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TCM Clinical Care For Radiant Skin

Dr. Dawn R. Gifford, DOM, LAc, Certified TCM Facial Rejuvenation Specialist

Embrace natural radiance without resorting to chemicals, injections, or harsh beauty treatments.

Take charge of your skin health with a holistic approach.

Experience a customized facial rejuvenation session, tailored to enhance your skin’s inherent glow.

Cosmetic Acupuncture


Acne Clear

Rejuvenation Facial

Onnestsu Face & Body

The Holistic Essence of Chinese Medicine in Modern Beauty

The beauty landscape today is bustling with endless skincare routines, from Reddit discussions to TikTok demos. Amidst this surge, have you considered the holistic potential of Chinese medicine for achieving flawless skin?

Within Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), skin isn’t just an external facade; it’s a mirror reflecting your inner ‘Shen’ or overall health and well-being.

Our skin does more than just adorn us. It acts as our sentinel, guarding against environmental adversaries, preserving hydration, modulating body heat, and providing a shield from harmful ultraviolet radiance.

Central to TCM’s philosophy is the harmony of internal systems. A disturbance in any internal organ often finds its echo on the skin’s surface.

The ancient practice of facial mapping in TCM draws connections between specific facial zones and corresponding internal organs. Skin imperfections, be it discolorations or outbreaks, can hint at obstructions in energy or ‘qi’ within these organs.

For example, the middle of the forehead in TCM is linked to the small intestines, its sides to the bladder – both vital for maintaining fluid equilibrium. Temples might betray signs of excessive libations, whereas the delicate area below the eyes, which correlates with our kidneys, can divulge signs of premature aging or adrenal wellness.

While contemporary skincare often hones in on the skin’s surface, TCM delves into the root, addressing concerns like dermatitis, psoriasis, and stubborn acne.

Utilizing techniques such as acupuncture, cupping, and gua sha, TCM encourages the seamless flow of qi, enhancing blood circulation and alleviating an array of skin issues.

Each TCM treatment is meticulously crafted to cater to an individual’s unique skin needs.

To attain truly luminous skin, one must look beyond external applications and delve into the intricate tapestry of the body’s internal dynamics.

In TCM, the journey to radiant skin encompasses both external treatments and understanding the deeper, internal imbalances. True beauty, as they say, is more than skin deep.

At Atlantic Acupuncture, first-time facial rejuvenation clients are our specialty! If you’re new to our wellness haven, our compassionate team will ensure your comfort. Plus, benefit from our complimentary on-site parking.

Atlantic Acupuncture
11033 Cathell Road
Berlin, Maryland 21811

Fax: 410-630-5673

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Disclaimer: The information contained in this site is not intended to diagnose, treat, or intervene in any medical condition. The circumstances of each patient are different. Treatment is offered only after an appropriate medical consultation and assessment. Outcomes are never guaranteed. Individual results may vary. ©Acupuncture Acupuncture LLC

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