Is waxing contraindicated for trichotillomania and trichophagia?

When we have a client with the following condition: trichotillomania and trichophagia

Signs and symptoms for trichotillomania and trichophagia

  • Feeling tense before pulling hair or when trying to resist the urge to pull hair
  • Feeling relieved, satisfied, or pleased after acting on the impulse to pull hair
TRICHOTILLOMANIA AND TRICHOPHAGIA contraindications In beauty therapy


Trichotillomania is a condition where a person feels compelled to pull their hair out.

They may pull out the hair on their head or in other places, such as their eyebrows or eyelashes.

Trichotillomania is an impulse-control disorder, a psychological condition where the person is unable to stop themselves carrying out a particular action.

Some people with trichotillomania chew and swallow the hair they pull out. This is known as trichophagia. Eating hair causes hair balls called trichobezoars to form in the stomach or bowel.

Is trichotillomania and trichophagia contagious?
No, "trichotillomania and trichophagia" is NOT contagious!

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