What is Cosmetic Acupuncture?
Cosmetic Acupuncture is a system of acupuncture based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that revitalizes and rejuvenates the face from the inside out. Whether a person is seeking relief from pain and illness or simply desires to decrease a few wrinkles, the method of Chinese diagnosis is the same. Facial acupuncture is just another way to show the versatility of this system of medicine.
While many external factors such as sun damage, stress, diet and lifestyle contribute to the health of our skin, our physical, emotional and spiritual health are also reflected on our skin. The Mei Zen Acupuncture System balances you on the inside so that you look your healthiest on the outside!
Number of Treatments
The Mei Zen System is a minimum of ten treatments, twice weekly, over a period of five weeks. Cosmetic Acupuncture is a series of treatments because your body takes time for collagen and elastin to repair and maintain. As with any course of acupuncture treatments, the benefits of cosmetic acupuncture are cumulative and build with each treatment.
How much will it cost?
Acupuncture is very cost effective and much less expensive than other cosmetic procedures. Facial rejuvenation through acupuncture is a viable alternative to more invasive facial procedures and surgeries that only address the surface, cost much more and can carry significant risks. With cosmetic acupuncture there is no down time, no swelling and no significant bruising or scarring, Treatments are 90 minutes and cost $99.00 per session. Cash discounts & packages are available.
The popularity of this system is evidenced by recent write-ups in publications like the New York Times USA Today, and Allure magazine.
Is Cosmetic Acupuncture right for you?
Do you generally like what you see when you look in the mirror but would like to look younger, more vibrant, more firm and reduce some wrinkles?
Do you want a more youthful appearance while retaining the character of your face?
Are you looking for a healthy cosmetic alternative to chemical peels, botulism toxin injections, surgery or laser treatments?
Are you ready to make a healthy commitment to your good looks?
Then the Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture System may be for you. Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, it improves your health and energy as it helps “turn back the clock.”
How does Cosmetic Acupuncture work?
Tiny needles are inserted shallowly into acupuncture points on the face, which bring qi and blood to the surface, resulting in fewer wrinkles, firmer skin tone and an Again, since acupuncture in any form treats the body as a whole, patients often also experience “good” side effects such as improved sleep, improved digestion, having more energy and vitality.
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Reported benefits for the face include:
Reduction of fine wrinkles and softening of deeper wrinkles
Firmer, but more moisturized, softer skin with a more even skin tone
Improved muscle tone and firmer jaw line
Reduction in puffiness, rosacea and acne
Increased collagen production
Reduction of sagging jowls
Fading of age spots
Reported overall health benefits include:
Increased energy and sense of well-being
Reduction or elimination of the following conditions: insomnia, hot flashes, depression, anxiety, postural or back pain issue
Benefits to thyroid function
History of Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation:
Acupuncture has been used to treat skin complaints and reduce signs of aging for centuries. In fact, facial rejuvenation acupuncture, also known as cosmetic acupuncture, has a recorded history going as far back as China's Sung Dynasty (960AD - 1270AD), when the Empress and the Emperor's concubines used it to engender beauty and good health.
This service is provided by Monica Judge, licensed acupuncturist.