The Healing Effects of Colored Light

Light therapy at different parts of the color spectrum is said to offer different benefits, but how strong is the evidence?

Blue light for acne? Red light to erase fine lines and wrinkles? Green light to ease pain? The different wavelengths of various colors enter the skin’s layers at different depths, and researchers have found some evidence that depending on the depth of penetration, colored light may contribute to a variety of healing effects—and even protect […]
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