About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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Ten Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture

Cosmetic acupuncture is also known as acupuncture facial rejuvenation, and sometimes called an acupuncture facelift.  It’s the use of traditional acupuncture to slow the signs of aging in your face, tune up your skin, and to bring back that youthful glow to your cheeks.

Cosmetic acupuncture is a great choice for aging baby boomers who want to give their skin a little boost, but don’t want to inject Botox, fillers, or go the surgical route.  It also works well for younger women (and men) . . . → Read More: Ten Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture

Help for Dark Under Eye Circles

Not long ago I saw one of the Twilight movies with my kid, and since then, I’ve been thinking about dark under eye circles.  You don’t have to be a vampire to have those dark blotchy patches under your eyes; lots of people have them and most would like to get rid of them.

There are lots of theories as to why you get those dark circles; and some are obvious.  I can always tell when a patient is not getting enough sleep by . . . → Read More: Help for Dark Under Eye Circles

The Face You Deserve

Several years ago, Corrine* came to me for cosmetic acupuncture. Corrine was was a pretty woman in her early fifties who wanted to look a little younger and wanted to try cosmetic acupuncture as a way of dialing back a few years.

Cosmetic acupuncture is a form of facial rejuvenation using the principles of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. It works by increasing the circulation of energy, blood, and nutrients to the face through acupuncture treatments.

During my sessions with Corrine, . . . → Read More: The Face You Deserve

Raising Eyebrows with Acupuncture Facelifts

Cosmetic acupuncture or acupuncture facelifts were the topic of a November 6 health segment on WCCO Channel 4.  The following is a transcript.  For more information on cosmetic acupuncture, go to www.acupunctureinthepark.com

Dennis Douda (WCCO) The quest for youth has made Americans turn to Botox nearly 3 million times last year where nearly a quarter million people had an eye-lid lift. But how does an acupuncture facelift sound? “Basically what we’re doing is, we’re stimulating the body to heal itself,” said Acupuncturist Lynn Jaffee.The techniques of . . . → Read More: Raising Eyebrows with Acupuncture Facelifts

Cosmetic Acupuncture: It's A Beautiful Thing

We are so lucky to live at a time when it’s not unusual to live healthfully into our 70’s, 80’s, and even our 90’s. With our increased life expectancy and the fact that many of us will stay vital and active into our later years, many women and some men have turned their attention to looking as young as they feel.

We spend billions of dollars annually in the United States on anti-aging creams and cosmetics, and I admit . . . → Read More: Cosmetic Acupuncture: It’s A Beautiful Thing