• Tick the option that best describes the
frequency the operation is carried out in
Permanent means the procedures may be
carried out all year round in the premises.
Temporary means the procedures are carried
out in the premises on a temporary basis. You
need to provide the start date and end date of
3d. Principal business conducted
• Tick the principal activity of your business.
Where the options do not include your
principal business, please supply the
nature of your principal business activity.
Beauty therapy means any prescribed
procedure intended to improve, alter or
cleanse a person’s hair, skin or complexion,
including waxing, hair removal, tinting,
electrolysis, facials, body therapy and
massage, laser procedures, glycolic peels,
extractions, manicure or pedicure procedures,
nail augmentation, commercial sun beds,
saunas, spas or steam rooms or red vein
Tattooing means the practice of making
indelible (permanent) marks in human skin or
tissue by inserting pigments or dyes into
punctures made in the skin or tissues.
Tattooing shall also include the process known
as pigment implantation.
Solarium Operator means providing UV
tanning beds or both for cosmetic purposes.
Skin piercing involves the piercing, cutting or
puncturing of the skin or any other part of the
human body, for the purpose of jewellery,
tattooing, acupuncture, epilation (including
electrolysis and waxing), red vein
cauterisation, pedicure and manicure.
Nail Technician means practice of nail
augmentation, manicure or pedicure.
3e. Procedures performed
• Tick all procedures carried out in your
Exfoliation means treatment that removes
dead skin cells from the outer layer of the
Eyebrow and eyelash tinting means the
tinting of eyebrows or eyelashes to provide
additional colour to brows/lashes.
Acupuncture means the practice involving the
insertion of needles through the skin and
tissue for the purposes of alleviating ailments
Skin peel (glycolic) is the application of alpha
hydroxy acids, including glycolic acid, to the
skin of the face causing dead skin to peel off.
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Botox means treatment using a wrinkle-smoothing
product made from Botulin Toxin A. A highly
diluted form of the toxin taken from the bacteria
that causes Botulism is injected into specific areas
of the face or body.
Eyebrow shaping may involve the waxing or
plucking and tidying-up of eyebrows.
Collagen replacement means a treatment where
Collagen, a natural protein, is injected into the face
to aim to smooth out facial lines, plump up lips and
generally improve the appearance of the skin.
Eyelash perming means the permanent curling of
Eyelash extensions means extension of
eyelashes by individually applied synthetic lashes.
Manicure involves the shaping of a client’s nails,
tidying the nail cuticles, moisturising the hands
and nails, massaging the hands and arms and
buffing the nails or applying nail enamel.
Red vein treatment means a specialised form of
electrolysis that helps to remove unsightly red
veins that may be present on the face or body,
and can include removal of skin tags
Pedicure means the treatment or beautification of
feet by the puncturing or removal of layers of skin
or tissue. The soaking of feet in tepid water,
clipping and/or filing of the toe nails and/or the
removing of hard skin on the balls of the feet or
Temporary hair removal either by wax (hot or
cold) or a process known as sugaring (pliable
Nail augmentation means the process of applying
artificial nail extensions. These may be made from
acrylic, gel, silk or fibreglass.
Massage is the manipulation of superficial and
deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue to
enhance their function and promote relaxation and
Cultural tattooing means Kaitaamoko,tatau,uhi or
other traditional significant tattooing practice.
Skin care treatment includes manual facial
treatment which involves the use of cleansing,
toning and moisturising preparations followed by
soothing facial massage.
Epilation or depilation means the practice
Involving the penetration of the skin for the
purpose of removing hair and includes the process
commonly known as electrolysis.
Electrolysis or short-wave diathermy means the
use of negatively charged electrical current to
Chemical hair removal means removal of body or
facial hair by use of a gel, lotion, powder or spray.
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