Skin types and the Fitzpatrick Scale

The standard method of classifying skin type is the Fitzpatrick scale, from 1 to 6.
The Ellipse SPT system can only treat up a light skin type 5

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Before Treatments can begin
Prior to any treatment(s) being carried out, a thorough consultation and assessment will be performed accompanied by an informed consent outlining the treatment area, cost and possible adverse reactions.

A health review will also be completed before any treatment detailing any medical changes such as newly diagnosed conditions, new medications and confirmation of any sun exposure or the application of false tan in the last 30 days*. This will require signatures and dates from both practitioner and client.

It is very important to bring a list of medication you are taking and follow the pre and post care guidelines and avoid sun exposure.

Some Conditions like the below it is not suitable to have the treatments
Light Sensitive Epilepsy, Type 1 Diabetes (Insulin Dep), Gold Injections (doxrubicin), pacemaker, certain heart conditions. Active Cancer, History of Skin Cancer, Xeroderma Pigmentosium, Porphyria, Pregnancy

Considerations
Haemophiliacs, Anticoagulant Medication, High or low blood pressure, Liver & Kidney Disease, Photosensitive Medications, Anti-wrinkle injections and fillers, Retinol, Roaccutane/ Isotretinoin, St Johns Wort, Deep Peels and Laser Resurfacing (Physician level), Skin Resurfacers/ Enzyme/ BHA/ AHA Peels, Semi Permanent make-up and Tattoos, Vitiligo

  • Transsexuals can be treated successfully with the Ellipse SWT®, however, please be aware results can vary. Hormone therapy is recommended 6 months before treatment begins as this will assist results.
  • Conditions that effect hormonal levels such as HRT, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, and thyroid disorders etc. Can all be treated, however, client’s results may vary.

 

About Us

We are a Beauty Salon offering a wide range of treatments from waxing, massage and CACI non-surgical facials.
You can find us upstairs inside LK Parlour Hair Salon in Camberley, only 1 minute walk from Blackwater Train Station.
Parking: Free for 1 hour across the road from the salon, or Paid behind the salon by the Blackwater Centre (70p per hour, card or cash).
Salon Policies

Opening Hours

Tue: 9:30 - 7:00pm

Wed: 8:30 - 4:30pm

Thu: 12:00 - 9:00pm

Fri: 9:30 - 6:00pm

Sat: 8:00 - 2:00pm

Sun/Mon: Closed