One of the ancient forms of healing technique is through massage therapy which was followed by all in the early times. There are several benefits of facial massages and it is also conveyed that simple and do it yourself massages done routinely can make the skin look firmer, smoother and younger always. This is possible as with massage, tension is releases, the fine lines and wrinkles are reduced, circulation increased, moisture balance maintained, impurities diminished, facial muscles tightened and finally resulting in a radiance skin. The different ways through which massages benefit us are by making the skin smoother, radiant and also firmer. These are by:
- Toxin and impurity release
- Fine lines and sagging skin minimized and removed.
- Tension released.
- Radiance of the skin is maximized.
- The moisture balance of the skin is normalized.
There are simple steps for facial massages which can be done easily at home. Otherwise there are many massage centers and therapy outlets which are present everywhere to get the real professional massage.
Facial massage has proved to have several benefits such as relieving migraine, premenstrual syndrome, stress, headaches and even sinus congestion. The entire massage may include either a portion of the body or the entire body. Facial massage is usually done with hands especially the fingers there are even devices which are used for performing the facial in spas and saloons. ORIGIN OF FACIAL MASSAGE Massages have been used by people around the globe for various reasons such as for cosmetic enhancement, pain relief and also for several healing touches. This practice has been started from years back. A Chinese medical text which was written long back, about third century B.C is the first ever written proof of the entire massaging process. Apart from this, earlier medical literature of several countries such as India, Persia, Greece and even Japan also recorded the use of massage therapy. There are two different aspects for the facial massage namely, Eastern therapy and the Western therapy. In Eastern therapies, the entire aspect of massage is a whole body massage focusing on the pressure points which are placed at neck and face. This helps to stimulate the blood and lymph flow. There are several exceptions where oils are not used for facial massage such as yoga, shiatsu and acupressure.