LED therapy connects to “wellbeing” as much as it does to anti-ageing.
The U.S. Navy SEALs began using it in the 1990s to help heal wounds quickly and to help regenerate damaged muscle tissues. Over the last few years, pro-athletes and world class trainers have incorporated red light therapy into their daily workout and recovery routines.
The beauty and skin health industry has an established history of this very popular light therapy. LED treatment is mainly noted for boosting collagen and elastin all of which can smooth out your skin, reduce inflammation and the appearance of sun damage.
Due to the fact that LED doesn’t contain ultraviolet rays, this is considered safe and non-invasive with no downtime.
Moisturisers add water back into the skin helping to keep it hydrated. When the skin becomes dry, surface cells are shed too fast and come off in clumps of white flakes.
Repeated use of moisturiser increases the skin’s water content and helps to normalise cell turnover.
There are three key kinds of moisturisers: ...
It's important to differentiate between sensitive skin and sensitised skin.
Sensitive skin is a genetic predisposition. The skin burns easily in sunlight and can react to triggers, such as food. This is because the complexion tends to have a lower amount of pigment and a thinner top skin layer.
uNSURE OR nERVOUS? tHIS FOUR PART SERIES WILL CLEAR YOUR FEARS
Micro –derm – abrasion = increased cell turnover from a superior exfoliation
This blog is about helping you to understand what depth of your skin microdermabrasion acts upon which in turn confirms the safety aspect of the procedure. The basic diagram below shows the five levels of the epidermis with the last layer (Corneum Germativium) that attaches to the dermis. Micro – dermabrasion only deals with the first layer, the Stratum Corneum of the epidermis.