LED Light Therapy to Heal and Transform Your Skin

May 20 2023
Led Light Therapy To Heal And Transform Your Skin

LED light therapy is having its moment in the spotlight, gaining attention both from skincare and beauty gurus on social media, as well as doctors, dermatologists and estheticians. LED light therapy facials have been shown to help improve skin tone and texture and reduce the effect of many skin conditions and issues while boosting skin’s overall health. Here we break down the ins and outs of LED light therapy: what it is, what it does, and all of the wonderful benefits. 

What is LED Light Therapy?

LED light therapy is not a brand new science, but more is being learned about the powerful effects it has on the human body, particularly when it comes to using LED lights to treat skin issues and heal wounds. LED light therapy is a facial treatment that takes advantage of the benefits that different types of LED light have on our skin. Our skin naturally produces a protein called collagen, which gives it elasticity, bounce, and youthfulness. As we age, our skin produces less collagen. LED therapy stimulates skin cells to produce more collagen, meaning that it can actually reverse some signs of aging. In medical settings, LED light therapy is even being used to treat wounds and other skin issues! 

Blue Light Therapy

Blue Light LED therapy is the shortest of all LED wavelengths, which means that it penetrates into the skin less than other colors of LED. Blue light therapy is great for acne because it kills acne-causing bacteria that reside on the surface of the skin. It is a safe, non-invasive, and effective way to treat blackheads and whiteheads. Blue light therapy also reduces activity in the oil-producing sebaceous glands of the face. Blue light therapy is safe and gentle, which means that you can continue to use your normal anti-acne products while undergoing intermittent blue light therapy. 

Red Light Therapy

Red light therapy travels deeper into the skin and works below the surface to heal skin from below. Red light therapy boosts collagen production, to restore your skin's health and plumpness. Red light therapy is great for a multitude of skin concerns, including chronic skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea. Red light therapy has been effective in treating moderate wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging. 

Because red light therapy penetrates deeper than blue light therapy, it is extra effective at treating more stubborn acne, like cystic acne. Red light therapy reduces inflammation in the skin and has even been used to treat minor wounds and scars. Red light therapy can be used to treat uneven skin tone, redness, and mild to moderate sun damage. 

LED light therapy does not damage skin the way UV light does. It is much gentler on the skin and is a relatively risk-free treatment. LED light poses none of the risks posed by overexposure to UV light. LED therapy cannot really be overdone, but results also cannot be fast-tracked by frequent use. Visible results usually appear in about 4-6 weeks for most people. LED light therapy can be combined with other skincare products, such as creams, ointments, and serums, to boost the effects of the therapy and give you optimal results! 

If you're looking for maximum skin rejuvenation and want to try LED light therapy for yourself or to browse any of our other high-end facial treatments, come to Parisian Salon & Day Spa. You can find us at 9 Berlin Road in Cromwell, CT. Book online, or call 860-632-2144. You can also schedule appointments, purchase gift cards, and more on our mobile app, available on iTunes or Google Play.