Cosmetic acupuncture, sometimes called facial rejuvenation acupuncture, is the newest weapon in the anti-ageing war. Many celebrities, including Hollywood stars, have tried this treatment and loved it. Some clinical reports have shown positive results. It is a non-invasive, non-surgical, method of reducing fine lines around the eyes, lips, and nose. It can also help to reduce bags from under the eyes and firm chin lines. In most cases cosmetic acupuncture can clear or reduce age spots, lift droopy eyelids, tighten pores, and brighten eyes. Because cosmetic acupuncture can also increase blood circulation and drain away toxins, patients feel younger as well as having a healthy glow and vibrant complexion.
Many patients have said this treatment can take between five and 10 years off their faces. In many cases a person’s overall health can also improve. This is partly due to the fact that if conditions such as acne or dry skin are brought under control people feel better about themselves, more confident, and generally are more fulfilled with life.
Cosmetic acupuncture is becoming increasingly popular among Hollywood stars, models, and people who are searching for a safer and more natural way to stay looking and feeling young. In 1996 a report in the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture reported that among 300 cases treated with cosmetic acupuncture, 90 per cent had marked effects with just one course of treatment. Another 2012 study published in the British Medical Journal concluded female participants who were aged 40 found FCM may have contributed to enhancing the appearance of the skin by affecting the oil and water content of the skin.
The acupuncture we do in our clinic is needle free. This procedure can improve the movement of energy, nutrients, oxygen, and lymphatic fluid to the face and body, and may result in stimulated and increased collagen production, nourishment, hydration, and tone. One side effect of this treatment is the relaxation of the muscles on the face, head, and body which comes as a bonus with better looking skin.
Always consult your GP before starting any new regime or self treatment. The contents of the article are for informational purposes only and are not intended to prevent, diagnose, or cure any medical conditions. The contribution of all authors and researchers is acknowledged.
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