While they look a little Hannibal Lecter, LED/light therapy face masks offer a tonne of benefits depending on the wavelengths used, including anti-ageing, pore-shrinking, and even acne-busting results.
Despite their vibrant glow, LED masks are totally safe and free from UV rays, typically boasting a blue light setting to bust acne-forming bacteria and decrease oil production, and red light to deeply penetrate the skin in order to reduce inflammation and increase collagen production (and, often, a setting to blend both wavelengths).
If you’re interested in incorporating an LED facial mask into your skincare routine, we’ve picked six products you can shop on Amazon now to add a little light to your beauty regime.
Aphrona Moonlight 3 Colour LED Facial Mask
Level up the permeation of your favourite products with this mask loaded with 150 narrow-spectrum chips that disperse red, blue and green light across the face. The design of the LED mask reduces light waste, and the pearl finish makes it super easy to clean and scratch-resistant. Shop it here.
Bello Skin Co LED Light Therapy Mask
A great entry-level LED mask to add to your routine, the Bello Skin Co LED Light Therapy Mask offers red, blue and yellow light wavelengths to target a variety of skin concerns including wrinkle formation, acne and inflammation and pigmentation. The sturdy design means you don’t have to be too delicate, and the wrap-around style lets the wavelengths hit all the corners and crevasses of your face. Shop it here.
Dr Dennis Gross DRx SpectraLite Dpl FaceWare Pro
Yes, this bad boy is spenny, but it’s known as a big gun for a reason (and its design is, without doubt, the most futuristic of this bunch). Just three minutes of use on the reg can reduce wrinkles and fight acne thanks to the 100 red and 62 blue lights that can work independently or together for a beautiful, youthful complexion. Shop it here.
Project E Beauty Skin Rejuvenation Photon Mask
Boasting seven different wavelengths, this mask can target everything from collagen production to fine lines and redness. The Project E Beauty Skin Rejuvenation Photon Mask has varying strength levels, so beginners can start slow and ease up to completely bright treatments. Shop it here.
FOREO UFO Mini 2 Device
A smart mini device that can deliver results in just 90 seconds, this little object combines full-spectrum LED light, ultra-fast thermo-therapy and T-sonic pulsations with specific mask treatments for big results in targeted areas. When your skincare comes with a matching app, you know it’s high-tech. Shop it here.
Pure Daily Care Luma Mask PRO
This LED facial mask ticks all boxes: seven wavelengths, 200+ diodes, and an ultra-comfortable fit on the face. Even better, it comes with an attachment to extend the benefits of LED facial treatment to the delicate neck/decolletage area. The flexible, lightweight silicone has adjustable straps to conform to the contours of the face, neck and chest, and it comes with inserts to ensure a safe fit around the delicate eye area. Shop it here.
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