Light emitting diode (LED) light therapy is growing in popularity in both aesthetician offices and at home. Using varying LED wavelengths, this skincare technique purportedly helps treat acne, reduce inflammation, and promote anti-aging effects.

You may be a candidate for LED light therapy if you have these types of skincare concerns and haven`t gotten the results you want from over-the-counter (OTC) skin products. LED therapy is also safe for all skin colors, and it doesn`t cause any burning.

But there are a few catches. For one, LED therapy can be expensive, and the results aren`t guaranteed. It`s also not safe if you take certain medications or have an active skin disorder.

Talk to your dermatologist about your skincare concerns and whether LED light therapy is a viable option for you.