Benefits of Facial Massage

The benefits of facial massage are discovered by women and men (whether or not they admit it), and have been understood for centuries. Ancient cultures of Asians, Romans, Greeks, and Indians realized the benefits of these techniques and incorporated face massage routines into everyday life.

In more modern times, scientists and those who study the effects of touch, write about the proven health and beauty benefits of massage therapy. Most agree that easing the fears and anxiety associated with everyday life greatly impacts the quality of life, as well as our outlook on the future.

Skin stimulation can cause an increase in blood circulation, increasing those healing components of the blood, and making us feel renewed and recharged.

Benefits of Facial Massage

  • Naturally relaxes face, neck, and shoulder muscles
  • Gently calms the nervous system
  •  Reduces sinus congestion
  •  Improves tone of facial muscles
  •  Stimulates circulatory function
  •  Reduction in appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  •  Reduces stress
  •  Encourages calmness...both body and mind
  •  Nourishes the skin
  •  Calms emotions
  •  Creates deep relaxation

The therapist will create a very peaceful environment for the massage. But, the most important part is for the client to shut off of the brain in order to deeply relax and release tension.

In the perfect environment, the massage room should be quiet, comfortable, uncluttered and serene.

Relaxing music should be playing and the use of essential oils or aromatherapy  may be offered, or suggested for the session.

During the massage, the focus for the therapist is to be consistently present with you, the client, and to utilize various relaxing massage techniques.

He/she may make circular motions on the face, upward sweeping motions, or may cradle the entire head to promote a feeling of security and well-being. The therapist may also use aromatic steam on the face to help the client relax and encourage deep breathing.

Other Resources 

This DVD, Face Massage: The Definitive Collection teaches more about the facial muscles, benefits and techniques of the massage, and the tips that help make the stress melt away from the tension-filled muscles.

In addition to massage, you can learn about other facial exercises and natural solutions for wrinkle free skin to share with your clients.

Lifecell wrinkle cream is an amazing facial cream that reverses the damage caused by the sun and visibly improves the structure of the skin. It also eliminates the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, making the skin firm and improving elasticity, providing a beautiful complexion. This cream, in addition to facial massage, can help rejuvenate the face, and refresh your skin's appearance.

Go back to Massage Education Guide Homepage

Go back to Massage Techniques from Facial Massage

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Like This Site?
Please Let Me Know ;-)

Follow Me on Pinterest

Popular Pages

How to Give Back Massage

Building your own Website

Learning Foot Massage

Types of Face Massage

Benefits of Massage Cupping

Choosing Massage Stones

Choosing a Massage Table

Marketing through Social Media

Dealing with Inappropriate Behavior in the Massage Room