What is Cosmetic Acupuncture?
Cosmetic Acupuncture is acupuncture that works by inserting small needles into the face causing an increase collagen and elastin it produces for that area. The immune system reacts, and there is a reduction in inflammation, relief of tension in certain areas, and this can even reduce anxiety in some participants. Cosmetic acupuncture is seen as an alternative to invasive procedures. The results are a more natural way to stimulate the areas in the face to aid in the natural production of collagen and elastin, so treatment allows the candidate to look and feel more vibrant. This type of acupuncture helps detoxify and is a natural and noninvasive way to gain a youthful appearance or slow the effects of aging on the face. While nervousness is common with acupuncture, the needles are the width of a hair and very rarely felt. It is essentially a painless procedure that aids in increasing a healing response from the brain.
What to Should You Expect when Starting Cosmetic Acupuncture?
A medical evaluation is performed prior to the procedure. Then, a treatment plan is made to help target the specific areas that need work. Many times, cosmetic acupuncture is combined with other treatments. This can include electrical stimulation, guided meditation, and LED light therapy. Traditional acupuncture may also be a part of the cosmetic acupuncture treatment plan to reduce stress or other tension so that the cosmetic acupuncture works better. Traditional acupuncture can also help slow the production of frown lines or wrinkles in the forehead that happen because of frustration. Herbal treatments may also be suggested to help speed the detoxification process caused by smoking or environmental pollutants that affect the skin.
What are the Results of Cosmetic Acupuncture?
- Facial muscles are more defined and sculpted
- Smoother skin
- The skin looks healthier
- Tightened skin
- Fewer wrinkles
- Less stress
- Reduced under-eye bags
- Skin is hydrated better
- Circulation is better
- Skin tone is more even
- Red patches are less noticeable
How Many Times Is Cosmetic Acupuncture Needed?
Cosmetic acupuncture is a treatment that can be done weekly,monthly, or occasionally. When building a treatment plan, this is discussed, so maximum results are obtained through many procedures if this is desired. Results become visually noticeable between 3 and 12 treatments for most people.