lashes & brows

Brows

Lash Tint

LVL by Nouveau

Allergy test

Lash Tint, LVL & Lash Extensions

An allergy test is required 48 hours prior lash tint, LVL  & lash extension procedure. We have patch test kits for you to purchase in advance and use at home 48 hours prior to treatment. Please call us for details one or simply call in- you will be required to sign prior to your treatment to confirm that you have had an allergy test and wish to proceed with your treatment. LVL patch tests kits are available to purchase in salon for £5 each or if you prefer call the salon and we can post therm out to you for £6 each including P&P ( payable by credit/debit card over the phone. We will post out first class  on the same day but please allow 48 hours for delivery – so 4 working days prior to your LVL appointment time).

Brow Tints

We perform 2 types of brow tint at Mint

Mint-Marvel Brow – a vegetable-based tint –  for which it is not mandatory to have a patch test unless you a have previous history of sensitivity. If a patch test is required for this reason this must be performed at least 48 hours prior to treatment.

Mint Brow Tint – which usually gives a stronger colour and is longer lasting. This requires a patch test if you have not had the treatment previously at any Mint salon. If you have not had a patch test with us before it must have been performed at least 48 hours prior to treatment. This is available to book online but only if you have had the treatment at Mint previously – if we have no record of treatment we will be able to us Marvel Brow Tint.

There is always a risk that a sensitivity reaction may occur even if you have had a patch test or had the treatment previously so please note the following and inform your therapist prior to undertaking treatment:

  • If your medical condition has changed since your last treatment you should have a patch test prior to treatment.
  • If you have started taking or changed a medication since your last treatment you should have a patch test prior to treatment.
  • If you have had a tattoo since your patch test or last treatment you should have a patch test prior to treatment.

DO NOT UNDERTAKE THE TREATMENT IF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO YOU: Blepharitis (inflammation around the eyelids), conjunctivitis or other eye infection, cyanoacrylate allergy, any contagious disease, cysts( chalazion, meibomian cyst), wet form of dry eye syndrome, general eye infections, eyelash lice, Hives, hypersensitive skin, Keratitis, Madarosis (eyelash loss), Stye (Hordeolum), swelling, redness or irritation of the treatment area, Trichiasis (ingrowing lashes) , have recently undergone eye surgery, you have undergone chemotherapy in the last 2 years. You are pregnant or a nursing mother.

There are other conditions which may contraindicate or affect your treatment – some examples of this are:

Alopecia & other hair loss, Bells Palsy, cateracts, claustraphobia, cuts burns or abrasions, diabetic retinopathy, distichasis, dry form of dry eye syndrome, eczema, epilepsy, folliculitis, glaucoma, hay fever, psoriasis, rosacea, seizures, prone to shaking or twitching, trichotillomania, recent permanent makeup application.

If there is anything which you think may affect or contraindicate treatment please let us know prior to treatment.

Brow tints, lash tint and party lashes and LVL are not available to book online due to the allergy test requirement.

If you are thinking about having a waxing treatment please see the information on our waxing page.

Treatments for persons under 16 years of age

We have a strict policy regarding age restrictions for some of our treatments. If you are wishing to book a treatment for someone under 16 years of age please call us and ask about these age restrictions.