Shellie Goldstein is widely considered one of the leading worldwide experts on cosmetic facial acupuncture. She has been dubbed “the face whisperer” and “acupuncturist to the stars” by her executive patients and celebrity clientele in Manhattan and the Hamptons. Shellie is the author of Your Best Face Now: Look Younger in 20 Days With The Do-It-Yourself Acupressure Facelift and the creator of Touch+Glow ®: The Do-It-Yourself Acupressure Facelift Kit.

As a leading authority of cosmetic facial acupuncture Shellie founded the Academy of Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture where she lectures and teaches advanced cosmetic facial acupuncture to post graduate acupuncturists and physicians. Ms. Goldstein has been featured on major television, cable networks, and radio including ABC, Bravo, and Sirius. Her innovative appearance enhancing techniques have drawn the attention of popular journals such as Harpers Bazaar, New York Magazine, Hamptons Magazine, Manhattan Magazine, Body + Soul, Health, Lucky, More, American Spa, Town & Country, Town and Country Travel, More, Elle Italia, and the Japanese Press. She has been highlighted in newspapers, journals, websites, and blogs such as, Town and, Pret-a-,,,, and more.



“Shellie stands out because she is both an acupuncturist and a facialist so she offers a holistic approach to skincare. She can use both acupuncture and microcurrents to lift sagging facial muscles, increase circulation, and reduce fine lines and wrinkles.”

-Bobbi Brown founder and CCO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics-

Prestigious Credentials

A licensed acupuncturist and educator with a Masters Degree, Ms. Goldstein was one of the first acupuncturists to work in hospitals and healthcare facilities in New York State, and was the Executive Director of Integrative Care for the Kingston Regional Health Care System.

  • Pacific College of Health and Science CEU Instructor – current
  • Instructor TriState College of Acupuncture (TSCA) NYC, NY – past
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Public Awareness Taskforce- past
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Facial Rejuvenation Certificate of Qualification Panel-past
  • National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, Vice President-past
  • Acupuncture Society of New York, Board Member-past
  • Certified Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine- current
  • Licensed Acupuncturist NY, FL- current
  • Licensed Esthetician NY- current
  • Masters of Science, University Bridgeport, CT
  • Bachelors of Science, University of Colorado, CO
Shellie in the Press
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