Cosmetic massage is used to improve the state of the open parts of the skin (face, neck, hands), preventing its premature aging and strengthen the hair on the head, the treatment of various cosmetic defects.
applied mechanical stimuli in the form of light strokes, kneading, tapping and vibration.Massage movements should be rhythmic, not shift the skin and carried out at the expense of 1-2-3-4.The efficiency depends on the massage strength, duration and number of treatments.Furthermore, it was found a positive effect not only massage the skin of exposed parts of the body, but also on the whole body.
In cosmetic practice distinguish 3 types of massage: cosmetic cream on, plastic and therapeutic.
Cosmetic massage on cream (as hygienic procedure) used in the aging face and neck with poor muscle tone, premature appearance of lines and wrinkles, decrease in function of the sebaceous glands, and swelling pasty.
Plastic massage indicated for withering skin of the face and neck, with severe subcutaneous
Massage Therapy (Jacquet), usually held persons younger suffering from oily seborrhea skin with symptoms of acne, the presence of infiltrates and stagnant spots, with lower tone of facial muscles, as a final procedure after a steam bath, hotcompress and mechanical cleansing of the skin massaged area.
Duration of massage for different kinds of it - 10 to 15 minutes.The course consists of 15-20 sessions, procedures performed within a day or 2 times a week, 2-3 courses per year.
Additional contraindications to massage the face: pustular and acute inflammation of the skin, eczema, acute form of rosacea, herpes, molluscum contagiosum, fungal diseases, flat warts, hirsutism, abrasions and cracks on the face, an acute inflammation of the facial nerve.
important to remember that cosmetic massage, which is very responsible procedure requires special knowledge and relevant experience.Improper selection and application of massage techniques can lead to the formation or increase of wrinkles, skin folds, and so on. N. In this regard, facial massage, particularly self-massage, it is desirable to carry out (even with healthy skin) only after consultation with a specialist beautician or dermatologist.