Cosmetic or facial acupuncture

What is cosmetic acupuncture?

Cosmetic acupuncture is an effective and non-surgical facial treatment to reduce the signs of aging by providing a more youthful and fresh appearance. It is based on the principles of Chinese medicine which involves the insertion of very thin disposable needles into acupuncture points on the face. This superficial insertion will increase the local circulation to the face and stimulate the production of collagen, reducing and filling the lines of the face, giving firmness to the skin for a healthy and shiny complexion.

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat many conditions and diseases. The effectiveness of acupuncture has been related to the manipulation of energy points in the body to balance and eliminate blockages in the meridians (blood and energy channels), in order to achieve health and prevent disease.

«A 1996 report in the international journal of Clinical Acupuncture reported that among 300 cases treated with cosmetic acupuncture, 90% had noticeable effects after treatment. Some of the effects: The skin becomes delicate, improves the elasticity of the facial muscles, a fresher looking, rosier complexion and general rejuvenation «

What are the benefits of cosmetic acupuncture?

It helps eliminate fine lines and maked deeper lines look softer. It can also help minimize dark circles, swollen eyes, saggning skin and droopy eyelids. Other benefits include:

  • Relaxed muscle tone
  • Increased cirulation
  • Increased production of collagen
  • Makes the pores smaller and brightens the eyes
  • Keeps acne of the face under control
  • It nourishes the skin, giving it a healthy complexion with a natural glow
  • It moisturizes the skin from the inside, resulting in rosy cheeks and fresh looking skin
  • It improves dacial muscle sagging

What to expect from the treatment

After just one session you can already notice the effects of the treatment but if you want to get better and longer lasting results it is advised to have 8-10 sessions. These will be done several times a week for best results. Each person will respond differently to the treatment depending on their age and lifestyle.
A facial mask made of natural ingredients and high quality herbs, rich in antioxidants, is then applied to all skin types and is designed to nourish the skin. The mask has a soothing effect on the skin and will visibly relieve signs of inflammation and tenderness.

Finally you get an acupressure facial massage with moisturizer.
Regular treatments will ensure younger and healthier skin.

Article in elle magazine

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