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Jade Gua Sha Stone

Research: Gua Sha Improves Microcirculation 400 Per Cent

Gua Sha is an East Asian treatment which generally uses quite a vigorous rubbing/scraping technique. It is mainly used in China on the patient’s back, for detoxification purposes or for various sprains and injuries throughout the body. (Adkins 2013, p.133) Gua means ‘to scrape or scratch’ and Sha is the resulting redness or rash (Nielsen […]

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Paul Adkins

Video: Facial Acupuncture Online Course

Interested in our Facial Enhancement Acupuncture online course? Want to find out more? Taken from a recent live Q & A, Paul Adkins discusses the FEA online course, what’s involved, how it works and what to expect from studying his cosmetic acupuncture protocol online. Click below to view the video. To get started on the […]

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Facial Acupuncture for Restoring Muscle Tone

In their 2013 study: ‘Effect of Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture on Facial Elasticity: An Open-Label, Single-Arm Pilot Study’ [1], Younghee Yun et al. hypothesised that facial acupuncture ‘affects facial elasticity by restoring resting mimetic muscle tone through the insertion of needles into the muscles of the head, face, and neck.’ We explored the effects of facial […]

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Acupuncture Treatment for Rosacea

FEA Online Course Approved for CPD by NZASA

We’re pleased to announce that our Facial Enhancement Acupuncture (FEA) online course has been approved by the New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority (NZASA) Inc. for 30-hrs (Category 2 CPD). Please visit the NZASA website for further details about the registration authority and their commitment ‘to helping practitioners maintain standards of professional, ethical and clinical competency […]

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Paul Adkins - Founder of Facial Enhancement Acupuncture

Facial Enhancement Acupuncture Live Q&A

I’m running a live one-hour online Q&A on Sunday 5th May 2019 at 8 pm (BST) on Zoom, where you can find out about my Facial Enhancement Acupuncture online training course. To register for the meeting, please click the link: https://tinyurl.com/y4k57c7q If you’ve never used Zoom, here’s a handy video about joining a meeting online. I look […]

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Facial Acupuncture for Melasma

Melasma is also known as chloasma or the ‘mask of pregnancy’. It’s a common, mainly facial, skin condition which results in brown or greyish patches of pigment developing. It usually appears on the forehead, chin, cheeks, upper lip, and nose. The British Skin Foundation covers the condition in more detail here A 2016 study: “Randomized […]

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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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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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