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Everything You Need To Know About Light Therapy

Light therapy is an increasingly popular treatment, both in-office and at-home, that can treat a range of skin complaints. With different light frequencies used for everything from acne to hyperpigmentation, it’s not surprising the painless procedure is proving so popular. It is often used as an add-on therapy after undergoing another cosmetic treatment, but there are many at-home solutions as well. We spoke to board certified dermatologist Betul Rakush, of Melbourne’s Ellies Dermatology about the different options and benefits of each.   The good light for our skin Light therapy devices work by taking advantage of the skin's natural ability to metabolize light. We asked Dr. Rakush about how viable light therapy is as a standalone treatment, and she said:...

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The Benefits of Light Therapy

The Benefits Of Light Therapy   Light therapy masks contain a range of different wavelengths in order to treat different types of skin conditions. The primary ones that are usually used are Red, blue and orange as they are scientifically proven to be most effective.   This article explores the differences and similarities between using different light therapy wavelengths to improve your skin.       Red light therapy    Red light therapy is a safe, and effective natural skin treatment, it has been used and recommended by celebrities and skin specialists all around the world. Some common uses are for wrinkles, rejuvenation, acne, and healing injuries & scars.   Red light gives you more energy, improves your blood circulation,...

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What is Light Therapy and does it work?

A cure for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and many skin conditions, light therapy or phototherapy has been proved to have healing effects on the human body in case of certain diseases. The therapeutic effects have been proven through scientific research and controlled experimentation and are currently being applied at hospitals and registered practice centers. What is light therapy? Light therapy is a process of curing a disease or easing its symptoms by exposure to the sun or artificial light. When used to treat seasonal affective disorder, sleep disorders or other kinds of depression, light therapy is used as a compensation for the lack of exposure to sunlight that has a major role to play when it comes to chemical imbalance in...

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Benefits of LED Facial Light

LED Therapy Treatment Are you tired of getting chemical treatments and applying cosmetic products on your face only to make your skin texture even worse? Do you want a proven and efficient way to boost your skin’s health that doesn’t involve the use of irritating chemicals? Well, that’s where LED therapy treatment comes into play! What is LED Therapy? “LED” stands for Light Emitting Diode and is just the name of the device used to provide the light source. LED light mask therapy involves using certain wavelengths of light on your face. These wavelengths do not contain UV rays and are not harmful for your face. Instead, the light stimulates and boosts the production of collagen in your skin as...

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A Guide to Fighting Acne Using Light Therapy

Characterized by pimples, whiteheads and blackheads, papules, pustules, or cysts, acne is a disease that affects the hair follicles and oil glands inside the skin. When follicles, forming the route from glands to the pores (tiny holes on the skin surface), get clogged with sebum and oil, the bacteria too accumulate in the plug and causes inflammation leading to reddish pimples on the skin. Your doctor might suggest a number of ways to clear things up such as creams, gels, chemical peels or antibiotics. If the doctor sees no improvement, they might suggest you get light/photo therapy to treat stubborn acne that refuses to budge. Light therapy also causes the oil glands to shrink resulting in lesser oil secretions that...

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