Cosmetic Acupuncture

Is your skin sagging, wrinkling or lacking luster?

Do you want to prevent wrinkles before they occur?

Are you looking for a natural alternative to botox or plastic surgery?

Cosmetic Acupuncture may be your answer…

  • eliminate fine lines
  • lessen deep wrinkles
  • firm sagging skin
  • lift droopy eyes
  • improve skin tone
  • tighten pores
  • increase collagen production
  • eliminate puffiness
  • reduce double chins
  • promote overall health
  • slow down the aging process

Actual Before/After Photos
(upper face covered to protect client's identity)

Before After

Cosmetic Acupuncture is an effective non surgical treatment to reduce the signs of aging. Acupuncture is performed on the face and body to increase local circulation, stimulate collagen and elastin, which helps to fill out lines and give firmness to the skin for a healthy glowing complexion. Cosmetic Acupuncture is an all natural procedure without danger of side effects such as swelling, scarring or a lengthy recovery time.

"The first thing I noticed was the wrinkles between my eyes and on my forehead were almost gone, I didn’t think that was possible. Co-workers commented on my glowing complexion and I feel great. After coming to see Michelle for Cosmetic Acupuncture at least 10 years has been taken off my jaw line."

Treatment Plan

Cosmetic Acupuncture involves treating all aspects of the individual improving overall health to improve the look of the skin. The first treatment includes a full Traditional Chinese medicine consultation and acupuncture treatment. Often herbal medicine, dietary changes and skin care products will be recommended to balance overall health and the appearance of the skin.

A 1996 report in the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture reported that among 300 cases treated with Cosmetic Acupuncture 90% had marked effects with one course of treatment. The effects include more delicate skin, improved elasticity of the skin, improvement in skin tone and overall rejuvenation.

Course of Treatment

  • The course of treatment is 10 visits with best results achieved with two sessions per week for five weeks.
  • Each visit is approximately one hour.
  • Individuals will respond differently to treatment depending on age and lifestyle.
  • Visible results will often be seen by the seventh treatment.
  • Maintenance may be needed once per month.

“After just one Cosmetic Acupuncture treatment my skin was glowing and even my friends noticed the difference.”

If you would like a natural alternative to wrinkle reduction or prevention of wrinkles please call 250-334-3630 to find out how Cosmetic Acupuncture would be beneficial for you.

“Each Cosmetic Acupuncture treatment was like a day at the spa, I left feeling so relaxed and refreshed. My crow’s feet are gone, my jaw line has firmed up and my overall complexion has improved.


Here is a testament to Michelle Hughes of Comox Valley Acupuncture. My age is 84. About 20 years ago I had a face lift which was quite successful at the time and I was very pleased with it however after 15 years one side of my face began to sag, causing a lot of wrinkling. This was quite noticeable and it seemed nothing could be done about it until I read of Cosmetic Acupuncture in my local paper. I decided to give it a try and Michelle agreed to help me. I took 10 treatments of acupuncture around the half way mark it was noticeable that my wrinkles were filling in. At my age this was not an easy task and I did not expect a miracle but am very satisfied with the results. Good luck to Michelle and many thanks from this old lady!!!”

Abdominal Acupuncture

Does it feel like your metabolism is slowing down?

Would you like to firm up your abdominal area?

Are you putting weight on around the middle?

Abdominal Acupuncture is a procedure that  takes inches off your waist and hips while firming up the abdomen, improving digestion, aiding metabolism and improving your overall health.

Acupuncture is used on specific points on the abdomen to stimulate the digestive organs and remove the inches.

Treatment Plan

An initial consultation is performed with questions regarding lifestyle, diet, medical history, digestion, elimination, stress, body temperatures and sleep patterns to determine a Traditional Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment plan. Once this is determined a personalized herbal formula is often suggested as well as dietary recommendations to improve overall health and the effects of the Abdominal Acupuncture.

Abdominal Acupuncture is a perfect adjunct to a weight loss or exercise program or can be used on its own to help lose weight and inches.

Course of Treatment

  • The course of treatment for Abdominal Acupuncture is 10 visits.
  • The best results are achieved if the treatments are performed twice per week for five weeks.
  • Each visit is approximately one hour.

“ I felt like I had done 1000 situps after each of my Abdominal Acupuncture treatments, my appetite and sugar cravings were decreased and I lost a total of 6 inches off my waist and hips”

To find out how Abdominal Acupuncture can help you remove inches please call 250-334-3630.

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