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Facial Enhancement Acupuncture Whether you are looking for treatment for an existing condition (visible manifestation on the skin such as rosacea, acne, scar) or you are looking for a healthier non-invasive approach to skin tightening and rejuvenation, Facial Enhancement Acupuncture (FEA) might just be the treatment for you. FEA is a cosmetic acupuncture protocol developed by Paul Adkins as an anti-aging, non-surgical facelift and skin rejuvenation treatment. It is often known as an alternative to Botox© or fillers. Although more research is needed for evidence based cosmetic acupuncture, published research concluded that facial acupuncture enhances the appearance of the skin and improves skin elasticity.

How does it work? Very fine small needles are inserted in specific areas of your face and neck that stimulates blood flow and Qi energy, bringing oxygen and nutrients to your skin encouraging the production of collagen and elastin to boost skin cell rejuvenation. Some of the needles will target toning and tightening specific facial muscles. Your practitioner may choose to use electroacupuncture, gua sha or cupping during the treatment to boots circulation and reduce puffiness. What is involved in the treatment? Your practitioner will assess your complexion, your health history diet and lifestyle before proposing a bespoke FEA treatment. Cosmetic acupuncture as well as all acupuncture treatments address mind body and spirit and for this your practitioner may choose to needle other parts of your body additional to your face and neck. Pre and post treatment your skin is cleansed and treated with natural skin products and serums chosen specifically for your skin type. On departure your practitioner will offer you a home kit with tools to use between sessions for better results.

How many treatments will I need? To achieve significant or noticeable results It is recommended to have at least a 10 weekly sessions course of treatment. Following this course, it is advised to have maintenance treatments. The frequency is suggested by your practitioner based on your particularities. Benefits of Facial Enhancement Acupuncture discovered by patients: Youthful glow of the skin Improved facial muscle tone Helped to reduce or eliminate bags under the eyes Helped eliminate swelling Helped eliminate fine lines on the face and neck and significantly reduced large wrinkles Fell more hormonal balanced Moisturised and nourished skin Reduced appearance of double chin Refreshed and bright eyes Reduced stress Helped with general health and a sense of wellbeing