Staying at home due to Covid-19 and not being able to get professional facial treatments as often have fueled many people’s interest in at-home facial tools and devices. Tools & devices are also great for maintaining results between professional treatments. You will see noticeable results with consistent use.
A lot of options are available for consumers to use tools wherever they are, for instance, home. However, it is crucial to use these tools carefully and with caution. It is advised to read the instructions guide of the tools before using it for effective results, as safety matters when it comes to your skin.
One should also not prefer if their skin is extremely sensitive or has acne, rosacea, sunburn, skin irritation, open cuts, abrasions, or sores. Also, make sure you are not using more than two devices on your skin in one day. It is essential not to use more than their respective recommended time limits, and for micro-currents, they recommend taking a day off if you use it the entire week. You need to listen to your skin to keep it healthy and happy!
Few recommended grouped in their respective categories:
The tool offers many benefits. Either you can use your hands or gua sha stone or jade roller. Gua sha is an old Chinese healing technique. It helps brighten the skin, reduce tension and puffiness, stimulate lymphatic drainage, and improve blood circulation, as it takes away toxins and brings in oxygen and nutrients.
SOLARIS LABORATORIES Rose Quartz Dermal Roller + Gua Sha Set
MOUNT LAI The Black Obsidian Facial Spa Set
GEORGIA LOUISE Lift+Sculpt Butterfly Stone
SOLARIS LABORATORIES It’s Lit LED Gua Sha ™ Facial Massager
CHANTECAILLE Advanced Bio Lifting+ Massage Tool
MDNA The Beauty Roller for Eyes
The effectiveness of LED has already been proven by NASA light technology studies. It aids in diminishing dark spots, lessens scars, fight against breakouts, stimulate collagen synthesis and reverse signs of damage and supports your skin to be more stronger, firmer, plumper, smoother and brighter. One should not use LED if your skin is mild.
Red produces collagen and elastin, firms and plumps the skin, reduces wrinkles.
Blue: kills acne-causing bacteria and treats breakouts
Green: treats hyperpigmentation and brightens the skin
Blue & green: soothes irritated and sensitive skin
Infrared: for boosting skin healing and blood flow
USAGE TIME: 20-30 MIN, DAILY
LIGHTSTIM Lightstim® for Acne
DENNIS GROSS SKINCARE DRx SpectraLite FaceWare Pro
Microcurrent compresses tones and lifts the skin. The tool uses low-voltage electricity to stimulate muscle and increase adenosine triphosphate in skin cells. It helps in erasing fine lines wrinkles and, makes your skin stiff, and defines features. It improves muscle tone, reduces puffiness, increases cellular activity, and collagen production, and tightens pores. The NuFACE and ZIIP are both great at delivering results. The ZIIP uses nano current, which is a lower, yet more potent frequency. You will find it to be very relaxing and easy to use.
USAGE TIME: 5-20 MIN, 5X WEEK
NUFACE Mini Facial Toning Device
NUFACE Trinity Facial Toning Device
ZIIP BEAUTY Ziip GX Device
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Dermaplaning tool involves using a sterile, surgical scalpel to gently scrape skin’s surface, removing dead skin cells. Physical exfoliation removes debris and stimulates cell regeneration. Dermaplaning removes “peach fuzz” or fine hairs that often accumulate dirt and oils, creating a flawless canvas for makeup and skincare. Fine lines, acne scars, and dark spots are reduced to reveal smooth, radiant, and youthful-looking skin.
USAGE TIME: 15-20 MIN, 1X WEEK
STACKED SKINCARE Dermaplaning Exfoliation Tool
DERMAFLASH LUXE Anti-Aging, Exfoliation & Peach Fuzz Removal Device
Microdermabrasion device is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a special applicator with an aggressive surface to carefully “sand” away the thick outer layer of the skin to rejuvenate it.This treatment can renew skin tone and texture and improves the sun damage appearance, wrinkles, age spots, fine lines, acne scarring, melasma, and other skin-related issues. There are two types, crystal and diamond-tip, although diamond-tip is more often used today. At-home tools are effective, however, you must be very gentle and careful when using them so as not to cause bruising or over-exfoliation
USAGE TIME: 15-20 MIN, 1X WEEK
MICRODERM Glo Mini
PMD Personal Microderm Pro