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Deciding on a blue light product

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I know you need 10-30 mW/cm^2 of power. High-powered LED's are needed.

"Medical grade" UV LED's can cost £100+ each from UK sources if money is no object.

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This sounds like a great idea.

My BLUE BULB has arrived and I am very happy with it, has a purple tint to it. I can certainly see a difference in skin tone - after using every scrub and cream for God knows how many years light therapy really does give instant results. I also find shaving with a razor isn't so awful either - usually I would be covered with scrapes and get lumpy spots from ingrown hairs, the light really does heal things faster. Waiting for the RED bulb to arrive.

The bulb is small but well made and for £20 and free postage is good value for money by comparison to every other device I have seen.

Blue Light Bulb

My question is on how to use this bulb. For how long do I need to expose myself to the light and how often? Also, how do you get the light bulb that close to your skin? Do you use one of those desk lamps that is sold at Walmart for $10? My bathroom is pretty small. Can I replace the regular bulb that I use there with this blue light bulb? Please give a little more information. Thank you. smile.png

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I just ordered a Tanda Clear+ so Ill let you know how it goes! :)

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Keep us updated. I haven't bought one, but I get blue and red light treatments at my esthetician's and I like them so far. They use the medical grade type... I felt a bit nervous about using it at home so for now I'm doing it at a spa which costs $1 per minute. Blue light works best when you use a red light afterwards because the blue light can bring breakouts to the surface, so the red light helps with inflammation, scarring, and collagen production.


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I recently purchased the Silk'n Blue and I have been really happy with it. I had the worst skin and tried every product under the sun. I have been on Accutane twice, prescription creams, over the counter soaps, everything.

The Accutane got rid of the cysts but I did not want to be on it longer than I had to, since I know how bad the side effects are. I still broke out monthly around my period and still had a few pimples on my forehead and cheeks that I had to cover up with makeup.

My Dermatologist recommended Blue Light therapy but going to the office to get it done started to get really expensive. I saw that there were a bunch of new devices that started selling at home version. I did my research between all the products and I was the happiest with the Silk'n Blue. I used it daily at first, they say to hold it to the problem area for about 3-5 min per "zone", after a few weeks all those pimples that needed to be covered up disappeared. I still get the occasional pimple around my period, but I started using the Blue as a spot treatment. Now the zit will last two days vs a whole month.

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