Types of LED Therapy

Types of LED Therapy

LED light therapy is a revolutionary treatment that can be used to address skin concerns of all kinds. While the most common colors of LED light therapy are red and blue, there a quite a few more that also have great benefits. In this guide, we will discuss all the colors, what they do, and what they can be used to treat.





Used for

Blue light

Affects uppermost layer of your skin

  • Soothes inflammation
  • Calms sensitive skin


Red light

Travels further into your skin than blue and yellow

  • Anti-aging
  • Promotes collagen production
  • Combats wrinkles




Green light

Penetrates further past the epidermis and reaches the papillary dermis

  • Calming effect
  • Even complexion
  • Helps to lighten hyperpigmentation spots
  • Brighter complexion
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Soothe the surface of skin

Balancing skin

Yellow light

(Similar to red light)

Penetrates deeper than blue light

  • Reduces melanin production
  • Alleviates redness from inflammation, sunburns, and rosacea
  • Stimulates lymphatic system


White light

Penetrates deep

  • Relaxes skin
  • Accelerates growth of skin cells
  • Accelerates healing of skin cells
  • Enhances nutrient absorption
  • Helps treat wounds, acne, and wrinkles


Cyan light

(Combination of blue and green lights)

Penetrates deep

  • Reduces acne and pigment stains
  • Reduces swollen capillaries
  • Helps with healing sun damage and inflammation
  • Releases stress

Skin irritation

Near-infrared light

Penetrates the deepest into your skin

  • Penetrates deeper into the skin for amplified results

Boosted results

Purple light

(Combines red and blue lights)

Penetrates deep

  • Increases cell regeneration and renewal
  • Eliminates acne-causing bacteria
  • Reduces facial inflammation
  • Reduces appearance of acne-related scars

Cell rejuvenation







Information source: Anikabeauty.com

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