What is facial acupuncture?
Facial acupuncture is the process of placing needles into the skin on your face. During treatment, a licenced acupuncturist inserts needles on specific points on your body. In most cases, this is done for cosmetic reasons. But the traditional practice of acupuncture is not to be ignored. As a matter of fact, it is the combination of traditional energy release and physical reaction in the skin that has people calling facial acupuncture the new Botox.
How is it performed?
As previously mentioned, facial acupuncture is performed by placing needles into designated places on your face as well as a few on your body. At your consultation, your acupuncturist will talk to you about your skin concerns. After that, they will discuss your treatment plan. In the beginning, you will need multiple weekly treatments. Eventually, you will be able to maintain results with less frequent visits.
What are the results?
Facial acupuncture results are subtle, with more noticeable changes after multiple sessions. Whereas fillers provide instant results, acupuncture works to enhance your skin naturally and permanently over time. Coincidentally, your body benefits as well as your skin.
According to registered acupuncturist Amrit Singh, “It’s actually quite a bonus, because you’re getting a beauty treatment, but we’re also working through your inner body systems at the same time.”
Facial acupuncture helps stimulate blood flow to the face resulting in a bright and sunny complexion. Additionally, it stimulates your collagen production which helps fill in and prevent wrinkles. Overall, you will have skin with a softer focus and youthful glow, all while experiencing anxiety and tension relief throughout your entire body.
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