7 Things to Love about Cosmetic Acupuncture


A cosmetic acupuncture treatment involves the gentle application of highly specialized ultra-fine micro-needles to specific acupuncture points on the face that work to increase oxygen flow and helps to stimulate the fibroblast cells that lie deep within the dermis layer of the skin, promoting the production of new collagen and elastin. These are the key building blocks of the skin that are so crucial to the fight against aging. Body acupuncture points are also applied to balance and relax the body. The combination is a safe, effective, restorative and de-stressing beauty treatment.

The positive beauty buzz surrounding cosmetic acupuncture in recent years adds up.

Here are 7 reasons we’ve found why cosmetic acupuncture is easy to love.  


1. It’s a preventative rather than a reactive approach to wellbeing

Traditional Chinese Medicine treats the symptoms as well as the root of any health problem. Skin, being the largest organ in our body, acts as a two-way mirror guide to our inner health. So, premature signs of aging can actually be the outward manifestation of many conditions including stress, hormonal and nutritional imbalances.

2. It’s an overall health treatment

Acupuncture provides a substantial and constructive effect on the skin layers and treats the causes of aging from a holistic approach. It helps to boost microcirculation and the overall health of the skin, helping it to look firmer, plumper and younger.

3. It’s not just a temporary fix!

Unlike most popular beauty treatments (think Botox), cosmetic acupuncture addresses not just the topical and superficial signs of premature aging, but the true internal causes of aging, by stimulating and channeling the body’s own healing energy towards ‘repairing’ the skin. Facial acupuncture stimulates the body’s ability to regenerate itself.

Although skin will look revitalized after an initial treatment, we recommended a course of six to eight treatments for substantial long-term results with three to four in the space of one to two months, followed by monthly or bi-monthly repeat treatments.

4. Gets your glow on  

By boosting the skin’s ability to regenerate itself and increase the levels of collagen and elastin, skin tone is dramatically improved, wrinkles and fine lines are reduced and the skin looks more youthful.

5. It helps with stress

Acupuncture treatments target specific points that help to alleviate stress, reduce cortisol levels and boost endorphin and serotonin levels throughout the whole body. As a result, when combined with facial acupuncture, it has a calming effect on facial muscles and the whole body.

6. Tailor made for you

Since cosmetic acupuncture not only consists of facial rejuvenation but also overall rejuvenation if a patient has other issues such as digestive problems, acute or chronic pain, stress, insomnia, fatigue etc.. these symptoms will be addressed in the session and specific points are chosen accordingly.

7. No side effects or downtime

There is no need to take off work, hide any swelling or bruising or steer clear of exercising.

WellnessAleta Knight