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Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and Your Emotions

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The human face has 43 muscles, which work together to form facial expressions. Over time, these expressions get lodged in the connective tissue of the face causing fine lines, deep furrows, sagging skin and jowls. Facial rejuvenation acupuncture, facial cupping and facial gua sha (chinese massage) can release atrophied muscles and bring out the innate radiance in our skin.

 

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Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation for Acne, Dark Spots, and Redness Anti-aging for skin

As we age our skin goes through many changes. Some of these changes have to do with fluctuations in our hormones, which can cause acne or dark spots or patches (melasma). For many women in their forties and fifties, adult acne can appear along with winkles, causing a double whammy! Even if you did not have acne as a teen, the surge of estrogen which occurs right before menopause or the hormona…

Article “A Multifaceted Approach to the Acupuncture Treatment of Neuromuscular Facial Conditions”

Here is an article I wrote for the Journal of Chinese Medicine…

A Multifaceted Approach to the Acupuncture Treatment of Neuromuscular Facia…

Acupuncture Safe-Effective Anti-Aging

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture Class Certification

I frequently receive calls from acupuncturists asking what the benefits are of taking classes in acupuncture facial rejuvenation.

Keep Your Skin Healthy with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Keep Your Skin Healthy with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can be very effective at treating skin conditions. Treatments can provide quick relief for acute symptoms, as well as significant and lasting relief from recurrent or chronic skin conditions.

The skin reflects and reacts to imbalances within the body’s internal landscape and the effects of t…

Top Ten Reasons to See Your Acupuncturist to Rejuvenate Your Skin

By Michelle Gellis MAc LAc DiplAc

1) It is not some trendy new procedure. Cosmetic acupuncture has been used since the Sung Dynasty (960-1279 AD) and kept the empress looking youthful. By inserting needles into specific points on the face, acupuncturists can stimulate collagen turnover and blood flow to nourish the skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

2) Acne, melasma, dermatitis,…

Micro-Needle Dermal Roller Use

Recently micro-needle dermal rollers have been getting a lot of media attention. As a practitioner who specializes in acupuncture facial rejuvenation, I know that skin needling with a dermal roller (also known as collagen induction therapy), promotes the natural reproduction of collagen and elastin, making the skin feel smoother and tighter.

Micro-needle dermal rollers have additiona…

Facial Acupuncture…Not Just for Wrinkles!

As a faculty member at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, my students and colleagues frequently ask me whether there are any benefits of Facial Acupuncture beyond anti-aging or overall skin rejuvenation (reducing acne, rosacea etc.).

When most people think of Facial Acupuncture they think about reducing wrinkles, dark circles, saggy skin, frown lines and “turkey neck”. However,…

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