Frequently Asked Questions
What is Greencaine™?
Greencaine™ is a topical anesthetic numbing cream in gel format with a microemulsion delivery system containing lidocaine hydrochloride 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 numbing cream 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 lidocaine o lidocaine sprays 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.
-Active ingredients: Lidocaine 4%
-Inactive Ingredients: Aloe barbadensis leaf juice (aloe vera), caprylyl glycol, carbomer, disodium EDTA, glycerin, glyceryl laurate, jojoba oil, SD alcohol 40B, triethanolamine, water.
- Greencaine™ other qualities: self-preserving action, non-irritating, with skin soothing agents such as glycerin, aloe vera and jojoba 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) drug. It contains the maximum strength of lidocaine allowed for topical use in the USA without a prescription. Manufactured in the US on a FDA supervised facility.- Questions: direct Tel: 561 247 0755
To read Greencaine's package insert, click here.
What is your refund policy for Greencaine™?
We aim for your total satisfaction or your money back. If you aren’t absolutely satisfied, return your product within 30 days for a prompt and courteous refund.
International buyers: We ship all over the world using the US Postal Service. We charge LESS THAN the posted shipping rates at www.usps.com. You can check what the cost will be for your address at the US Postal Service website: www.usps.com (we ship from Jupiter, FL 33458).
Very low rates for International orders.. to Australia, Canada and the UK $2.99 for up to three tubes total.
Internationals orders may be intercepted by your country local Customs office and assesed Import Duties. If you have questions regarding your home country duty fees, please refer to your government official website. Most of the Duties and Value-Added Taxes (VAT) can also be found at the USCIB website. . This product is considered a household remedy and is tax exempt in the USA.