Cosmetic acupuncture stimulates the body’s healing response, and production of collagen and elastin for facial rejuvenation. It is a great adjunct treatment to microneedling, and is optimal for tightening muscle tone on the face. Think of it as the structural repair to the facial muscles.
Who is the ideal candidate for a cosmetic acupuncture procedure?
The ideal candidate for cosmetic acupuncture is looking to safely and temporarily improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Cosmetic acupuncture is safe in dark skin tones. Cosmetic acupuncture is not recommended for individuals with mild, moderate, or deep fine lines and wrinkles who will require a more aggressive treatment modality. What is the average recovery associated with a cosmetic acupuncture procedure? There is little to no recovery following a cosmetic acupuncture treatment. Candidates resume all normal activities and skincare immediately following the treatment. In rare cases, some visible bruising or minimal bleeding may occur at needle insertion sites.
What are the potential side effects of a cosmetic acupuncture procedure?
Side effects following cosmetic acupuncture are minimal and rare, but may include bruising or bleeding at the acupuncture points. What can someone expect from the results of a cosmetic acupuncture procedure? The results of cosmetic acupuncture are temporary and develop over a series of five to 10 initial treatment sessions. Once the desired results have been achieved, many candidates will switch to maintenance sessions every five weeks or so.