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FAQ’s

What is Cosmetic Acupuncture?

Cosmetic Acupuncture is the use of acupuncture techniques and Chinese Medicine principals to soften the appearance of fine lines, tone facial muscles and renew the appearance.

How does Cosmetic Acupuncture work?

Cosmetic Acupuncture honours the bodies intelligence and utilises it to manipulate the appearance of fine lines. 
Cosmetic Acupuncture involved the insertion of tiny intra-dermal needles into your areas of concern. This trigger the body to initiate a natural healing response, which includes collagen. 

The collagen influx visibly plumps the area to soften lines. Other techniques are applied to tone facial muscles, encouraging them to lift, raise and tighten the appearance. 

How soon can I have Cosmetic Acupuncture after having Botox?

First of all – no judgement. But, please allow 3-4 months after your most recent botox treatment before commencing Cosmetic Acupuncture

Regularity of treatments

We suggest once or twice weekly sessions in order to promote the optimal collagen influx. Our treatment packages are ideal for this kind of treatment. Our clinic is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to ensure you can find an appropriate time for your schedule

Research

206%

Collagen fibres increased after just one treatment

1000%

Highest recorded collagen increase after one treatment

Fine Wrinkles

In 2008 480 patients with fine wrinkles, lax skin, scarring + stretch marks

rated their improvements between 60-80% better following micro needling

Gene + Protein

Expression of collagen were both found to increase after treatment

Vs. IPL

A 2011 study concluded that micro needling resulted in greater

skin thickening + expression of collagen than IPL therapy,

as well as total collagen content

Collagen Bundles

Increased in both thickness + number after treatment