the last six months.
  • has any form of skin cancer.
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