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In a good light: LED beauty gadgets for optimum skin health

Those were the days, and we’re talking about a long time ago, where a skincare regimen easily consists of a cleanser, toner and moisturiser. Now skincare regimens have grown immensely, from a 3-step rule to a 10-step one with the addition of scrubs, serums, lotions, and even facial masks. When we thought the list could not grow any further (there are even pre-lotions now), here comes the future of skincare — LED light therapy in beauty gadgets.

LED; Light Emitting Diode emits therapeutic wavelengths of light energy that are proven effective on promoting skin health. How does it work? — specific wavelengths get infused into the skin cells which will then convert itself to energy — subsequently acting as ‘energy’ for the cells to react and do its job.

Too complicated? Basically, all you need to do is to learn your colours to be an LED light therapy-expert. Each colour targets specific skin concerns — blue light reduces acne, yellow light reduces fine lines and wrinkles, red light is for inflammation and green light is for pigmentation.

The best part about all of these fancy beauty gadgets is that you can do it in the comfort of your home. These LED beauty gadgets only require 10 to 15 mins of your time. Your skin will thank you after the treatment.

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Foreo's UFO

When used together with their UFO Activated Masks, this device helps to further penetrate the mask’s essence into deep layers of the skin for better and long-lasting results. At the same time, it helps to improve skin’s health with its heating and cooling treatment — and of course, various LED lights.

Foreo UFO, RM1,251

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Talika's Genius Light

Not only does this device uses LED light therapy to treat skin concerns, but also electro-stimulation technology which is often used in medical applications. It sends signals to the muscles through the nerves to react in certain ways. There are seven electrostimulation functions, including firming, lifting, boost radiance, and calming.

Talika Genius Light, RM1,574

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Skin Inc's Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light

Your skin will be glowing in a matter of minutes with this. In just 10 minutes, your skin will be renewed thanks to its full spectrum of LED skincare. It uses NASA technology, chromotherapy and low frequency to produce red, yellow and blue lights to stimulate cells and boots skin’s absorption of ingredients from your skincare product.

Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light, RM1,084

Jolin Lee
Unlike most modern-day millennials, Jolin does not need caffeine or alcohol to power through the day (and night). Her eye for beauty is as sharp as her eyeliner flick, and she can spot your unblended eye makeup from a mile away.
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