A Guide to Numbing Cream
Published: 14th July, 2017 in: Skin Conditions
Getting a tattoo, a bikini wax or laser hair removal doesn’t have to cause you pain. In fact, more and more people are using numbing cream to take the sting out of painful skin treatments.
Numbing cream is a formula that contains anesthetic and can be applied directly to the skin to relive symptoms of pain. When applied before skin treatments, waxing or tattooing, it numbs the area and provides quick pain relief.
Numbing cream can be used for:
- Injections and Blood Samples
- Dermal Fillers
- Laser Hair Removal
- Permanent Makeup
- Skin Treatments
How Does Numbing Cream Work?
Numbing cream blocks the pain signals from reaching the brain due to ingredients that contain active numbing agents. It works as an anesthetic to numb a chosen area prior to a skin treatment.
How Long Does Numbing Cream Last?
A numbing cream should be applied around 30 minutes to one hour before the skin treatment in question and your skin will remain numb for up to two hours after use.
Best UK Numbing Creams
So, which numbing cream is best for you? Two of the best numbing creams on the market include EMLA numbing cream and LMX4 numbing cream. LMX numbing cream contains the active ingredient Lidocaine while Ametop numbing cream contains tetracaine; both are known to effectively reduce pain fast. LMX4 numbing cream can also be used to relive the pain from insect bites, minor cuts and burns and abrasions as well as prior to skin treatments such as medical face peels, permanent makeup and dermal fillers.
Where to Buy Numbing Cream
You do not need a prescription to purchase the leading brands of numbing cream. If you are looking for an effective numbing cream, you can shop online at Weldricks and purchase both Ametop numbing cream and LMX4 numbing cream. Alternatively, you can buy numbing creams over the counter at your local pharmacy.
So, there you have it, everything you ever wanted to know about numbing cream. Browse our extensive section of numbing creams online at your leisure.