What you should know about cosmetic acupuncture

Ancient practice providing modern day benefits

HOUSTON – Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years, often as a method to relieve pain, stress, allergies and more.

At Modern Acupuncture in River Oaks, many of their clients are turning to acupuncture for cosmetic reasons.

Rachel Eckroth, acupuncturist with Modern Acupuncture, says "It's going to improve the complexion by generally hydrating the skin and increasing blood flow. But it can also soften and reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and balance muscle tone."

Watch the story above to see Houston Life's Courtney Zavala give it a try, then wait for Derrick's surprise at the end.

You can find more information about Modern Acupuncture in Houston here.