As far as beauty and wellness treatments go, sticking needles in one's face is nothing new. But while microneedling has only become a must-have beauty treatment in recent years, the traditional Chinese medicinal practice of acupuncture has been around for millennia. Recently, acupuncture , and facial acupuncture more specifically, have become increasingly popular as a treatment for those who are looking to tend to chronic conditions, help the body heal — or even give their faces a little tune-up. In TCM, or Traditional Chinese Medicine, there is the belief that the body contains meridians or energy channels through which life energy or Qi flows throughout the organs and limbs, carrying out the body's daily operations.
What is cosmetic acupuncture – facial acupuncture for cosmetic purposes
Michelle Gellis teaches facial acupuncture. Michelle Gellis is one of a select group of acupuncturists who not only performs the ancient art of facial acupuncture, she also teaches acupuncture facial rejuvenation classes to acupuncturists across the nation. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is a centuries old practice. It is a gentle, effective, and safe way to combat the signs of aging and erase years from your face without the risk or downtime of surgery or injections. Acupuncture offers many benefits to those who want to revitalize the look and feel of their skin. It builds collagen, tones muscles, improves circulation, and stimulates blood flow with no risk of scars, infections, rashes, or toxic build-up of chemicals.
What Exactly Is Facial Acupuncture — And Why You Should Try It
You may have tried this ancient Chinese practice for pain relief, or anxiety, but what about for a natural face lift? Yup, that's right, cosmetic acupuncture has garnered quite the following amongst celebrity fans as a natural alternative to Botox Gwyneth Paltrow, Madeleine West, Jennifer Aniston, Angelina Jolie included. Say goodbye to Botox , fillers and all the stuff in between. Rather than filling your skin with chemical injections, your face will instead be covered with fine acupuncture needles that create an instant lift and over time, can erase fine lines and wrinkles.
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture also known as Cosmetic Acupuncture, Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation, or an Acupuncture Facelift, helps to improve muscle tone and dermal contraction especially in the face and neck. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture has been shown to increase collagen production and aids in its dispersal thus helping to firm the skin and fill out wrinkles. Bags and sagging around the eyes, face, and neck can be significantly reduced and toned up. Metabolism is greatly improved through these treatments, resulting in reduced puffiness often to the point of elimination. As Acupuncture can profoundly effect the regulation of hormones in the body, conditions like acne and overly dry skin can be quite improved.