A teenage girl, who sustained a bad allergic reaction after a beauty salon treatment, has been awarded 1,000 pounds in settlement of her eyebrow wax burn claim for compensation.
The anonymous girl, who developed an allergic reaction to the eyebrow wax used in a treatment at the Crop Beauty Salon in October 2011, claimed in her action against the salon that it had failed to ensure that a safe product was used and as a result she sustained burns, swelling and redness to her eyebrows.
At the approval of her eyebrow wax burn compensation claim, the court heard how the girl returned home from the beauty salon with a headache and puffy eyes. She went directly to the Accident and Emergency Department of her local hospital where she was diagnosed with a severe allergic reaction.
The reaction lasted for three weeks, during which time the girl suffered severe pain which led to a loss of amenity. After seeking legal counsel, the teenager filed a claim for eyebrow wax burn injury compensation and, after reviewing the girl´s claim, the Crop Beauty Salon admitted liability.
A compensation settlement of 1,000 pounds was agreed uponcompensation for the girl´s eyebrow wax burn claim and, as the girl was under the age of eighteen, settlement of the claim was first approved by the court before the claim could be concluded.