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Dr. Numb - How It Works

Dr. Numb (pronounced as Doctor Numb) is a local or topical anesthetic that can be applied to the skin to reduce the immediate feeling of pain and produce numbness. Dr. Numb has been in the market since 1998, and is available over the counter, which means no doctor prescription is needed to buy it or use it.

Dr. Numb is used for a variety of dermal applications such as needle injections, tattooing, body piercing, laser tattoo removal, laser hair removal, body waxing, and other dermatological procedures.

Dr. Numb works by blocking the pain signal sent by the nerve endings on the skin. When applied to the affected area, a feeling of numbness follows after 20-30 seconds. The correct instruction for using Dr. Numb is listed below. Follow these instructions to have the optimum effect of numbness on the skin area where Dr. Numb is applied.

Dr. Numb is very effective in numbing the skin for preparation in any type of procedure. Dr. Numb is proven to numb the skin for more than three hours. It is easy to apply and releases the numbing effect for at least three hours.

Dr. Numb is a certified product by Health Canada - a Federal Department in Canada. Dr. Numb is also an official trademark product in the United States Patent & Trademark Office. You can be assured of our product's safety and quality.

How To Apply Dr. Numb Topical Anesthetic Cream

  1. Wash the area receiving treatment with soap and water. Dry area completely.
  2. Apply a thick amount of numbing cream to the area and rub in thoroughly.
  3. Place an additional, thin layer of cream over the area.
  4. Cover the cream with plastic wrap (saran wrap). The heat under the plastic wrap helps activate the cream. and keeps the cream form drying off. 
  5. Leave the plastic wrap on until it is removed by the professional before the procedure.


Tips & Warnings: Leave the cream on the skin longer for better result. Don't remove the saran wrap until you feel the numbing effect.

Dr. Numb Customers Testimonial Videos

International School of Body Art

It will show you how to apply and for best result apply 1 full tube and seal with saran wrap for 1 full hr!"

Fatima of Princess Beauty Lounge

"It last for 4 hours and more, my numbness wore of in like 6 to 8 hours, it works great,?its a helpful stuff."

Tony L. from New York

"I cannot feel any pain when I got my full back tattoo. I got it done faster than anyone else! I'll be using it on my next tattoo session."

Enhance Studio, Vernon,BC

" We at Enhance studio use Dr.Numb product before any treatments that may cause discomfort to our clients. "

Lewis Belddock, New York

"How to numb your skin for Laser Hair Removal Use Dr Number for tattoos Use of numbing cream."

Daniel Zimmerman, Virginia

" This prodcut is by far the best numbing cream in the industry. drnumb rocks! The result is a pain free and pleasant experience! "