Book Title: Cosmetic Acupuncture
Author(s): Radha Thambirajah MD (China) MBAcA
Category: Medical Science
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, Year: 2008
Cosmetic Acupuncture. A practical handbook for the diagnosis and treatment of cosmetic and skin problems according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. This book presents the TCM theory that provides the rationale behind the choice of treatment and offers step-by-step instructions on how to treat cosmetic and skin problems through the use of acupuncture. The needling techniques for face lifting, cellulite, and more are described clearly and the text is supported by illustrations showing the techniques. A more holistic approach to beauty has become desirable for many since the pandemic began, and this is especially true in terms of skin care. Facial massage therapies such as gua sha, jade rolling, and cupping are all buzzwords in the beauty space as of late, and according to Chinese medicine doctor, Jenelle Kim, DACM, LAc, the ancient Chinese practice of cosmetic acupuncture is among them.