STRETCH MARKS (STRIAE) - a contraindication for Massage, Waxing, Body Wraps And Electrical Treatments?


Stretch marks are narrow streaks or lines that occur on the surface of the skin.

Doctors often refer to stretch marks as stria, striae or – during pregnancy – striae gravidarum.

Stretch marks are often red or purple to start with, before gradually fading to a silvery-white colour. They’re usually long and thin.

Stretch marks can occur anywhere where the skin has been stretched, but they usually affect areas where fat is stored, such as the:

  • Tummy (abdomen)
  • Breasts
  • Upper arms
  • Buttocks
  • Thighs
  • Shoulders (in bodybuilders)


, "STRETCH MARKS (STRIAE)" is NOT contagious!

Signs and symptoms for STRETCH MARKS (STRIAE)

  • Indented streaks or lines in the skin
  • Pink, red, black, blue or purple streaks
  • Bright streaks that fade to a lighter color
  • Streaks on the abdomen, breasts, hips, buttocks or thighs
  • Streaks covering large areas of the body
STRETCH MARKS (STRIAE) contraindications In beauty therapy

When we have a client with the following condition: STRETCH MARKS (STRIAE)

Caution may be required.
Body Treatments
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Caution may be required. Deep massage or friction is contraindicated.

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