LED light therapy is a non-invasive and painless cosmetic treatment that uses specific wavelengths of light to improve the appearance of the skin. It has become a popular part of facial treatments in beauty salons, especially in Central London. In this blog, we’ll tell you what all the buzz is about and introduce to you the different colours of light and their benefits for the skin.


Introduction to LED Light Therapy

LED stands for Light Emitting Diode, a type of semiconductor device that emits light when an electric current is passed through it. LED light therapy uses different colours of light to target specific skin concerns, such as wrinkles, fine lines, acne, sun damage, and hyperpigmentation.

The therapy is performed by placing a device with LED lights over the face, which delivers the light energy into the skin. The skin absorbs the light, which triggers a series of cellular reactions that result in various benefits for the skin.

LED light therapy is safe, painless, and does not cause any harm to the skin. It’s a great option for those who are looking for an alternative to cosmetic surgery or injectables.



Red Light Therapy

The first colour of light used in LED light therapy is red. Red light is known to stimulate collagen production, which is a protein that gives the skin its elasticity and firmness. By increasing collagen production, red light therapy can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and sun damage.

Red light therapy is also used to treat rosacea, a skin condition that causes redness and inflammation on the face. The therapy helps to soothe and calm the skin, reducing the symptoms of rosacea.

Say Goodbye to Fine Lines and Wrinkles with Red LED Light Therapy.



Blue Light Therapy

The next colour of light used in LED light therapy is blue. Blue light therapy is used to treat acne by killing the bacteria that cause breakouts. It works by penetrating the skin and killing the Propionibacterium acnes bacteria, which is responsible for causing inflammation and breakouts.

Blue light therapy is a great option for those who are looking for an alternative to topical creams and antibiotics, which can be harsh and cause side effects.

LED light therapy - blue to treat acne skin

LED light therapy – blue

Get Clear and Radiant Skin with Blue LED Light Therapy for Acne.



Green Light Therapy

Green light therapy is used to improve the overall appearance of the skin. It helps to reduce redness and hyperpigmentation, making it a great option for those who suffer from sun damage or have uneven skin tone.

Green light therapy works by balancing the skin’s natural pigments, which helps to even out the skin tone and reduce the appearance of dark spots.

Even Out Your Skin Tone with Green LED Light Therapy for Hyperpigmentation.



Yellow Light Therapy

Yellow light therapy is used to boost circulation and oxygenation in the skin. It works by increasing blood flow and oxygen levels, which helps to nourish and revitalize the skin.

Yellow light therapy is a great option for those who are looking for a natural way to enhance their skin’s health and appearance.

Revitalize Your Skin with Yellow LED Light Therapy for a Healthy Glow.



LED light therapy is a versatile and effective cosmetic treatment that offers numerous benefits for the skin. Whether you are looking to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, clear up acne, even out your skin tone, or revitalize your skin, LED light therapy has a solution. Here at Figaro London, we use LED light as a potential add-on service that can be added to practically any of our facial treatments, depending on your skin’s needs. Some of our facials such as our Pro Acne Facial automatically include LED light therapy.

We hope this helps you to see the benefits of LED Light Therapy in cosmetic treatments.

Any questions? Do reach out to us or talk to Luwam, our facialist and beautician specialising in skincare treatments.


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