Here’s why celebs rave about radio frequency facials

Why Celebs Love Radiofrequency Treatments

Ever wonder what Charlize Theron does to her skin before hitting the red carpet, or how Kim Kardashian’s complexion glows in every photo? We’re letting you in on their secret: radio frequency skin tightening therapy. 

Celebs have been raving about radiofrequency therapy for years because it is a non-invasive way to get tighter-looking skin while maintaining a natural look.

What kind of RF skin tightening treatment do celebrities use?

In a nutshell, radio frequency uses energy waves – known as radio waves– to help boost the proteins that give us tighter and younger-looking skin.
RF has been used in aesthetic treatments for over 15 years and it is one of the most clinically validated skin tightening technologies around today. It can be performed in a clinic with a professional using machines produced by ENDYMED Medical, one of the leaders in the industry, known for their expertise in RF technology. Endymed also makes a compact device suitable for at home use and self operation: the NEWA RF wrinkle reduction device.

Just like with larger in-clinic machines, the electrodes on the NEWA device generate radio waves when in contact with the skin. And there is proof it works. According to a clinical study submitted to the FDA with individuals who used NEWA over a period of three months (3 times a week for the first 4 weeks and twice a week for the remaining 8 weeks), the NEWA RF results are clear: 100% of participants showed improvement in overall wrinkle appearance. In addition, 84% showed improvement in skin firmness and 75.6% showed an increase in skin collagen content. No wonder some 300,000 people worldwide have already made it a part of their skincare routine.


Celebs Who Love RF Treatments

So who’s face has been graced by the benefits of RF treatments? There is a long list of celebrities who regularly get RF facials. These are just a few who have publicly given radio frequency facial treatment reviews.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian credits these treatments with keeping her skin “lifted”, because radiofrequency facials do just that: they boost collagen and elastin in your skin, the two proteins responsible for firming and tightening. The effects on your skin can be seen both in the short and long term:  heat from the NEWA device contracts the dermal collagen, giving a temporary tightening effect which you can sometimes notice right away after using it. It also helps the skincare products you apply after better penetrate your epidermis. These are temporary effects that can come in handy for Kim pre-Met gala!


Kate Boshworth

Other fans of Endymed’s RF technology include actress Kate Bosworth, who posted a video of herself getting a treatment by skin expert Laura Hackney at the exclusive New York Dermatology Group. In her words, it feels “like a hot stone massage”.


Jenna Dewan

It’s been reported that Jenna Dewan-Tatum also uses radio frequency technology for skin tightening with the famous New York facialist Joanna Vargas. Rumor has it Karlie Kloss and Julianne Moore also get their RF facials there. Their treatment ends with vitamin C which gives a great glow since RF therapy has the effect of increasing and improving the penetration of topical skincare products into the skin after treatment.


How does RF skin treatment work?

Unlike microcurrent, which focuses primarily on working the muscles underneath the skin, RF works to stimulate our skin cells. When in contact with the epidermis, these waves generate gentle heat, which penetrates into your skin’s deeper layer known as the Dermis. There, it stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, which results in skin firming and wrinkle reduction.

It also continues to promote collagen production over the four to six weeks following a treatment. Which explains why supermodels like Devon Windsor and Josephine Skriver pop in for a treatment right before marching down the Victoria’s Secret catwalk. They’ve even posted photos while getting ENDYMED RF facials. The average price per treatment is between $800  and $1,400.


ENDYMED Victoria's Secret Angel


ENDYMED Kendra Wilkinson


The celebrity facial treatment at home

Clinical-grade technology is now also available at home. A product of Endymed, the NEWA RF wrinkle reduction device is a great alternative if you want to give your skin the gift of radio frequency therapy without breaking the bank or committing to regular trips to the clinic. Just like with larger in-clinic machines, the electrodes on the NEWA device generate radio waves when in contact with the skin. NEWA is FDA cleared and clinically proven to improve the skin’s overall wrinkle appearance, firmness and collagen content after 12 weeks of use, but NEWA results can also become visible earlier.  And celebs are not alone: some 300,000 people worldwide have already made it a part of their skincare routine.

Raising the bar

We asked Dr. Chris Inglefield, a leading Plastic Surgeon at London Bridge Surgery & Aesthetic Clinic, who regularly uses ENDYMED in his practice to give his thoughts the NEWA device:

“By bringing this technology into the NEWA home-use beauty device, the makers of ENDYMED have really raised the bar. For the very first time it’s allowed patients to enjoy the results of a clinically proven treatment in the comfort of their own home.” Inglefield also added: “In fact, I’m confident that you won’t get a more effective skin tightening treatment outside of an aesthetic clinic – and that’s something truly exciting."



You may not want to look like Kim Kardashian or Kate Boshworth but who does not want a pain-free, non-invasive and easy solution for younger and tighter looking skin? With the NEWA RF wrinkle reduction device you can get this popular treatment at home. It is clinically proven to work for your skin and there are also things you can do to maximize your results. So go ahead and cancel that plastic surgery appointment, you clearly won’t need it!


*NEWA is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
*Results may vary.
*This information does not constitute medical advice and should not be taken as such. Consult your doctor before making changes to any medical treatment you are currently on.

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