LED Lights

Light emitting diode (LED) light therapy is growing in popularity. Using varying LED wavelengths, this skincare technique purportedly helps:

  • treat acne
  • reduce inflammation
  • promote anti-aging effects

There are 4 different LED Lights that are commonly used: Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green. But what does each color treat?

Red light

Red LED light is used for treating and healing the epidermis, which is the outer layer of skin. When the light is applied to your skin, the epidermis absorbs it and then stimulates collagen which can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Red LED light is known to reduce inflammation while improving circulation, which can give you a healthier glow.

Blue light

Blue LED light therapy, on the other hand, targets the oil glands, making them less active. In turn, you may see fewer acne breakouts. Blue light can also kill acne-causing bacteria beneath the skin, which can help treat severe acne pimples, including cysts and nodules.

Yellow light

Yellow LED light therapy can be effective for healing a variety of skin issues involving redness. It is also known to have soothing effects which help reduce the appearance of dark spots, swelling, and inflammation.

Green light

Green LED light is absorbed into the skin where it has a calming effect. It helps to lighten hyper-pigmentation spots revealing a brighter complexion. Green LED Therapy is used to treat dilated capillaries, sagging skin around the eyes, under eye circles, hyperpigmentation and sun spots.

Did you know that NASA discovered red LED lights and their function?

NASA was using them in space to grow plants. Working under these conditions was rough on their hands. If they had any imperfections on their hands, they were actually healing as they typically would back here on earth. These powerful LED lights contributed to their healing. From then on we have found how beneficial red LED Lights can be to your skin!

They turn light energy into cell energy. They feed the mitochondria in your cells and help give those skin cells the energy to behave younger and to make any corrections where they may be slacking. So LED lights are great for healing the skin. They’re great for giving your skin energy, giving your skin a gorgeous glow and they’re also good for seasonal depressions. Boost your mood this winter with LED lights! Even in the summertime, they are a great add on to your treatment. They can help with your sunburn! It is best to have your LED treatments done with your skin care professional which will save you money for the cheap over the counter imitations.