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How does an LED face mask work? How to clean LED face mask?

Explore the effectiveness of LED face masks for treating skin conditions and learn proper cleaning techniques for maintaining hygiene and maximizing results.

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Carmen Castilla, MD

June 25, 2024 Last updated: i

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LED face masks utilize specific wavelengths of light to penetrate the skin and stimulate cellular activity. Red light is used primarily for its anti-aging benefits, as it promotes collagen production. Blue light targets acne-causing bacteria, making it effective for acne treatment, while near-infrared light reduces inflammation and promotes healing.

 

Cleaning your LED face mask is essential for preventing skin irritation. I recommend wiping the mask with a soft cloth dampened with soapy water after each use, avoiding excessive moisture near the electronic parts. Following up with a disinfectant wipe ensures residual bacteria are eradicated. Always let the mask dry completely before storage.

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