Rouge Red Light Therapy Blog

  • What’s the difference between LED and Laser Red Light Therapy?

    Despite the increasing popularity of LED devices for both in-home and clinical use, red light therapy treatment using lasers is still available in many spas and clinics. This may raise a few questions, namely, is one better than the other? This article explores the difference between the two types of red light therapy treatments, as well as which might be more suitable for you. 
  • Can You Reduce Summer Sun Damage With Red Light Therapy? Heck, Yeah!

    Did you know that red light therapy can help you prevent sun damage and reverse it? Find out why adding red light therapy to your summer skincare routine can help you maintain - and recapture - youthful skin until the last dog days of summer and beyond. 
  • Photobiomodulation: A Primer to The Biology and Chemistry of Red Light Therapy

    Photobiomodulation sounds complex, however, when you break it down it’s really quite simple - photo refers to light, bio meaning life, and modulation refers to change. Photobiomodulation is the use of light to bring about a change in life. In this article, Lori breaks down the process and biology behind red light therapy.
  • How Long Does Red Light Therapy Take to Work?

    It may take some time to see results with red light therapy. This can lead people to slack off on treatments or quit them altogether out of the erroneous belief that it’s simply not working. To avoid this, it’s best to know what you’re in for ahead of time and plan accordingly. Here’s a quick primer on how long it takes for red light therapy to work and what to expect from your treatment. 
  • What Are the Side Effects of Red Light Therapy?

    One of the most remarkable characteristics of red light therapy is that it is completely safe to use, and has virtually no risks or serious side effects. That said, while most people will only experience positive effects, there are some who might notice some mild side effects. Here are the most common.
  • Red vs Near-infrared Light: How to Get the Most of Red Light Therapy At Home

    You may have noticed that many red light therapy devices have the option to switch modes from red to near-infrared light, or to use both at the same time. What’s the purpose of this? And how does it affect your treatment? Can knowing the difference between red and near-infrared light help you get the most benefits when using red light therapy at home? Read on to find out!
  • Red Light Therapy for Rosacea: Is Red Light the Key to Fighting Redness?

    Could red light therapy provide relief for rosacea? You bet! Let's take a look at how using red light therapy for rosacea could help improve your skin - and your quality of life.
  • 10 Mistakes You Might Be Making Using Red Light Therapy At Home

    With red light therapy, you don’t need a trained professional to administer the treatment - you are completely in charge. That said, there are a few mistakes you may be making that may keep you from fully optimizing your treatment and thus from getting the full benefits. Here are 10 things you might be doing wrong when using red light therapy at home, and how to easily fix them.
  • 5 Ways to Boost Your Red Light Therapy Weight Loss Results

    When it comes to red light therapy, there are little, easy things you can do to help compound the effects of the treatment and help you lose more weight, faster. Here are 5 simple red light therapy weight loss hacks to help you optimize your efforts.
  • Red Light Therapy Pros and Cons: Your Guide to Making the Right Choice

    When choosing any treatment regimen, it’s important to ask yourself, do the benefits outweigh the risks? To help you determine whether red light therapy is right for you, we’ve compiled a list of pros and cons. Spoiler alert: the pros win by a mile.
  • 6 Things You Can Do While Using Red Light Therapy At Home

    It can be difficult to find the time to incorporate even the 10-20 minutes a day required for red light therapy to be effective. Here are 6 ways you can be productive while still getting full treatment benefits - and a couple of ways to take self-care to the next level.
  • Your Guide to Choosing the Best Red Light Therapy Device for Your Needs

    Rouge is by far the best choice in terms of powerful, effective red light therapy devices, but which one is right for you? Here's an introduction to our family of red light therapy panels to help you make the best choice for your needs.