Step into Ora's pristine white-washed outpost on the Upper East Side or downtown Manhattan and it feels more like a luxury spa than a modern acupuncture destination. Since opening in 2020, the holistic wellness practice has quickly become a chic haven for those seeking relief from back pain, migraines, chronic stress, and even fertility issues. Also drawing the faithful in droves? A 75-minute acupuncture facial that merges the collagen-stimulating powers of the ancient needle technique with microcurrent, gua sha, facial cupping, LED light and lymphatic drainage massage.
On a recent weekday morning, Gucci gives the service a test drive at home with one of Ora’s certified acupuncturists in the interest of relaxing fine lines, improving circulation, and boosting radiance. For good measure, she finishes by flooding cells with a few impromptu passes of Skin Activator Rollerball, using its cool brass head for an extra depuffing and sculpting kick. Watch the full video for a bird’s eye view!