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LED mask or Nuface for lines and sagging?(41 Posts)
I cant decide between the two, or are they both a waste of money? I'm early 30's and want something to help with and prevent fine lines and prevent sagging. I'm already using vit c and retinol and cleansing twice per day.
Thanks in advance!
I've had allot of luck with collagen I use a powder one i get online but you can make it yourself it's definitely made my skin look more plumper and radiant.
Loads of mixed reviews on here about it so see if it's suitable for you personally though I love it.
As for led masks I've no experience in them but again loads of info on Mumsnet if you do a search.
Thanks, hopefully someone will know if one if there devices is better than the other. Bumping for myself!
I've been using a Nuface mini for two years now. It does not give any sort of instant lift, at least not for me, but it has made a definite difference over time. I am slightly less jowly and my eyelids are less hooded. No idea how it compares to the LED mask as I have not tried that.
Thank you @spodge how long did it take you to see results? Hopefully someone will be along regarding nuface vs LED mask
I think you are comparing two completely different things. The Nu Face passes an electrical current through the muscles of the face, 'exercising' them, as a side effect it increases blood flow.
I think the LED is supposed to increase collagen production.
OP if you have money to spend I would go or the LED mask. I have the Nuface and possibly there is a SLIGHT effect but not worth the money I think. I've just bought the Project E mask and my skin looks noticeably different...on a recommendation here by the way.
But honestly you really don't need to splash out. if you're hoping to lift jowls I think good old fashioned face exercises are the way to go. I bought a cheap roller to lay my neck on and pull all kinds of faces and it actually works. Far, far better than the expensive gadgets I was sucked into buying.🥴
@IHeartSusanDey which exercises are you doing please and how long did it take before you saw results?
Bum if you google Rachel Ray Show Turkey Neck which is what I did, you will see a clip on YouTube using a roller. It took about 3 weeks before I looked in the mirror and was slightly taken aback that my chin and neck looked different!! You really have to keep at it. I've just started Facial Yoga exercises as well. I don't think any gadget can really replace working out tbh, and the same is true for the face.
Thank you @IHeartSusanDey, I have just had a look at that video and will buy a cheap foam roller too! Its good to hear from someone who has tried the Nuface and the LED mask. It sounds like they offer different things, I'd love the Nuface for my hooded eyes and the LED mask for fine lines and evening out skin tone but dont have time/money at the moment. Do you think the Project E mask will stay on my face while I lie down and use while meditating?
I totally agree with iheartsusan cos I’ve done all 3. Started with LED - omnilux - in a salon. It did give my skin a glow but did nothing for jowls. Had treatments for months so gave it a good go. Then discovered face exercises- Eva Fraser to start with. It was her free jowl exercise on her website. I honestly didn’t think it would work but I was desperate. After doing that several times a day for a month I had a eureka moment at the hairdressers. My jowls were much reduced and cheeks plumper. So bought the book etc. After couple of years I plateaued so I bought Nuface. Did them both religiously but didn’t see much change. So ramped up the exercises with another exercise routine - Ageless If You Dare by Louise Annette. And saw more improvements. Ten years later I’m pretty happy. If you google those exercises and daily mail there are free examples
If I could roll back time to my early 30's I'd slap on factor 30 everyday and go to the gym three times a weeknight workout.
As I only went to the gym to use their sun bed back then, I now have lovely ages spots everywhere. These are tricky to fix but Jaw, jowels and eye hood /bags are an easy fix with a good plastic surgeon so I'd worry about that less.
I've been using a Jade Roller.
I had also looked at the led masks but not sure as some are expensive but if they work then why not.
I’ve used them all!
LED mask gave a nice glow and I guess it’s supposed to stimulate collagen but it broke after a month which, after £300 was pretty annoying.
Nuface I see small results. You have to be very consistent in using it and if you stop for a week then face just goes back to where it was. There is a slight lifting I feel and it’s enough for me to carry on.
Currently trying Newa which is a radio frequency device. It’s a bit time intensive for the first month but gets good reviews. So we’ll see.
I do wonder why I’m spending all this money on gadgets when lots of you are getting results from face exercise so will aim to add those in too.
@Kylee300 I can't say, to be honest. The results are very slight as someone else has said, but even a millimetre makes a big difference in facial terms. I took some photos right at the beginning of using it and checked them today. I discover I have in fact been using it since October 2017 (I use it pretty much daily for a couple of minutes) and I look exactly the same. I will settle for that as a pretty good result after three years which includes lockdown.
@Spodge that's not bad if you didn't see any change in 3 years, it must be doing something even if the results are slight. I've done more reading on the LED mask and the Nuface and still cant decide, they bot sound quite good!
My friend has a led mask but it wasn't very expensive it's this one
Not sure about results though or any difference
I’ve been using a Nuface for some months now and think it gives subtle but noticeable results - especially combined with a serum mask (I use the Nuface over the mask). I always responded well to salon microcurrent treatments so maybe it’s quite individual? I do use mine often and think it’s one of those things you need to top up regularly.
I ditched my NuFACE I found it such a faff with having to put on the gel and using it daily. I use the current body led mask nightly after my cleanse before and skincare, my skin is more radiant and looks less tired. Instead of the NuFACE I use a gua sha tool which I do over my face oil each night. Easy and not so faffy.
I have had two NuFace Minis. One, I used until it stopped working and then replaced it in January. A month ago, I bought myself a Rio 60 Second Face Lift gadget. £69.00 so, a fraction of the cost.
NuFace was fine for me. I was in the habit of using it. It now lives in my bottom drawer, in its little bag and has been set aside permanently in favour of the Rio. It. Is. Brilliant. You can feel and see the results. It has dragged my cheeks back up and my jawline is much much better. The Rio is for exercising the face muscles in a way that doing ordinary exercises would take forever to achieve a result. I’m soLd on it and really impressed. For me, the NuFace is a very poor second.
I also bought an LED mask for my son. He refuses to even try it so, it’s in my wardrobe and will probably remain there. I tried it once and ended up with deep creases in my forehead where it'd dug I to my head. Dreadful.
@Kylee300... which will you go for?
Try smiling a lot. It's free and you'll meet new people.
Thank you @CharlottesComplicate
@tommyhoundmum😂😂😂. I do smile lots but at 58 and two close bereavements I needed my sagging chops dragging up!
@Kylee300 I would say that my right eye has been helped by the Rio. I don’t do the left. My hereditary slightly right droopy eye looks more even. You use the Rio above the brow as it exercises/strengthens the muscle... to support the flesh 😉. All I can tell you is that NuFace made not much difference to me but then I’m not that wrinkly and sagging was beginning to be a problem. First photo taken beginning of August a combo of YouTube facial exercises usually in the car 😂 and NuFace. Photo with glasses, yesterday, walking dog. Jawline definitely improved 😊. I like it. Works for me.
Wow thank you @CharlottesComplicate
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