LED Light Therapy

LED Light Therapy

I have been a huge fan of LED light therapy for a few years now for it’s ability to stimulate collagen and elastin production, reduce inflammation and accelerate the healing process. It very much supports my non-ablative and non-invasive ethos to treating the skin; by working with the skin to encourage it’s own natural healing process. Unlike laser or IPL, LED therapy is non-invasive and non-thermal, requiring no recovery time after treatments.

Until it’s discovery by NASA, the only real way of stimulating collagen production was either through the use of ingredients such as retinoids or through controlled wounding, thus stimulating the body’s own wound healing response. LED light therapy is a safe, painless and effective way of stimulating collagen and elastin production, without any side effects.

For those not familiar with this technology, light therapy uses a number of LED bulbs (light emitting diode) to deliver optimised light at a specific wavelength to stimulate a change within the skin. LED is an effective treatment for all skin types, including hypersensitive and rosacea skins.

What is LED light therapy used for?

Red Light LED therapy is used for skin rejuvenation, to reduce inflammation, and to improve healing, for example, post-MicroNeedling.

Blue light LED therapy is used to improve acne and prevent breakouts by killing the acne-causing bacteria. Also, blue light penetrates deep to treat cystic acne