Buccal massage is a type of facial massage that is gaining popularity in the beauty and wellness industry. It involves massaging the muscles of the cheeks, jawline, and mouth from the inside of the mouth, using gentle but firm pressure. The technique is said to improve circulation, tone the facial muscles, and enhance the overall appearance of the face. In this blog, we will delve deeper into the benefits and techniques of buccal massage.
What Are The Main Benefits of Buccal Massage
Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles: As we age, our skin loses elasticity and collagen, which can result in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Buccal massage can help to stimulate blood flow to the facial muscles, which can improve collagen production and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Reduces puffiness: Fluid buildup can cause the face to appear puffy or swollen. Buccal massage can help to improve lymphatic drainage, which can reduce puffiness and promote a more sculpted appearance.
Relieves tension in the jaw and facial muscles: Many people carry tension in their jaw and facial muscles, which can lead to headaches, TMJ disorders, and other issues. Buccal massage can help to release tension in these areas, promoting relaxation and reducing the risk of pain and discomfort.
Improves skin tone and texture: Regular buccal massage can improve blood flow to the skin, which can improve skin tone and texture. The technique can also help to increase oxygen and nutrient delivery to the skin, resulting in a healthier and more radiant complexion.
Enhances facial contours: Buccal massage can help to tone and sculpt facial muscles, which can enhance the natural contours of the face. This can result in a more youthful and vibrant appearance.
Techniques for Buccal Massage
One potential reason why buccal massage may be gaining popularity is the growing interest in natural and non-invasive beauty treatments. Additionally, some people may be drawn to buccal massage because it can help to improve facial symmetry and definition, particularly in the cheek area.
At Yaletown Wellness, Buccal massage is performed by Chantelle Bousquet, she is a Certified Aesthetician and a very well-known Buccal Massage Therapist in Vancouver. She will adapt to your skin concerns and your specific needs.
Want to know how a Buccal Massage Session at Yaletown Wellness is? Here you can see the step-by-step:
1. Deep Breathings Before the treatment
2. Double Cleansing
3. Gua-Sha Treatment
4. Face Cupping
5. LED Light
6. Buccal Massage
7. Scalp Massage
Facial Acupuncture + Buccal Massage
To make an even more relaxing and effective treatment, you can combine it with Facial Acupuncture, being this one a very good collagen booster for your skin that helps your muscles to relax to decrease stress and have a more natural glow.
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