Used to improve circulation, boost collagen production, and promote overall skin health.
Cosmetic acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that uses fine, sterile acupuncture needles to stimulate specific points on the face and body to improve skin condition and reduce the signs of aging. It aims to improve circulation, boost collagen production, and promote overall skin health, resulting in a more youthful and radiant complexion. The treatment is considered safe and non-invasive and has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine as a way to promote health and wellness. The number of sessions required and the length of each session can vary depending on the individual and their specific needs, but typically a series of 6 to 12 treatments is recommended. The results of cosmetic acupuncture can last anywhere from a few months to a year or more, depending on the individual's skin type and overall health.
Do you miss your youthful glow? Are you ready to turn back the hands of time without harsh chemicals, toxins, and painful downtime? Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation can enhance not only your physical appearance but also your overall health, resulting in a youthful GLOW that radiates from deep within.
Cosmetic acupuncture is a completely natural, virtually painless, and non-surgical method of reducing the signs of the aging process.
The technique uses acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to erase years off of the face. Based on the principles of Oriental Medicine, it helps the whole body look and feel younger by addressing the physical, mental and emotional patterns that cause disease and contribute to the aging process.
What are the effects?
Facial Rejuvenation reduces or eliminates fine lines wrinkles, puffiness, sagging and discoloration of the face while simultaneously supporting overall health. In general, it may erase as many as five to fifteen years from the face, with results after just a few treatments! Fine lines may be eliminated and deeper wrinkles reduced. Bags under the eyes can be diminished; drooping eyelids, brow lines, sagging jowls and double chins lifted. It helps to eliminate puffiness by eliminating excess fluids and improving metabolism. Treatments tighten pores, improve muscle tone and dermal contraction, increase collagen production and affect its distribution. Moisture in the skin and evenness of skin color will be balanced by increasing local circulation of blood and lymph to the face. Any stress that is evident in the face will be reduced.
Most importantly, Facial Rejuvenation acupuncture brings out your innate beauty and radiance. Though Facial Rejuvenation acupuncture can sometimes be referred to as an “Acupuncture Facelift,” it is more than just a cosmetic procedure.
The Facial Acupuncture component can be beneficial in the following areas:
Tightens pores and brightens eyes
Tone sagging areas of the face
Bring more firmness to the sagging skin
Eliminate fine lines and diminish larger wrinkles
Decrease puffiness and sagging around the eyes
Reduces stress and promotes total health and well being
Increase Facial Muscle tone through improving collagen production
Reduce double chin, sagging neck and lift drooping mouth and eyelids
Bells Palsy and Stroke recovery
TMJ (Jaw) problems or stiffness
Reduces symptoms of Neuropathy
Enhance the radiance of the complexion
As a result of these effects, fine wrinkles will disappear and deeper ones will be reduced. This treatment is not merely confined to the face, but also incorporates the entire body and constitutional issues of health from digestive issues and lack of energy, through to stress, depression and much more.
Each treatment involves the insertion of tiny acupuncture needles into specific areas of the face, ears, neck, hands, feet, and legs to affect changes in the face as well as the whole body. On your first visit, we discuss your overall health history, including any physical, mental or emotional issues in your life that you feel you want to work on. We will evaluate what changes you would like to see in your face and skin as well as discuss your overall health goals, and then begin your treatment. Ultra fine needles are inserted while you are relaxing and lying down on a comfortable massage table. Once the needles are in place, you rest for 20-30 minutes. Facial acupuncture treatments are not limited to just acupuncture. They quite often include massage, jade roller and/or derma rollers, application of select herbal washes/toners/moisturizers appropriate for your skin type and tone, and end with a mask application if requested. In general, the treatments are very relaxing and take anywhere from 75-90 minutes.
Why treat the body and not just the face?
The effects of Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture are not confined to the face. Each Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture treatment is individualized according to how each person is aging. No two people receive the same treatments because each person’s aging process is unique. Acupuncture points are chosen based on an individualized diagnosis according to the principles of Chinese medicine. A diagnosis is reached by examining constitutional health issues and any symptoms you may be having. Thus, the treatment is an overall rejuvenation of your health as well as your appearance.
Throughout treatment, other physical symptoms you may be experiencing will also improve. Treatments can improve hormonal balance; delay the graying of hair and hair loss associated with aging. You may notice you have a better quality of sleep and increased energy. It will improve your digestion and metabolism and strengthen your immune system. You can also address and treat any chronic or recurring pain.