LED Light Therapy
An innovative skin treatment for the glowgetters.
Chances are, you’re somewhere with an LED light near you. We’re familiar with LED lamps or light bulbs but there’s a treatment lighting up a path (*wink*) in the skincare world: LED light therapy. We break down the ins and outs of this treatment and the many benefits it brings to your skin.
Fun fact: it originates from NASA technology
Light emitting diode therapy is the use of LED lights as a treatment on the skin. Varying wavelengths of light penetrate the skin to engage the skin’s fibroblasts, which are cells within the dermis layer. NASA had originally developed this LED technology to perform plant growth experiments on space shuttle missions, later using it for chemotherapy recovery and wound treatments. It has now been adapted for treating and boosting the skin.
Red vs blue light
Red and blue LED light are both used in this form of skin treatment, and they each take care of different things. Red light targets the skin fibroblasts that take part in the production of collagen. By activating them with LED light, this aids the rejuvenation of cells. Red is known to plump up the skin, fight against signs of ageing, and boost a glowy complexion.
Blue light is commonly used to treat acne. It works by killing acne-causing bacteria under the skin’s surface, and calms the skin’s oil glands to regulate sebum production. As a result, the pores are less likely to clog up.
A safe and sound treatment
LED lights don’t emit any UV rays or heat. Direct exposure on the skin does not cause any long-term light or heat damage.
Our GLOWDROP incorporates LED technology to keep the complexion smooth and beaming. It incorporates both red and blue light to rejuvenate fine lines, calm inflammation and soothe blemishes.