LED Therapy

  • LED stands for light emitting diode

  • Through numerous studies & years of use of red light therapy & infrared light therapy it was found that the tissues were not only healing, but superficial cosmetic conditions were improved as well

  • Light wave therapy is the process of supplementing your body with light, so that the body can repair itself

  • NASA uses LED to help astronauts retain muscles

Benefits of light therapy in skincare:

  • Skin rejuvenation

  • Increases circulation

  • Increases moisture retention

  • Kills bacteria that causes acne

  • Increases lymphatic system activity

  • Comforts sore muscles, aches & pains

  • Accelerates & stimulates wound healing

  • Repairs damaged skin while protecting healthy skin

  • Stimulates fibroblastic activity aiding in collagen production

  • Increases oxygenation & restoration of skin's natural cellular activity, which keeps the skin renewed & fresh

  • Increases RNA & DNA synthesis, helping damaged cells replace more rapidly

Blue Light 

  • Stimulates the immune system

  • Destroys acne causing bacteria

  • Alleviates SADs [Seasonal Effect Disorder]

  • Anti-inflammatory & muscle relaxing effects

  • Reduces blood pressure, breathing & heart rate

  • Superficial penetration, absorbed by the epidermis

  • Calming, stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system

Red Light

  • Superficial circulation

  • Anti-inflammatory emission 

  • Increasing cellular turnover

  • Boosts fibroblastic activity increasing collagen production up to 5x

  • Penetrates human tissue superficially with approx 80% energy being absorbed in the first 2 cm, reaching the muscles

Green Light

  • Calms the nervous system 

  • Fights irritability & insomnia 

  • Helps menopause 

  • Penetrates the skin in 525 nm reducing hyperpigmentation  

  • Regulates the pituitary gland & fights depression, bulimia & other conditions addressing the gastric system

Contraindications:

  • Epilepsy
  • Pregnancy
  • Thyroid conditions
  • Open wounds
  • Clients with porphyria [lack of enzyme in the blood]

  • Clients on certain drugs like methotrexate or chloroquine

  • Photosensitive skin conditions, or is taking a photo-sensitizing herb [such as St.John's wort] or medication

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