During the non-invasive therapy, a practitioner applies light, upwards stroking movements towards the hairline. Pressure is then applied to various points of the face that stimulate other areas of the body.
The side of the nose, for instance, encourages healing and health in the lungs, whilst the ears reflex points promote wellbeing in the kidneys. It might all sound a bit woo-woo but it’s not to be underestimated.
Foot reflexology has been a raved-about treatment for years. Traditionally, the ancient healing practise sees pressure applied to reflex points in the feet that correspond with the body’s organs and glands, and it has been credited for fighting off signs of depression, improving blood circulation and reducing stress. But now, our attention is being turned towards facial reflexology, the new it-treatment all the wellness warriors are raving about.
Aside from improving sleep quality, promoting healing and removing toxins from the body, facial reflexology boasts a wealth of beauty benefits. The motion of the movement helps to work the facial muscles and release muscular tension, resulting in a younger, radiant glow and firmer, plumper skin.
Paolo Lai, a qualified reflexologist, likes to incorporate crystals into his practise, explaining: “Crystals are a great extra tool to guide the treatment. They help to re-tune the vibrations of the body, balance your chakras and remove negativity”.
It essentially boasts all the benefits of cosmetic surgery without the price point or permanence. Sign us up!