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The Anti-Ageing Effectiveness of Vitamin A (Retinol)

Retinol (Vitamin A), is well-known as an active ingredient in skin creams and serums. A 2007 randomised, double-blind, vehicle controlled study evaluated the effectiveness of topical retinol in improving naturally aged skin: ‘Topical retinol improves fine wrinkles associated with natural aging. Significant induction of glycosaminoglycan, which is known to retain substantial water, and increased collagen …

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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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Facial Enhancement Acupuncture: Its Relationship to the Chinese Five Elements

Embody is the magazine for Complementary Therapists Association members and they got in touch while I was preparing for my trip to Japan a couple of months ago. I was due to present at the International Cosmetic Acupuncture Summit in Tokyo in December and one of my main subjects was about Facial Enhancement Acupuncture and …

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Facial Enhancement Acupuncture: The Development of Cosmetic Acupuncture Protocol

A copy of my article, published in the Summer 2014 issue of Embody magazine was recently sent to me and I realised that I haven’t shared it with you. So, here it is in full: Facial Enhancement Acupuncture: The Development of Cosmetic Acupuncture Protocol The article delves into how I developed my Facial Enhancement Acupuncture …

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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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