Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is a fan of cosmetic acupuncture. In traditional Chinese medicine it is believed that disease is caused when your Qi (universal life energy) is disturbed. Thin, hair-like needles are placed into certain points within the body to stimulate targeted healing that helps regulate the body’s natural functions. Various western studies, including a major study published in Archives of Internal Medicine, 2012, has proven that acupuncture is effective in treating chronic pain. Celebrities, wanting to move away from the ‘frozen face’ era, have embraced Cosmetic Acupuncture as a more holistic approach to beauty. So how does it work? Dr Liana tells me that the needles stimulate the production of elastin and collagen fibres, improve circulation, and relax muscles, all of which gives your face a more youthful look. It’s the latest buzzword in anti ageing industry. Unlike botox, that essentially paralyses your face, acupuncture helps reduce acne, reduces of appearance of fine lines, increases circulation, leading to better oxygenation of the skin, less visible pores, among other benefits, says Dr Liana.
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