cosmetic acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture

This ancient Chinese practice has been used for centuries to restore balance and youthful vitality increasing moisture and hydration to ageing skin. 

At Rosanna Traditional medicine centre you can benefit from cosmetic acupuncture from our experienced practitioner Yukyung. 

Cosmetic acupuncture gradually increases tone and firmness to skin to soften lineswrinkles and brighten skin tone. With little or no downtime facial contours are improved with promoting the production of collagen and removing any blockages and stagnation. 

In addition, people that suffer from problem skin such as acnedrynesseczema and rosacea can also expect their skin problems to be greatly reduced, if not eliminated completely.

Overview of Cosmetic Acupuncture 

This ancient Eastern practice involves inserting hair-thin, sterile needles into specific points on the face, neck, and scalp often places where we hold stress.

Not only can it reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging, but it can also improve circulation, boost collagen production, and help alleviate stress and anxiety.

Unlike surgery or injections, cosmetic acupuncture is non-invasive and has little to no side effects. Plus, the results are long-lasting and promote holistic wellness. 

How Does Cosmetic Acupuncture Work 

Cosmetic acupuncture is a unique and effective way to enhance your skin's appearance without harsh chemicals or invasive procedures which create more toxins in your skin.

Unlike traditional acupuncture, which focuses on improving overall health and reducing pain, cosmetic acupuncture specifically targets the facial muscles and skin to stimulate collagen production and increase blood flow.

By strategically placing hair-thin needles at specific points on your face, this therapy can encourage your body to produce new collagen, which can help fade fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin texture, and give you a more youthful, radiant appearance.

This ancient Chinese technique is gaining popularity in the Western world, and could be a natural and safe alternative to other more drastic cosmetic procedures.

What to Expect During a Cosmetic Acupuncture Treatment 

Each Cosmetic Acupuncture treatment prescription or plan is tailored exactly to your needs and presenting concerns, so no two treatments are the same.

First, you'll start with a consultation with your acupuncturist, who will ask about your medical history and skincare goals.

Once you're on the table, the acupuncturist will place thin needles on specific points around your face and body to stimulate circulation and promote collagen production. Don't be alarmed if you feel a slight tingling or warmth during the treatment — that means it's working! After about 30-45 minutes, the needles are removed, and you'll likely leave feeling relaxed and refreshed.

While you may notice immediate improvements in your skin's appearance, it's essential to have regular treatments to see lasting results. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the rejuvenating benefits of cosmetic acupuncture.


Lift and Tone

Target: Muscles in the face
Technique: Motor points

In this first technique, Motor points are targeted in muscles of the face.

A motor point is a specific location in the muscle where the nerves meet the muscle. When needled, the muscle will elicit a response and send a signal to the Central Nervous System.

From here, tight muscles are instructed to relax, and loosened, weak or drooping muscles will be instructed to tighten or lift. An overall tightened and lifted feeling and appearance can be experienced from this technique alone.

 Firm and Tighten

Target: Facial Soft tissue & Skin
Technique: Stimulate collagen and elastin production

In this second technique, we are working to boost the collagen and elastin in the facial tissues as well as the skin and ultra-fine acupuncture needles are placed through areas of the face that need a boost of collagen and elastin.

This totally painless technique causes a “microtrauma” in the local area, signalling the body’s healing cells to start a process of collagen and elastin production to repair the area.

This may result in softening of lines and firming of the face by adding back density to an area that has had a loss of volume.

Circulate, Boost and Balance

Target: Blood circulation & harmonise body
Technique: Boost blood circulation to oxygenate and revitalise.

Thirdly, but not lastly, this needling technique aims to promote nutrient-rich blood circulation to the area, oxygenating the facial tissue and skin.

Free flowing Qi (energy) and blood in the face will help move any blockages and stagnation, promoting a bright, clear and glowing complexion. When the facial tissue is happy, so is the skin- the skin receives oxygen and nutrient exchange from the facial tissue, resulting in soft, supple and more hydrated skin.

Acupuncture points in your body are also specifically chosen to balance and free flow your entire body system. This aims to eliminate and balance any health concerns or disharmony that may be holding you back from looking your best.