The TCM approach defines beauty to be more than skin deep, setting itself apart from the many facial treatments in the market. The facial treatment at Kin Teck Tong includes a scraping or “gua-sha” (“刮痧”) facial, which involves scraping of the face to remove underlying toxins, followed by a facial massage and a herbal facial mask to create a tightened and radiant complexion.
Facial scraping uses a little scraping tool is to massage and release stagnant oil seeds, muscle tension and tightness. The procedures utilises consistent strokes along specific channels and acupoints on the face. In general, this method is used to decongest the skin, improve blood circulation and enhance the ability of the skin to absorb products.
What does TCM Facial Treatment do?
With scraping as the primary therapy, the treatment promotes the growth of new skin cells, helps renew complexion by tightening skin around the face and chin. It prevents acne and breakouts, helps decongest the sinuses and has shown lasting effects for combating skin pigmentation, dark circles and fine lines.
At Kin Teck Tong, facial treatment is available across all 3 outlets (Eunos, Chinatown Point and Sports Hub) and performed by professional and experienced therapists. Each treatment session is typically 20 minutes.