As we age, our muscles tend to lose their tone, so what do we do? We go to the gym and lift weights and do body weight exercises to build and maintain our muscle tone. But, I bet you've never thought of a "workout" for your face. In comes, microcurrent.
Microcurrent uses a low level of electrical current to dramatically increase muscle's cellular energy (called ATP) by 500%, leading to increased muscle tone. In other words, we are "re-educating" or "reminding" facial muscles of where they used to be with microcurrent. It's also a way to build collagen & elastin, it can help smooth out wrinkles and fine lines and it improves blood circulation.
Because we're "re-educating" muscle tissue, it's important to do a series of microcurrent treatments or your results won't last. Once you've done a series, maintenance can be done by coming in once every 4-6 weeks.
Microcurrent is a celebrity favorite because of it's ability to lift and contour the face. Jennifer Lopez is such a devoted fan, she bought a machine for each of her homes!
I like to think of microcurrent as a pilates workout for the face. My clients LOVE this treatment, it's relaxing, doesn't hurt at all and most importantly, can really help turn back the clock. It's a great alternative for anyone who has already done Botox and wants to try something new, doesn't want to have a face full of chemical fillers or isn't ready for a facelift.
Microcurrent along with acupuncture facial rejuvenation is the best formula for looking younger naturally. I was listening to a podcast the other day where a top plastic surgeon, in Beverly Hills, was talking about how his own practice has changed over the past few years. While he still does Botox, he has moved completely away from fillers for his patients because he has seen how when the fillers dissipate, the patient is left with a "hole" where the filler used to be. In Eastern medicine, we would consider this a "stagnation". We never want a "stagnation" on our face. Proper blood, oxygen and nutrients circulation are necessary for maintaining a youthful glow. Microcurrent and acupuncture do an excellent job at bringing blood to the face. It's why I created the "Ultimate Glow" treatment, I'll talk more about that on my next blog post.
Ready to start your microcurrent sessions? Book The Lift and Tone Facial now.