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Cosmetic Acupuncture

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  1. Cosmetic Acupuncture For the face and neck. Spring Creek Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Christina LaCroix; MAcOM, Lac.

  2. How it works • The Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture system utilizes an ancient needling technique that is very superficial. Our target area is the dermis layer of the skin.

  3. Dermis layer • When we target the dermis layer of the skin we create micro-traumas which brings Qi and increases circulation to the face and thus we can improve and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin.

  4. Some Benefits of Facial Acupuncture • Improvement of the fine facial lines and diminishing effect of deeper wrinkles • Moisturized, softer skin and more even skin tone • Improved muscle tone and firmer jaw line, as well as reduction in the beginning of jowls • Reduction or elimination of rosacea and acne • An overall rejuvenating effect of body, mind and spirit.

  5. Traditional Chinese Medicine • As this system is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, it uses acupuncture point selections on the body to complete the balancing of energy. • We don’t treat the body as pieces of a whole, we treat you as a whole person. • When you come in for Facial Acupuncture we work on your health as well as your appearance. • After all it’s maintenance not vanity!

  6. Some Benefits of Oriental Medicine Treatments • Better sleep • Helps menopause symptoms (hot flashes, night sweats, etc.) • Helps depression and anxiety • Digestive symptoms • Increased energy • And much, much more.

  7. Before and After Before Eyes (Patient of Martha Lucas) After Eyes (Patient of Martha Lucas)

  8. Before and After Before After

  9. Treatment Packages • We have two package options available: • 1) Basic: Facial or neck acupuncture and overall health treatment.  Your diet, lifestyle and skin care are evaluated and addressed by Christina LaCroix; MAcOM, LAc. • 2)  Premium: Basic package plus a session with professional makeup artist, Lisa Marie Saraullo, for ideal makeup application and eyebrow design to create your most attractive appearance

  10. Christina LaCroix; MAcOM, LAc. • Christina was raised on a 400 cow ranch in Gunnison by her grandparents who taught her the value of hard work, respect for the land and the life on it. Working so closely every day with cattle and horses during her formative years created a strong work ethic in Christina. • Christina LaCroix earned her BA in Kinesiology from Western State College in 2001. When she was attending Western State College she would ski coach a youth ski team during the winter months and guide pack trips, backpacking, rock climbing and mountain biking trips during the summer months. • After receiving her BA she went on to receive her Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in January of 2007. This 4 year program consists of 3,272 required educational hours and 960 + hours of clinic. She was certified as a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in 2007, including certification in Clean Needle Technique and Chinese Herbology. • During Christina’s 4 year graduate program she traveled to China and studied with highly esteemed Dr. Liu Lihong and Master Wang Qingyu.