The following conditions may prevent you from being able to be waxed, owing to health and hygiene considerations. For some conditions, you may need a doctor's note before I am able to wax you.
A small patch of reddening of the skin that becomes a cluster of white blisters which turn yellow. A highly contagious infection which requires antibiotics.
Inflammation of the eyelid, often the upper lid. It is caused by an infection in the hair follicle, swelling, redness and can be painful. Scratching or rubbing the area may cause the infection to spread.
An infection of the hair follicle caused by the staphylocci bacteria. Inflammtion occurs with pus formation.
A doctors note will be required if you have one of the above conditions due to cross infection.
Cold Sore (Herpes Simplex)
A highly contagious blister normally found around the lips of the mouth. The infection should clear with in two weeks. A doctors note is not needed.
Itchy sore eyes/eye which weep green fluid during sleep. Antibiotics normally required. A doctors note will be required due to cross infection.
A hard rough 'lump' which varies in size. Highly contagious if open and weeping. A doctors note is required due to cross infection. If having intimate waxing, Vaseline will be put on the warts providing they are closed, unfortunately I am unable to wax over warts.
Caused by the chicken pox virus (Herpes Zoster). If you have shingles it is advised not to have waxing until the infection has passed. A doctors note will be required due to cross infection.
Can effect various parts of the body, large red scaly or inflamed itchy areas of skin. Highly contagious and unable to wax until infection has cleared. A doctors note will be required due to cross infection.
Caused by a parasite and is highly contagious. A doctor's consent will be required when infection has cleared.
Head, body and pubic areas. Infestation of the hair and clothes by tiny insects which suck the blood. Intense irritation which makes the suffer scratch constantly. Doctors consent needed once infection has cleared.
Bruising, cuts and abrasions
These can be painful whilst having waxing and could cause further damage or hinder the natural healing process. A doctors note will be required. If cuts/abrasions are open/weeping it can lead to cross infection.
I will need to know if have any allergies due to the ingredients in the wax.
Operations/Recent scar tissue
You would need to wait 6 months until you have waxing over scar tissue. This is so the natural healing process takes place as waxing could interfere with the healing process which would be painful.
Patches of skin with red raised areas and silvery scaly skin which can become infected. The body makes new skin far to quickly for the skin to cope causing this condition. Open or weeping psoriasis can cause cross infection, making it unable to wax. A doctors note is required.
A red raised rash which is itchy and cracks can bleed and weep. Varies with each individual. Unable to wax with open sores. A doctors note is required.
Raised and hairy moles
Unless moles are inflamed, swollen or weeping, there are no problems waxing over them.
A doctors note is required if you take medication for the skin. i.e Retin A, Accutane, Steroids or any other medication which can thin the skin, as waxing could tear the skin.
If you have sunburn or heat rash from the sunbed or sun you will have to wait 24 hours until waxing can be carried out. As the skin would be very hot and the waxing would be very painful and may pull skin.
A doctors note is required as the skin is slow to heal and may have poor circulation along with blood sugar levels may need monitoring.
Doctors consent will be needed due to the vein being so close to the surface of the skin. Slight possibility the vein could rupture and cause bleeding.
During a woman's period the pain threshold is at its lowest immediately before and during her period. Hormones which stimulate the regrowth of hair are most active during this time. Providing you are happy to be waxed during your period I am happy to wax you, as long as you are aware the pain may be slightly higher than other times.
Waxing may cause your self tan to appear patchy.