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Facial Acupuncture

Looking beautiful both inside and out is something we all want to achieve. Since your face is ridden with
emotion and hormonal issues, you have to take care of it. Fortunately, there is a technique that can do
that using painless mini needles and this is better known as facial acupuncture.

Facial acupuncture is a painless procedure that renews not only the face but the body as well. This is
because it can erase lines and eye bags making you look younger. At the same time, it can also help clear
up pimples and acne.

For this to work, fine needles are placed in acupuncture points on the eyes, face and neck to stimulate the
person’s natural energies. As a result, this also improves your facial color.

Anyone can try facial acupuncture because it is painless and it has proven to reverse the signs of aging.
However, if you are pregnant, suffer from the colds or flu, have acute herpes or an allergic reaction, it is
best to wait until this has passed.

But before anyone can try facial acupuncture, they first have to be evaluated by the acupuncturist. This
person will evaluate your age, lifestyle and diet. If everything looks good, then you will probably do an
average of about 12 to 15 treatments. More could be done if your skin tends to sag, manifest jowls or
have droopy eyes.

Facial acupuncture treatment needs to be done twice a week for about 45 minutes to 1 hour. For those
who can’t make two sessions in a week, they can opt for the 1 treatment that will last 90 minutes.

After the regular sessions, it is advisable to go back for follow up treatment. It should be every 2 weeks
for the next 2 months and then once a month later on.

Aside from needles, most clinics use herbs in the form of masks, poultices and moisturizers. Before you
use it, check with your doctor to make sure there is no allergic reaction to any forms of medication that
you are taking.

After the first facial acupuncture treatment, you will usually seen an increased glow to one’s complexion
which the Chinese say an increased Qi or blood flow to the face. It becomes more open, the wrinkles
start to disappear and the skin appears more toned.

In the 5th or 7th treatment, this becomes more evident as your face looks more relaxed as though you
just came from a vacation.

The end result is that you will look and feel 5 to 15 years younger but of course this depends on how
well the patient has taken care of themselves outside the confines of the clinic.

To sum things up, facial acupuncture can do for you. It can eliminate fine lines and reduces wrinkles,
improve your overall facial color and add luster to the skin, relaxes tension in the face and furrows in the
brow, brightens the eyes and reduce dark circles and puffiness, improve muscle tone for sagging skin,
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enhance your natural radiance in the skin and eyes, slow the aging process within, promotes overall
health and well being as well as relaxes and revitalizes the entire body.

All you have to now is find a clinic that offers this service to customers so you will soon look radiant to
other people.

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