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Futuristic red light therapy treatments at Skintopia

Using light alone to alleviate everything from stretch marks to muscle pain may seem like a far-fetched, futuristic fantasy, but the science behind the Red Light Therapy treatments at Skintopia is real—in fact, it was developed by NASA many decades ago.

“The astronauts were using red lights to help grow the plants in space,” explains Roy Thomas Conder, Managing Director of Skintopia. “Then they noticed that working around them so much they were getting a reaction as well. That’s when NASA started researching red light therapy.”

Red light exists at the far end of the visible light spectrum, closer to infrared light and far removed from UV light. As a beauty treatment it’s great for hair, and it has a rejuvenating and firming effect on skin; reducing wrinkles, blemishes, large pores, and other signs of ageing. The light penetrates about 15 ml. into the skin—creams only go down 2 or 3 ml. by…

Original published: 2018-06-29 12:00:33 Read the full Bangkok News here


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