FACIAL CUPPING CONTRAINDICATIONS

Facial cupping is not suitable for everyone, please check this list of contraindications before making an appointment.  If you have any questions, please send me an email. 

1.

Not suitable for children (ok for teenagers onwards).

2.

Not suitable for elderly clients with thin skin that can damage easily. 

3.

Very sensitive skin.

4.

Active eczema or psoriasis on the face

5.

Botox or fillers (ok 3 weeks after it has been administered). Be aware, Botox may not last as long as cupping helps to remove toxins. 

6.

Whiplash or arthritis in the neck.

7.

Open sores, open acne or burns. 

8.

Infectious skin conditions (e.g. cold sores).

9.

Tumours of unexplained lumps on the face, neck or shoulders.

10.

Melanoma / skin cancer.

11.

Recent surgery (after 3-6 months).

12.

Loss of sensation to pain.

13.

Sunburn on the face, neck or décolletage.

14.

Scar tissue (wait 6 weeks to 6 months depending on scar type).

15.

Diabetes (due to loss of skin sensation).

16.

Rosacea (can work in areas around it).

17.

Multiple moles (cannot apply suction over moles). One or two can be avoided, but if there are many, this is not a suitable treatment. 

18.

Pregnancy (late stage as clients need to lie flat for the treatment).