Cosmetic acupuncture is a facial rejuvenation technique that has been used for decades. It makes the skin appear younger, healthier and is believed to slow down the progression of fine wrinkles. Consider it a gentle alternative to Botox and cosmetic surgery and it has the same effect in the sense that it will stimulate collagen production and increases lymphatic fluid movement to rejuvenate the skin.
Benefits Of Cosmetic Acupuncture:
- It can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
- Your skin is left feeling toned and firmer.
- Reduce the appearance of bags around the eyes
- Reduce puffiness
- Eye brightener
- Minimize pore size
- Reduce redness and balance skin tone
If you’re considering acupuncture for the first time and you’re wondering does it hurt? Well, here’s what you can expect from a session. The session promotes relaxation and encourages you to feel a sense of calm. Cosmetic patients will be asked to lay down during an acupuncture session The insertion of needles is relatively painless, it is not intended to cause major discomfort. They will be inserted in various specific locations on the face and neck. After the needles are inserted in specific locations on your face or body depending on your treatment plan, you are usually left to rest for a period of 10 – 45 minutes. In some styles of acupuncture, the needles are inserted quickly and removed immediately and in others, they are left in for a longer period of time.
It also improves blood circulation to the area and the flow of lymphatic fluid to the face, providing you with that healthy glow everybody wants. On the contrary, muscles in the face are frozen to soften wrinkles with Botox injections, while cosmetic acupuncture is used to stimulate facial muscle groups for more tone. It’s a natural method and does not contain any medications in the needles. The entire process is very safe and sterile.
Cosmetic acupuncture is most effective after repeated sessions, typically two sessions weekly for 2 weeks is often enough to bear lasting results. Treatments are recommended every 4-6 weeks for maintenance.
For more information on cosmetic acupuncture, contact a specialist at Studio Athletica, book a free consultation, and find out if you would be a good candidate.