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					Contraindication List                                               • No abrasives for 24 hours following a waxing treatment.      Cushing Syndrome; (Pituitary Gland) When certain tumors
                                                                    • No deodorants for 24 hours following an underarm             affect the adrenal cortex and cause it to produce excessive
To ensure a successful waxing experience, please read and             waxing treatment.                                            amounts of hormones, including androgens. Characterized
follow these instructions.                                          • Women may experience extra sensitivity to waxing up to a     by severe hirsutism, and fat development on face, neck,
WARNING: If you are currently using any of the following              week prior to the beginning of their menses and during       and trunk.
prescription medications, you cannot receive a waxing service.        menses. Therefore it is not recommended to receive a
                                                                                                                                   Archard-Theirs Syndrome also knows as “the diabetes of
You must discontinue use of these medications for a minimum           Bikini or Brazilian wax during this time.
                                                                                                                                   bearded women”; A disease differing from Cushing
of three (3) months prior to waxing. The exception is Accutane;     • If you are diabetic with poor circulation or slow healing,
                                                                                                                                   Syndrome in that the arms and legs are also obese. The
you must be off this medication treatment course a minimum of         waxing is not recommended.
                                                                                                                                   patient is usually very hirsute, has diabetes, hypertension,
one (1) year prior to waxing.                                       • No Herpes Simplex, STD or area of question can
                                                                                                                                   and high levels of androgen.
                                                                      be waxed.
  •   Accutane (Acne medication)                                                                                                   Hysterectomies; The removal of the female reproductive
  •   Adapalene (Acne medication)                                 Causes of Hair Growth                                            organs decreases the production of female hormones and
  •   Alustra (Retin A)                                                                                                            makes the male hormone levels proportionally higher.
  •   Avage (See Tazorac - Acne medication)                       Hormones regulate hair growth, both normal and abnormal.
  •   Avita (See Retin A)                                         It is the over secretion of male hormones that causes            Stress; The adrenal gland secretes larger amounts of
  •   Differin (Acne medication)                                  excessive hair growth. Research has established that most        androgen at times of severe stress or trauma. Resulting in
  •   Isotretinoin (See Accutane)                                 excess hair is due to a combination of overabundant              excess hair, especially on the face.
  •   Renova (See Retin A)                                        androgen – and an enzyme in the follicle that is sensitive to
                                                                  androgen increase. Here are various causes of excess             Atavistic Syndrome; Sometimes young girls will exhibit
  •   Retin A (Acne and Anti-aging medication)                                                                                     hypertrichosis before puberty. The hair grows along the
  •   Tazarac (Acne medication)                                   hair growth.
                                                                                                                                   spine, back, arms and sometimes the under arms. The
  •   Tazarotene (See Tazorac)                                    Heredity and Puberty; Adjustment of hormone levels at this       cause of this condition is unknown and theory is that it is
  •   Tretinoin (See Retin A)                                     time can result in excess hair and acne.                         due to heredity.
CAUTION: If you are currently using any of the following,         Age; Menopause causes estrogen levels to decrease. This          Topical; Some excess hair can grow simply by increasing
please inform your technician. These products can make the        results in an increase of testosterone and androgen. Males       blood supply. Common stimulants are the sun, x-rays,
skin more sensitive. Thin, sensitive skin is more vulnerable to   may also grow excess hair in mid-life or earlier on their        ultraviolet light, and some scars due to injury or operation.
lifting and sensitivity during waxing.                            backs, legs, face, neck, and ears. This is a form of “Male       The amount of excess hair from these causes is very little.
  •   Other Acne medications not listed above                     Hirsutism”.
                                                                                                                                   Obesity; Scientific studies have shown that obese patients
  •
  •
      Alpha Hydroxy Acids (Glycolic, Lactic)
      Oral Antibiotics
                                                                  Pregnancy; A woman may lose hair on her head and at the
                                                                  same time develop superfluous hair on the face and chest.
                                                                                                                                   develop a synthetic androgen hormone that causes the                  WAXING
                                                                                                                                   superfluous hair.
  •
  •
      Topical Antibiotics
      Retinol
                                                                  After pregnancy, the hair on the head will usually re-grow,
                                                                  but the excess hair rarely disappears.                           Anorexia Nervosa; Characterized by voluntary starvation.         CONTRAINDICATION
  •   Salicylic Acid                                                                                                               The adrenal gland secretes extra androgen to compensate
  •   Exfoliants                                                  Latrogenic Hirsutism; Excess hair caused by the use of           for the lack of strength. Consequently, additional hair is               &
                                                                  drugs derived from hormones. Birth control pills and Dilantin    produced.
PRECAUTIONS & CONSIDERATIONS:
  • Sunburned or irritated areas cannot be waxed.
                                                                  (seizure medication) are some examples.                                                                                             HAIR GROWTH
                                                                  Stein Leventhal; (Ovaries) This syndrome can occur when
  • Moles cannot be waxed.
  • You must wait a minimum of seven (7) days before waxing       the ovaries have more than one cyst, which will stimulate                                                                               LIST
    after a light chemical peel or microdermabrasion.             high levels of androgen. The hirsutism rarely disappears
  • Waxing cannot be performed if you have had laser skin         after medical treatment. The patient is usually overweight,
    resurfacing within the past year.                             has irregular menstrual cycles, is generally infertile, and is
  • Waxing cannot be performed if you have had a physician        sometimes masculine in appearance.
    administered peel within the past two (2) years.              Acromegaly; (Pituitary Gland) When the pituitary gland
  • If irritation should occur, use an antibiotic ointment                                                                               MAPLE GROVE                          ANOKA
                                                                  secretes too much hormone due to stimulation by a tumor.
    such as Neosporin to keep the area lubricated and to                                                                                 763-494-4863                    763-427-0761
                                                                  The pituitary hormone directly stimulates the adrenal gland,
    avoid infection.                                              causing it to secrete excess androgen. It causes chronic                  PLYMOUTH                        ELK RIVER
  • No sun for 12 hours following a waxing treatment.             hirsutism. Both men and women can suffer from this                     763-550-1121                    763-441-5999
  • No hot baths for 24 hours following a body                    disorder.                                                                           www.simonsons.com
    waxing treatment.                                                                                                                                                                        6/09

				
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