If performed regularly, self-massage has a positive effect on the skin in several ways at once:

• activates blood flow and improves complexion;

• accelerates metabolic processes and rejuvenates the skin;

• stimulates lymph flow and eliminates edema;

• reduces the severity of wrinkles and post-acne;

• has a lifting effect, tightening the oval of the face;

• helps to cope with redness and acne;

• promotes deeper penetration of skin care cosmetics.

Of course, the result of self-massage will be notified only if it is done correctly.


The main rule of self-massage is to perform it in a comfortable relaxed state. But firstly, you need to prepare your skin for the procedure.

The first stage is cleansing. The next important stage is hydration. It’s categorically impossible to perform facial massage on dry skin. This can be not only unpleasant, but also unsafe, since there is a high probability of stretching the skin and even damaging blood vessels.


There are various facial massage techniques at home, each of which has its own characteristics and indications. But the goal of any variant of the procedure is the same – to keep the skin young and beautiful for a long time.


It’s recommended to master the technique of cosmetic massage for everyone, because it helps the components of care products to more actively penetrate the skin and generally improves its appearance. When performing a massage, 3 movements are used: patting, pressing and vibration with fingertips. Each movement should be performed 6-8 times.  For a visible effect, it’s advisable to do a massage every day for 5 minutes.


This massage is aimed at improving the oval of the face and is performed using pinching, vibration and active pressure movements to deeply work out the muscles and fascia. The procedure begins with self-massage of the neck and chin area, gradually moving to the face area. Make sculptural massages should be 20-30 minutes once a week.

Pinch massage 

Pinch self-massage (or Jacquet massage) allows you to deeply work out the skin and cope with the active production of sebum, acne and clogged pores. Special pinching movements have a pronounced rejuvenating and lymphatic drainage effect, restore healthy radiance and even tone to the skin. Correctly “pinching” the skin is recommended once a week, the duration of the session is 15-20 minutes.


This technique allows you to cope with the consequences of active facial expressions – the severity of nasolabial folds and wrinkles in the eye area decreases. Self-massage is performed with soft smoothing and pressing movements in places where wrinkles are located. It’s recommended to perform the procedure 1-2 times a week for 20 minutes.


Massage has an anti-aging effect, allowing you to deeply work out the skin and muscles. During the procedure, active pats, pinches, pressure in the cheekbones and eyes are used. This technique strengthens muscles, accelerates blood circulation, promotes lymph outflow, eliminating swelling. Massage is performed for 20 minutes once a week.

You can choose any type of massage technique, taking into account preferences and existing imperfections. But the main thing is to avoid mistakes, otherwise self-massage will do more harm than good.

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