Self facial massage benefits an individual mentally and physically. It is a great aid to relieve tensions and mental stress. It helps physically by reducing fatigue and energizing the body. It can be done in few simple steps. Just ensure to keep the massage strokes soft and gentle yet firm.
Facial massage is done to rejuvenate and feel relaxed. Massage helps the skin to get fresh oxygen that is excellent for repairing the dead cells and stimulate the live cells. In addition it also cures many diseases. Hence, it should be carried out for attaining good health and striking looks. Self facial massaging is simple to execute. It can be done on own with simple facial massage techniques.
Ahead of starting the self facial massage clean the face with cleansing milk. It is done so because any dirt stuck on face has to be removed else the dirt will get circulated all over the face along with the massage cream/oil. There are many creams available in the market specially made for facial massage.
Step 1: Apply Oil on Face
Take one tablespoon oil/cream into the palm of one hand and with finger of other hand tap the oil all over the face. Leave the eyes and lips. Facial massage can be done with any cream or oil that suits the skin. All the strokes during the entire massage session must be in upward direction. It must start from the center then moving outwards. All the circular stokes should be in anti-clockwise direction.
Step 2: Massage the Jaw Line
Tap the fingers around the jaw line. Make an “oooh”-shaped mouth and move fingers upward and downward. The strokes must be gentle. This massage stroke helps in minimizing the soft lines.
Step 3: Underneath the Chin
Bring the fingers from mouth area to beneath the chin. Move the finger in small circular movements. This shall augment the blood flow and stimulates the skin cells.
Step 4: Turn to Cheekbones
Gradually move from chin to cheekbones. Press the top of the cheekbones with finger tips and come up to the temples. Do it 4-5 times. Then at the temples rotate the index finger very slowly first in clockwise direction 5-6 times then after in anti-clockwise direction. This shall release all the tensions and stress.
Step 5: Come to the Nose
Apply pressure above the bridge of the nose with the middle finger of both hands simultaneously from both sides. In between, hold for couple of seconds and then release. Ensure to have a soft hand. Next move the index finger of both hands from its respective sides up and down from the nostrils to the middle of both the eyebrows.
Step 6: Time to Massage the Forehead
Start from the center of the forehead and move towards the temples. Move the index finger in anti-clockwise direction applying gentle pressure. Tap the eyebrows with the finger tips to relax for a while. Also rotate the index finger on the closed eyes in anti-clockwise direction very softly.
Step 7: In the End Chance for Ears
At last, move the fingers on the ears from top to bottom. Also behind the ears rub the index finger in upward to downward direction.
All the strokes must be done 4-5 times. It would take not more than 15 minutes to complete the self facial massage. It shall not only enhance the blood flow but most important shall relieve all the worries and relax you completely. Start your day with this gentle facial massage and be energetic for the rest of the day. Have a nice day!