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How Red Light Therapy Can Improve Your Skin (It Treats Acne, Wrinkles, Pigmentation and More!)

Light therapy expert Joe Hollins-Gibson, a.k.a. Red Light Man, on the benefits of red light and why it belongs in your beauty routine.

If you invest in just one beauty tool to improve your skin at home, make it a red light.

As in a red LED light (light-emitting diode)—a safe, painless, non-invasive type of light that anyone can use, with zero downtime.

You've probably seen it in mask form on social media, via celebrities like January Jones, Katy Perry and Kate Hudson. (They've all worn the trendy $2,000+ Déesse Pro LED Mask.)

January Jones wearing the Déesse Pro LED Mask.

Or maybe you've heard me mention red light here on this website. Over the years, I've often recommended the hand-held gadgets from Baby Quasar and LightStim, which were my first foray into light therapy back in the day.

Even still, I didn't really get serious about red light—or understand just how beneficial it can be—until I discovered Red Light Man!

Red Light Man specializes in powerful, next-generation light therapy devices.

Launched in 2014 by UK-based light therapy specialist Joe Hollins-Gibson, Red Light Man specializes in high-powered light devices for home and professional use. 

I'm talking about lights that use the EXACT wavelengths and power densities that have been proven in clinical trials to deliver measurable results, with the shortest treatment times. 

There's nothing else like them on the market—not even the Déesse, despite its crazy price!—which is why I consider my Red Light Man Red Light Device to be one of my all-time greatest beauty investments.

But don't just take my word for it. Since Joe is the expert on all things light-related, I asked him to share with us the most important information about red light therapy, and how to get started.

In Part 1 of this interview, below, you will find out:

  • What red light therapy is
  • How red light is different from sunlight and indoor light
  • Which skin, hair and health conditions red light can prevent and treat
  • How to get 10 percent off at Red Light Man!

Then head over to Part 2, which covers what to look for in a red light device, and how to use it.

About Red Light Man

How did you become an expert in light therapy, and what led you to start Red Light Man?