FAQs

Greencaine® most FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Greencaine®?
Greencaine® is a topical anesthetic gel with a microemulsion delivery system containing lidocaine 4% in a non-greasy formulation, with skin permeation enhancers and soothing agents.

What is Greencaine®?
Greencaine® is a topical anesthetic gel with a microemulsion delivery system containing lidocaine 4% in a non-greasy formulation, with skin permeation enhancers and soothing agents.

What is it for?
It is specially formulated to penetrate intact skin, for the prevention and relief of pain caused by minor skin irritations, minor burns, minor cuts and insect bites.

What makes this topical anesthetic gel unique?
– The combination of maximum strength lidocaine (4%) allowed in the USA OTC (Over The Counter) with safe and effective skin permeation enhancers provides effective numbing action, with rapid onset and long duration.
– Non-greasy formula is easy to remove. Oily formulations (such as other products in the market) can interfere with the efficacy, make cause pigment migration or impede adhesion of the wax.
– Gel form is easy to apply and stays in place! Many anesthetics in the market are liquid and are not only ineffective but tend to get into areas where they cause trouble such as the eyes, nostrils, etc. With Greencaine®, the application is very precise and convenient.

– No prescription required, but maximum strength (4% ) lidocaine allowed in the USA (for use on moderate to large areas). This makes Greencaine® the most affordable and convenient OTC topical anesthetic on the market.
– Other qualities: self-preserving action, non-irritating, with skin soothing agents such as glycerin, jojoba oil and aloe vera oil.

How thick does Greencaine® need to be applied?
A moderately thick layer works best. It is obtained applying 2-3 millimeters thick ( 1/32 to 1/16 of an inch thick).

How long does it take to numb the skin?
As an average, the skin above the upper lip or or eyebrows areas will be numb enough after 30 minutes of application. Other areas such as the legs or bikini may take longer, 45-60 minutes.

What degree of numbness is obtained?
The duration of application is the single most important factor in predicting the degree of numbness. The longer the application time, the deeper and more complete the degree of analgesia.

Can it be applied around the eyes?
It should not be applied inside the eyes, it is not an ophthalmic product. Contact with the eyes should be avoided. If contact with the eyes occurs, flush the eyes with saline solution or with water.
It has been used to numb the skin below the lower eye lashes area for permanent make up, and since the skin is very thin in this area, usually good control of the pain is achieved after 7-10 minutes of application.

Do I need a prescription to get Greencaine®?
No prescription is necessary. It is an over the counter (OTC) pharmaceutical product. It contains the maximum strength of lidocaine allowed for topical use in the USA without a prescription.

Are you all in committed to achieve your inner beauty?
Greencaine® will certainly facilitate the process!

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