” The facial massage allows to restart the synthesis of elastic fibers of the skin. We are talking about mechanical stimulation here, and I believe in it a lot! »Says Dermatologist Dr Anny Cohen-Letessier.
This massage stimulation calls on the facial muscles which support the skin. Toning them helps you hold your skin better. “You can see it clearly when you build up your body, the skin is also tightened,” notes the dermatologist.
Mechanical facial modeling
A study * with biopsy showed that mechanical stimulation of the skin increased the level of collagen in the skin. After 10 sessions of so-called sequential aspiration, dermatologists observed an increase in the synthesis of hyaluronic acid by 80% and elastin by 46%.
Among the mechanical facial massages, the LPG Endermologie cures allow, with suitable tips, to work on specific areas of the face. Karine Gautier, responsible for training, explains: “In an attack cure, we recommend ten 30-minute sessions at the rate of two per week, then maintenance sessions every month. »40 € for 30 min. For more information: kobido.com/france.html
* LPG study conducted by Pr P. Humbert.
Kobido and tui na massages, to stimulate microcirculation
Coming from Asia, the Japanese massage, Kobido, where the traditional Chinese massage, tui na, solicit the skin muscles, circulate lymph, revive microcirculation … with convincing results on the clarity of features.
At the count 70 € for 50 min and at Lanqi, 48 € for 40 min (. In France: see the website and that of French Union of Traditional Chinese Medicine Professionals.
Japanese massage, to redraw the lower part of the face
Do as soon as you have five minutes: the japanese massage to fight against sagging lower face and shape its “V zone”. This draining massage will insist on the lymphatic points. Japanese beauty consultant Chizu Saeki guarantees a redesigned oval in just a few months.
- With two thumbs under the chin, slide them down the jaw to the lymph points below the ears.
- Gently press into the hollows behind the ears.
- Squeeze the lymph nodes behind the ear with the opposite hand.
- Slowly descend to the collarbone. Repeat on the other side.
Exercises from the book Japanese beauty secrets, Chizu Saeki at Marabout, 12.90.