Our inner health and well-being often show on our faces. As a result, psychological, emotional and physical issues may, over time, show up in the form of lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone.
Facial acupuncture is a safe, natural way to lift and enhance the face. People are turning to this as a natural and viable alternative to invasive procedures such as Botox and fillers, chemical peels and other forms of cosmetic surgery.
As we grow older the skins natural healing and repairing processes block up and slow down. Facial acupuncture aims to help alleviate this, by stimulating the skins own natural protecting and restoring processes.
Facial acupuncture works by
We ask that you remove all makeup before the session, as the skin needs to be make up free and clean.
During the treatment, extremely fine, highly specialised facial needles are inserted into the surface of the facial skin. These stimulate specific acupuncture points on the face, head, and body. They only go into a depth of a few milometers. The patient may occasionally feel a little discomfort when a needle is inserted into any areas of tension, but usually, it is pain-free.
Patients should be aware that occasionally a little bruising may occur, as a result of the treatment. This is however very un-common and will only last a few days. Arnica cream can be applied if this does happen. It can assist in promoting the healing of the bruise, helping it fade away more quickly.
Each treatment is tailored to the patient’s individual needs.
There are two methods of treatment available:
1. Holistic Facial Acupuncture
This holistic natural treatment that aims to restore the health of the skin and help improve the overall appearance of the skin; leaving it radiant, and refreshed, as well as assisting with any particular issues. This also supports the patient’s general wellbeing.
Each treatment consists of:
Patients typically notice changes and improvement gradually over a period. This is why a course of treatments is usually recommended, to get the full benefit of the process. You can, however, pay per session as you go.
2. Facial Enhancement Acupuncture – Carried out using the FACIALENHANCE® Micro Needle Therapy (MNT) treatment protocol.
This is a specific enhancing treatment. Fine inter dermal needles are inserted in addition to the fine needles used on the face, ears (as with holistic facial). These are typically inserted into the lines and wrinkles. E.g., frown lines on the forehead, crow’s feet, around the corners of the mouth and eyebrow area.
Each treatment consists of:
To get the full benefit of this treatment a course is generally required. But you may pay per session as you go.
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