articles

Common over-the-counter numbing creams include methyl salicylate, lidocaine, benzocaine and tetracaine. The main ingredient in popular muscle rubs, methyl salicylate contains heating and cooling agents that warm and cool... More »

www.reference.com Health Medications & Vitamins

Piercings naturally tend to be a bit painful because it involves sticking a pointed object into the bare skin. Topical creams like Emla that contain lidocaine, or similar numbing ingredients, is sometimes applied to the ... More »

www.reference.com Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing

BareEase is one type of numbing cream used for waxing. BareEase was created by an anesthesiologist to dull the pain associated with waxing, and it is commonly used for bikini waxes. More »

www.reference.com Beauty & Fashion Hair Removal
similar articles

Examples of good topical anaesthetics include lidocaine, benzocaine and prilocaine, explains Drugs.com. These medicines work by inducing numbness when individuals apply them to the skin. Sold under a number of different ... More »

www.reference.com Health Medications & Vitamins

Salonpas Pain Relief patches contain methyl salicylate 10 percent and menthol 3 percent as active ingredients, according to DailyMed. Salonpas Dual-Action Gel patches contain menthol 1.25 percent and capscaicin 0.025 per... More »

www.reference.com Health Medications & Vitamins

Over-the-counter anti-itch creams, which usually have ingredients such as benzocaine, camphor, menthol and diphenhydramine, can help soothe many types of itchy skin, as reported by MedicineNet.com. Avoid scratching the a... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases

Novocain, also known as procaine, is a local anesthetic that causes nerve cells to be unable to communicate with one another, thus producing a numbing sensation, according to the University of California Santa Barbara. B... More »

www.reference.com Health Medications & Vitamins