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Facial Acupuncture

7 ways Acupuncture can reverse aging

By Michelle Gellis LAcMAcDiplAc

We tend to think of Acupuncture as something that can help with aches and pains. But what most people don’t know is that Acupuncture can make you look and feel younger! Regular acupuncture treatment can make you feel more energetic and youthful, AND it can actually reduce the signs of aging

1) Stress Reduction

We all are exposed to stressful situations…

Why Clearing Blocks Can Improve Your Cosmetic Acupuncture Treatments

By Michelle Gellis LAc MAc DiplAc
As a Five Element acupuncturist who teaches facial acupuncture classes nationally, I was surprised to learn that one of the basic principles I was taught in school is unfamiliar to most acupuncturists. Rooted in Five Element Theory, the practice of clearing blocks before initiating treatment is at the core of my facial acupuncture classes. A block is defined as…

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.

 

We hav…

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…

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture Class Certification

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

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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