I’m a serious user of skincare devices and products. Being a licensed Master Esthetician, and a CIDESCO Diplomat with a BioScience background, this makes me a demanding customer. I’m also acutely aware of my appearance. It’s a professional hazard.
I decided to invest in the Time Master Pro (TMP), which is a multi-tasking, professional-grade low-frequency Ultrasound with LED for tightening skin and reduces wrinkles. It’s also marketed for use in brightening the skin and reducing pigmentation.
Why I am Using Time Master Pro (TMP)
Some background, in my early 50s a devasting injury left me sleepless in bed for several years.
This aged me horrendously! With my recent recovery, I’ve been on a personal quest to regain my previous youthful appearance. I’ve been pursuing what I can do at home, using my professional edge.
What is the Science Behind TMP?
PubMed and Google Scholar are bursting with studies supporting the use and parameters of ultrasound for skin tightening, subcutaneous fat reduction, and, of course, imaging.
The TMP works by creating vibration at 90 KHz which is 90,000 waves per second. This wave oscillation activates skin metabolism and regeneration of skin cells. The output is the same frequency as a laser device, but the energy is so low it doesn’t damage the skin. As you move the device over your skin, you will feel your skin getting tighter almost immediately.
Because ultrasound waves also have a firming effect on the muscles supporting your skin, each use will give you an overall firmer appearance.
Throughout this process, the upwelling of this increased blood flow brings your skin means more oxygen, nutrients, and growth factors are delivered to your skin, too. This increases the magnifies the renewal of your skin, leading to effective skin repair as well as an increase in the removal of wastes in the pores. Win-Win-Win!
This device doesn’t heat up. The non-thermal (No-heat) action of ultrasound is effective in skin regeneration and wrinkle reduction because of the rapid oscillation it produces in your skin. This oscillation produces an upwelling of blood, promoting an exchange of nutrients, oxygen, and wastes between the inner and outer cells and increases fibroblast activity, which is necessary for increased collagen formation. Collagen strengthens your skin making your look younger and more vibrant. More collagen and elastin is a great thing.
This multi-tasking skincare device doubles your improvement because it also has LED in Red, Green Blue and white LED Combo flashing of all three colors for a compounding effect.
Ultrasound has the fantastic ability to magnify and increase many other skincare modalities, making it highly complementary and versatile.
How Will You Know it is Working?
You’ll know the TMP is working by the immediate lifted appearance of your face and the glow of your skin. You will see a plumped-up appearance from this new collagen. The new collagen pushes the folds of the wrinkles out and new elastin helps to tighten the skin and give it more bounce.
How I Used My TMP
I recommend starting on the lowest setting and use the flashing multi-color LED to get the combined benefit of ALL of them.
Conduction through a watery gel is key.
When I first used it, it felt a little weird, like a ‘pulling’ sensation. It doesn’t hurt, it’s just unexpected.
As I said, I started off using the lowest setting with the LED flashing the white combined LED light. Once I applied the TMP to my face and neck, I kept it moving, slowly gliding it over the serum or mask I was using. It beeps, but this is NOT a timer. DO NOT hold it in place waiting for the beep. Keep it gently moving.
It automatically shut-off after 10 minutes of use.
I used it two times (2x) per week for 10 minutes each time. When I could no longer felt the ‘pulling’ sensation, I increased the power to the next higher setting, leveling up. I did this until I found I could easily use the next higher setting and maxed out at the top setting. For me, this happened gradually over six weeks of use. Your experience may be slightly different depending upon your skin thickness and condition.
Do Be Careful!
I dialed down the strength when I used it on my forehead. There’s not a lot of padding on top of the frontal bone, so it can be a bit too intense if you don’t lower the setting.
Specifications on the Time Master Pro
- Blue is 470nm
- Green is 520nm
- Red is 650nm
- Infrared is 940nm
- Blue wavelength penetrates to 1mm
- Green penetrates to 2mm
- Red wavelength penetrates to 3mm
- Infrared wavelength penetrates 5-10mm
Contraindications of Ultrasound Therapy & LED
- For external use only and not to exceed the recommended maximum of 10 minutes
- Do not use on broken skin or skin with inflammation, weeping or soreness or on a severe sunburn
- Should not be used if you are pregnant or nursing
- Do not use over metal pins and plates
- Consult a physician before using with pathological skin conditions, heartbeat regulating medications/heart complaints, if you have a pacemaker or other battery-operated and electrical implant, or if you have a neurological disorder, including epilepsy or multiple sclerosis, cancer, autoimmune condition, or a diagnosed heart condition
- Not for use on or by children between 12 and 17 years old without parental supervision and not recommended for children under the age of 12
Do not use the Time Master Pro with any other electronic medical devices(s), such as: Pacemakers and other implanted type electronic devices, pump-oxygenators and other electronic medical equipment designed for sustentation, electrocardiographs and other electronic medical devices to be worn by the patient or an implant or an intrauterine contraceptive device.
Do not use the Time Master Pro without prior approval from your healthcare practitioner if are/have:
- Pregnant or menstruating
- Thyroid problems
- Metallic implants
- Open wounds or sores
- Body temperature over 100.4 Fahrenheit
- Cardiac health conditions
- Extreme hypertension and cerebral infarction
- Contagious dermatitis
- Entopic dermatitis
- Folliculate acne
- General lupus
- General Sclerosis
- Madison’s Disease
- Bleeding Illnesses or injuries as ultrasound will increase blood circulation
For about 7 months now I’ve been using the TMP 1-2 times weekly, for 10 minutes at a go, and I’m very, very impressed. The Time Master Pro was a solid purchase.
See for yourself, I’ve attached a before and after pic of my neck and lower face so you can see my baseline and my neck’s improvement from using the TMP.
Before Using TMP
After Using TMP
My litmus test is always my neck. If you’re over 45 you know this emotionally-charged pain point. From baseline to the present time, I see a dramatic change in my neck, my face, my facial skin in general. The TMP is enhancing everything else I’m doing for myself.