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FACIAL CUPPING AND GUA SHA (FACIAL REJUVINATION)

Contact a Therapist directly or phone Reception on 01 6330063

Therapist Availability Telephone Email
Amanda Nordell Mondays 0868115877 ajnordell1972@gmail.com
This combined facial cupping and guasha treatment is both relaxing for the mind and body, and invigorating for the complexion and facial muscles. The treatment takes approximately one hour and can be combined with a traditional acupuncture treatment to promote general balance and wellness. Cost €65.00, please contact Amanda directly for reduced rates for a course of treatment.

Facial Cupping

The benefits include increased local circulation to the skin, drawing nutrients to the surface and enhancing absorption of lotions or serums. Facial cupping also increases blood flow, drains stagnant fluids and eases puffiness. By increasing blood flow and circulation to the skin, cupping can help the skin to regain its youthful appearance.  

This treatment will bring collagen to the surface, reduces puffiness & dark circles, diminish lines, drain nasal sinuses and lymphatic system. Conditions such as TMJ and sinus pressure are also relieved. The increased local blood supply will bring nourishment to the muscles and skin and allow for toxins to be carried away via the veins and the lymphatic system. 

Patients describe feeling very relaxed and deep warmth, and tingling sensation long after the treatment has ended. 

Facial Gua Sha  

Facial Gua Sha is a technique in which specially crafted hand held pieces of smooth jade are used to invigorate the skin, smooth out wrinkles and increase blood supply. 
Facial Gua Sha can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions such as Acne, Rosacea, Melasma and dark circles. Facial Gua Sha is used as part of a comprehensive acupuncture facial rejuvenation program for wrinkles, sagging and puffiness. Facial Gua Sha can address areas such as the neck and jowls, which are prone to sagginess. 

The increased blood circulation, which occurs during Gua Sha, helps to detoxify the face and move stagnant blood and inflammation, which can occur under the eyes. By providing increased blood flow to the face, the skin is better nourished and healthier. Part of the benefit of the treatment is that acupuncture points on the face are massaged with the Gua Sha tool, which in turn benefits the internal organs. The better your liver and kidney are working, the healthier your skin will appear.  

A gentle massaging technique is used for deep lines, such as those between the eyebrows and on the forehead. This procedure relaxes the muscles, increases blood flow and rejuvenates the skin. The more relaxed the muscles are, the more relaxed you feel. Much in the same way that smiling causes you to feel happier, having a tensely furrowed brow can elicit, worry, pensiveness and anger.

Facial cupping and facial gua sha are offered as a combined treatment for facial rejuvenation. Traditional acupuncture points are also used to promote balance and general wellness.

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