Christina's Blog

WHAT IS FACIAL ACUPUNCTURE AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

Jul 30, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
...select points in order to trigger a healing cascade and increase the cellular function of the skin and muscles of the face. There are several mechanisms that come into play...

Between Meghan Markle & The Grandmothers of Instagram: Welcome to the Changing Face of Health, Beauty, and Aging

Jul 16, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
Two media stories caught my attention recently that brought me hope we might be seeing a shift towards healthier attitudes regarding aging, beauty, and the value we see in ourselves and each other. 

Acne and Mental Health

May 20, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
This February, the British Journal of Dermatology published a massive population-based cohort study showing that those suffering from acne are at an increased risk of depression. 

Why I Don't Like The Term “Anti-Aging”

Mar 21, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
The term “anti-aging” pops up everywhere. You’ll find it in the skincare isle, across media platforms, in the bookstore; even lingering here on the Acubalance website for various reasons I’d love to see change. 

Get Your Glow On Quite Literally with Acupuncture for Facial Renewal and LED Technology

Feb 12, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
What is the ancient art of acupuncture doing in the same room as photobiomodulation (aka Low Level Laser Therapy - LLLT) science? Working harmoniously to boost collagen, reduce inflammation, and promote healthy functioning of skin cells to help you look and feel your best!

How Blue (and Red) Light Can Help Treat Acne

Feb 12, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
Though it has been around for decades, Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) has been attracting a lot of attention lately. Its safety and lack of side effects makes this modality very alluring. Couple that with recently accessible technology (hello creepy home-use Neutrogena mask), and you have peaked our collective interest.

Healthy Guts Healthy Skin 10 Factors That Influence Skin: 5. Elimination

Jan 20, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des

2 Ingredient Coconut Yogurt

Jan 20, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des

10 Factors That Influence Skin: 4. Diet

Nov 23, 2017 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des

What to Eat When You Aren't Eating Grains

Nov 01, 2017 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des

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