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Blading Your Way To Better Brows

Experiencing a surge in popularity the world over, microblading uses the latest micropigmentation techniques to deliver colour and definition. It uses a scalpel-like hand tool that has a series of micro needles, and a pigment, to create thicker, fuller brows by making fine cuts, or microstrokes, in the skin. It’s perfect for those who have sparse brows, or for those who may have lost their brows altogether. The results of microblading can last for up to 3 years, depending on skin type and skincare routine. It’s favoured by both men and women to help ensure they look their best all of the time!

As a beauty therapist, you no doubt already know that, while the gains can be great from microblading, there are inherent risks. The procedure does, after all, involve creating wounds and causing trauma. The risk of infection is therefore always present and it only takes one accident to leave your client with infected brows. Then what do you do when you end up faced with a compensation claim? How on earth does your business manage to recover from that?

Here at Salon Gold, we understand that you provide an invaluable service to your satisfied customers, and we want to protect that. We’ve worked with businesses in the industry to put together a Salon Gold Beauty Therapist insurance policy that provides treatment liability for a whole range of beauty treatments. Microblading can be added to this as an optional extra. This keeps you safe from claims, so you can continue focusing on what you do best.

Which type of Salon Gold policy do I need?

Freelance & mobile insurance automatic covers

Public Liability

Public Liability

Public liability insurance covers accidental bodily injury by you or your business and also covers third party property damage (damage to posessions or property belonging to a client or member of the public while you are practicing).


Our freelance and mobile policy provides:

Products Liability

Products Liability

If you supply a faulty product to a customer that causes an injury or damages their property, they may try to sue you. Even if you have not been negligent, you may still be held liable for damages and injuries suffered as a result of products that you use or supply.


Our freelance and mobile policy provides:

Treatment Risk

Treatment Risk

This protects you against claims for injury or damage caused by the treatments you carry out. So if somebody suffers a reaction to a treatment you have carried out, you may be liable to pay compensation and this is where insurance cover is vital.


Our freelance and mobile policy provides:

Financial Loss

Financial Loss

The public liability section of your policy will provide cover for third party injury and property damage caused by your negligence. But what if a client suffered a financial loss not caused by injury or property damage? Not a problem, we have included a valuable extension in our policies to ensure you are fully protected.

Also known as the Non–Injury Treatment Extension, your Salon Gold freelance policy will automatically provide cover if a client or member of the public suffers a financial loss as a result of work or a treatment carried out by you in connection with your business.

So for example, a client has a reaction to a treatment which did not cause an injury but turns their hair green or discolours their skin and they are unable to work as a result. They may not accept your offer of a refund and may not want you to rectify the damage. Instead, they may make a claim against you for their lost earnings. If the client’s loss of earnings was a direct result of your professional negligence, this extension will provide cover for you.

The standard limit under the policy is £10,000 but can be increased to £50,000 for an additional premium. There is a £1,000 excess (or 10% of the claim, whichever is greater) in respect of this cover.

Freelance & mobile insurance optional covers

Employers Liability

Employers Liability

Employers liability insurance is a legal requirement if you employ staff. It protects you against claims from employees who suffer an illness or injury at work and decide to seek compensation from you.

Money Cover

Money Cover

Cover is available for loss of your business money up to £500 whilst anywhere in the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man (excluding theft from unattended vehicles).

You will also have cover for compensation in the event of bodily injury caused by robbery, theft or attempted theft. Please refer to the Policy Wording for full details of this cover.

There is an excess of £25 under this section of the policy. If you require cover in excess of these limits, please contact us.

Legal Expenses Personal Accident

Personal Accident

Personal Accident – for hands only

What would you do if you could not use your hands? They are your most important tools and (providing you are aged between 16 and 70) cover is now available for compensation in the event of loss of the hand or fingers or loss of use caused by an accident happening in connection with the business. The maximum payable under this section is £10,000 per person with reduced limits for loss of use of parts of the hand.


Personal Accident – full cover

How would you pay your bills if you had an accident and couldn’t work? This cover provides protection following an accident which prevents you from working and is not limited to hands only. It offers 24 hour cover, worldwide. If you are temporarily disabled, it pays from £50 to £300 per week. In the case of permanent disablement or death, a lump sum of £10,000 to £60,000 is payable.


Individual Personal Accident (& Sickness)Separate Policy

A separate policy is available to provide protection following an accident which prevents you from working. This policy can also be extended to include Sickness cover to provide you with a lump sum or weekly benefit if you are unable to work as a result of an illness.

Further information can be found on our Personal Accident page.

Stock / Equipment

Stock/Equipment

Cover is available for your stock and business equipment (excluding mobile telephones and computer equipment).

Cover operates on an “All Risks” basis and you will be covered anywhere in the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man including at your premises (excluding theft from unattended vehicles).

Cover is available as follows:

CoverExcessLimit Any One Item
£1,000£100£500
£2,000£100£1,000
£3,000£100£1,500
£4,000£100£2,000
£5,000£100£2,500
£7,500£250£3,500
£10,000£250£5,000

If you require cover in excess of these limits, please contact us.

Treatments & Therapies We Cover

Our insurance policy automatically includes an array of treatments or therapies in your chosen field. If you’d like more information on what’s available, please tap the button below to visit our page on the treatments and therapies we cover. N.B. For microblading insurance,  you need to take out the Salon Gold Beauty Therapist insurance policy and add microblading as an optional additional beauty treatment. To see the range of beauty treatments we can cover, visit our Freelance Beauty Therapist page.

Teacher Or Student Cover

Do you train other professionals to become instructors in your chosen activity? Our Teacher Training insurance is an extra optional cover. Just add it to any of our freelance hair, beauty, holistic or health & fitness policies. And we offer student insurance — at special student rates!

We’ve helped over 100,000 businesses like yours

Experience

For 35 years, we’ve been working with businesses like yours to continually improve. The result? Tailor-made insurance policies, made for specialists, by specialists.

We listen

We listen and care about your opinion. You know your business best, so we use all your feedback and strive to create something better.

Passionate

We want to see you succeed, but accidents sometimes can and do happen. If you’re dealing with a crisis, our 24/7 helplines will smooth you through, day or night.

Here for you

Don’t you just hate call centres? We do too! We believe in a personal approach, so every call to us will only be answered by a member of our own expert team.

Our Reviews

4.9 / 5 Based on 2287 Reviews
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It’s quick and easy to pick the right insurance for you and for you to choose what you want to be covered for. Highly recommend

on May 24th

It’s quick and easy to pick the right insurance for you and for you to choose what you want to be covered for. Highly recommend

on May 24th

Purchased for the Mrs to cover her while she is studying for her exam. The process was very easy to follow and reasonably priced . Hopefully the insurance won't ever be needed!

on May 22nd
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