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  FACE MASSAGE - by Editor


There are numerous benefits to a face massage. If you have easy access to an inexpensive parlour, get a regular facial done. Alternatively, here's how you can give yourself a great face massage at home.


Glowing skin

Healthy and glowing skin is one of the most important beauty assets. It doesn't matter how light your skin if it looks sallow and pale. You will only look drawn, tired out and sickly. Most of us concentrate on trying to get our complexions pimple-free, or on lightening our skin. However, just a light, pimple-free complexion does not ensure good looks. Enhancing features with make-up does help, but nothing looks as good as healthy, glowing skin.


Puffiness

Some women have a tendency to develop puffiness on their faces. One of the best ways to counter puffiness is to massage your face regularly.


Wrinkles

Massage stimulates circulation and brings more oxygen to the face. It also stimulates the production of collagen and tightens the skin. It also delays the onset of wrinkles. In addition, wrinkles on the forehead are often caused due to involuntary tightening of the muscles. Massage relaxes the muscles, and delays the formation of forehead wrinkles.


Double chin

Do you have a tendency to get a double chin Even some extremely thin people develop double chins. Regular face massage tightens the loose flesh under the chin so it doesn't hang down.


Massage Technique

You will need face cream, and a bowl of cold water.

Remove your top so you can massage your neck as well, without getting cream all over your clothes.

Wash your hands and cleanse your face.

Sit back on a chair, and apply a generous amount of cream on your face and neck. Massage it gently into your skin.

Take some cold water from the bowl, and apply it to your face as well. You could start from the neck. Lift your chin up and massage your neck using upward strokes.

Then massage the area just under your skin. Use firm strokes. Start from the center, move your hands under your jaw, outwards to the ear. Do this around 20 times or more, depending on how much time you have, and then using small upward strokes, work the entire under-chin area from side to side.

Massage the rest of your face, using upward and outward strokes, and circular motions. Keep reapplying water and cream on your face.

Circle your eyes, pressing down on the temples.

Similarly, use upward and outward strokes on your forehead.

Make a V with two fingers of one hand and put it on your face. Using the index finger of the other hand, massage the skin inside the V area. Move this 'V' all around your face.

Use quick, sharp slapping strokes on your cheeks. 'Slap' yourself for at least 2-3 minutes.

Remember that your entire massage session should consist of upward and outward strokes. Never massage the skin on your face in a downward direction, because your constant endeavour is to fight gravity.

In addition to a face massage, make sure you exercise regularly and drink at least 10 to 12 glasses of water a day.

Some people may develop pimples after a massage. If you develop a few pimples, wait until the pimples go, and use another cream the next time.

Wash your face with cold water after a massage.

