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The use of chemicals on the face for aesthetic and therapeutic purposes dates back thousands of years. It wasn't until the 20th century that topical medication became common practise. According to Merriam-Webster, the term "transdermal" was coined in 1944. This exemplifies the novelty of the concept in the medical and pharmaceutical communities. Self-contained dosing types of transdermal medicines are available. Drugs may be applied topically to have a systemic impact without affecting the drug's blood concentration. This review article provides a concise discussion of the advantages, cutaneous routes, fundamental clinical concerns, and limitations of TDDS. The effectiveness of the patches has been shown, and this is especially so when compared to the alternatives for administering restricted substances.