Category Archives: LED

There is a new handheld LED device in town, and it actually WORKS!

I think most of you know by now that it takes some real proof (and a ton of research on my part) for me to get excited about a device, especially an LED device that isn’t Celluma! I’m so sick …
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What do Math & Physics have to do with LED lights? A heck of a lot!

OK – this post is going to be deep because we’re digging into a bit of physics (and therefore math, BUT DON’T PANIC!) You need to understand a few key concepts in order to understand why LED light panels that don’t snug right …
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Celluma – when to pulse, and when not to pulse

Celluma is a powerful stand alone LED panel that is extremely useful in the esthetic treatment room. In order for LED to have any effect on a living biological system, LED-emitted photons must be absorbed by a chromophore or photoacceptor. Light, at …
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Celluma & Claustrophobia – some tips to relax your clients

I am often asked if my client’s feel claustrophobic when they are under the Celluma panel. I’m not sure if I’m just really lucky in my practice, or if I’m just really good at preparing my clients for what to …
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How to clean your Celluma panel?

Quick tip – cleaning your Celluma panel shouldn’t stress you out! There are just a few rules to live by! Don’t use anything on your panel that contains alcohol. Read your labels! Your state board will likely require an EPA …
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Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT): Fabulous ways to use your LED panel in the treatment room

LED or Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) is clinically proven to be safe, and has achieved ‘no significant risk status’ for human trials by the FDA. As such, your Celluma panel is a very powerful addition to your Esthetics tool box. …
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Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT): contraindications with your Celluma panel

LED or Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) is clinically proven to be save, and has achieved “no signification risk status” for human trials by the FDA. Contraindications for using LLLT are few, and most clients can safely enjoy the benefits. …
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Esthy-Locks and the 3 Celluma panels – which panel is right for you?

Celluma LITE, Celluma PRO and Celluma ELITE – with three options it’s sometimes hard to figure out which panel is right for you! Here is a little story to help you make your decision…. Esthy-Locks was a smart esthetician – …
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Celluma – Why is the treatment so long?

There are many LED devices on the market, and many of them have a shorter treatment time than the Celluma does. Why is this? The best way for me to explain this is imagine that you’re filling a glass of …
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Celluma – what, when & how long?

I love my Celluma panel! I can use it in my treatment room so many different ways! Celluma comes with eight FDA clearances for treating inflammatory acne vulgaris, wrinkles, arthritis, muscle spasm, muscle and joint pain, muscle tissue tension, joint …
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Blue, Red & Near Infrared LEDs – What do they do?

Your Celluma panel has three different types of LEDs; Blue, Red and Near Infrared.  BLUE LED The Celluma panel has approximately 115 Blue light emitting diodes that emit energy in the blue portion (465 nanometers) of the visible light spectrum. …
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Positioning your Celluma LED panel

This is another one of those questions that I get asked a lot. How to position the Celluma panel for maximum effectiveness, how close to the skin does it need to be, how long does it need to be used …
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LED Treatments – a general guide to pricing

Many people seem confused on how to incorporate LED into their treatment room, and how to charge for their new piece of equipment. Keep in mind – there are MANY different areas of the world, and some people can charge …
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What in the heck are LEDs anyway? Part 4 Putting it all together

Ok – Deep breath…. That last post was getting long! 🙂 On to the good…. Let’s start toward the lower end of the visible spectrum that effects a positive change in our skin. BLUE LED Blue LED penetrates through the epidermis …
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What in the heck are LEDs anyway? – Part 3 The good, the bad & the beautiful

So, what have we learned about light therapy so far…. In part 1 of this blog series we reviewed the different electromagnetic rays that the sun produces. In part 2 we gained a deeper understanding of which of those rays are …
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What in the heck are LEDs anyway? – Part 2 A bit more about light….

Ok – So, we now understand the many different electromagnetic rays that are emitted by the sun, and grasp that as skin therapists the rays that we need to be most concerned with are ultraviolet (UV), visible and infrared (IR) rays. …
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What in the heck are LEDs anyway? – Part 1 Understanding diodes and light energy

You may already know what LED stands for (Light Emitting Diode, in case you don’t), but do you REALLY know what an LED is, and how an LED array can assist you in your treatment room? Let’s break it down…. First …
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How to select an effective LED panel

An understanding of what goes into making a device efficacious is crucial to understanding what makes the Celluma so powerful. Depending on the program, Celluma emits nearly 9,000 Joules (One joule is the energy required to produce one watt of …
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