CHLOASMA (MELASMA) - a contraindication for Massage, Waxing, Manicure And Pedicure, Facial, Body Wraps And Electrical Treatments, Eyelash Extensions And Perming?


Melasma, also called ‘chloasma’ and ‘pregnancy mask’, is a common skin condition of adults in which light to dark brown or greyish patches of pigmentation develop mainly on facial skin.

It is more common in women, especially pregnant women, and people with darker skin-types who live in sunny climates.

However, it can also affect men (10% of patients) and any race.

Melasma usually becomes more noticeable in the summer and improves during the winter months. It is not an infection therefore it is not contagious and it is not due to an allergy. It is not cancerous and will not develop into skin cancer.


, "CHLOASMA (MELASMA)" is NOT contagious!

Signs and symptoms for CHLOASMA (MELASMA)

  • Dark, irregular well demarcated hyperpigmented macules to patches commonly found on the upper cheek, nose, lips, upper lip, and forehead
  • It can affect anyone, melasma is particularly common in women, especially pregnant women
CHLOASMA (MELASMA) contraindications In beauty therapy

When we have a client with the following condition: CHLOASMA (MELASMA)

Treatment is not contraindicated.
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Body Treatments
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Eye Treatments
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Nail Treatments
Treatment is not contraindicated.

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