For Plumping, De-Puffing and Toning the Cheekbones
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Facial Cupping Benefits
Facial cupping is the same as Cupping in terms of cupping technique itself and benefits, it is just done in a different setting and protocol. Never leaving cups to rest on the face, but instead moving them, or releasing suction.
Facial cupping has been shown to:
- increase oxygen-rich blood circulation
- strengthen skin and connective tissues
- stimulate cells responsible for collagen production
- relax muscle tension
Because of this, the practice is said to:
- brighten skin
- minimize the appearance of scars, fine lines, and wrinkles
- tone chin, jawline, neck, and décolletage
- decrease puffiness
- regulate oil production
“Gua Sha,” is an ancient East Asian healing practice in which a practitioner takes a flat tool and, using a generous amount of pressure, pulls it across the skin to increase blood flow. It was originally intended to break up stagnant energy, called chi, and promote internal healing. Now, Gua Sha is used to help drain the lymphatic system, lifting, sculpting if facial muscles, ease muscle tension, skin health, cooling and anti puffiness effect.