Thursday, May 7, 2009

Susan Reinhardt Tries Facial Acupuncture

Susan Reinhardt, columnist and author, recently tried an acupuncture facelift.

Being an exhausted single, working mother of two, my skin had become lackluster and dry. Old age is a beast one typically can't tame without good genes or sharp scalpels. I was willing to try anything, even if it meant needles sticking in my face and looking like a cross between a catfish and a porcupine.

Acupuncture — for those who aren't sure — is a complex branch of ancient Chinese medicine that works on the body's energy channels, called meridians. These course through the head, arms, hands, legs, feet, stomach and internal organs.

Apparently, when they're out of whack, all sorts of bad things can happen to the body. And the face.

Read the whole column here.

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