Facial massage can be as beneficial as a full body massage if done with the correct tools and technique. Think about when you have a full facial at a spa; it’s so deliciously relaxing that you might find yourself falling asleep during the treatment! That’s because a good facial masseuse will know exactly what trigger points to target and what pressure to apply so you enjoy a fabulously soothing and calming experience.
However, not everyone can have a regular facial, it’s time consuming and mostly, expensive. With a variety of facial massage tools on the market, there’s no reason why you can’t reap the benefits in the comfort of your own home, either using a tool on yourself or allowing someone else to give you a facial massage. As well as the relaxing and healing results following facial massage, there are plenty of anti-ageing benefits too. So if you’re looking for a way to turn back the clock and plump out dry, lined skin, a facial massage will help you to soften and firm your skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines. Ten minutes is all you need!
What Does Facial Massage Do?
It releases tension, smoothing out frown lines and helps to soften expression. That’s because as you no longer feel tensed up; your features look relaxed. Remember, when you feel stressed, you’re more likely to frown.
Facial massage boosts circulation, so increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the face. This helps to improve colour and smooth out creases as the blood plumps out the skin. More blood flow can even promote collagen production and give your skin a healthy glow
Massaging your face before using lotions and creams will also help your skincare products to better absorb into the skin
Manipulating the muscles in the face also gives them a workout, tightening everything up, this means you’re bound to look younger!
How to use a face massager? Tutorial
Best facial massage tools
Now you know the benefits of facial massage, it’s time to look at the top four facial massage tools available to buy today. Here’s our pick of the best:
The Beauty Bar 24 karat Golden Pulse Facial Massager
At just $12 (depending on where you purchase it from) is Beauty Bar’s 24k Golden Pulse Massager which is a T shaped electric face massage tool that promises to lift, pull and tighten skin. It’s even suitable for use on sensitive skins. It needs one AA battery which makes the product rotate (at around 6000 times every minute). Excellent for encouraging better blood flow, it restores skin’s firmness and elasticity slowing down the aging process. Use this with massage oil or lotion and don’t apply too much friction (or your skin will feel itchy if you do). Just 5 minutes vibration on your face every day will help to lift, firm and restore saggy looking skin. Especially beneficial around the eye area.
HaloVa 3D Roller Face Massager
At $11 (depending on retailer) is the HaloVa 3D Roller Face Massager which is designed to lift and firm your skin, revealing a younger looking complexion. Completely waterproof, it’s safe to use in the shower or with oil and lotion. You can also use this on various parts of the body as it delivers a high level spa massage with kneading technology to relieve sensitive skin and give you back the contours of your face! It helps to tighten and reduce signs of aging and can even slim down chubbiness. Just use with your chosen essential oil or massage lotion for a few minutes daily to see a difference.
Micro Needles Derma Roller Massage Tool
This little miracle retails at just $10 (depending on where you buy it from) and uses derma roller technology combined with tiny needles. As you roll this over your facial contours, the needles stimulate collagen production and blood flow (it’s not painful) so mot only do you get a comfortable massage, you experience younger looking skin that is noticeably firmer, plumper and with a youthful glow.
Royal Anti-Aging Jade Roller Massager
At $12 (depending on where you purchase it from) is the Royal Anti-Aging Jade Roller Massager designed to promote facial micro-circulation and increase blood flow and oxygen to the skin. It has two massage heads which relaxes the skin’s muscles, stimulating the skin to firm itself and look visibly younger. It’s a convenient facial massage tool that is small enough that you can pop it in your handbag and use it on the go!