Wrinkles can occur at any age
Frowning is the major culprit when it comes to having wrinkles between the eyebrows, stress is a huge factor, you may not even realise you a frowning when you’re sitting or driving. Acupuncture is a great way to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, scars and tired and dropping skin.
Cosmetic acupuncture is a great preventive to train the muscles of your face to remain smooth, and enhance facial rejuvenation. There are 43 muscles in the face and over the course of the day we activate many of them which can increase the signs of wrinkles. Cosmetic acupuncture is a great natural alternative to having any chemicals inserted into your body and having any adverse side effects.
What to expect:
Cosmetic acupuncture involves inserting fine acupuncture needles into the skin, it is generally a painless procedure and is very calming.
Our treatments also include gua sha which is a technique that involves jade being massaged on the skin, JADE is a stone that is said to have the elixir of eternal life, jade used on the face can support circulation, reducing puffiness and inflammation, as well as smooth out fine lines and wrinkles.supporting the relaxation of muscles as well as drainage of fluids, that maybe causing your skin to look dull, and lifeless. if you are someone that suffers from puffy eyes
this technique is very effective in reducing the appearance
How does cosmetic acupuncture work?
Acupuncture increase collagen production, the process of inserting the needles in specific areas on the face the acupuncture creates micro trauma just under the skin surface, the bodies natural process is to recognises this and starts to produce collagen and elastin, to the response of the needles. this is the healing response of the body.
Over several treatments the acupuncture will tones muscles under skin cause skin to be tighter, the collagen production will mean that wrinkles will start to appear less defined and may begin to fade.
Cosmetic acupuncture can be used to target
Lift and tone neck and facial muscles
Reducing the appearance of large pores
Dry blotchy skin
Redness and uneven skin tone
Darkness around eyes
How may treatments?
For best results treatments are recommended to be twice a week for 4 weeks and to reassess at that point.
However coming in once a week is also beneficial, you should notice with first treatment that you skin appears brighter and plump
Skin will also appear more toned and hydrated with less redness and pale or dry blotchy areas
Home care : as part of the treatment your acupuncturist will provide you with some options when it comes to enhancing the effectiveness of the treatments, the options will be discussed during the consultation.