Ever wondered if there is a pain-free solution while getting your favourite tattoo? A cream that can be sprayed on the skin so that it becomes numb enough to not feel the pain. Yes, the numbing spray comes to the rescue.
Numbing spray can be used in many situations where skin-related procedures are medical or cosmetic to be taken place. Any surgical or aesthetic treatments can be used to make the part of the skin, in particular for a painless experience. Does tattoo numbing creams work in reality? How promising are these numbing sprays and creams? one mind wonders, so let us look into how to use these numbing sprays
How Does Numbing Spray Work For Tattoo?
Numbing sprays can be used in two ways on the skin. It can be used before the tattoo needle touches the skin. Few people may want their tattoo to be less painful and would like to take precautions and apply numbing spray on the skin before getting the tool to touch the skin. Spray the numbing cream for at least 40 minutes, cover the skin part, and keep it away from exposure. After the required settling time, the numbing effect starts and one can get their tattoo done effectively.
Another way is applying or spraying the numbing cream during the tattooing when the tattoo device is already piercing into the skin and at that point, the spraying is done to reduce the effects of pain. This is for someone who is sure of bearing the pain but at the time of needle punching into the skin, may be caused by inconvenience.
Steps To Use Numbing Spray On The Skin
Following the chronology of the steps will help in the effective functioning of numbing sprays.
- Make the area of contact clean. That is wash the skin area where the numbing spray would be sprayed.
- Now, dry the area so no moist is left and the place is clean from bacteria and dust
- Apply the cream or spray on the dry patch/part of the skin with minimum thickness and seal it in any way possible with a bandaid or a cover such that the spray retains for a longer time.
- Let the spray sit for sometime around 40minutes to 90 minutes
- After the given time remove the cover and everything is now set for the tattoo
Many of the spray companies also suggest taking care of a few things from the user end, that is to consider particular foods to avoid such as alcohol and root-based vegetables, meat as they may cause hindrance in numbing
How To Choose The Numbing Spray?
One way but a risky way is to try the safest numbing spray as promised by the brand and see if it works, but it’s always good to take the opinion of your skin specialist, that is a dermatologist, who can check your skin type and suggest you with a suitable and safe numbing spray, which can also be of multipurpose use, especially during any surgical procedures, to numb the pain.