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Name: aileen
City:   manila,philippines
Comments:   i learned a lot on your topic about face massage. Thanks
Name: Ramani
City:   USA
Comments:   Thank you so much for useful tips.I'll try it out.
Name: Preeti
City:   Noida
Comments:   Can you please let us know the frequency with which we can do these home massages Thanks for replying back. Regards
Name: Jill
City:   USA
Comments:   Great advice. Also seems like a wonderful stress-reliever!
Name: Gayatri
City:   UK
Comments:   Thanks!!! I will try this. But which face cream should I use
Name: sheetal
City:   Mumbai
Comments:   whcih face cream should i use . i have normal skin. all creams does not suit me. which face wash should i use.
Name: srivathsavi
City:   sofia
Comments:   i'm thamkful for this information please give us some bief informaton regarding body massage,essential strokes.thanks
Name: lili
City:   Ethiopia
Comments:   Great tips. For those who ask what kind of cream; i sugesst you to use perfume free and hypoalergic.
Name: sunny
City:   usa
Comments:   Thanks a lot. I will try this
Name: Bently Elizabeth
City:   none
Comments:   I am so excited to see what comes out next!!
Name: juhi chawla
City:   india
Comments:   how can i glow my skin tel me plz
Name: ashi
City:   uk
Comments:   hi can u plz tel me how i can get rid of my teenages spots
Name: riya
City:   amsterdam
Comments:   very nice article , i was already searching for face massage tips and i got it !
Name: dharaneesh
City:   bangalore
Comments:   hi madam/sir i want good beauty face creem you send me immidiatliy thankyou
Name: Samina
City:   Riyadh
Comments:   Can u please tell me which face cream should i use for massage,i have a oily skin
Name: maryam_raziyahoo.com.
City:   AFGHANISTAN
Comments:   I want a good creem for my face and my under eayes
Name: KendalFisher
City:   Wilmington
Comments:   What kind of cream would you use
Name: Mabel
City:   Pune
Comments:   can u tell me which cream to use as i have a dry skin
Name: farhana
City:   dhaka
Comments:   i wanna know regular facial massage that i can do all by myself at home & which will rejuvenate my skin. thanx.
Name: foreigner
City:   stuttgart
Comments:   Thank you for giving such good and inexpensive beauty tips!
Name: sheedeh
City:   tehran
Comments:   Dear Sir, I am 40 years old and have laugh line on my face which massage is good for get rid of it,I get it one month ago because I have too much stress.I drink 7 glaases of water along with the fruits and put yougart and egg on my face is it good or not. Awaiting your prompt reply with much interest. Sheedeh
Name: nadia
City:   singapore
Comments:   hi..tx for the info..its more or less a benefits..
Name: bhakti
City:   Pune
Comments:   Thank u so much.Which face cream should I use I am 18 years old. My skin is oily.
Name: samantha
City:   scotland/edinburgh
Comments:   im jst wondering how you would get rid of freckles because i really hate them and you look ugly with them. thnx for reading
Name: meena
City:   US
Comments:   This is very nice masaaging technique and very relaxing as well
Name: kavya
City:   bangalore
Comments:   i am 27 yrs old.actually my skin is oily .but now my face& hands r becoming dry.which facial cream should i use for massage
Name: radhika
City:   u.s.a
Comments:   this is really a good massaging technique.and here in u.s i couldnt find any face massaging cream can u plz specify the name of any massaging cream u know for facial.here i can see only the moisturizing cream and cleansing cream.plz suggest me.mine is an oily skin
Name: sandalu
City:   sri Lankan
Comments:   thank u so much,I am 22 yrs old. my skin is Dark. Which face cream should I use
Name: kowsalya
City:   Coimbatore
Comments:   hai iam kowsalya here i got my faced bleached after that bleach my face becomes so black and for college iam going in the sun and the sun effects also.,.. after that bleach my face becomes so black..so for 1 yr i dint used any creams but it does´nt gone and now iam using emami naturally fair cream to look fresh.. please help mee how can i get rid of these blacks from my face all because of the bleach.. in my face it was like a black patchess.. pleasee help mee... how can i get my earlier skinnn pleasee helpppppppppppppppppppp, waiting for a good reply.
Name: sunita
City:   delhi
Comments:   i wantgood face creem,because my face is oily
Name: lakshmi
City:   chennai
Comments:   i have pigmentation on my fae please give some tips tks
Name: test
City:   mumbai
Comments:   i have dark circle near my eyes .so please guide me.
Name: bhagya
City:   bangalore
Comments:   I hv many pimples on my face. I tried many tablets recommended by doctor but were of no use. Plz suggest me natural (home made) remedies so as to get rid of the pimples which are a nightmare.
Name: marge
City:   besao
Comments:   thanks for the tips. but why are we going to use cold and not hot water? i thought cold water is for closing pores.
Name: shaheen
City:   canada
Comments:   hi this is good..but which cream we have to use for massage it is not clearly mention..pls tell..mine is dry skin..pls tell me which lotion or cream should i use for my dry skin...and this message is like facial which they will do in beauty saloon
Name: Usha
City:   Bangalore
Comments:   Thanks for this great tip certainly I shall give a try
Name: shaheen
City:   canada
Comments:   pls reply me..this my 2nd message..i am waiting for ur reply..pls reply me
Name: Reena Srivastava
City:   Bangalore
Comments:   Thanks a ton for this great help. I like massage, but certainly this will help me by giving better results.
Name: nosheen
City:   j&k
Comments:   thanks for these useful tips can u please tell me how often is should i massage my face
Name: rekha singhal
City:   uk(london)
Comments:   hi, this seems to be exellant& its so easy as well.pls mention the name of the cream to be used.
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Name: vijay
City:   agra
Comments:   please advice the name of 23 good face creams which can be used for face massage.
Name: nagesh
City:   hyderabad
Comments:   thanks for these useful tips. What kind of cream would you use?
Name: ainum
City:   delhi
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Name: ruhama paul
City:   lucknow
Comments:   i am a 22 working girl due to have my busy routine i don´t have enough time for my skin care. so please tell me some nice and useful tips to have a healthy skin.
Name: padmaja
City:   pune
Comments:   Thanks for giving detial imformation how to massage .
Name: Rima
City:   lucknow
Comments:   Thank you for such a good tips it is really working.
Name: Rahul
City:   Mumbai
Comments:   Nice tip wonderful article
Name: Joanna
City:   Sydney
Comments:   Thank you for this advice. I have used it on myself and my clients. They are very excited about this little final touch to their facials. It relaxes, calms down and refreshes. The best is to use Extra Dry Hydration Oil from Artistry cosmetic line. It is fantastic and improves skin moisture content by 25%. If you need more info please contact me pycia1980interia.pl. All the best!
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