Sleep, Melatonin, and Circadian Rhythm:
Clinical research is showing that red light therapy can improve sleep quality and duration, and help people produce more of their own melatonin.
Light plays a major role in your sleep cycle. The body’s circadian clock interprets light as a sign of when to sleep and when to be awake. Artificial blue light from phones, computers, and other screens is extremely bright and can knock your circadian rhythm out of whack. Red light has the opposite effect: it’s ideal for evenings because it has a low color temperature—far lower than blue light and much closer to the natural sunset.
Fitness, Training, Performance:
Athletes and trainers are using red light therapy to perform better because natural light shows great results for increasing energy, strength, speed, and endurance when used before exercise or athletics. It’s also used in the sports and training worlds for muscle recovery because red light therapy has a natural anti-inflammatory effect, and studies show significantly faster healing and recovery times.
Hollywood stars and Harvard researchers agree: light therapy is great for your skin! Light therapy harnesses the healing power of natural light to rejuvenate your skin cells, boost collagen production, and diminish signs of aging. A-List Hollywood estheticians like Shani Darden insist on red light for their superstar clients. Leading researchers at Harvard and elsewhere have documented light therapy’s ability to lessen wrinkles, lines, and spots, and improve skin tone & complexion. There are no drugs or notable side effects, and all you have to do is expose your skin to healing red light for 10 minutes a day.