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Why LED Light Therapy?

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Why LED Light Therapy?

    Throughout my teenage years, I suffered from terrible cystic acne. It spread across my cheeks, foreheads and onto my chest. I spent thousands of dollars on Roaccutane, antibiotics, chemical peels, Chinese herbal medicine programs, liver cleanses, supplements... to no lasting effect. It wasn't until I was introduced to LED light therapy that I began to see a real difference in my skin. In my experience, LED really calmed down the redness and inflammation in my skin. I first started with the red light and then eventually alternated between both red and blue. I also liked the fact I...

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Having Your Own Personal LED Will Save You Money

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Having Your Own Personal LED Will Save You Money

  Consistent LED light therapy can totally transform your skin. But, it comes at a cost. If you were to visit a salon for treatment every two weeks the cost really adds up. At $99/session each fortnight, over the course of a year, those treatments add up to a whopping $2570! We know LED light therapy is skin-changing, but this is a huge cost. I used to see a facialist fortnightly for a regular peel and LED light therapy treatment and it cost me a small fortune. No wonder I had no savings! Here’s a breakdown ofthe cost of clinical LED light...

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Turn Back The Clock The Natural Way

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Turn Back The Clock The Natural Way

    After the age of 30, our body begins to create less collagen (a protein that maintains your skins firmness and suppleness) with levels dropping by 1-2% each year. As collagen weakens, your skin loses the ability to retain elasticity and wrinkles begin to form. To reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, treatments such as Botox or dermal fillers are looked to in an attempt to stop the ageing process and to add back the fullness to areas that have thinned due to the breakdown of collagen. Botox works to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by temporarily...

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Grow Plants In Space, Rejuvenate Your Skin On Earth?

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Grow Plants In Space, Rejuvenate Your Skin On Earth?

Crazy title I know, but bear with me for a moment... Interestingly, the power of LED light energy was first discovered by NASA during the space race in the 1960s. Astronauts needed a way to grow plants without sunlight. Armed only with a little soil, water and LED lights, they grew plants in space. No sunlight or gravity required! This lead NASA to explore how they could put the incredible power of LED lights to use back home. We all know how important sunlight is for our skin, but the downside – UV rays, make sun exposure a tricky balance....

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Why You Need A Physical Exfoliator

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Why You Need A Physical Exfoliator

Your skin naturally renews itself every 28 days. However, as we age the renewal process can take longer, which explains why as we get older we sometimes have a dull looking complexion. This is because we have accumulated dead skin cells and they haven't yet been shed. Nice, right?! Physical exfoliation is the process of using a grainy product or tool and using friction to buff away any dead skin cells. This process leaves our skin looking radiant and fresh. Exfoliating your skin is basically giving it a good polish. You want to remove the dead skin cells to increase...

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