Presentation on theme: "Contra-actions and Contra Indications"— Presentation transcript:
1 Contra-actions and Contra Indications By Claudia Gilman and Rea Powell
2 Contra ActionsA contra action is something that go wrong during a treatment, or something that can stop the make up treatment being carried out. For example a client having an allergic reaction half way through their make up. Some more examples of contra actions are:♫ The clients skin is sensitive and erythema occurs during the make up.♫ An allergic reaction occurs.♫ The client does not like having products near his or her eyes and flinches when the artist attempts to apply product.♫ The client failed to mention a previous contra indication or what not aware they had one. That is noticed during the treatment, for example an eye infection.♫ A rash occurs.♫ The clients eyes begin to water and smudge make up application.If a contra action occurs a cold compress must be applied or the product removed. Stop make up application.
3 Contra IndicationsContra- indication refers to a condition that is present that will restrict or prevent or restrict make up being carried out or medical approval before procedures can go ahead.Contra – indications may include external conditions such as;Contagious skin diseasesInternal medical conditions that become apparent during consultationsRisksPerforming procedures on clients that show contra indications will:Put client at risk, the make up could make the conditionPut other clients and the make up artist at risk from cross-infectionLead to insurance claims and the make up artist being sued.
4 Restrictions to Treatments Contra IndicationsIf contra – indication is present, act discreetly – do not alarm the client. Inform the client, they should not be embarrassed or uncomfortableRestrictions to TreatmentsNon-contagious bacterial skin disorders (acne vulgaris, acne rosacea, boils) – If infectedContagious viral skin disease (cold sores, warts) – Avoid area or use disposable applicators and follow strict hygiene precautionsNon-contagious eye disorders (styes) – Avoid area; use separate applicators on each eyeCuts and abrasions – Avoid area; make up artist may wish to wear protective glovesBruising or swelling – Avoid if painful to touch or if swelling is present.