Have you ever suffered a personal injury or side effects after having semi-permanent make-up applied? Claims National can provide you with free help and advice when it comes to making a claim for compensation.
Semi-permanent makeup is very popular and often has desirable results – although, the procedure doesn’t always go as expected. If not performed safely, the dye used can cause permanent skin damage, allergic reactions or even infection from the needles used.
If you have been a victim of someone else’s professional negligence then we may be able to help you with a claim for compensation.
The medical term for semi permanent makeup is micro pigmentation. This is due to the method of the procedure, of which changes/adds colour and volume to a particular area of your body – usually on the face. Semi permanent makeup procedures are also known as facial tattoos, such as an eyebrow tattoo, for example. The most common semi permanent makeup procedures are permanent colour to the eyebrows, top and bottom eyeliner shading, permanent lip line, and beauty spot and freckle treatments. The prices of semi permanent makeup range widely, from £75 – around £500.
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The requirements of a semi permanent makeup artist are as follows:
- Your semi permanent makeup artist should go through a medical questionnaire with you prior to completing your tattoo procedure.
- A health and safety certificate should be in sight
- Giving you the appropriate after care advice
- Asking you about any allergies that you may have and any health care problems that could affect the procedure
- A new sterile needle is used on each client
- Their hands are washed thoroughly and disposable latex gloves are worn
Failure to follow these requirements could result in you obtaining an injury or infection, due to a negligent semi permanent makeup procedure. The most common injuries that can occur from this include scarring, permanent disfiguration, swelling and blistering, and serious infections. The injuries that you can obtain from a negligent semi permanent makeup procedure can vary massively in severity, and can last for any length of time between a few days to permanent.
As a beauty technician, it is amongst your duty of care to ensure that the treatment you are performing is practiced to the best of your ability, following all health and safety regulations, and following the correct method of treatment. It is significant that you take into consideration all medical conditions your client has, as to prevent any injuries and/or infections occurring as a result of your negligence.
As with all cosmetic and beauty compensation claims, you must be able to prove that your injuries/problems have occurred as a result of your beautician’s negligence and there must be sufficient evidence of this. If you have obtained some form of injury, it is significant that you seek medical attention straight away, not just for the benefit of your health, but for the benefit of your case, too. The amount of compensation you receive will depend on the severity of your case, and all factors, such as; extent of your injuries, pain and suffering, time off work, loss of earnings, further treatment, and medical attention, will all be taken into consideration when deciding upon the compensation sum you receive.