LED Treatments can be done at home or in a clinic/salon. The LED gun is not unreasonably priced but needs to be performed routinely.
LED facials involve the use of light to correct acne, among other skin conditions. It uses four clinically proven wavelengths of UV-free LED. It is not fully understood why and how LED affects the skin in a positive way. It does boost collagen by stimulating it. It may be down to a chemical process involving water and antioxidants. It may boost ATP. ATP encourages cell regeneration. LED stands for Light Emitting Diode. It is sometimes call photo rejuvenation.
WHAT TO EXPECT WITH LED TREATMENTS
You will lie on a plinth and a large three-dimensional piece of equipment will be placed over your face. It emits light to affect the skin. Red will reduce inflammation. Blue is used to fight acne-causing bacteria and infrared to regenerate the skin. It is excellent for inflammatory conditions such a psoriasis, acne and tired skin.
The skin is cooled using a cooling face mask which is gently removed by the practitioner.
BENEFITS OF LED TREATMENTS
It is excellent for inflamed, bacteria-ridden, and tired skin.
It is expensive and more suited to young skin needing clearing. Some people may feel claustrophobic under the lights.