Why do facial yoga?

Pourquoi faire du yoga du visage ?

What is facial yoga?

Facial yoga is a discipline that aims to relax the muscles of the face, to plump up the skin and limit and slow down the appearance of the signs of aging. Facial yoga also helps to reshape the face and cheeks.

What are the benefits of facial yoga?

To feel the benefits of facial yoga, you must adopt a daily practice, otherwise, it will be complicated to notice a difference on the tissues of the face. Practicing facial yoga on a regular basis will help you relax. This is already very good!

Facial yoga can also be a solution to reshape the face (especially the hollow of the cheekbones for example) and strengthen the facial muscles. This will facilitate cell renewal and allow the face to retain its elasticity for as long as possible.

What is the advantage of practicing facial yoga?

It is a natural anti-wrinkle: the regular practice of massages, will relax the skin and make it firmer.

In addition to plumping the skin, preventing the signs of aging and reshaping the face and cheeks, facial yoga also helps to release tension in the eyebrows, jawline, neck and forehead.

Facial yoga will also play a role in the lymphatic drainage of the face. The lymphatic system has an essential role: it allows to eliminate the surplus of liquid present in tissues. It transports water, proteins, fats and toxins to the lymph node. In case of puffy face, water retention, facial yoga can be a natural draining solution.

How to practice facial yoga?

Face yoga exercises can be done with the fingers or with semi-precious stones such as gua sha, or even with a jade lifting roller...

Here are some exercises to reproduce easily:

How to reduce the double chin?

  • Sit in a comfortable position with your back straight

  • Breathe in deeply, then, while exhaling through your mouth, lean your head forward

  • Take a deep breath through your nose and lift your head

  • Keeping the same position, pass your lower lip over your lower lip. Hold this posture with your chin up for 5 to 10 seconds while becoming aware of the sensations in your neck.

  • Finally, return to the neutral position. You can repeat the exercise several times.

How to firm and lift the cheekbones of the face?

  • Blow out your cheeks while keeping your mouth closed.

  • With a free hand, tap one cheek after the other

  • You can release the air with your index fingers and thumbs, while lightly pinching your cheeks

How to reduce the frown line?

The frown line is the one that forms between the two eyebrows.

  • Place your two thumbs on the area between the eyebrows

  • You can massage this area by making 3 circular movements, clockwise and then counterclockwise.

  • The next step is to perform 3 pressures, on the rhythms of inspiration and expiration, keeping your thumbs on the inter-brow area.

See also: What type of yoga to practice at the end of pregnancy?

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