Skin Testing Policy (Allergy Alert Protocol)

Colour is a constant battle to ensure compliance with your products and use/ application of until NOW! 

A landmark agreement has been agreed with the Hairdressing industry and Insurers to develop an allergy alert 'colour record card' that allows stylists to gauge whether a client making a colour appointment will need an allergy alert test 48 hours beforehand, or whether it will be safe for the treatment to go ahead without a test.

The 'Allergy Alert Consultation and Colour Record Card' has been developed  by the National Hairdressers' Federation and the Freelance Hairdressers Association, working in consultation with the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA).

In respect of the requirement to perform a skin test when colouring hair, the following procedures should be followed: