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Live Better with Sunlighten: LumiNIR Takes LED Technology to Your Home

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The rejuvenating effects of sunlight apply to plants during photosynthesis, to a cat lounging in the morning rays as well as to humans employing it to alleviate a number of physical ailments. 

All living things need light to grow and flourish. Infrared light has the ability to penetrate human tissue, which in turn produces a host of anti-aging health benefits and makes infrared saunas one of the “hottest” therapies for overall healthier living. Now, the global leader in harnessing the positive impact of infrared light rays, Sunlighten, Inc., based in Overland Park, Kansas, has found a new way to harness these vital rays into a healthy dose of light energy any time and anywhere.

Sunlighten has been using LED near-infrared technology since 2010, when it launched the first full-spectrum infrared sauna that is available around the world. When delivered at the right wavelength, near infrared has been clinically shown to offer numerous health benefits including skin rejuvenation, cell health and pain relief. The company has found a new use for its LED technology in a compact, hand-held device. Make way for the lumiNIR professional-strength LED light treatment.

New lumiNIR Technology
“The lumiNIR uses our LED technology to deliver light energy directly to the cells,” noted Brooke Basaldua, Sunlighten, Inc. “LEDs are effective because they can trigger a natural, photo-biochemical reaction to recharge the cell’s mitochondria and stimulate cell turnover.”

The “NIR” in lumiNIR stands for “near infrared,” the shortest infrared wavelength, which penetrates as much as six millimeters below the surface of the skin. According to Brooke, to achieve the maximum penetration, Sunlighten used NASA research to develop a patented LED array that provides NIR at a singular wavelength with minimal variability and virtually undetectable heat and light. Scientific research shows that when delivered at a precise wavelength, NIR promotes skin renewal, cell health, tissue growth and wound healing.

“The various cell and tissue types beneath the skin’s surface have different characteristics and absorb light energy at different wavelengths,” shared Brooke. “We developed the lumiNIR with four separate LED light attachments to target cellular regeneration to an isolated area beneath the skin’s surface. The blue light attachment targets the epidermis to combat acne-causing bacteria. The red light attachment targets the dermis to stimulate collagen production and reduce wrinkles. The NIR attachment targets the hypodermis for deep tissue regeneration. The red/NIR combination penetrates two different levels simultaneously to target joints and muscles for natural pain relief.”

Use at Home
The lumiNIR is a professional-strength device, made for home use. The light, hand-held wand with easy-to-change wavelength attachments is so convenient you can watch your favorite television show while giving yourself a professional skin treatment. It’s even cordless, with a long battery life, and it can be used on the go.

“We’ve designed the lumiNIR to provide professional-strength treatments for easy, at-home use,” promised Brooke. “Simply choose the LED light that is best for your desired result. Gently touch the light to your skin and hold in place. The device will beep once you receive the optimal dose of light energy. The treatment time will range from 30 seconds to two minutes.”

Four different wavelengths from four different attachments are featured with this fascinating new product. lumiNIR regenerates cells and heals deep tissue. lumiGLOW stimulates collagen to reduce wrinkles and improve firmness. lumiSPORT targets joint and muscle pain to reduce inflammation and accelerate recovery. lumiCLEAR combats acne-causing bacteria and purifies the skin. You can choose one or all to provide the benefits that are right for you or other members of your family.

Personal Treatment
The lumiNIR LED light treatment fits perfectly with Sunlighten’s mission of providing personalized infrared light therapy that empowers customers all over the world for healthier living. Only Sunlighten 3-in-1 sauna therapy offers far infrared, which reduces blood pressure and is whole-body detoxifying, to mid-infrared, which assists in weight loss and improved circulation, to near-infrared energy for pain relief and anti-aging. In fact, a study using near-infrared LED technology featured in Sunlighten treatments showed significant improvements in overall skin tone, including a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles. The lumiNIR offers a more convenient and portable modality for this treatment.

The lumiNIR and Sunlighten infrared saunas are available for purchase on the Sunlighten website or as a walk-in service at the full-service spa, Sunlight Day Spa.

New ways of harnessing the healing properties of infrared technology are always on the minds of researchers at Sunlighten. Let’s just say the future is quite sunny for this company.

To learn more about Sunlighten and Sunlight Day Spa, visit the facility at 7373 West 107th Street, Overland Park, Kansas, and or call 913-754-2023.