LED Helmet Unveiled in Japan to Save Hair Loss

(Author: Ivan Lin, Editor-in-Chief, TrendForcehttp:// Translator and Editor: Judy Lin, Chief Editor, LEDinside)

According to Nature World News, more than 18 million people in Japan suffer from hair loss, a figure about three times that of U.S., which led a Japanese company to come up with an innovative idea to regenerate hair growth: red LED helmets.

Japanese hair care device manufacturer Aderans LED helmet HairRepro LED Premium stimulates hair follicles with red light to spurt hair growth, uses 80 red LEDs with a wavelength of 630 nanometers to stimulate hair growth. Red light penetrates the skin and reaches hair follicles to facilitate growth.

A man puts on the red LED helmet HairRepro LED Premium. (All photos courtesy of Aderans)

The device manufactured in Japan are one of the few hair and scalp care equipment the company launched on the market.

The company explained users need to apply Microgen paste all over the head and massaging thoroughly before putting on the LED helmet for the process to work. The product is suitable for beauty salons or homes.

Left: The inside of the helmet with the red LEDs turned off. Right: The LED helmet turned on shows illuminating red LEDs.

The red LED is effective in stimulating hair growth and will impact R&D in Japan, and received pragmatic evaluation. The helmet also causes limited damage, and has no side effects. 

The red LED is effective in stimulating hair growth and is the result of industry and academic collaboration.

The LED helmet's USB charging port. 

The machine can be paired with other hair equipment, weighing merely 560 grams. The touch control design, dual color options, plus in-built lithium battery requires four hours for charging using USB connector to power nine treatments that last 20 minutes per session.

The LED helmet will be sold for 135,000 Japanese Yen (US $1191.40) and the helmet size can be adjusted up to 15 mm range. 

Another device HairRepro SCALPAIR is an air massage equipment for the head that will be sold for 92,000 Japanese Yen and weighs 2.3 kilograms. The device massages the head with a transformer design can help stimulate hair growth and protect the scalp, LEDinside believes in the future there more research will be conducted on LED health applications.

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