A Gentle Approach to Anti-Aging
Relax & Rejuvenate
Facial acupuncture uses needles to stimulate the skin and underlying muslces of the face healing to improve the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Stimulation by acupuncture needles helps to increase collagen production and improve blood circulation which in turn results in improed skin elasticity, reduced wrinkles, and general brightening of the complexion.
- Brightened complexion
- Reduced acne
- Minimized pores
- Reduced appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
- Improved skin texture
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Acupuncture for Ageing Concerns
Trying cosmetic acupuncture can help to stimulate the fibroblast cells that lie deep within the dermis layer of the skin. Much like microneedling, but the tiny needles can go even deeper in cosmetic acupuncture. Overall this can promote the production of new collagen and elastin – the key building blocks of the skin that naturally deplete with age. .
Crow’s feet: By remodelling the skin – encouraging that collagen and elastin production – cosmetic acupuncture can create firmer and more resilient skin around the eyes. It also improves microcirculation that helps with puffiness and discolouration issues.
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Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture
A number of studies have evaluated the effectiveness of cosmetic acupuncture using a range of standardized measurement tools including the Global Aesthetic Improvement Scale, ultrasonography and use of silicon microrelief impressions. In two studies, benefits were noted after one or two treatments in 90% of participants. Findings confirm the aesthetic benefits of cosmetic acupuncture, including:
- Improved skin texture + elasticity
- Reduction of skin wrinkles + “double chin”
- Reduction of “drooping” of eyelids + Minimization of pore size
- Reduction of acne +Increased “brightness” of eyes
Our Approach to Cosmetic Acupuncture
Although benefit may be noted in as few as one or two treatments; effects are typically noticed after five treatments. 5-10 treatments, once weekly, for one-hour each are recommended to attain optimal results.
The effectiveness of cosmetic acupuncture treatments can be optimized by including in your regimen use of Gua Sha, exercises for facial muscles, facial massage therapy treatments or use of nutritional supplements or botanical (herbal) medicines which will be explained at your appointments.
Rebecca Jivcoff RAc – Acupuncturist
Dedicated to assisting others on their unique wellness journey, Rebecca utilizes natural and traditional methods to regulate menstruation and relieve associated discomforts; promote optimal functions or increase nourishment for pregnancy related concerns; aid emotional harmony and relief from stress; or to rejuvenate appearance from a holistic perspective.
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