Cosmetic Acupuncture is a holistic treatment that uses traditional and modern acupuncture techniques to treat the underlying causes of ageing to achieve results. The treatments are designed for the individual; it involves no injections or surgery and is suitable for all skin types. Unlike other aesthetic treatments there are no long lasting adverse reactions and it does not compromise facial mobility. Treatment usually consists of between 12 to 15 sessions, with at least one visit a week.
What are the benefits of cosmetic acupuncture?
- Increases circulation of blood and lymph to the face
- Improves hormonal balance for oily and dry skins
- Tightens the pores
- Lifts drooping eyelids
- Relieves the stress evident in the face
- Improves muscle tone
- Increases the production and dispersal of collagen
- Reduces eye bags
- Improves sagging jowls
- Eliminates puffiness and by boosting metabolism
- Eliminates fine lines and diminishes larger wrinkles
How soon can I see results?
After the first few treatments you can expect to see less visible stress in the face and a more radiant glow. As the results are accumulative you will continue to gain more results throughout your treatment plan.
How long do the results last?
You can expect your results to last up to 6 months. Top-up treatments can be performed throughout this time to extend the effects and you will also be given massage and skincare advice to preserve your results.
What else can I expect?
As the treatments are tailored for the individual you can also expect to feel an overall benefit to your general health and well being.
How long does it take?
Treatments usually take forty-five minutes to an hour. The initial consultation and treatment may take up to an hour and a half.
Can anyone get treatment?
Generally speaking most people can receive cosmetic acupuncture treatment. Pregnant women, women wishing to conceive or people experiencing severe headaches, migraines or dizziness are advised to consult the practitioner before beginning treatment.
Are there any side effects?
Occasionally there is a slight risk of bruising at the insertion site.
Meshelle Bell holds a university degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, a diploma in Traditional Chinese Remedial Massage and a certificate in Cosmetic acupuncture from The Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has lived and worked as a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner within Asia (China and Taiwan) for two years and is proficient in both traditional and modern cosmetic acupuncture techniques.
Meshelle takes a holistic and natural approach to ageing and aims to make her consultations and treatments friendly, informative and highly effective.