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How Red Light Therapy Enhances Dermaplaning

How Red Light Therapy Enhances Dermaplaning

Flawless skin is a dream cherished by many, and it's a healthy step toward embracing self-love and care. In the pursuit of radiant, healthy skin, you often seek innovative solutions that deliver remarkable results. That's where the revolutionary combo of red light therapy and dermaplaning comes into play.

This dynamic duo holds the key to unlocking your skin's true potential, helping you achieve that coveted flawless complexion you've always desired. By connecting the power of these two cutting-edge techniques, you can unlock the secret to a smoother, more radiant complexion.

Red light therapy – known for its rejuvenating properties – works hand in hand with dermaplaning, a highly effective exfoliation method. In this blog post, we'll explore how red light therapy (RLT) and dermaplaning can create a powerful duo that enhances the benefits of each treatment, taking your skin to new heights of beauty.

Understanding Dermaplaning: How it Improves Skin's Appearance

Dermaplaning is a minimally invasive cosmetic (aesthetic) procedure that involves using a unique instrument to shave away the uppermost layers of the skin. [1] It is performed by a trained professional to manually exfoliate the skin's outermost layer, removing dead skin cells, peach fuzz, and debris.

The primary purpose of dermaplaning is to improve the skin's appearance by reducing the visibility of fine lines, acne scars, and other skin inadequacies. By removing the outermost layer of the skin, dermaplaning reveals newer, undamaged skin, giving the complexion a smoother and more youthful look. [2]

Potential Risks of Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning is generally a safe procedure when performed correctly, but like any cosmetic treatment, there are potential side effects:

  • After dermaplaning, it is common to experience mild redness on the treated area.
  • The use of a blade during dermaplaning carries a slight risk of accidental cuts or nicks on the skin's surface. [3]
  • Dermaplaning may result in temporary skin discoloration.
  • Any time the skin's surface is disrupted, there is a slight risk of infection.
  • Dermaplaning removes the outermost layer of the skin, which can temporarily make the treated area more sensitive to the sun.

How Red Light Therapy Supports Dermaplaning Healing

Here are some ways in which Red Light Therapy can benefit the healing process of dermaplaning:

1.   Increased Cellular Energy Production

Red light therapy stimulates the mitochondria, the energy powerhouses of our cells, promoting the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). This increase in ATP production helps accelerate the skin's natural healing process, repairing damaged tissues caused by dermaplaning.

2.   Improved Circulation

RLT can enhance blood flow and microcirculation in the treated area. By improving circulation, more oxygen and nutrients are delivered to the damaged skin cells, promoting faster healing and reducing the risk of infection. [4]

3.   Reduced Inflammation and Swelling

RLT has anti-inflammatory properties that help minimize post-dermaplaning inflammation and swelling. By modulating the body's inflammatory response, red light therapy can help alleviate discomfort and promote a faster recovery.

4.   Collagen Synthesis and Remodeling

Collagen is crucial in the healing process. Red light therapy stimulates collagen synthesis and remodeling, helping to restore and improve the skin's texture and overall appearance.

5.   Minimized Scarring

Dermaplaning can cause minor trauma to the skin, increasing the risk of scarring. Red light therapy promotes the formation of healthy collagen fibers, reducing the likelihood of scar formation and helping to minimize the appearance of existing scars.

Say Goodbye to Dullness & Hello to a Glowing Complexion with RLT!

Dermaplaning can help you achieve smoother and healthier skin, but after this treatment, the skin's recovery and healing process is essential to achieve optimal results. This is where RLT offers numerous benefits in supporting and enhancing the healing process after dermaplaning. So, it's time to discover the transformative influence of red light therapy and dermaplaning to achieve flawless skin!




  1. Clinic, C. (2022). Dermaplaning: What it is, benefits & side effects. Cleveland Clinic.,smoother%2C%20firmer%20and%20healthier%20skin.
  2. Sreenivas, S. (2021). What is dermaplaning?. WebMD.,a%20tool%20called%20a%20dermatome.
  3. Robinson, M. (2022). Dermaplaning 101: Benefits, side effects, and more - goodrx. Goodrx Health .
  4. Wassef, Dr. (2023, February 24). The benefits of red and blue light therapy: DCSI. MyDCSI.,and%20more%20even%2Dtoned%20skin.
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