Face yoga is an ancient practice from Asia that is becoming increasingly popular for toning facial muscles, improving blood circulation and reducing the signs of aging.
This practice has become increasingly popular in recent years in Europe, especially for those looking for natural alternatives to tone the face and prevent signs of aging.
This natural method is based on three essential pillars:
- Muscle toning through facial exercises can help firm and tone muscles, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Exercises such as resistance smile, fish and lion face are very popular in face yoga practice.
- Work on expression lines which aims to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines caused by repetitive facial expressions. Stretching exercises can help loosen tight muscles and reduce expression lines, such as frown lines, nasolabial folds and forehead lines.
- The practice of acupressure or self-massage to work in depth, to help release tension and improve blood circulation. Acupressure points on the face can be stimulated using fingers, thumbs, or a massage tool, such as jade rollers.
If you're looking for a natural way to firm and tone your skin, prevent signs of aging, and improve your overall well-being, facial yoga may be the answer.
With regular practice and a selection of quality natural oils, you can achieve more toned and healthier skin.
Facial yoga exercises are simple
Facial yoga techniques are simple to learn. To start, it is recommended to take facial yoga classes with a qualified instructor (such as: Sylvie Lefranc, Yoga teacher and expert in Facial Yoga), to learn the basic movements and the correct breathing techniques. However, there are also several online videos and books that can guide you in practicing facial yoga at home.
The exercises can be practiced at any time of the day, be it in the morning, in the evening or even in front of your computer. They consist of making precise movements with the fingers, hands and facial muscles to tone the muscles, stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, improve the elasticity of the skin and reduce wrinkles and fine lines.
This practice is complementary to the use of natural oils to nourish the skin and to allow the fingers to glide gently over the skin without damaging the epidermis.
Facial yoga and natural beauty products are a winning combination for healthy, glowing and toned skin.
For an even more enjoyable facial yoga experience, why not try using Belle Luce 's natural and organic beauty products?
By incorporating natural oils into your skincare routine, you can increase the benefits of facial yoga and achieve healthier, nourished, and more radiant skin.
To hydrate and illuminate your skin during your facial yoga session, you can gently massage your face with hemp serum , a dry and light oil, non-comedogenic. Also, you can use Calendula Silky Soft Facial Oil , which contains organic flowers grown in our mountain gardens in Switzerland.
In terms of scientific evidence?
Here are some scientific studies that have examined the effects of facial yoga on rejuvenation:
A study published in the Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research in 2017 showed that regular face yoga practice improved muscle tone and skin texture in women between the ages of 30 and 60.
Another study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology in 2018 evaluated the effectiveness of facial yoga on skin appearance in women aged 40 to 65. The results showed a significant improvement in skin firmness and elasticity, as well as a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles.
A study published in the Journal of the Anatomical Society of India in 2016 examined the effects of face yoga on facial muscles. The results showed that regular practice of face yoga can improve facial muscle strength and flexibility.
A study published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science in 2017 looked at the effects of face yoga on posture and muscle tension in women between the ages of 25 and 40. The results showed a significant improvement in posture and a reduction in muscle tension in the neck and shoulder area.
In summary, facial yoga is a natural and non-invasive method to rejuvenate the skin and prevent the signs of aging. With a little practice and patience, this natural method can help improve the health and beauty of your skin, while providing additional benefits for your overall well-being as well.
However, if you have skin inflammation, it is best to consult a specialist doctor before starting the practice of facial yoga.
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