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Eye Brow Waxing Claims

Eye Brow Waxing is often quick, cheap and effective. But what happens if things go wrong? What steps should you take if you have an Eye Brow Waxing Claim and what’s the best way of going about claiming compensation?

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Eye Brow Waxing Claims


Eyebrow Waxing is a very common procedure offered in almost all beauty salons.

Your Beautician should carry out the procedure out quickly and efficiently and without any mishap.

However, we know only too well as specialists in bringing Eye brow Waxing Claims that things can go wrong as they can do with all Beauty Treatment Claims.

It’s not unusual for the injuries sustained to be quite nasty, particularly as the procedure is carried out next to sensitive areas of  skin in and around the eyes.




What Can Go Wrong with Eye Brow Waxing?


Inadequate Training can lead to Mistakes being Made:

Beauticians are obliged to use various chemicals and instruments as well as hot wax as part of the procedure.

They also need to undertake other duties which by necessity mean they have close contact with customers.

Of course managers of beauty salons must ensure that each beautician has appropriate training to be able to undertake the procedure professionally.


Using Unclean and Non-sterilised Equipment.

The Salon’s equipment must be properly sterilesd before being used.

It’s easy to understand how using unclean equipment can lead to a variety of infections which may include hepatitis, tuberculosis, and even HIV.


Temparature of the Wax.

The beautician needs to ensure that the wax is at an optimum temperature so that it’s effective but not too hot to cause injury.

 Hot wax in and around the tender tissues of the Eye Brow can clearly cause serious injury.

It may also leave blisters, scarring and significant pain.


Allergic Reactions to Eye Brow Wax.

Inevitably Eye Brow Wax contains a multitude of ingredients and chemicals.

Allergic reactions are definitely something to guard against.

If the beautician fails to carry out a skin patch test 48 hours or more before the Eye Brow Wax treatment then there is areal possibility of suffering an allergic reaction to the procedure.

We know from our experience that these reactions can be severe.

It is also the Beautician’s responsibility to check there are no skin conditions which could react with the wax.

The Beautician also needs to establish any medication being taken could could cause a problem when applying the wax.


Waxing Strips Removed Incorrectly.

The Beautician will need to remove the wax in a safe and proper way.

If the Beuatician removes the wax at the wrong time or too vigourously or pulled in the wrong direction and against the grain then injury can occur.




What Injuries Can Occur?


It’s easy to see that when applying Eye Brow Wax in the wrong manner there are a number of different types of injuries which might occur including:

  • Wax Burns to the skin in and around the eye;
  • Cuts, Damage and inflammation;
  • Residual Scarring;
  • Allergic reactions;
  • Infections




What Steps do I Take Now?


Eye Brow Waxing Injuries can terribly painful and distressing.

It’s so important that you receive the right advice so you can fully protect your position:

  • First and foremost make sure you visit your doctor or local hospital to have your injuries treated.
  • Remember to take various photographs so you have the right evidence to prove your injuries.
  • It’s important that you report the matter to the salon and you make a note of all the relevant details.
  • Make sure you keep your receipt – sometimes salans will deny even  having treated our clients!
  • If the beauty salon is not sympathetic and even hostile you may want to report matters to your local trading standards office.




How Much is My Claim Worth?

It’s pretty difficult to be able say with any certainty as each claim has to be assessed on a claim by claim basis.

There can therefore be a world of difference between a minor claim with no lasting damage and one that involves serious permananet injuries.

Needless to say if you would like to get in touch we will be able to run through with you the likely value of your claim.

If you choose to ask us to handle your claim we will of course make sure that you claim back all the relevant heads of damage.

We always have at the forefront of our mind the objective of securing the best compensation for you.




We can Help You with Your Claim…

  • 100% of our Eye Brow Waxing Claims are made on a No Win No Fee basis.
  • You do not have to worry about any financial risk at all.
  • If your claim is unsuccessful it will not cost you anything – Guaranteed.





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We are able to give you immediate legal representation, rehabilitation and treatment no matter where you are in England, Scotland or Wales.

It’s worth noting we also provide urgent:

  •  Home visits
  •  Hospital visits for those who are unable to meet us at home
  •  Face to face meeting at one of our private meeting rooms based in most UK cities.

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