Beauty Applications of Low-Level Lasers: From Acne to Hair Removal
The following information is a summary and review based on Dr. Candy’s professional experience and recommendations. Any summary or statement has not been provided nor influenced by the manufacturer.
The use of low-level lasers for beauty and cosmetic purposes grows every day. The following list is just a small collection of the beauty applications of low-level lasers. Most of these are broad categories and specific uses within the category are numerous:
Beauty and Cosmetic Applications of Low-Level Lasers
|Age Spots||Scar Reduction|
|Cellulite Reduction||Varicose Veins|
|Weight-Loss||Post-Op Plastic Surgery|
|Skin Firming||Sagging Jawline|
|Spider Veins||Facial Treatments|
|Scalp Regeneration||Stretch Mark Removal|
|Photo Facial||Body Sculpting|
The science of skin health and the anti-aging market are evolving every day. Cold laser technology can make us look better and look younger. Below are just a few of the ways that laser therapy can help our skin.
Ways That Light and Laser Therapy Help Your Skin
|Kills infection||Low-level lasers help wipe out bacteria that cause pimples/acne|
|Increase collagen production||Increases skin flexibility, elasticity, and tightness. Keeps skin perky and smooth.|
|Brings in fresh blood flow||Improves skin complexion. Gives a warm, glowing appearance.|
|Speeds up healing||Keeps tissue layers organized and strong. Repairs small injuries and wounds.|
|Protects existing collagen||Prevents sagging skin|
|Prevents scars||The faster that healing occurs – the less chance scar tissue can form.|
|Nourishes skin cells with oxygen and energy||Projects a healthy and youthful appearance.|
|Endorphins for pain relief||Reduced pain and irritation results in less itching and less picking.|
Since the lasers used by the beauty industry change so quickly, I recommend talking to your dermatologist or esthetician for specific directions/protocols. I’m not going to go through all the details of each therapeutic laser device, because the laser specs change rapidly. I want to make sure that the information that you receive is up to date and safe.
Below I have given you the best lasers of 2021 for broad beauty categories. I recommend checking the products details before purchasing or using.
|Best Laser for Hair Removal|
|Best Laser for Scar Reduction|
|Best Laser for Skin Tightening|
|Best Laser for Treating Acne||LightStim for Acne|
|Best Laser for Hair Growth|
|Best Laser to Reduce Face Wrinkles|
|Best Laser for Age Spots and Sun Damage|
Dr. Candy Akers
About the Author
Holistic Veterinarian, Veterinary Clinic Owner, Veterinary Medical Supervisory Board Leader, Certified Raw Dog Food Nutrition Specialist, and Author Dr. Candy completed her undergraduate studies at The University of Delaware and graduated veterinary school in 2009 from Oklahoma State University. In high school, she was drawn to wildlife rehabilitation. Wildlife rehab gave her unparalleled experience in animal healing in a field that has limited resources and a wide variety of conditions to treat. Before vet school, Dr. Akers spent two years working full time providing oil spill response for wildlife all over the country. Since graduating with her Degree of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in 2009, Dr. Candy has specialized in companion animal nutrition. Extensive education in nutrition has made her a firm believer in species specific-biologically appropriate diets. One of her passions is educating pet parents about the natural alternatives that actually work. She brings the best of holistic health and conventional medicine together in a unique approach to pet health. This approach is often applied to chronic diseases, allergies, and autoimmune conditions. She started her own veterinary practice 9 years ago in Colorado. Overall, she has dedicated her entire life to improving the health and happiness of animals everywhere.