Facial yoga consists of exercising, as we do with the rest of the muscles of the body, the muscles found in our face.
What is facial yoga?
Let's start with the important thing, to know what it is and what it can do for us. Our face is made up of dozens of muscles that we can keep strong and toned.
And what is the benefit of having strong and toned facial muscles? Drum roll... You'll noticeably reduce the signs of aging.. And we don't mean you'll look like a 20-something all your life, because that's lying and we don't like it here. But you will keep your skin firmer for longer.
Of course, you must be constant, the basis of success in any field is perseverance. and diligence, so if you practice it for a month and then stop, it is normal that you will not get results.
So if you don't want your face muscles to be flabby and weak, read on.
Facial Yoga Exercises to do at home
There are 3 levels: muscular, cutaneous and respiratory..
The muscular is based on performing movements and exercises focused on strengthening the facial muscles.The cutaneous is based on performing routines with accessories and cosmetic products that support the first exercises, and the respiratory is based on accompanying each exercise with conscious inhalations and exhalations to oxygenate the body.
Let's get down to business, the exercises. It should be noted that even if you just want to improve an area of the face, you should exercise the whole face. Otherwise you could unbalance the results.
The expression lines that form on the forehead by the gesture of surprise that many people tend to put, can dissipate with this exercise routine.
In addition to helping drain the eye contour to reduce puffiness.
Simple exercise routine to do at home, 10 minutes a day and in a month you will begin to see noticeable results.
Perfect routine to do in the morning to drain eye bags, especially if you have slept little and need a little help to look rested.
Facial yoga books
Make an investment in one of these books to learn all the secrets of Facial Yoga and rejuvenate your skin by working your facial muscles daily and taking deep care of yourself.
"Facial Yoga. Another beauty is possible"by Diana Bordón
"The Face Fit Method" by Daniela Toro Mattozzi
“The Japanese secret of facial yoga"by Izumi Forasté
When does facial yoga take effect?
Ideally 10 to 20 minutes a day5 in the morning and 10 in the evening, as an example.
And just as when we exercise our body, we leave 1 to 2 days of rest so that it can rest and give space to the muscle to strengthen, in facial yoga we will do the same thing, so that we will perform the exercises 4 or 5 times a week..
At 2 weeks you will probably start to notice your skin firmer and deflated.and within a month you will start to see noticeable results. But remember, that's no reason to stop, consistency will be the key to keeping your skin healthy and in place.
Gua Sha and Jade Roller as a complement to your facial yoga routine.
The Gua Sha and the quartz roller are useful tools for enhance your results you will see with facial yoga.
The Gua Sha quartz comes from traditional Chinese medicine, this aesthetic tool serves to relax the muscles and drain the face by stimulating the lymphatic flow.
How many of you have woken up in the morning with a puffy face and bags about to explode? If so, Gua Sha will be your best friend.
Put it in the freezer overnight and in the morning, it will be your best friend.after your facial yoga exercises, massage and drain your skin with your Gua Sha from now on. bestie. You will feel new and your face will look healthy and with a natural glow.
The quartz roller will do the same function as the Gua Sha, you just have to decide which one is more practical for you.
Don't forget how important it is to to perform this massage with an oil or a serum. that allows the accessory to slide over your face and does not irritate the skin.
In the evenings, we recommend combining your facial massage with Gua Sha with the oil. "Moon Oil by Rassa with relaxing properties for a complete and revitalizing routine.
Indulge yourself and take care of you, you are and always will be, the most important thing.
Here you can watch a video on how to perform a facial massage with Gua Sha.