No matter what you do, sometimes it seems like your skin is constantly taking damage - wrinkles, scars and discolored spots seem to show up despite your best efforts. You may have tried every face wash, routine and home remedy in the book, only to find that your skin still needs a little extra help. Fortunately, that's where infrared light therapy comes in!
What is a Red Light Facial Treatment?
A red light facial treatment uses very low levels of infrared light to encourage healing in the skin. Lamps and/or lasers provide direct light exposure at an extremely safe temperature, so the procedure is painless and will not burn your skin. Light therapy is considered to be generally safe and is used to treat not only skin problems, but issues with muscular and brain health as well. In fact, this type of skin therapy works as a great alternative to more harmful treatments, such as Botox.
How Do They Help Your Skin?
When your skin is exposed to the wavelengths used in LED light therapy, your mitochondria (the 'powerhouses' of your cells) absorb the light and use it to produce more energy. This encourages your cells to repair themselves, which promotes natural healing in your skin and muscle tissue.
Contrary to popular belief, light therapy is completely different from using a tanning booth; no harmful UV rays are used in any part of the process. In fact, damage from UV exposure is one of several issues infrared therapy can help treat, along with:
- Wrinkles, crow's feet and laugh lines
- Acne scars
- Wounds and damage scars
- Elastin deficiency
Best of all, some types of red light facial treatment will infuse your skin with nourishing vitamins before using any light, to promote long term skin health. Overall, the procedure is simple and highly revitalizing.
Where Can You Get One?
When it first became available, light therapy was mostly performed in doctor's offices; thanks to almost 20 years of research and application, it is now commonly available in spas and salons as well. Sessions may range from 30 minutes to about 2 hours depending on the type of treatment you receive. In fact, Brigitte BEAUTÉ offers Clinical Facials specifically designed for skin rejuvenation, vitamin and peptide infusion, acne treatment and much more, so you're sure to find a procedure that's right for you.
Your skin's health is important, and light therapy is one of most revolutionary ways to take care of it. Whether you're looking for a quick touch-up or need deep cleansing treatment, Brigitte Beauty has something to meet all of your skin's needs.