Facial Cupping…. Quickly Becoming My Number One Asked About Service!
Updated: Mar 18, 2021
"I had that done to my back and it left bruises, what will it do to my face?!" "Does it hurt?" "Will it leave bruises?" "What are the benefits?" "I get Botox injections, will facial cupping undue or mess up my Botox results?"
These are some of the questions that come up around Facial Cupping. So, I thought I would take a moment to talk about it. First of all, the Facial Cupping Massage is quickly becoming my #1 requested session. Here is why!
What is Facial Cupping?
Facial cupping is an alternative therapy that uses small suction cups and gentle suction to stimulate your skin and muscles. The suction promotes increased blood circulation which helps to relieve muscle tension, promote cell repair, and can aid in regeneration. It is also said that it helps to improve the flow of your qi, meaning your body's natural energy and life force.
The facial cups are small and soft and are used to gently pull the skin away from the deeper layers of fascia. This increases blood flow to the area and rejuvenates the skin WITHOUT leaving marks behind. Over time, this practice has been shown to improve the complexion and diminishes fine lines and wrinkles.
What are the Benefits of Facial Cupping?
Increase oxygen-rich blood circulation
Strengthen skin and connective tissues
Stimulate cells responsible for collagen production
Relax muscle tension
And, because of this, this practice can help to:
Minimize the appearance of scars, fine lines, and wrinkles
Tone chin, jawline, neck, and decolletage
Decrease puffiness and help with bags under the eyes
Regulate oil production
Improve nutrient delivery and product absorption
Helps to cleanse, detox the skin, and help move stagnate lymphatic fluid
Also helps with TMJ, tight jaw muscles from jaw clenching and tooth bruxing
To answer the top 2 questions about Facial Cupping
Yes! You can still enjoy facial cupping massage if you wait 3-5 days after your Botox injections and it may actually help prolong your results and you may receive more benefits from facial cupping. And, no, when I do it, it does not leave bruises. It is so relaxing and feels so amazing!!