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Some in beauty industry patch testing clients after Covid advice

Some beauticians and hairdressers carrying out new tests after medical history changes

People waiting for longed for hair and beauty appointments may be forced to wait longer after some businesses made the decision to carry out new patch tests.

A number working in the industry say they have been advised by their insurers that they should re-test clients who've had Covid-19 or the vaccine.

Testing will be carried out before any services which use dye or tint due to the perceived change in medical history.

Katherine Belcher runs Glampervan, which specialises in eyebrows treatments, she says it’s a worthwhile exercise:

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