Facial & Skin Care

Come and experience the effects of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.The tiny acupuncture needles applied to the skin encourage local blood circulation as the micro-trauma from the needles triggers the bodies healing system, helping rejuvenate the area. On a systemic level, your practitioner will be looking out for chronic health issues and lifestyle factors that may be contributing.

At Newtown Acupuncture Centre, we take a thorough health history to understand what might be the major causes of skin or complexion issues. Hormones, digestion, stress, diet and genetics can all play a role in how our skin looks. 
Read the below articles and studies to learn more about how Chinese medicine may be able to help control difficult skin conditions. 
Additional Reading & Research
Acupuncture for Acne Vulgaris: A systematic review and meta analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5867647/
Psoriasis therapy by Chinese medicine and modern agents
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5865286/
 
Acupuncture and cutaneous medicine. Is it effective? 
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5653339/
 
Acupuncture and it's role in treating skin disease
www.dermnetnz.org/topics/acupuncture-and-its-role-in-treating-skin-disease
Efficacy of ah shi point acupuncture on moderate acne vulgaris (British Medical Journal)
www.aim.bmj.com/content/28/3/126 -
Acupoint Stimulation for Acne: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3689157/