What is cosmetic facial acupuncture?
Cosmetic acupuncture is a non-invasive treatment that involves using acupuncture to improve skin and fight the aging process. ... Proponents claim that cosmetic acupuncture can help reduce wrinkles, diminish fine lines, remove age spots, and lift droopy eyelids.
How does cosmetic acupuncture work?
Cosmetic acupuncture works by increasing blood flow and stimulating the muscles beneath your face to improve their tone and conditioning. This improves your skin's elasticity, which helps smooth out wrinkles and lines
How long does cosmetic acupuncture last?
The effects of Facial Acupuncture Rejuvenation are cumulative and last up to 3-5 years after a course of 10 treatments, with maintenance. Each patient will be different, but usually each patient will need maintenance treatments once per month or once per season.
Is Facial Acupuncture Better Than Botox?
The short answer is yes, absolutely, and I encourage it. But it's important to understand that facial acupuncture and Botox work in opposite ways. Botox freezes the muscles around the injection site, which does relax the area and the skin around it resulting in fewer wrinkles and creasing.