Why shouldn’t I get injections and fillers?


Botox cannot treat wrinkles due to aging or sun exposure or reduce the fine lines (only works on dynamic wrinkles – smile lines, frown lines) Risk of paralysis of surrounding muscles & upper eyelid droop Only temporary results. The more you get, the more you need to achieve same effect Cost is at least $600.00 every 3-4 months! May not be able to raise eyebrows and have other expressions Long term effects of injections can be: Thinning skin Uneven and discolored skin tone Weak muscle tone Botox injections may spread to other parts of the body, click here for the [...]

Why shouldn’t I get injections and fillers?2018-04-14T07:38:55-07:00

I don’t live locally but would love to have Constitutional Facial Renewal Acupuncture treatments. What do other patients do?


Julie Shillabeer, R.Ac practices in pHresh Spa – Nestled in the heart of downtown Vancouver’s West End. Her patients are so happy to travel for treatment and she treats patients from all around Vancouver. Patients come from all areas including White Rock, Surrey, Langley, Richmond, Delta, Vancouver Island (Nanaimo area). If you feel you live to far away, please contact Julie as she can do home visits at an added cost, or she may have a facial renewal Acupuncture referral in your area.

I don’t live locally but would love to have Constitutional Facial Renewal Acupuncture treatments. What do other patients do?2018-04-14T07:31:32-07:00

Why do maintenance treatments?


Why wouldn’t you? It is important to do maintenance treatments because the two best friends of aging are gravity and the sun. We need to combat that through bi-monthly or monthly sessions – depending on your daily stress, diet, sleep and exercise habits. Most individuals wouldn’t question going to the gym 3-5 times/week, and know how it will help prevent more serious diseases. The skin is the largest organ in the body, and we must love and care for it in the same way.

Why do maintenance treatments?2018-04-14T07:29:29-07:00

What should I expect during my first facial renewal session?


Typically, the first facial renewal acupuncture visit involves a comprehensive skin and health history assessment. You will bring in your consultation form you were emailed, or feel free to download it from the webpage. Questions we might ask may seem strange, but in Traditional Chinese Medicine we need to look at the entire system. In treatment, it is important to including the emotions, to diagnose what the root imbalances are in the system. For example, we may ask to examine your tongue, feel your pulse to help determine energy flow, or ask many questions related to bowel habits and diet, even [...]

What should I expect during my first facial renewal session?2018-04-14T07:28:27-07:00

How much does it cost?


All of our current prices for Constitutional Facial Renewal Acupuncture and specialty treatments, including our packages are listed on our Pricing page.

How much does it cost?2018-04-14T07:27:13-07:00

At what age should I start Cosmetic Acupuncture?


Skin elasticity starts to decline at the age of 21, so it is never too early to start. Best results are seen in patients between 20 to 55 years old as it delays the aging process and keeps the skin glowing. Even patients older than 55, however, have been known to experience fantastic results. No matter what age you start, you will find it beneficial. The great thing about facial renewal acupuncture is that it also benefits your whole body and can boost your energy, immune system, and overall sense of vitality.

At what age should I start Cosmetic Acupuncture?2018-04-14T07:23:46-07:00
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