The Cosmetic Acupuncture is an effective, non-surgical treatment to reduce age-related changes. It is based on the principles of Chinese Medicine, which involves the insertion of very thin disposable needles into the acupuncture points on the face. The superficial insertion increases the local blood circulation of the face and stimulates collagen production, which fills out the lines and gives firmness to the skin for a healthy glowing complexion.
Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat many physical and mental illnesses. The effectiveness of acupuncture has been related to the manipulation of the energy points on the body to balance and to remove the blockings in the meridians (the channels of blood and energy) to achieve health and to prevent diseases.
The Cosmetic Acupuncture has attracted great attention in the last few years, especially in the big cities like New York City and Los Angeles. It used to be a treatment only for the rich and famous people in Hollywood, but now everyone can afford the ‘royal’ treatment.
“A 1996 report in the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture reported that among 300 cases treated with the Cosmetic Acupuncture, 90% had marked effects with one course of treatment. The effects include: delicate complexion, the improvement of facial muscles elasticity and overall facial rejuvenation”.
What are the benefits of the Cosmetic Acupuncture?
The Cosmetic Acupuncture may take 5-10 years off your face. It helps to eliminate fine lines and makes the deeper lines look softer. It can also help to minimize dark circles, puffy eyes, double chin, sagging skin, and dropping eyelids.
The Cosmetic Acupuncture has a really great number of benefits, it:
~ relaxes muscle tone;
~ increases circulation, therefore, oxygenates the skin;
~ increases collagen production;
~ tightens the pores and brightens the eyes;
~ keeps acne skin under control;
~ nourishes the skin, giving you a healthy complexion with a natural glow;
~ moisturizes the skin from inside, and gives rosy cheeks to people with a dull, tired-looking skin.
Who would benefit from this procedure?
The people who want to delay the process of aging and want to look and feel younger.
Can I do the Cosmetic Acupuncture If I have had Botox?
Yes, you can. The Cosmetic Acupuncture will maintain the effectiveness of Botox, so it will save you a couple of injections per year.
What is the course of treatment?
The course of treatment is between 10-20 sessions. This will be done 2 to 3 times a week for the best results. Each individual responds differently to the treatment depending on their age and lifestyle. Visible results will be noticeable after 6-7 sessions. The maintenance may be needed once every month.