Acupuncture for Skin Health

Ever wondered if there's a gentler way to enhance your skin's glow without resorting to harsh treatments? Are you looking for an anti-aging regimen that also boosts your overall well-being?

Say hello to acupuncture for skin health! Also known as facial acupuncture, this natural approach targets your face, neck, and hairline, helping you transform your current feeling into confidence and radiance.

What Is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture involves the precise placement of whisper-thin needles at specific points of the body to improve circulation and overall health. When focused on facial areas, this technique can rejuvenate the skin, combat signs of aging, and enhance overall skin appearance on the face and neck.

This method is recognized for its effectiveness in not only addressing systemic health issues like chronic pain and allergies, but also in promoting skin health through improved blood flow and stimulation of the natural rejuvenating processes.

Now endorsed by major health institutions, acupuncture offers a safe and effective way to enhance both general and skin health. For more information on how acupuncture works and its benefits, click the link below.

Does Acupuncture Help with Skin Health?

Yes, it can! Studies have shown it improves wrinkles, skin tightness, muscle tone and pigmentation issues, including melasma. 

Facial acupuncture, tailored specifically for facial appearance, can help reduce fine lines, enhancing skin elasticity, boosting facial blood circulation, and rejuvenating the skin. Acupuncture has also shown promise in treating conditions such as acne, rosacea, and dark circles under the eyes.

How Cosmetic Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture can be a beneficial approach for enhancing skin health by directly stimulating facial points to boost the production of collagen and elastin. This process can help in smoothing fine lines and enhancing the skin's youthful appearance. 

Additionally, it plays a role in stress management, which is crucial since high stress levels can adversely affect our skin condition. By reducing stress, acupuncture may also decrease the body's excess cortisol production, a factor that contributes to oiliness and acne, thus promoting a healthier, more balanced complexion.

What to Expect From a Session


Upon arriving at your nearest clinic, you'll be checked in by our Zen Advisor, who will help you with patient history forms and introduce you to the Modern Acupuncture method through a brief video. 


A licensed acupuncturist will discuss your wellness concerns and goals before administering a personalized treatment.

 As you relax for 20 to 30 minutes, therapeutic music and calming nature scenes enhance your experience, aiming for both physical relief and mental peace.


After the session, you'll receive a personalized treatment plan and answers to any questions in the lobby. 

A Zen Advisor will arrange your next visit based on your personalized treatment plan.

Great Relief, Great Savings

At Modern Acupuncture, first-time patients can save up to 50% on their first acupuncture session! Finding lasting relief for the issues you've been experiencing for so long has never been more affordable and easier. Keep scrolling to find an acupuncture clinic near you!

Use the map below to find an acupuncture clinic near you and start changing your feeling today!

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What can cosmetic acupuncture do for my skin?

Cosmetic acupuncture can significantly benefit your skin by stimulating collagen production, which helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improving skin elasticity and giving your skin a more youthful glow. It also aims to balance your skin's health, potentially reducing acne and other skin conditions by addressing the root causes of these issues from within.

Does cosmetic acupuncture hurt?

Most people find cosmetic acupuncture to be a relatively comfortable experience. The needles used are extremely thin, causing minimal sensation upon insertion. Some might feel a slight tingling or warmth, which is a sign of the energy flow being activated, but it's generally not painful.

How long does an acupuncture session last?

The total visit time is 30 minutes or less. Acupuncture treatments are 20 minutes. First-time patients need extra time to fill out patient forms.

Is insurance required?

Our sessions and membership plans are very affordable so insurance isn't required. HSA and FSA plans are accepted.

Can cosmetic acupuncture replace my regular skincare routine?

While cosmetic acupuncture can significantly enhance your skin's appearance and health, it's best viewed as a complement to a good skincare routine rather than a replacement. It works from the inside out, addressing underlying health issues that affect your skin, but maintaining a healthy skincare regimen is also crucial for optimal skin health.

Do I need an appointment?

Appointments are highly encouraged to secure a preferred time. Check the clinic nearest you for walk-in availability.

Are there any side effects?

Side effects after treatment are uncommon, with most people leaving our clinics feeling deeply relaxed.

Some patients may experience mild disorientation, which typically resolves with a brief rest. We recommend eating a small meal before the session to prevent feelings of dizziness or tiredness afterward.

As a patient, what can I do to make my treatment more effective?

To make your treatment as effective as possible, consider these tips:

  • Complete patient forms online before your appointment to save time.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing to allow your licensed acupuncturist easy access to acupuncture points.
  • Arrive at least 5 minutes early to settle in, choose your tea, and silence your phone.
  • Openly share your wellness concerns and goals with your acupuncturist.
  • Relax during your session; it's perfectly fine to fall asleep!
  • Take your acupuncturist's lifestyle advice seriously and incorporate it into your daily routine.
  • Remember, acupuncture benefits are cumulative and optimal results require time and consistency!

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