Cosmetic Acupuncture is under the media spotlight. Hollywood celebrities have been approved this ancient technique to maintain health and natural beauty.
Those rejuvenation practices were employed for the Chinese Empress and nowadays we know, thanks to a 1996 report in the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture, that in 300 cases treated with Facial Acupuncture, 90% had marked effects with one course of treatment (12-20 sessions).
Among celebrities, we know that Sandra Bullock receives acupuncture treatments three times a week. It is her secret weapon to looking and feeling young. To name a few other celebrities that reportedly do cosmetic acupuncture are Jennifer Aniston, Angelina Jolie, Sean Connery, and Madonna.
Jennifer Lopez dropped 15lbs utilizing acupuncture along with Chinese herbs and weight-loss treatments. Robert Downey Jr credits his good health to TCM. He says it has “had a profound impact in all areas of his life for many years” says Downey who received an award for being an advocate of TCM.
Gwenyth Paltrow once said acupuncture had guided her to a “new level” in life, helping her to find love with her husband and giving her the strength to cope with the death of her father.
Some of the Cosmetic Acupuncture benefits:
- Reduction of appearance of fine lines
- Tightening of neck
- Better muscle tone of cheeks and jowls
- Increased circulation, leading to better oxygenation of the skin
- Enhanced collagen production
- Lifting of drooping eyelids
- Improvement in acne
- Less visible pores