LED stands for light-emitting-diodes and works by sending energy-producing packets of light into the deeper layers of the skin. LED is safe and effective. It also has the benefit of being painless and relaxing, with no down time. LED can be done on any skin type, regardless of ethnicity. It’s comfortable for the client because it uses light to activate the skin’s own healing processes. It’s a totally non-invasive method for skin rejuvenation. L.E.D. is helpful for lightening skin, shrinking pores, promoting the growth of collagen, restoring skin elasticity, anti-aging, tightening skin, improving dark circles, under-eye puffiness, fine lines, reducing dark spots, promoting wound healing, improving acne and oily skin, reducing acne bacteria, clearing existing acne, accelerating the absorption of skin care products and improving sleep quality.
Red Light: Is Hollywood’s best kept secret and used by celebrities. It stimulates collagen and gives you your glow back! It’s the most penetrating and the best choice for anti aging. It’s used for skin cell regeneration, increasing the oxygen content and circulation of blood, can be used for wound treatments , and can be used to treat allergic dermatitis. In addition it can help increase efficacy of serums. Red light promotes collagen proliferation, improves wrinkles, and is an effective treatment for aging skin. In addition, it can even promote pain relief. You may experience warmth with this treatment and skin may be red temporarily.
Blue Light: Is best for killing bacteria and is the best choice for acneic skin. It helps to clear existing acne as well as reduce oil gland production. It is also used for wound healing and reduces inflammation.
Green Light: Green light is absorbed into the skin and has a calming effect. It helps to lighten hyper-pigmentation spots revealing a brighter complexion. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that soothe the surface of the skin. Green LED Therapy is used to treat dilated capillaries, sagging skin around the eyes, under eye circles, hyper-pigmentation and sun spots. Green light targets melanocytes, melanin-producing cells located in the bottom layer of the skin’s epidermis. It inhibits the production of excess melanin, prevents it from traveling to the skin’s surface, and breaks up melanin clusters to diminish existing discoloration. It is also can help with broken blood vessels. Great for sensitive skin.
Yellow Light: Yellow light reduces the appearance of redness, swelling, and inflammation. This color of light is beneficial for Rosacea and treating burns such as sunburns. Also stimulates the production of red blood cells in the skin, improving lymphatic function, and stimulating circulation. It can even help with cold sores.
Frequency: The number of treatments needed will vary by skin type and condition. Some see visible results almost immediately. However, noticeable changes are usually achieved in 8-10 treatments.
These treatments are often performed within a facial or as an addition to your favorite facial, or they can be done as a stand alone treatment to focus on specific skin care needs. They should be performed on cleansed skin free of any sunscreens and a serum is recommended as the L.E.D. light provides excellent absorption benefits.