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Bryony is a traditional and cosmetic acupuncturist in Harrogate working from 2 modern clinics in the town centre.

is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. Acupuncture does this by the insertion of hair fine needles at very precise acupuncture points along channels in the body. This helps the body release endorphins and other chemicals to stimulate the bodies natural healing response and rebalance hormones. Acupuncture also relaxes the muscles and reduces inflammation in the body. It can be used as a stand alone treatment or can be used effectively alongside conventional medicine.

Acupuncture is a safe, gentle and relaxing form of treatment, which can benefit people of all ages, helping with specific conditions or symptoms and giving people the benefit of the feeling of relaxation and wellbeing.

Bryony will look at your condition and symptoms with a unique approach with a number of diagnostic methods. This along with a full history allows Bryony to get a complete picture to treat the root cause and deeper patterns of disharmony underlying the specific symptoms. She will put together a personal treatment plan and select the acupuncture points accordingly.

Facial cosmetic acupuncture the latest skin rejuvenation treatment. It is a safe and natural anti ageing treatment that concentrates on points and muscles of the face and benefits elasticity, skin appearance and concerns, and fine lines and wrinkles. The facial cosmetic acupuncture treatment also includes points on the body and aims to treat overall general well being.

he aim of facial enhancement acupuncture is not only to revitalise you from the outside, but to balance the inside too – leading to greater wellbeing and vibrant skin rejuvenation.- Paul Adkins

The Benefits:

  • Improvement to fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improvement to elasticity of the skin and general overall appearance
  • Improvement to age spots and old acne scars
  • Lift to the face
  • Eradicate laughter lines around the eyes
  • Achieve radiant looking skin
  • A feeling balanced and happy within yourself
  • Strengthen total wellbeing

Areas of focus during treatment may include:

  • Helping in the treatment of acne and other skin conditions
  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles
  • Lifting drooping eyelids
  • Tightening your pores
  • Reducing the appearance of bags under your eyes
  • Moisturising your skin and improving tone
  • Brightening your eyes
  • Helping you to look and feel younger

Training, qualifications & experience

Bryony graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in traditional Chinese acupuncture from the Northern College of Acupuncture (NCA), in York, where she studied for 3 years. The NCA and its courses are accredited by the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB). Bryony is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), the leading self regulatory body for the practice of traditional acupuncture in the UK and a member of Cosmetic Acupuncture UK.

Bryony has additional training in facial cosmetic acupuncture which she completed with Cosmetic Acupuncture trainer Paul Adkins, and is now a recommended cosmetic acupuncturist for Yorkshire and Humber. This training has allowed Bryony to combine her beauty background with her new profession bringing them both together.

Member organisations


British Acupuncture Council

As the UKs largest professional body of acupuncturists the BAcC guarantee excellence in training, safe practice and professional conduct.

All members of the BAcC (MBAcC) have BSc or BA degree level training or its equivalent in traditional acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and western biomedical sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology.

Accredited register membership

British Acupuncture Council

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered


Additional information

Traditional Acupuncture Prices

Initial consultation – £50.00

Includes a full history and Acupuncture treatment. Approx 1 hour 30 minutes.

Acupuncture treatment – £45.00

May include acupressure, cupping or massage. Approx 45 minutes – 1 hour.

Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture Prices

Initial consultation – £70.00

Includes full history and acupuncture treatment on the face and body. Approx 2 hours.

Facial cosmetic acupuncture treatment – £65.00

Approx 1 hour 30 minutes.

Please note: Facial cosmetic acupuncture is priced higher than traditional acupuncture, this is due to a longer treatment time and having to use a lot more needles. Bryony will be needling both constitutional points on the body as well as the face, with the added use of intradermal needles in the lines and wrinkles.

New to acupuncture and want to learn more? Bryony specialises in traditional Chinese & the latest rejuvenating facial acupuncture.

Cancellation policy: 24 hours notice must be given otherwise full charges could apply.

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

1 Arthington Avenue
North Yorkshire

Harrogate Aesthetics
12A Princes Square
North Yorkshire

Type of session

In person


Bryony Griffiths

Bryony Griffiths