Contraindications that PREVENT a facial treatment:

  • Viruses such as colds, FLU, COVID19, fever
  • Bacterial infections such as impetigo, boils, conjunctivitis, styes, Fungal infections such as ringworm, blepharitis
  • Undiagnosed lumps or swelling
  • Broken bones
  • known sensitivity or allergy to products
  • Eczema, psoriasis
  • Cold sores, fresh bruising, open sores, bleeding, tooth abscess
  • Broken jaw or other facial bone
  • Facial cancer
  • Head lice
  • Recently consumed alcohol
  • Under the influence of drugs
  • Unstable blood pressure
  • Recent head injury
  • Recent neck injury
  • Contagious disease
  • Recent hemorrhage
  • Recent scarring
  • Severe acne

Here are a few cautions for which facial steaming is contraindicated:

  • Pregnancy.
  • Dermatitis.
  • Pustular rashes.
  • Eczema.
  • Psoriasis.
  • Severe acne and rosacea.
  • Dilated blood vessels on the face.
  • Sunburn.

People who have inflamed skin, psoriasis, eczema, active stages of acne, rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis should not have a Facial Steam.

The best time to get a facial is at least one week before you want your skin at its best. This will allow any residual blotchiness to fade and be replaced with a radiant, youthful glow.

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