A series of “blue light protection” skin care products sold by controversial gamers related to content creators Rachel “Valkyrie” Hofstedt It has been cancelled after a strong negative rebound last week. The Rflct website disappeared, replaced by a text message to someone related to the brand”
“RFLCT is no longer available. Thank you to all those who have played an important role in researching, developing products, creating brands, and as partners in our journey. Although we believe in the formula created, after further reflection, we decided to move forward in the new On the road, the RFLCT brand was effectively terminated,” the website said.
Rflct is a series of game player-centered products designed to “prevent and repair blue light damage caused by exposure to the screen.” These products and Valkyrae were immediately strongly condemned for promoting the pseudoscience of gaming and technology brands, with few citations.
There is no medical consensus that exposure to blue light through the screen will cause harm. Critics of the skin care product line point out that even studies have shown that blue light can produce beneficial effects at normal doses. The Rflct website later updated the research link, but it was obvious that the damage had been caused.
You can read more about the controversy and the known science behind blue light in our original story about the Rflct skin care line.