Woman receiving facial acupuncture treat



What is the cosmetic acupuncture?

​Cosmetic acupuncture exists in China for centuries and is considered as one of the secrets of the richest and powerful women in ancient China. There is also documentation about the emperor's women that got acupuncture treatments and special herbal formulas for cosmetic purposes.Nowadays celebrities like Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Cher, Gwyneth Paltrow and many other Celebrities use in cosmetic acupuncture regularly and there are many clinics around the world that specialize in improving the appearance of the skin and slow the aging cosmetic acupuncture.


Cosmetic acupuncture advantages:

  • Safer than cosmetic surgeries, Botox and injections

  • Significantly cheaper compared to other methods

  • The work is done throughout the body to create beauty from the inside out

  • Based on a specific diagnosis and personalized to each patient.

  • Treatment is varied and including unique techniques like acupuncture, herbs, diet, massage, exercise and more.


Seminar program:

The seminar is structured very orderly and allows participants to understand the diagnosis, while providing effective treatment to the root of the problem with its accompanying symptoms.

seminar length: 20 hours



  • Introduction to Cosmetic acupuncture

  • What is cosmetic acupuncture?

  • How cosmetic acupuncture works?

  • How many treatments are required?

  • When should you start?

  • Are there any side effects?


Part 1- philosophy, physiology and anatomy

 Chinese philosophy and theory and facial appearance


  • History

  • Beauty and aesthetics in Chinese medicine

  • Body substances (Qi, blood, body fluids) and cosmetic aspects

  • Influence of Climate and seasons on the appearance

  • Meridians that cross the face

  • Internal organs

  • Anatomy of the face

  • Skull structure

  • Facial muscles

  • Facial nerves

  • Lymph nodes

  • Skin structure



Part 2 – diagnosing and treating common cosmetic problems

Western / Chinese approach, Syndromes- Diagnosis and treatment


  • General etiologies

  • Wrinkles

  • Pigmentation

  • Acne

  • Hair and scalp disorders

  • Face and eyelid prolapse

  • Baggy eyes

  • Dark circles under the eyes

  • Cellulite and stretch marks

  • Obesity



Part 3 - Therapeutic tools and treatment techniques

  • Questionnaire

  • Acupuncture

  • preparing before needling

  • caution with needling

  • Herbs for internal use

  • Cupping

  • Gua-sha

  • Derma Roller

  • Electro Acupuncture

  • Shiatsu and Massage


  • Building and practicing full treatment process


In the advance course we will go deeper into the different levels of diagnosis and treatment.

We will go through the layers of treatment from the deep treatment of the extraordinary meridians to the main meridians and to the TMM meridians.

From the perspective of the facial treatment we will see how to work with treatment on the main muscles of the face with special techniques for firming and lifting the muscles. 

The first part of everyday will be theoretic, and the second part will be practical.


Seminar program:

  • A brief rehearsal on basic course

  • Basic massage techniques

  • Basic acupuncture techniques

Introduction to the constitutional facial acupuncture

  • The three levels of the treatment

    • Jing level - The eight extraordinary meridians with their hormonal effects

    • Ying level – the twelve main meridians and the post-natal qi

    • Wei level – TMM meridians and local facial points