In the quest for flawless skin, we often explore a myriad of treatments and products promising to unlock the secret to a radiant complexion. One such groundbreaking innovation that has taken the skincare world by storm is LED therapy.
What is LED Therapy?
LED, or Light Emitting Diode, therapy is a non-invasive treatment that utilizes various wavelengths of light to target and rejuvenate the skin at the cellular level. The treatment is gentle, painless, and requires minimal downtime, making it an attractive option for those seeking effective skincare solutions without the invasiveness of traditional procedures.
From reducing inflammation and stimulating collagen production to combating acne-causing bacteria, LED therapy has proven to be a versatile and effective solution for achieving the coveted “glow.”
BENEFITS OF LED THERAPY
- Reduced Inflammation and Redness: LED therapy is known to soothe irritated skin and alleviate redness, making it suitable for those with sensitive skin or conditions like rosacea.
- Stimulated Collagen and Elastin Production: Increased collagen and elastin production contribute to firmer, more youthful-looking skin.
- Targeted Acne Treatment: Blue light’s antibacterial properties make it effective in treating acne by eliminating the bacteria responsible for breakouts.
- Improved Skin Texture and Tone: LED therapy can help even out skin tone, reduce pigmentation, and enhance overall texture.
- Non-Invasive and Painless: Unlike more invasive procedures, LED therapy requires no downtime and is comfortable for most individuals.
- Versatility: Different wavelengths of light can address various concerns, offering a customisable approach to skincare.
HOW DOES LED THERAPY WORK?
At the core of LED therapy is the concept that light can penetrate the skin and interact with cells to stimulate various beneficial responses. During an LED therapy session, a specialised device emitting the chosen wavelength(s) of light is placed close to the skin. The patient wears protective eyewear, and the light is applied to the treatment area for a specified amount of time. Sessions typically last around 15-30 minutes, and multiple sessions are usually recommended for optimal results.
Each wavelength of light used in LED therapy targets specific skin concerns:
- Red Light (620-750nm): This wavelength is renowned for its ability to penetrate deep into the skin. It promotes collagen and elastin production, which are essential proteins responsible for maintaining skin firmness and elasticity. Additionally, red light is known to reduce inflammation, making it beneficial for conditions like rosacea and post-procedure skin.
- Blue Light (405-420nm): Blue light targets acne-causing bacteria (like demodex mites in rosacea) and helps to reduce oil production in the skin. It’s particularly effective in treating mild to moderate acne by addressing the root causes of breakouts.
- Infrared Light (750-1000nm): Infrared light penetrates even deeper into the skin and is known to promote healing, reduce inflammation, and alleviate pain. It’s often used in combination with other wavelengths for more comprehensive treatments.
Everything Skin LED Therapy Treatments
At Everything Skin, we offer the Healite machine for in-clinic treatments and both the Omni Contour and Omni Clear with wavelengths 830nm, 630nm and 415nm for at-home treatments.
The Healite is a state-of-the-art medical device, engineered for clinical use, that utilises LED technology for therapeutic purposes. It emits specific wavelengths of light, such as red, blue, and near-infrared, to deliver targeted benefits to the skin and underlying tissues. Healite LED therapy is commonly used in medical and aesthetic settings to address a range of concerns, including skin rejuvenation, wound healing, pain relief, and reduction of inflammation. The non-invasive nature of Healite LED therapy makes it a versatile and safe option for various applications. It’s often utilised in combination with other treatments to enhance their effects and accelerate healing.
OMNI CONTOUR AND OMNI CLEAR
The Omni Contour is an advanced LED therapy device made for use in the comfort of your own home. This cutting-edge device employs a combination of specific wavelengths of light to provide contouring and skin-tightening benefits. By stimulating collagen production and enhancing cellular function, the Omni Contour aims to address issues such as sagging skin and loss of elasticity. The treatment helps to redefine facial contours and promote a more youthful appearance, making it an ideal option for individuals seeking non-invasive solutions for skin rejuvenation.
The Omni Clear, on the other hand, is another remarkable LED therapy device designed for home use that focuses on tackling skin concerns related to acne and pigmentation. Through the targeted application of specific wavelengths, the Omni Clear effectively combats acne-causing bacteria and reduces inflammation. Additionally, it addresses hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone, helping clients achieve clearer, smoother skin. With its ability to target multiple skin issues, the Omni Clear serves as a versatile tool in the arsenal of skincare.
In a world where self-care and healthy skin are paramount, LED therapy stands out as a cutting-edge treatment that harnesses the power of light to illuminate our skin’s natural beauty. Whether you’re seeking to combat acne, reduce inflammation, or rejuvenate aging skin, our LED therapy treatments offer a gentle and effective solution that can help you put your best face forward.
If you’re thinking about LED therapy, get in touch with our skin therapists today for a consultation!