Cosmetic Acupuncture treatment is based on principles of Asian Medicine and involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into particular areas of the body along energy meridians. Specific points are chosen to manipulate the movement of energy in the body according to each persons's needs.
how many treatments do i need?
Following the initial treatment series, maintenance sessions can prolong the results. It is often recommended to supplement the Cosmetic Acupuncture program with herbal and nutritional supplements, aromatherapy blends for the skin, and most importantly, a healthy whole-foods diet and regular exercise.
does it really make a difference?
|the skin becoming delicate and fair|
|increase collagen production & muscle tone|
|improvement of the elasticity of facial muscles|
|softening of wrinkles|
|a less ruddy complexion|
|overall rejuvenation – not confined to the face|
what are the contraindications?
|certain pituitary disorders|
|high blood pressure|
|bleeding or bruising disorders|
|during migraine headaches|
|cold or flu|
|during an allergic attack|
|acute herpes outbreak|
cosmetic acupuncture in the news
CBC: Facial Acupuncture (video)
In the quest for youth many people turn to plastic surgeons to lift and tuck, but that's just one way to tone up.
NYT: Hold the Chemicals, Bring on the Needles
Cosmetic Acupuncture's holistic approach appeals to women who want to slow signs of aging, but don’t want to undergo surgery or to inject chemicals.
Telegraph: A few pointers for a new face
Facial acupuncture is the Hollywood star's shortcut to younger looking skin.
Fox: Cosmetic Acupuncture, Face-Lift (video)
Cosmetic Acupuncture is known as the natural face-lift that will not cause pain or any down time.
WebMD: Acupuncture: The New Facelift?
If you're thinking of getting a little work done on your face, a younger-looking face may lie at the end of some needles -- acupuncture needles, that is.
USA Today: Acupuncture gets a face lift
In their never-ending quest to combat sags, bags and lines, age-conscious Americans are turning their bodies into pincushions
ABC: Acupuncture Face-lifts Gaining Popularity
Acupuncture face-lifts are gaining popularity for those seeking an alternative to surgery and who are willing to experience the power of ch'i in the name of beauty.
Aesthetic Medicine News: Forget Botox, Try Cosmetic Acupuncture
An article about a woman who has been doing Cosmetic Acupuncture for five years after being dissatisfied with botox.