What is Cosmetic Acupuncture? Cosmetic Acupuncture or Facial Rejuvenation Acupunctureis a minimum invasive and safe technique yields long-term changes in the health of the skin and body as a whole resulting in a brightened glowing skin tone and a softer appearance with collagen and elastin stimulation, balanced muscle tension, and smooth energy/blood flow. Who chooses this type of service? Men and women alike that want to look younger and have that healthy glow but don't want to look like they have had "work done". What issues can cosmetic acupuncture address?
Facial discoloration and lackluster
Uneven facial muscle tone, asymmetrical face
Age spots including sun damage
Wrinkles such as forehead lines, frown lines, crow's feet, bunny lines, Nasolabial lines aka marionette lines
Sagging jowls, cheeks, eyebrows and eyelids
Skin lesions such as Acne, Broken capillaries, Rosacea, Scarring
Three reasons why you should try Cosmetic Acupuncture 1. Effective but Subtle – Cosmetic acupuncture improves your skin health, muscle tones and blood flow resulting a radiance of the complexion that your friends will say “you look well, great, and fantastic” without noticing your secret. No fake look, period. 2. Safe and natural – No toxic chemical is added into your system. No major blood vessels and nerve would be damaged. No allergies or scar tissue formation. As a matter of fact, cosmetic acupuncture will boost your immune system as well as skin health. As a contrast, procedures such as Botox and surgery have much greater risks. 3. Holistic and organic – Cosmetic acupuncture improves your skin health by treating your body as a whole. Therefore, health issues such as stress, poor digestion, chronic fatigue, hormonal imbalance will be treated as well. Acupuncture slows the aging process from within safely and naturally
FAQ HOW WILL COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE MAKE ME FEEL AND LOOK BETTER? Cosmetic acupuncture is a treatment based on Traditional Chinese Medicine Meridian Theory and Western Human Anatomy and Physiology. It is performed by inserting hair-thin acupuncture needle into the acupuncture points and anatomic spots to stimulate collagen production and blood flow as well as balancing the body as a whole.
DOES COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE HURT? No. It is a pleasant, relaxing and energizing experience. The needles are hair thin and generally painless and one time use. For certain area around the mouth and nose, you might feel a little bit discomfort, but it is very short. Just relax and your experience will be greatly improved.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS SHOULD I HAVE? To achieve the best result, 10 treatments are suggested (Once or twice per week). For long lasting results, the fine-tune treatments should be done once a month.
WHAT RESULTS WILL I SEE? Generally, you will see a smoother, more radiant appearance. The fine lines and the discoloration such as redness, dark circle or age spots will be reduced. The skin tone will be increased. The muscle tension will be balanced. In addition, your general health issues such as stress, poor digestion, chronic fatigue or hormonal imbalances, will be relieved and adjusted.
CAN COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE REPLACE SURGICAL FACE LIFT? No, cosmetic acupuncture will not yield the same results as a face lift. Compared to surgical face lift, results are slower, more subtle and natural with much less complications. Cosmetic Acupuncture is a way of thinking and life-style. It is organic, holistic and natural. It slows down your aging process.
DO YOU OFFER FEE CONSULTATION? YES, we do offer a free 15 min consultation. We will go over the treatment plan according to your needs and answer any concerns of yours.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE AND WHAT PROCEDURES WILL I EXPERIENCE? Treatments are 60 min and include:
35 min Facial and systemically acupuncture treatment.
Jade massage and acupressure with special rejuvenation cream to boost the qi/blood flow.
Auricular stimulation (Ear seeds taping) to maintain the treatment result.
Finish with our own soothing warm tea.
FEES: One session $175.00 or a package of 10 treatments for $1,575.00 a series of 10 treatments is recommended for more lasting results. Hours: Friday 11 am to 5 pm Every other Saturday 9 am to 1 pm
What do you need to do before and after the cosmetic acupuncture? Before
Please be aware that women may be more sensitive to needle discomfort during their menstrual cycle.
Eat (but not overeat) about an hour before coming for an acupuncture treatment.
Wear comfortable clothes that allow access to areas above the elbows and knees; you may need to expose your abdomen or back, depending on your treatment plan.
Clean the face thoroughly. A thin layer of moisturizer is allowed but no makeup or perfumes.
At the clinic
Turn your phones off or put on silent.
Empty the bladder before the treatment starts.
The discomfort of needle insertion is very short; the more relax you are the less discomfort you will feel.
It is normal to feel tight, pressured or numbness/tickling afterwards. It will disappear in a day or two.
When bruising appears, apply ice pack within the first 24 hours. And warm wet towel after 24 hours.
Avoid rigorous exercise for the day of treatment.
Normal skin care can be applied after 3 hours of treatment
No greasy or cold food/drinks for a day.
Wear sunscreen everyday; wear sunglasses if it’s sunny.
In Balance Acupuncture & Wellness, LLC. 5906 39th Ave Kenosha WI 53144 Phone: 262-584-9955 Fax : 262-584-9956