Facial Acupuncture


In TCM, acupoints on the face and body are linked by channels called meridians which are in turn linked to internal organs and by stimulating selected acupoints, it elicits a wide-ranging effect on the body.

Facial and body acupuncture aims to improve the body’s constitution as a whole, and to adjust the internal environment in the body so that it reflects as good skin health. Typically it treats other health issues that are present.

Skin health is a mirror to our internal health conditions:

From TCM’s point of view, one’s appearance reflects the state of body health. For example, dark eye circles/eye bags can be due to kidney deficiency, dampness due to spleen deficiency, or blood stasis within the body. Dark spots on face can be due to stagnation of Qi and blood, or deficiencies in Spleen and Kidney. Therefore TCM aims to treat these underlying conditions using herbs and acupuncture, which in turn improves skin complexion.

Benefits of facial acupuncture:

Safe, no side effects other than occasional bruising which goes away within a week. Through stimulation of acupoints on the face as well as related acupoints on the body using fine needles, it aims to promote blood circulation for better skin radiance and removal of fine lines, as well as adjust imbalances in the body. Can be used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions or beauty issues, including skin pigmentation, acne, wrinkles, dull skin, puffy face/eye bags, dark eye circles. The acupuncture needles used are extremely fine, suitable even on the delicate skin of the face.

Eu Yan Sang Facial Acupuncture treatment plan:

Facial acupuncture takes a few sessions to start seeing effects. A suggested treatment plan would be 12 sessions, 1 to 2 times a week. However once it has achieved its intended effects, the effects are long-lasting with appropriate skin and health care of the patient. Probably minor follow-ups are needed every few months.

Herbal medication would complement facial acupuncture well. It boosts the effects of facial acupuncture and helps to treat any underlying conditions that may be causing poor skin health.

Points to note:

Facial acupuncture is contraindicated in the case of skin infection, open wounds, tumours, bleeding disorders, pregnancy, serious health conditions or suffering from acute disease. In the case of severe acne, acupuncture will be mainly focused on the body acupoints rather than on the face.

Eu Yan Sang Facial Acupuncture Treatment is available at the below clinics:

  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Bedok MRT Station
    Tel: 6242 2205
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Bukit Batok
    Tel: 6397 4782
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Clementi Mall
    Tel: 6774 5178
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Hougang Mall
    Tel: 6385 5969
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Jurong JEM
    Tel: 6684 5677
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Punggol Waterway Point
    Tel: 6875 7004
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Sembawang
    Tel: 6556 4528
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Sengkang Compass One
    Tel: 6283 6761
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Serangoon NEX Mall
    Tel: 6634 8042
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Simei Eastpoint Mall
    Tel: 6785 9159
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Tampines Century Square Mall
    Tel: 6783 6911
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic @ Woodlands MRT Station
    Tel: 6365 6518
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Wellness Clinic @ Plaza Singapura
    Tel: 6238 1801
  • Eu Yan Sang TCM Wellness Clinic @ Royal Square Novena
    Tel: 6266 6339

*Facial Acupuncture service is available on selected days only. Please call the clinic to check on availability.


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