Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture
Facial Rejuvenation or Cosmetic Acupuncture is a gentle and health stimulating cosmetic procedure that utilizes the insertion of ultra-fine acupuncture needles into the face to increase Qi (chi – the body’s energy) and blood flow.
The techniques of Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory are the cornerstone of this anti-aging treatment. A basic tenet of the medicine is that your outside reflects the status of your health on the inside, therefore the focus of these treatments is to promote balancing of the body’s energetic systems while stimulating local results on the face.
A combination of gentle facial needling, cupping, gua sha and acupressure may be used to treat energetic imbalances and also increase collagen. During the session, your skin will be cleansed, massaged, gently exfoliated, toned and moisturized. Diet and lifestyle recommendations may also be discussed.
Besides seeing cosmetic results, you may also expect general health results such as changes/improvements in areas such as:
- Digestive function – which further improves the skin
- Reduction of hot flashes and night sweats
- Reduction of mild depression and or anxiety
- Increased energy
The standard treatment protocol is 10-12 successive weekly treatments with a monthly maintenance treatment thereafter. More noticeable results can be seen around the 5th treatment.
You are more than welcome to pop in for this relaxing treat any time however progressive and lasting results are dependent on the full protocol.
When possible, arrive make-up free to allow for maximum treatment time.
For detailed pricing information, please visit our fees page.
Please note that we are not able to submit facial acupuncture services through direct billing. This service may or may not be covered by your benefits. Please check with your insurance provider.