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Client Suffered Eye Allergy To Eyelash Tinting

Case Study - Allergic Reaction To Eyelash Tint

Ms R booked an appointment for an eyelash tinting procedure at her local beauty salon. As she had never had an eyelash tint before, she asked if she needed a skin patch test before her appointment, but was advised that she didn’t, as the salon had never had a problem with the treatment previously. Ms R’s eyes were itchy and streaming following the procedure, but the beauty technician told her this was normal, and would clear up quickly. When she got home and looked in the mirror, Ms R could see that her eyelids were swollen and her eyes were red. Her eyelashes later fell out. Mr R had suffered a serious allergic reaction to the eyelash tint, and was forced to seek medical attention and take 5 days off work recovering.

Our Legal Advice

Ms R contacted Bartletts Solicitors for advice, and we subsequently represented her in a claim for compensation against the beauty salon’s owners. We wrote to them explaining that a skin patch test should have been carried out on Ms R, 24-48 hours before her appointment for the eyelash tint procedure. This was especially important considering she was a new customer. This test should have detected Ms R’s allergy to colour additives in the tint solution. Failing to perform the test was negligent on the salon’s part and had directly caused Ms R's allergic reaction. The salon’s insurers admitted liability, and Ms R received £2,800 in damages.

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Beauty Injury Video

Nicola Perry has experience in compensation claims for eye injuries caused by eyelash tint. She introduces our no win no fee service in this video. Contact Nicola today on 0800 988 3642 for free confidential advice. She will be happy to answer common questions such as; can I sue if my eyes were hurt by eyelash tint? How much compensation would I get for eye damage from eyelash tinting?

Because we specialise in these types of claims you are guaranteed to get the maximum amount of compensation with the minimum of fuss.