Rouge Red Light Therapy Blog

  • Are LED Masks Better Than Red Light Therapy Panels for Skin Rejuvenation?

    You may have seen the scads of style magazines and beauty bloggers touting red LED light masks as the new frontier of skincare - after all, they look futuristic as heck - but are they better at skin rejuvenation than red light therapy panels? Let’s take a look at some of the advantages and pitfalls of this hot new beauty trend. 
  • 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!
  • 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. 
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • What You Need to Know About Red Light Therapy Bulbs: Is All Red Light Created Equal?

    Can you get the benefits of red light therapy from any red light source? What makes LEDs so unique? Are cheap red light therapy devices worth it? We answer these questions and more, so you can be sure you're getting real red light therapy - and not getting burned by bad bulbs.
  • Red Light Therapy During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

    What's the consensus on using red light therapy while pregnant? While evidence suggests the treatment is safe to use during pregnancy - with virtually no evidence that it is unsafe - the decision should ultimately be left to you and your doctor. Here's what the research says. 

  • How Often Should I Use Red Light Therapy?

    How frequently should you use red light therapy? And for how long? While there are guidelines, there are no hard and fast rules - your treatment schedule depends entirely on you. Here are some tips for figuring out what works best for your body and your life.
  • Red Light Therapy for Teeth and Gums: Your Key to Better Oral Health?

    Could red light therapy be the key to good oral health - and a great smile? Let's take a look at how this groundbreaking treatment could change dentistry for the better - and just how easy it is to add to your oral hygiene routine.