The Magic Of
by experienced hands, a massage can help to ease tension, soothe
tight muscles and relieve pain.Remember, a massage should not be
done on an inflammed skin and it should not be done without the use
of oils or a light dusting of talc or baby powder to make the skin
You can give yourself a facial massage atleast once a
month.It is important that you relax and enjoy the total
experience-the calmer you feel, the better will be the result.The
massage should last about 10 minutes, anything longer will be too
What To Use?
Always use a cream or oil suited to your skin type.An
oil-free cream or baby powder is best for those with a greasy skin.A
few drops of warm almond oil is a treat for dry skins.
Steps Of The Massage:
1.Tie your hair back, away from your
2.Apply the cream over the face and neck.Use powder
for oily skins.
3.With your hands facing inward, start at
the base of neck and run your fingers lightly up, onto and over the
face.Let the fingers of one hand follow those of the other, to the
centre of the face.
4.Using your index and middle fingers
only, tap lightly all over the face.
5.With the thumb and
index finger, gently knead the chin around the mouth and fleshy part
of the cheeks.Don't pull or pinch at the skin, but keep the
movements firm, steady and even.
6.Smooth and soothe the
forehead by ironing over the fine lines.Hold the skin firm between
the index and the middle fingers of one hand, and using the index
finger of the other hand, massage the skin with in and out
movements.Do this over the whole forehead.
same 2 fingers, massage the cheeks in circular
8.Now for the eyes:With the middle finger of
each hand, gently smooth over the brow bone to the outside of the
eye, then bring the fingers below the eyes and back to the
centre.With the little finger, press around the outside of the eye
especially where fine lines are present, and release
9.Repeat all the above steps
10.Finally close your eyes, and relax for a few
11.Remove all of the cream.