What the Frenshe: The Best At-Home LED Treatments for Brighter Skin

02.16.2021 — The Frenshe Editors

Whether you’re one for fancy facial treatments or not, chances are you’ve seen LED light masks or skin treatments flood your social media accounts. With at-home skin treatments being the “new” normal, people are turning to things like LED skin therapy to target many, if not all, of their skincare woes. For a while, an LED light treatment was something you could only get at the hand’s of a board-certified dertmatologist’s office. Today, these exact same treatments are a luxury you can treat yourself to right at home without the help of a professional. You can light up your skin (literally) as you WFH, binge-watch your favorite shows on Netflix, whip up your favorite meal, etc. Consumers, dermatologists, estheticians, and other skin pros agree that these skin treatments actually work and are totally safe—in fact, some are even FDA-cleared. Ahead, we rounded up some of our favorite at-home LED treatments for brighter, radiant, and healthy skin for you to try. Trust us, they’re worth the hype.

Dr. Dennis Gross, DRx SpectraLite™ FaceWare Pro

What if we told you that you could have brighter skin in just three minutes? Well, that’s the truth with this viral Dr. Dennis Gross mask. It’s an FDA-cleared device that targets the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles and works for normal, combination, dry, and oily skin types. “A combination of 100 lights in red mode and 62 lights in blue mode work together to smooth the appearance of wrinkles, diminish visible discoloration, and diminish the look of blemishes for the appearance of a more beautiful, youthful complexion,” the brand states.


This handheld device puts a unique spin on LED skin treatments. The “smart mask” uses thermotherapy, LED, and sonic pulsations to provide a transformative facial treatment in two minutes or less. Foreo credits the device for creating a luxurious spa treatment right in the palm of your hand—literally.

DMH Aesthetics Light Shield

This Insta-famous face shield provides a hands-free treatment with red, blue, and amber LED lighting. After cleansing your skin, the DMH Aesthetics face shield optimizes your go-to serums, oils, moisturizers, and more. The red light helps boost circulation and speed up healing, while blue light kills acne-causing bacteria, and amber minimizes fine lines and wrinkles.


Skin Inc. Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light Glasses LED Light Treatment for Eyes


One device, three benefits. Tired eyes don’t live anywhere that these LED light treatment glasses touch. This unique tool helps revive the youthful appearance of skin, reduces the appearance of dark circles, and minimizes puffiness. All you need to do is throw them on for 10 minutes per day!

LightStim for Acne

This device grew to cult-favorite status quickly and for good reason. All LightStim devices are powerful, but the acne-fighting powers found in this one are unmatched. You can heal existing blemishes while preventing new ones from forming. For just three minutes per day, you can kill the acne-causing bacteria lying beneath the skin, leading to a clearer and healthier complexion after each use.

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