chinese medicine

  • What is a Gua Sha Facial?

    Monday, May 13, 2019 - 7:03am

    Gua sha is a traditional Chinese medicine scraping release massage technique used gently on the skin of the face with a flat jade or rose quartz stone. The gua sha stone is pulled along distinct meridian paths on the face and neck to relieve tension in the muscles, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, restore firmness and elasticity, promote a brighter complexion, improve lymphatic drainage, decrease puffiness and increase product absorption.

  • What is your Acne telling you?

    Monday, March 17, 2014 - 3:00pm

    I always knew that the once-monthly spots that overtook my chin were the result of not-so-stable hormones. However, when my dermatologist took one look at the sudden outcrop of angry zits on my nose and asked me to get my blood pressure checked, it introduced me to a whole new (actually old) science of face mapping, which is pretty much the key to unlocking the mysteries behind problem skin.