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What is cosmetic acupuncture?
Cosmetic acupuncture involves the insertion of fine, sterile needles into the skin to stimulate blood circulation and increase collagen production. Collagen is a type of protein in the body which maintains your skin structure – however, decreases in production rate as you age.
Usually performed on the face, cosmetic acupuncture may produce a variety of desirable effects in the skin, such as tight and firm texture, wrinkle prevention, as well as improved skin quality. Cosmetic acupuncture makes use of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is performed by qualified Chinese Medicine Practitioners with a focus in acupuncture.
What may cosmetic acupuncture treat?
It may treat aging skin concerns such as the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, loose skin and rough textures. It may also treat general skin problems such as facial blemishes and pimples.
Patients may need to undergo up to ten sessions to see lasting effects on their skin.