I have been prescribed Azelaic acid (a topical cream) for acne and a darker patch of skin on my upper lip (think it was caused by electrolysis). Is it okay to use this in conjunction with electrolysis. I intend to stop using it 3 days before my appointment. Here is some information about Azelex:
What it is: Made under the brand name “Azelex”. Azelex is a cream containing 20% azelaic acid, a naturally occuring acid found in whole grain cereals and animal products. It is normally applied twice daily.
What it does: Azelaic acid is thought to help the skin to renew itself more quickly and prevent the buildup of cells that can plug pores, therefore reducing pimple and blackhead formation. It also helps to kill P. Acnes, the bacteria that cause acne.