Facial Awakening in NW3
Ruth’s system of Holistic Facial Rejuvenation
A new concept using micro-current facial toning with argan oil which is rich in vitamin E and known for its anti-ageing properties.
Argan blends with essential oils have been created to suit individual skin types.
This will be followed by gentle cosmetic acupuncture point stimulation on the face and body, which can be applied using either very fine needles or acupressure and tens (needle free stimulation) directed at the acupuncture points.
Chinese herbal supplements may be prescribed if wished according to correct underlying imbalances in the body, and nourish the entire system. These can promote healthy glowing skin, nourish dryness, reduce puffiness or clear impurities that lead to problem skin.
The prescription of acupuncture points on the face and body acts to underpin the micro-current therapy by promoting blood circulation and oxygenating the skin, aiding lymphatic drainage and brightening the complexion.
– This combination increases blood flow to the face restoring vitality. –
– Reduces fine lines and improves muscle and skin tone vitality. –
– Resolves dark circles and puffiness under the eyes. –
– Improves collagen and elastin production and tones and lifts facial muscles. –
Chinese medicine has been used for over 3000 years. Diagnosis is made using tongue and pulse analysis and by taking a complete medical background. The body is seen as a connected system of meridians and organs. Treatment is used to balance their energy.
Argan oil has been used by Berber women for centuries to nourish their hair skin and nails. It is produced from the seed of the Argan tree that only grows in south west Morocco. Believed to date back to the Tertiary period, only 860.000 hectares remain. The trees are protected by UNESCO as a Biosphere Heritage and ethical trade production of this oil contributes to the conservation of the tree.
In 1980, Thomas W. Wing. D.C.N.D., LAc. a fifth generation Chinese Doctor was credited with introducing a microcurrent instrument which was found to be beneficial in the treatment of muscles facial toning and wrinkle reduction. At that time it had been used to treat patients with Bell’s Palsy, a form of facial paralysis, and stroke. Since the early 1990’s, microcurrent facial treatment has been adapted for use the cosmetic field.
Ruth Hajioff studied Traditional Chinese Medicine for five years in London and subsequently completed clinical training in a teaching hospital in China in 1994 where she also learned cosmetic acupuncture. She is a fully qualified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist and has treated many acute and chronic conditions.
Ruth has written a book on the history of the argan tree and the unique properties of the oil.