точечный массаж лицаAcupressure or acupuncture technique is quite popular and many have tried it for yourself. Regular application of ancient Eastern techniques chiseled massage helps relieve stress, helps with colds and other diseases. But acupuncture can not only affect the internal organs and muscle tissue, acupressure facial massage is used to improve skin, improve tone, improve the complexion, stimulating blood circulation.

On the face and on other parts of the body, there are certain points that has a therapeutic and prophylactic effect. There are many techniques of acupressure, shiatsu, acupuncture, Tibetan chiseled massage and others.


Basic movements

However, how would differently not be called pressure point massage, basic technique of moving in most cases is as follows:

  • After determining the location of the desired point, place that point in the index finger.
  • Gently press on this point until, until a slight pain. The main thing is that the pain was not too strong, the pressure should be reduced as soon as the pain becomes uncomfortable.
  • Maintaining pressure, RUB and massage the point in small circular motions.
  • During the massage, breathe slowly and try to concentrate on the point that the moment massage.
  • Massage each point should be massaged for 1-3 minutes several times a day.

Acupuncture improves blood circulation and metabolic processes in the skin, thereby reducing the depth of wrinkles, improves complexion, increases the skin tone.

Now separately about each of the points used in acupressure the face. Actually their are some more, but listed below are the most functional.


Point 1: “the heavenly pillar”

Massage the point with such a poetic title is located at the base of the skull, where the skull adjoins the spine. In fact, these are two points located on both sides of the spine. Index fingers press down on these points, and hold pressure for three minutes. It is believed that daily acupressure this place for at least two minutes helps to significantly improve skin condition, make it more clean and elastic. In addition, massage this point helps with insomnia, chronic fatigue, nervous exhaustion, of heaviness in the head, eyestrain, pains in the neck and throat.


Point 2: “the Third eye”

This point is strictly between the eyebrows, where the nose goes in the Central part of the forehead. Pressure on this point stimulates the pituitary gland. Daily exert pressure on the “Third eye” for about 60 seconds, this massage has a good preventive action, in particular prevents the appearance of blackheads, age spots and other skin imperfections.


Point 3: “Clean skin”

The point of “clean skin” is an inch down from orbit. Press on these points on both sides of the face for about 60 seconds, and more. The impact of this point improves the color and texture of the skin, has anti-inflammatory and zit action.


Point 4: “divine countenance”

Under the jaw bone at the level of the ear lobe is a point that is responsible for fresh complexion and natural radiance of the skin. At any time press on this point on both sides of the face, and a positive result will not keep itself waiting long. Also, this point is responsible for the thyroid gland, normalizing its work, and helps to relieve inflammation in skin diseases and allergic reactions.

Acupressure facial massage is easy to do yourself, this massage does not require a specific amount of time, but the effect is stunning. If you do the acupressure facial massage not only for relaxation, but also to ensure that your skin became more beautiful, estheticians and massage therapists recommend doing this massage before bedtime, after you have applied the night cream. After applying the cream on pressure points at the bridge of the nose just below the inner corner of the eye. Hold the pressure for 10 seconds, then place the palms on the whiskey and keep the movement for 10 seconds, lightly press them. Then push the points located directly behind the nostrils and also hold the pressure for 10 seconds. Go through all these points to eight times in a row. This massage helps to relax, tune in to the dream and, most importantly, improve the skin tone.


Advantages and disadvantages of point facial massage

The disadvantages of this massage technique, there is practically no, except for certain contraindications, but the benefits are many.

  • Natural face lift. Impact on certain points increases the tone and elasticity of the skin, providing a certain corrective effect of the facial contours.
  • Reduces freckles, age spots and other pigmentation disorders, softens scars and makes close to the skin blood vessels less visible.
  • Stimulates metabolism and regenerative processes in skin cells.
  • Gives the skin more elasticity, Shine and luster.
  • Stimulation of certain points leads to a natural formulation of collagen, remove toxins and tide energy.
  • Acupuncture improves the functioning of the facial muscles.
  • Experts recommend after the massage to drink more water, preferably warm. Water can accelerate the removal of toxins from the body.


Risks and contraindications

Acupressure is not recommended for people suffering from serious illnesses, heart disease or cancer. In principle, to say that pressure point massage in these cases is completely not impossible, but any therapeutic effects (including massage) in these cases should be carried out only with the permission of the doctor.

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