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How You Can Use Blue and Red LED Light Therapy to Improve Your Skin Today

Most of you have been through the terrible and awkward phase of acne. While many self-created-doctors have ample home remedies and tips for acne prevention, some dermatologists (aka superheroes) have come up with scientific ways to help fight the darkness that is acne. So, read on and find how science can assist you in combating against not only acne but wrinkles, scars and other skin issues you might be facing.

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Light emitting diodes, more commonly known as LEDs, have become the new rage in skin care regimes all around the world. While beauty salons and spas offer expensive LED light treatments, there are now hand-held devices available that enable you to do the treatment in the comfort of your own home.

These devices can help acne prevention and also soothe inflammation.

Types of light therapies

There are basically two kinds of light therapies: Blue light therapy and Red light therapy. Both have certain traits and are useful. Sometimes both are combined to get better results.

Blue LED Light therapy

A pain-free procedure that is used to treat certain conditions on or even just under the skin. Blue LED Light Therapy is a good treatment because it utilizes a combination of photosynthesizing drugs and a high-intensity light source to activate them. The light used is a natural violet one.

Purpose and uses of blue light therapy

Sun damage and skin cancer prevention

Blue light treatment is most ordinarily used to treat sun harm and premalignant or threatening skin cancer growths. Photodynamic treatment can be utilized to treat skin cancer and stop it from spreading. It may also be used to trigger a defense in the immune system or destroy the blood vessels nourishing the cancer cells.

Acne and skincare

Blue light therapy can also be used for the treatment of other skin disorders. It can even be used to enhance skin texture and reduce sebaceous hyperplasia or enlarged oil glands. It can help with removing sun spots, acne, and even scars.


Along with treating skin conditions and cancer, blue light therapy can also be used as a treatment for depression and seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Red LED Light Therapy

A therapeutic technique that uses red low-level wavelengths of light to treat wrinkles, scars and persistent wounds among other conditions is called red led light therapy (RLT). When RLT is used as photodynamic therapy where the light serves only as an activating agent for the medication.

Uses of Red LED light therapy

There are many different types of red light therapies. It is said to help reduce skin issues, like stretch marks and wrinkles. While medically it is known to treat serious conditions such as psoriasis, slow-healing wounds, and even the adverse effects of chemotherapy.

There is also some indication that red light therapy may also have the following benefits:

  • Promotes tissue repair and helps wounds to heal
  • Enhances hair growth in people who have androgenic alopecia
  • Short-term treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Encourages healing of slow-healing wounds
  • Reduces psoriasis lesions
  • Helps repair sun damage
  • Improves skin complexion and diminishes wrinkles by assisting in building collagen
  • Helps in reducing scars of many types

The BHP Beauty Blackhead Remover Vacuum has both Red and Blue LED Light Therapy settings, order yours today!