Preventative Nightly Defense Treatment

Be sure to take your time and read everything below. It is essential for you to understand the potential risks and benefits of treatment. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our medical support team if you have ANY questions.

Quick Facts

  • Apply a thin layer nightly before bed to dry skin, after washing your face

  • May feel harsh and drying at first; use a thick night cream if you experience drying

  • Make sure to always wear daily sunscreen (SPF 15+) and moisturize daily

  • Be sure to use a gentle water-based cleanser for your face wash

  • Use with caution if you have a darker complexion, as azelaic acid lightens the skin

  • Use with caution if you have asthma, as azelaic acid may worsen asthma symptoms

  • It may take about 3–4 weeks of treatment to see improvement

  • Do not use if you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant (including if you’re on fertility treatment or undergoing IVF), or unsure if you are pregnant