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Red Light Therapy Increases Collagen Synthesis

Author: Victoria Girard
Published: February 06, 2012 at 2:33 pm
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                     Collagen and elastin are crucial proteins within the skin that form the intricate structure for healthy looking skin.  They give your skin bounce, resilience, structure, and keep your skin looking youthful.  Red light therapy is a fascinating technology that was discovered by NASA to heal, repair, and stimulate collagen and elastin production.Your skin is continually under attack from outside forces such as sun exposure, toxins, chemicals, and free radicals and unfortunately as you age collagen production slows way down.  The combination of these factors causes your collagen to break down and become brittle resulting in lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin.  A strong and healthy production of collagen keeps your skin looking and acting younger, smoother, and healthier. 

 

Red light therapy, in wavelengths between 630-660 nanometers, has the ability to penetrate deep into the layers of your skin.  Once the wavelengths have permeated the skin they energize cells, heal and repair damage, rejuvenate, renew, and boost collagen and elastin production.  A unique cell called the fibroblast is responsible for creating collagen and is vital for a healthy production of this protein.  Red light therapy energizes fibroblasts instigating that crucial process.

Because skin has a high content of blood and water the red light wavelengths are readily absorbed and provide the necessary energy to promote strong and beautifully healthy skin.  As the lights permeate and seep into your skin, blood, and tissue they ignite an energetic process that wakes up your cells and proteins.


Scientific research shows that skin drastically improves with regular LED red light therapy treatments.  Studies have reported that red light therapy speeds up healing time, reduces wrinkles, firms the skin, diminishes age spots, evens out skin tone, and so much more.   It’s a non-invasive, gentle, therapeutic, and pain free way to stimulate collagen and elastin production so that your skin can retain its youthful appearance and bounce. 

 
 

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Victoria Girard is dedicated to helping others obtain beautifully healthy skin by living a healthy lifestyle and using safe and effective skincare products. She offers tips, advice, resources, and product information at RevealGreatSkin.com.

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