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LED Facial Light Therapy
 
LED light therapy is a non-invasive and painless cosmetic treatment that uses specific wavelengths of light to improve the appearance of the skin. It has become a popular part of facial treatments in beauty salons, we’ll tell you what all the buzz is about and introduce to you the different colours of light and their benefits for the skin.

What Is LED Light Therapy

INTRODUCTION TO LED LIGHT THERAPY

LED stands for Light Emitting Diode, a type of semiconductor device that emits light when an electric current is passed through it. LED light therapy uses different colours of light to target specific skin concerns, such as wrinkles, fine lines, acne, sun damage, and hyperpigmentation.

The therapy is performed by placing a device with LED lights over the face, which delivers the light energy into the skin. The skin absorbs the light, which triggers a series of cellular reactions that result in various benefits for the skin.

LED light therapy is safe, painless, and does not cause any harm to the skin. It’s a great option for those who are looking for an alternative to cosmetic surgery or injectables.

In short, light therapy is a treatment which has been around for about 30 years. It's the process of exposing skin to red, blue, green, cyan, yellow, orange/amber, purple, white, and near-infrared LED light which each have various skincare benefits.

What does light therapy do?

When used regularly, LED light therapy can be used to reduce breakouts, pigmentation, rosacea symptoms, bags under eyes, psoriasis and other side-effects of inflammation. If you don't suffer from the above complaints, LED light therapy can simply help to improve the appearance of your face and neck (the first to show signs of aging).

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Red LED Light therapy Anti-Aging
RED LIGHT THERAPY - with a wavelength of 650-730nm

The first colour of light used in LED light therapy is red. Red light is known to stimulate collagen production, which is a protein that gives the skin its elasticity and firmness. By increasing collagen production, red light therapy can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and sun damage.

Red light therapy is also used to treat rosacea, a skin condition that causes redness and inflammation on the face. The therapy helps to soothe and calm the skin, reducing the symptoms of rosacea.

SAY GOODBYE TO FINE LINES AND WRINKLES WITH RED LED LIGHT THERAPY.
BLUE LIGHT THERAPY - with a wavelength of 430-470nm

Blue light therapy is used to treat acne by killing the bacteria that cause breakouts. It works by penetrating the skin and killing the Propionibacterium acnes bacteria, which is responsible for causing inflammation and breakouts.

Blue light therapy is a great option for those who are looking for an alternative to topical creams and antibiotics, which can be harsh and cause side effects.

Blue light treats mild to moderate acne. Treatment is typically administered every two to four weeks, and most patients require a series of three to five appointments. 

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Green LED Light Therapy for Pigmentation
GREEN LIGHT THERAPY - with a wavelength of 525-560nm

Green light therapy is used to improve the overall appearance of the skin. It helps to reduce redness and hyperpigmentation, making it a great option for those who suffer from sun damage or have uneven skin tone.

Green light therapy works by balancing the skin’s natural pigments, which helps to even out the skin tone and reduce the appearance of dark spots.

Action: improves blood circulation and has a relaxing effect; accelerates wound healing, inhibits the production of melanin (spots, freckles, discoloration); reduces wrinkles and scars; has a neutralizing, balancing and soothing effect, can relieve tension, stimulate the lymph glands, and eliminate swelling.

EVEN OUT YOUR SKIN TONE WITH GREEN LED LIGHT THERAPY FOR HYPERPIGMENTATION.

YELLOW LIGHT THERAPY - with a wavelength of 580nm

 

Fantastic for hydrating, firming and smoothing your skin – and excellent for encouraging faster healing and enhancing treatment results, particularly after wrinkle relaxers, dermal fillers, microneedling, skin peel or Dermaplaning treatments. It also is fantastic at helping heal and reduce the effects of rosacea.

Yellow light therapy is also used to boost circulation and oxygenation in the skin.

It works by increasing blood flow and oxygen levels, which helps to nourish and revitalize the skin.

Yellow light therapy is a great option for those who are looking for a natural way to enhance their skin’s health and appearance.

REVITALIZE YOUR SKIN WITH YELLOW LED LIGHT THERAPY FOR A HEALTHY GLOW.
Yellow LED Light Therapy for Hydrating and smoother skin
Orange LED Light Therapy

ORANGE LIGHT THERAPY - 590 to 610 nm

 

The orange light is a combination of red and yellow light and it has the benefits of both colors. Orange can help to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, boost collagen production, reduce inflammation, and stimulate circulation. It has been shown to bring vitality to dull and lifeless complexions.

 

An orange light is good for bringing a glow to the skin for special occasions.

CYAN LIGHT THERAPY - with a wave length 485 to 510nm

Cyan is the combination of blue and green lights. It removes acne and pigment stains simultaneously.

A specific color of light that is beneficial for treating mild to moderate acne is cyan light, also known as blue-violet. Cyan light therapy can help to kill the bacteria that cause acne, reduce redness and stimulates collagen and elastin production in the skin also reduces swollen capillaries as well as inflammation.

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VIOLET LIGHT THERAPY - wave length 380 to 450nm

Purple light is highly recommended after aggressive and invasive treatments (such as Botox, fillers or lasers), since it considerably reduces inflammation and marks.

It also helps wound healing and reduces visible acne and acne marks, so by combining the Red & Blue light it helps to penetrate deep into the skin layers leading to increases blood flow. The increase of blood flow bring elevated levels of oxygen and nutrients to face whilst at the same time combating the signs of Ageing, replenishing the dermal and epidermal cells and helps to speed up the skins healing process.

THE BENEFITS

The benefits go well beneath the skin’s surface. In fact,  LED light treatments have been applauded for their mental health benefits, too. Client feedback suggests that a short  period of time spent under in-clinic LED lamps could  dramatically improve mood, lifting spirits and reducing stress levels. 

 

LED light therapy boosts our ATP (Adenosine triphosphate is the source of energy for use and storage at the cellular level) so that it can fuel other cells with energy and boost our serotonin count. Needed. Since the results for your skin and mind are cumulative, you need to have regular treatments to see an effect.

Besides treating specific skin conditions, LED therapy has other, more universal benefits, such as: 

  • Helps circulation and increases nutrient transfer

  • Accelerates skin repair

  • Improves skin elasticity and texture

  • Increases collagen production

  • Helps kill bacteria

  • Helps skin increase moisture levels, making it more radiant

  • Decreases inflammation.

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