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What if we told you there was one magic move you could do every day that would make your skin look more radiant, smooth, and lifted? Sounds like hocus-pocus, but that's exactly what facial massage does.
Just as a body massage makes you feel relaxed and rejuvenated, massaging your skin helps soften fine lines, increase circulation, and minimize puffiness, and it even helps make your skin-care products work more efficiently. More than any lotion, potion, or elixir, facial massage is really the must-try trick that makes our skin its glowy, most gorgeous best.
Spas have been incorporating facial massage into their complexion treatments for years, which explains why our skin always looks so amazing after a visit to our aesthetician. But, how to do this ancient beauty ritual at home? There aren't many tutorials out there, and it can be daunting for a newbie.
Look no further, as we've got your beginner's guide to facial massage right here. Watch as the lovely Julie shows you two of the most common massage techniques and gives you the play-by-play on how to do them at home, no spa or aesthetician required. Give it a watch, then get ready to transform your skin-care routine as you know it.