Almost two months ago I introduced you to a product we received to review the Tria Blue Light and alternative to lotion based acne treatment. As with any products there are pros and cons. I will first start out by apologizing for not including a before and after photo and I will tell you why below.
I had my teenager review this product for you, and sometimes teenagers, well they don’t always DO what they are told. So though I told him to use it daily and reminded him often that was not the case. He did start to use it sporadically and said he likes the Tria Blue Light I could not get him to use it on a daily basis to show true results. So for this review I’m letting you know our thoughts about the Tria Blue Light versus the results. I have a feeling once he gets back into school and is around his friends and “girls” he will start using it on a steady basis.
I asked him to tell me what he thought of the blue light therapy. His exact words were, “It is better then using any of those lotions!” As you can see I’ve been trying to get him to use acne treatments in hopes of helping him obtain a clear complexion. However he is a teenager so you know, “mom has no idea what she is talking about”. You can use the Tria Blue Light in two different ways, by either concentrated the 5 minutes per day on a troubled spot or using it over the entire face. We chose to use the entire face and only had problems with the Tria Blue Light turning off over the nose since it was a flat surface. One day my son had a very large noticeable bump on his cheek. That week he used the Tria Blue Light every day and said he really felt it helped.
My personal opinions regarding the Tria Blue light are these:
- It is important to use it daily to see the best results (which sometimes is hard to get a teen to do)
- It is a good alternative to those that have sensitive skin and can not use many topical acne treatments.
- The cartridge last for 2 months if used as directed 5 minutes a day so the cost is $40 every two months, which is comparable I would think to prescription medicine from a physician.
- We saw a small improvement but this is also based on not using it daily. (refer to point #1)
- I found my teen was more inclined to use the blue light over a topical treatment I tried to get him to use previously.
I am actually considering sneaking the Tria Blue Light from him to work on a few spots on my own face. If I manage to do so I may just be able to update with some before and after photos myself!
Disclaimer: I wrote this review while participating in a campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Tria and received a Tria Skin Perfecting Blue Light product sample to facilitate my review. Opinions are my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. You may read more of my disclosure .