Any topical or transdermal treatment is only effective if it can actually penetrate your skin. If you want to get the most out of products like You+Relief, then you’ll want to do everything you can to help your skin absorb the ingredients. Absorption is the name of the game. Here’s how to play it.
BEST: TAKE A SHOWER
Taking a shower before applying any topical treatment will give you the absolute best results. Why? Because warm water will open your pores, increase your circulation and rid your skin of contaminants. All of this is exactly what your skin needs for ultimate absorption.
BETTER: USE A WARM DAMP TOWEL
If you don't have time for a shower, place a warm damp towel over the problem area for a few minutes before applying. The moisture and heat will have the same benefits as a shower.
GOOD: CREATE FRICTION BY RUBBING
If you're on the go, one simple way to significantly increase absorption is to rub the area as much as your pain allows. This will increase circulation as well as open up your pores, both of which are critical to improving effectiveness of any transdermal treatment.