Acupuncture Cosmetology Popular in Japan

Forget cosmetic surgery. The ancient treatment of acupuncture is gaining new popularity as a beauty secret in Japan about 1,500 years after it first came there from China.

As aesthetic sessions increasingly go organic or employ traditional remedies, women at the “Beauty World Japan” exhibition this week lined up to try acupuncture, long known for its health advantages.

Inserting tiny needles into faces, boosts natural facial healing powers, says therapist Takeshi Kitagawa.

“This is not a medical or surgical procedure,” said Kitagawa, acupuncture therapist and owner of Yojo spa. Continue reading »