Facial yoga has become popular in the recent times due to its popularity on social media as it is known to give glowing skin. It includes massage, acupressure, exercise and relaxation to provide safe, anti-aging skin results. This technique is designed to soften and relax your facial muscles to help reduce stress, tension, and anxiety. It can also help you stop making facial expressions associated with those feelings.
Facial yoga benefits mental health
A skin care routine provides stability in your day that benefits your mental health. Focusing on pampering your skin regularly triggers a cascade of chemicals in your brain to boost your mood. Practice facial yoga for 20 minutes daily and you will see results in six weeks. Most people can practice face yoga, but if the person has any of the following conditions on the face such as an open wound or broken jaw, active acne, eczema and psoriasis consult a medical professional beforehand and the number of affected Avoid massaging. region.
yoga exercises for face
forehead – This exercise can help with horizontal wrinkles (brow lines) on the forehead.
Yoga Steps: Place the tips of your fingers just above the eyebrows. Try to raise your eyebrows as high as you can while gently pressing down with your fingers to block the movement. Stay in this position for 6 seconds. Repeat this 5 to 10 times.
upper lip – This exercise can help with vertical wrinkles above the upper lip (ie, lip lines or lipstick lines).
Yoga Steps: Place your thumbs under your upper lip, facing up and close together. Push your lip forward with your thumb while trying to push against your thumb with your upper lip. Stay in this position for 6 seconds. Repeat this 5 to 10 times.
Lips This exercise can help make your lips look fuller.
Yoga Steps: Bring your lower lip forward to touch your upper lip (think sultry pout). Then fold both your upper and lower lips inward and press them together, as if you are trying to grab something with your lips. Stay in this position for 6 seconds. Repeat this 5 to 10 times.
jawline- This exercise can help with a sagging jaw and double chin.
Yoga Steps: Place your elbows on a table with your fists under your chin. Press upward with your fist while trying to open the jaw. Stay in this position for 6 seconds. Repeat this 5 to 10 times.
midface-This exercise can help with nasolabial folds (the lines running from each side of your nose to the corners of your mouth, also called laugh or smile lines).
Yoga Steps: Open your mouth and clench your lips slightly. Place your index finger on the corners of your mouth. Try to stick out your lips while pulling the corners of your mouth outwards with your index fingers. Stay in this position for 6 seconds. Repeat this 5 to 10 times.
Spokesperson: Shweta Kumari, Yoga Therapist, Divine Spirit Yoga