Numbing creams are anesthetics to make tattooing, cosmetic procedures, piercing, needling, and laser treatment a painless experience for the customer. One of the best numbing creams used is the TKTX numbing cream. Applying numbing cream is beneficial for both the customer and the artist. The tattoo artist can peacefully do tattooing without discomfort or disturbance from the customer. Application of the numbing cream gives the customer temporary relief from the tattooing pain.
The first thing one should know before applying a TKTX numbing cream is whether it is the right choice for your skin. Choosing the correct numbing cream for skin is very important to get the desired effects. It is very important to do a patch test to check if the numbing cream is allergic to your skin.
There are several numbing creams available on the market. The TKTX numbing cream is water-based, so it gets absorbed into the skin quickly. There is no worry of the skin becoming oily, and the tattoo artist will have no difficulty in completing the tattoo procedure. It will not affect the healing process of the skin. This is a strong cream that penetrates the skin and blocks the nerve endings from transmitting the pain signals to the brain. No pain or sensation is felt by the customer till the tattooing process is complete.
The composition of numbing agents in TKTX numbing cream is in the same percentage, only the color mixture varies. So it is very important to check the mixture composition before choosing the numbing cream. There could variations in the mixture that could affect the absorption to the skin.
The strongest and the best numbing cream is the TKTX Gold numbing cream. The numbing property of the cream is 40%, and it takes only 25-30 minutes to get absorbed into the skin. The numbing cream lasts for 1-2 hours and ensures that no pain is felt during the procedure or tattooing.
The TKTX Red numbing cream is the second-best numbing cream. This numbing cream numbs the skin within 25-35 minutes, and the numbing effect lasts for 1-3hours. This cream is also best for long-lasting numbness required in many procedures like tattooing, needling, laser treatment, etc.
If you are a very short appointment, say for piercing or injection, then TKTX White numbing cream is a perfect choice. It is the weakest of the numbing creams that get absorbed by 25-35 minutes and last only for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
The TKTX yellow numbing cream is a strong numbing cream that is ideal for long hours of pain relief. If you are going for any time-consuming procedures, then you can go for this numbing cream. The numbing cream gets fully absorbed in 1-2 hours and lasts for a longer time of 3-5 hours, which is good both for the artist and the customer.
If you have a shorter appointment, then you can choose TKTX black numbing cream, the strongest deep numbing cream. This cream takes 1-2 hours to numb and last for 2-3 hours. In case your appointment takes a longer time than accepted, then reapply the same numbing cream. Applying another numbing cream may have an adverse effect.
TKTX blue numbing cream is good for quick appointments. It is one of the weakest numbing creams and takes 1-2 hours to numb the skin and the effect lasts only for 1-2 hours. This numbing cream can be applied when you like to retouch the done tattoos or any procedure that can be done within a limited time. You can get rid of the pain and discomfort.
How to apply TKTX numbing cream?
You need the following things to clean the area on the skin.
- A clean hand towel
- A gentle soap
- Plastic wrap to wrap the area
Before applying the numbing cream to the skin clean the area well. You should rub the numbing cream well on the area to get it thoroughly absorbed into the skin.
- Wash the area well with warm water and soap to remove any kind of impurities or germs on the skin.
- Wipe the skin well with a soft cloth or towel dipped in warm water and hold the cloth against the skin for a few minutes.
- Dry the cleaned area on the skin with a clean towel that has not been used before.
Applying TKTX numbing cream
- Apply the required amount of numbing cream from the tube on the skin.
- Slowly rub the numbing cream so that the cream gets absorbed into the skin.
- Apply more cream to the same area to get a thick layer on the skin. The layer should be around 2-3mm.
Instructions to follow after applying the numbing cream
Once the application of the numbing cream is done, the next step is to wrap the area with a good plastic wrap to get a warm effect. By doing so, the numbing cream gets activated. There is no need of applying extra heat to the area.
How to remove the numbing cream from the skin?
It is better to allow the numbing cream to last at least an hour before the tattoo or any other skin procedure starts. Once your appointment is about to start, wipe out the numbing cream with a warm cloth.
Skin is a very sensitive part of the body. Before applying a numbing cream, always make sure that the numbing cream is bought from an authorized dealer or seller. A lot of fake products are available in the market. Bad quality numbing creams harm your skin and they could be life-threatening too. It is very important to check the ingredients of the numbing cream before buying.
The other important thing to keep in mind is the way you apply the numbing cream. Applying numbing cream for long hours is not good for the skin. After each application closes the tube well to avoid the cream from drying out. If any kind of itching persists for a long time after the application of numbing cream, consult a doctor or a health practitioner.