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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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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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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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Paul Adkins in The Acupuncturist

Facial Acupuncture: Safe to Practise

I was delighted to have an article about facial acupuncture published in the winter issue of the British Acupuncture Council magazine ‘The Acupuncturist’. The opportunity arose following contact with the BAcC regarding a feature they had published in their previous issue about dermal rollers. As a Micro Needle Therapy trainer and founder of Facial Enhancement […]

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