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Medik8 C-Tetra

The Benefits of Topical Vitamin C Application

We’re unable to synthasise Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid (LAA) is the chemically active form), which is why we need to acquire it from our diet. But what about our skin? Alongside eating foods containing high levels of Vitamin C, we can also take it in supplement form, but: ‘only a small fraction of it will […]

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Oil on Water

Study Suggests Cosmetic Acupuncture Modulates Water and Oil Content

A 2012 preliminary study* undertaken at the Department of Health, Tsukuba University of Technology in Japan, suggests that cosmetic acupuncture can modulate the water and oil content of the skin: “These preliminary results suggest that cosmetic acupuncture increased the water and oil content of facial skin in a female participant whose water content and oil […]

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facial skin elasticity

Facial Acupuncture Improves Skin Elasticity

The Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine published research showing that facial acupuncture improves skin elasticity in July 2013. From August to September 2011 a pilot study* was carried out at Kyung Hee University Hospital in Gangdong, Korea. 28 women aged between 40 – 59 received five sessions of facial acupuncture over three weeks. […]

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Sun Through Leaf

Winter is Here… Let’s Talk Sun Damage

Winter is here but, despite UVB rays decreasing, we’re still at risk from UVA rays: one of the major causes of premature skin ageing. In a 2013 study of 298 women, half sun-worshippers and half sun-shy, a staggering 80 percent of skin ageing was found to be caused by UV rays.* The sun will, of […]

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Cosmetic Acupuncture Training Masterclass in Cornwall

2018 Cosmetic Acupuncture Training Dates – UK

We’ve finalised the dates for our Cornwall Facial Enhancement Acupuncture masterclasses this year. Acupuncture practitioners can join us at Positive Acupuncture near Truro for this one-day workshop on either: Saturday 27th January 2018 Saturday 10th January 2018 Saturday 12th May 2018 Saturday 21st July 2018 The one-day masterclass (pictured) is priced at £250 and we […]

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Jo Curle

FACIALENHANCE® Affiliate Jo Curle Talks Cosmetic Acupuncture vs Botox

Jenny Brownlees, writing for Refinery29, has written an excellent article discussing the growing demand for cosmetic acupuncture as a gentle, holistic alternative to Botox. Facial Enhancement Acupuncture (FEA) is highlighted in the piece for its natural, anti-ageing benefits in a great interview with Jo Curle, our FACIALENHANCE® Affiliate acupuncturist for Newcastle: ‘I can confirm that […]

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Spring Study Offer

Spring Study Offer

30% Off Facial Enhancement Acupuncture (FEA) Online Course SAVE £75 | Was £250 | NOW £175* For a limited time only, I’m offering my FEA online course at an extra special discounted rate. It’s been a long time since we had an offer like this, so if you’ve been meaning to sign up – now’s […]

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Michael Baker

Five Element Acupuncture Theory Workshops are Here

Following the successful launch of Michael Baker’s Five Element Acupuncture Theory online course last year, we’ve joined forces to create our first two-day workshop together. “I am honored to have attended your online continuing education course! Thank you for having me and sharing some much needed perspective along with the wisdom only encompassed by a […]

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Win a Facial Enhancement Acupuncture (FEA) Online Course

Competition Time… On Saturday 18th February my clinic in Cornwall, UK, the home of FACIALENHANCE® for the past 13 years, will be changing its name from ‘The Mitchell Hill Clinic’ to ‘Positive Acupuncture’. To celebrate the clinic’s rebranding, we will randomly select one winner to receive a free place on my FEA online course. This […]

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