Studies show that modulating one's facial expression instantly builds camaraderie, whether by laughing at a joke, frowning at a sad story, or making empathetic fish lips at an unemployed merman. Prep your kisser for many roles with today's Groupon: for $60, you get a 45- to 60-minute microcurrent facial treatment at Suman's Facial & Body Sculpting in Tracy (a $149 value).
Skin savant Suman Prasad at Suman's Facial & Body Sculpting revivifies faces with laser-free treatments that ease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with no downtime. Microcurrent facial treatments begin with an application of products designed to increase effectiveness and help to reduce the appearance of pores, dark circles beneath the eyes, light scarring, and residual leopard spots. Small metal wands then traverse the face, the chin, and the neck, emitting mild microcurrents through specific acupuncture points. The currents penetrate the skin, stimulating collagen production and increasing circulation, which helps to temporarily tighten sagging features and banish blemishes. The treatment's lack of downtime ensures that façades can face the world or return to practicing fish lips in front of the mirror without delay. Many clients notice changes in appearance immediately, but multiple treatments are recommended for best results.