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Get Your Skin Care with a Transdermal Patch

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For years, we have been applying topical nutrients directly to the skin. Now there are more novel delivery methods.

Transdermal drug delivery systems include patches, gels, creams, and ointments designed to deliver medications through the skin and into the bloodstream. These systems utilize various mechanisms such as passive diffusion, iontophoresis, or microneedle technology to facilitate drug absorption across the skin barrier. Only you can determine which delivery method is best for you. This article will focus on transdermal skin care patches, including what you need to know about transdermal patch healthcare, why patches are a useful remedy, how best to apply them, and the best transdermal patches on the market.

Why Transdermal Skin Care?

2020 research shows transdermal patches provide effective skin care nutrient delivery. The patches contain nanosized materials that are highly bioavailable.

The patches can provide several benefits. They offer whitening, moisturizing, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory effects. They can address skin care and skin disease issues.

Additionally, because the product is not applied directly to the sensitive facial skin, it is less likely to irritate.

How to Apply a Transdermal Patch

Here are some tips for applying a transdermal patch to the skin.

  1. Read all instructions to determine how to place the patch and how long to wear it.
  2. Wash your hands before applying the patch.
  3. Remove old patches before applying a new one. Gently pull the patch off your body. Fold the sticky sides together and throw the patch away in a closed trash can.
  4. Place the new patch on your body according to the package directions. Some patches are best applied to the upper chest or upper arm. Others are effective when placed on the hip or lower abdomen.
  5. Ensure skin is clean and dry before applying the patch.
  6. Carefully open the patch by tearing it or using scissors. Avoid damaging the patch during the opening process. If the patch becomes damaged, throw it away.
  7. Take the pouch out of the package. Avoid touching the sticky side. If the backing is two-piece, remove the first piece and apply the exposed sticky side to the skin. Remove the second piece and pat the patch down to adhere it to your skin.

What are the Best Transdermal Patches for Skin Care?

It’s vital to use transdermal patches sourced from a company you can trust. We recommend The Good Patch.

The company offers a Fan Faves Set and an Essentials Set. Each set contains the same four patches: a vitamin B12, patch, a rescue patch, and an awake patch. However, the Essentials set has four of each patch while the Fan Faves set has only one each.

The patches in each set are as follows:

The Vitamin B12 Patch

Also called the Awake patch, this vitamin B12 patch will keep you alert during the day. It contains B12, caffeine, and green tea extract.

Rescue Patch

This patch will help you bounce back after a night on the town. It contains DHM, green tea extract, vitamin B1, and black pepper extract.

Dream Patch

This patch will help you get a good night’s sleep. It contains melatonin, valerian root, black pepper extract, and hops.

Conclusion

A transdermal patch offers highly bioavailable nutrient delivery. It is a convenient way to access vitamins and herbs you require without daily application. It reduces irritation that occurs when topicals are applied to wider areas.

FAQ Section

What not to do with a transdermal patch?

Avoid soaps, alcohol, lotions, or oils before applying the pouch. They can interfere with the adhesiveness and the delivery of the product.

How do you treat skin irritation from transdermal patches?

Move patches around so they are not in the same place every time you apply them. Apply moisturizers and topical corticosteroids to irritated skin.

What are potential side effects of using transdermal patches?

Using a transdermal patch for skin care can potentially cause skin irritation or allergic reactions at the application site due to the ingredients or adhesive used in the patch. Prolonged or improper use may also lead to changes in skin pigmentation or texture in some individuals.

How long does it take a traTnsdermal patch to absorb?

A transdermal patch will begin absorbing into the skin right away or over a period of time. It may take up to 24 hours for the development process to feel the effects of an adhesive patch and to receive nutritional or drug administration.

Now you know you can use a transdermal patch to achieve your skin care and wellness goals. Which transdermal patch will you try – a vitamin B12 patch, a melatonin patch, or an energy patch?