Courtesy Dr Steven Lins lab
Face massage can reduce puffiness by clearing congested fluid, one example is blocked pores from makeup, which the skin of the face must clear.
Through a series of gentle and rhythmical movements you can use the direction in the image to help move toxins through the face.
Lymph nodes are bean-shaped organs that are found all over our body. Large groups or chains of lymph nodes can be found in our neck, under our arms, and in your groin. Swelling from damaged lymph nodes and vessels is called lymphedema. Through a series of gentle and rhythmical movements you can use the direction in the image to help move toxins through the face.
Follow each direction relating to the arrows on the diagram.
- Use a circular motion to rub your fingers into your temples.
- Use your palms and fingertips to massage the sides of your face.
- Start at your chin and moving up toward your forehead
- Use your index and middle fingers to press under your cheekbones. Press up and in towards the eves.
- Start at the centre of your face and move toward your temples.
- Use the outside of your pink fingers to press into your neck. Start at the top and move downward dragging the skin downwards
- For a stronger effect, use our knuckles to press into your face.
- Start at your nose and move them across your cheeks towards your ears.
Try this exercise daily, every morning