Here’s another great practice that can enhance your skin.
. . . Easy 10-Step Self-Massage Techniques You Can Do at Home
Click here for a the downloadable version-Bellanina Facelift
The Bellanina Facelift Massage home care protocol is a great natural way to bring blood flow to the face, reduce puffiness, soften fine lines and give a gentle lift and tone to the skin. Results are cumulative over time so it’s
best to do a minimum of 3 or more times per week. You can use a light oil like Jojoba to give you some slip or use water and some cleanser in the shower or bath. Make sure you have some slip to avoid dragging the skin so add more oil, water or cleanser as needed.
Step 1: WHIP CHEEKS: Expands Capillaries and brings oxygen into the face.
In the first step, using an upward pumping action, stroke the cheeks up from the jaw bone, whipping towards the nose going only as high on the face as the cheek bone. As an alternative, you can also bend forward with your head down for a few moments to get more blood flowing in the face.
Step 2: TIE-UP: Softens and Stimulates College in the Smile Lines
Tilt your head back slightly and using all fingertips, start at the throat and slide them up and over the chin. From under the lip move your fingertips around the sides of the mouth to the corners of the nose, following the nasio-labial folds. Now use your fingers to contour each cheekbone, sliding up the side of the face to finish softly on the forehead. Do this yep 10 times.
Step 3: FULL FACE: Gives a complete Lift to the Face
Next use two fingers of each hand, and start under the jawbone, right below the corners of the mouth. Slide them up and over the jaw line staying in the crease of the laugh lines or nasio-labial folds and stop at the corners of the nose. Contour under the cheekbones and under and glide your fingers up the side of the face to finish softly on the forehead. Do this 5-10 times.
Step 4: WHIP CHEEKS AND PUMP TO EYE: Expands Capillaries and Brings Oxygen Into the Face
Whip the cheeks again upwards got below the eye area to get more blood flowing. Do this for 5 seconds on each side. Then use the pads of your fingers on each temple and pump the blood towards the eyes.
Step 5: ACUPRESSURE EYES: Releases Tension in the Eye Area
With your thumbs or forefingers, press inwards at the bridge of the nose and hold for 5 seconds. Then glide your fingers up to the inner point of the brow, right under the brow line and lean your head into your thumbs (or forefingers) for another 5 seconds. Then move your fingers to the mid point just under the brow and press and hold for 5 seconds again leaning your head into your fingers. Finally lean, press and hold for another 5 seconds on the acupressure point that is at the temple right at the side of the eyebrow.
Step 6: EYE CIRCLES: Relieves Fluid Retention Associated With Puffy Eyes
Place your index fingers on the soft pads under both eyes and then make small, light, feathery egg-shaped ovals starting next to the nose. Using a slight pumping action, inch your fingers to the outer side of the face making the egg shaped ovals with the lightest pressure possible. Do this 3 times on each eye.
Step 7: ACUPRESSURE TEMPLES: Release Tension In the Head Allowing Greater Blood Flow to the Face
Now press into the temples with the tips of your fingers and massage for a few moments.
Step 8: ACUPRESSURE UNDER EYES: Stimulates Energy and Opens Breathing
Using your index finger, press the inner point on the bone under the eye at the base of the side of the nose and massage with a circular motion for 5 seconds. Now do the same massage with your finger pressing on the midpoint for another 5 seconds.
Step 9: DOUBLE CHIN LIFT: Stimulates The Chin Muscle Tone
Press the tip of your tongue to the roof of your mouth as hard as your can and hold it for 10 seconds. Do this 5 times. Next, stick your tongue out and down as far out as you can with as much strength as your can, Do this 5 times until you feel fatigue in those muscles.
Step 10: FULL FACE
Tilt your head back slightly and using all fingertips, start at the throat and slide them up over the chin. From under the lip move your fingertips around the sides of the mouth to the corners of the nose, following the nasio-labial folds. Then use them to contour under each cheekbone, sliding up the side of the face to finish softly on the forehead. Do this step 5 times.Share