Everyone can do it from the convenience of their own house, vehicle, or sofa because it is free and simple. Face massage is an underappreciated habit that can give you firmer-looking skin and a comfortable night’s sleep in only a few minutes. It’s about time you gave facial workouts a try as there are about 30 facial muscles. Here, A-list facialist and master face massager Nichola Joss explains in detail how you may have younger-looking skin without spending a dime.
All the information you need to attempt face exercises for yourself, including how to do them.
The Advantages of Facial Massage
The short-term effects of face massage are immediate improvement of facial contours, brightness, sculpting, glow, and radiance to the skin, improved tone and texture and the immediate feeling of wellbeing. Plus, touch is proven to lower cortisol levels and skin looks more flawless for make-up application. While, the long-term effects are a more effective lymphatic system, less puffiness, improved radiance and facial contours, healthier muscle tissue and increased microbiome health on the surface of the skin.
DIY – Be Your Own Facialist
Before you begin, thoroughly wash your hands, then follow these easy steps for skin TLC.
Step 1 – Apply your favourite facial oil to the palms of your hands and rub them together gently. Place the palms of your hands onto your cheeks and side of the face gently pressing in the oil. Take one palm and place onto your forehead pressing oil in and down the neck from under the ears sweeping toward the centre of your neck ending at the opposite shoulder. Do the same the other side repeating 3 times each side. This will help to open up your lymph system.
Step 2 – Working from the bridge of your nose sweep outwards and upwards towards the hairline. Do this 6 times.
Step 3 – Take your index and your middle finger palms facing out the way and hold the jaw between the two fingers firmly starting from your chin, gently bend your knuckles and sweep out towards the edge of your jawline, repeat 6 times.
Step 4 – Taking the heels of your palms of the hand gently press under your cheekbone area and push your palms in and hold for a count of 6.
Step 5 – The eye – Place your index fingers on the temple gently supporting the skin (pulling slightly towards hairline) take your middle finger gently sweep under the eye area towards the bridge of your nose and then using pressure slowly work along your eyebrow, repeat 6 times.
Step 6– Finish by organically massaging the face using the fingertips in a circular motion – always working outwards and upwards.