Pre-Treatment Advice


The following local contraindications will not prevent treatment but your therapist will avoid the contraindicated area:

  • Cuts/Abrasions
  • Bruising/Swelling
  • Scar tissue (6months minor operation, 2 years major operation)
  • Areas where topical Roaccutane has been used
  • Undiagnosed lumps and bumps
  • Sunburn
  • Heat rash
  • Hairy Moles
  • Recent fractures (3 months)
Please seek medical advice prior to booking a waxing treatment if you have any of the following. Medical permission in writing would need to be obtained:

  • Check any condition that is already being treated by a GP or another practitioner
  • Recent operations
  • Cardiovascular conditions (Thrombosis, Phlebitis, Hypertension, Angina, Pacemakers)
  • Haemophilia
  • Medical Oedema
  • Any medication that may have an effect on skin sensitivity, condition or blood
Please do not book for a waxing treatment or reschedule if you currently have any of the following:

  • Taking Oral Roaccutane Medication
  • Contagious diseases (Impetigo, Scabies, Chicken Pox, Mumps)
  • Infectious diseases
  • Under the influence of (alcohol, drugs, prescribed pain medication)
  • Neuralgia
  • Hypersensitive skin
  • Loss of skin sensation
  • Vascular skin
  • Severe varicose veins
  • Fever

  • Do you have any allergies, particularly to any type of resin/glue i.e. plasters, beeswax or lanolin? A patch test can offer a patch test prior to your appointment. Please call the salon to arrange
  • Lycon can remove hair as short as 1mm although we recommend hair should be 1/4 inch long
  • Exfoliate prior to appointment
  • trim hair for all bikini waxing
  • Avoid over exposure to the sun or sun bed prior to your appointment
  • Exfoliate 3 days after treatment and between appointments to reduce ingrown hairs
  • Do not have a hot bath/shower or use a sauna, steam room or swimming pool for 24 hours
  • Do not use a sunbed or sunbathe
  • Avoid wearing tight fitting clothing over the area for 24 hours
  • Avoid touching the area excessively
  • Do not apply any perfumed or self tanning products to the waxed area for 72 hours
  • Use Lycon Ingrown X-it spray (available in store), daily to prevent and eliminate ingrown hairs
  • If you have any problems with your treatment please contact us.

01273 958181

544b Falmer Road




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