Facial cupping is much more than a beauty treatment. Not only does it relax facial tension and provide lymphatic drainage, it also helps alleviate physical imbalances that manifest in our face.
Facial cupping has been around for centuries in Eastern traditions as well as Native American cultures. It is an incredible relaxing treatment which stimulates and tones the muscles and increases blood flow. This process stimulates the production of elastin and collagen which plump and tighten the structure of the face. The lymphatic drainage element removes puffiness and helps to clear the skin. It can also reduce the appearance of pigmentation, producing a more even skin tone after a few treatments. You can often see or feel a difference after having one treatment, for maximum benefit and longer lasting effects regular treatments are recommended.
Facial cupping can be used with a health emphasis and added onto your ear candling or facial reflexology treatment with specific protocols for areas you need most support with. Such as lymphatic drainage, sinus congestion, hay fever, headaches, scarring, bells palsy.
Facial cupping is great for boosting the skin and for ageing well. It can be added onto your Facial Reflexology or Zone Face Lift session for maximum impact.
Facial Cupping can be helpful if you suffer from ailments relating to the head and neck area such as:
* sinus congestion and hay fever
* headaches and migraines
* bruxism ( teeth grinding)
BEAUTY & AGEING WELL
Facial cupping encourages lymphatic drainage and help to sculpt and contour the face and neck
* reduces fine line and wrinkles
* firms and tones the skin and underlying muscles
* helps reduce pore size
* can lessen pigmentation
* encourages collagen and elastin production
* increases blood circulation
* promotes clear skin and gives a plump healthy glow
You will be asked to lie flat on a bed for the duration of the treatment and I request you wear a vest top so I can access and apply oil to your face neck and around clavicle area as required. The treatment involves opening relaxation moves followed by cleansing your face using hot towels and the application of zone face lift elixir or grapeseed oil if required. Medium and small cups are used to gently suction and glide over the skin following the contours of your face, neck and décolletage as appropriate.
The facial cups I use are made of soft silicone and so the treatment should be relaxing and pain free. Skin may begin to feel warm during the treatment and tension in the face relaxes. Most clients find the treatment very soothing and see a difference immediately after their session. There should not be any bruising however occasionally this may happen and in this case arnica cream can be applied.
As with all treatments there are times facial cupping may not be suitable for you. Specific contraindications include but not exhaustive:
* those with thin fragile skin
* very sensitive skin
* active eczema or psoriasis on area to be worked
* open sores or acne on are being worked
* melanoma, tumour or unexplained lump
* scar tissue under 6 months
* sunburn on local area
* beard or stubble
* active painful sinusitis
* botox or fillers
* any infection or contagious issue on head, neck or face such as cold sores * multiple moles o area being worked