The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Your Skin

Every system in the body benefits in some way from massage. From the improving circulation, relieving muscular tension, pain relief, and improving mobility just to name a few. But we usually forget about the body’s largest organ; the Integumentary System, your skin.

Massage helps remove dead skin cells, returning fresh skin to the surface. With the right technique and massage oil, a massage will leave your skin nourished, smooth, and hydrated.

Relieving Tension

When the facial muscles tense up, they tend to harbor wrinkles. In just 1 to 2 minutes a day, you can relax the muscles of the face through self exercises. But the time required depends on skin type. With oily, acne-prone skin, keeping it under 10 minutes is best. Normal to dry complexions, should take no longer than 20 minutes, as over stimulation can cause breakouts.

Increasing Circulation

Just like tense shoulders or backs, the face muscles require some TLC by increasing blood flow to the skin by massaging the lines around the eyes, mouth, and brows. Stimulating face muscles with massage helps to bring oxygen to the area - a natural anti-aging skin treatment. Improved blood flow increases collagen production, giving a healthy, natural glow to the complexion.

Products Absorb into the Skin More Easily

You can improve the effectiveness of your skin care routine with massage. Take a few minutes at night, to cleanse the skin, apply serum and moisturizers using gentle tapping motions. This will help the product absorb into the skin more easily.

To get youthful looking skin from head to toe, schedule an appointment with a certified professional at the LaVida of Washington Township, MI today.

The Importance Of Water After A Massage

Getting a professional massage is one of the most rewarding and therapeutic things that you can do for yourself. Taking the time to yourself to get all your body’s aches and strains sorted out is a great feeling, and odds are, you want those...

Communicating with Your Massage Therapist

Massage has a long history in cultures all around the world. For some, massage is a luxury. But, massage has a plethora of health benefits and can be used to help sore muscles and tired bodies. However, one of the most important parts of receiving a...

The Many Benefits of Sport Massage for Athletes

Athletes put a lot of strain on their bodies. The constant pressure on their bodies from intense workout routines and playing sports can cause aches that are hard to endure. The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) stated that a massage...

How Massage Can Help Improve Posture

Wherever you turn, everybody is complaining of a tight work schedule. The pressure of work has made it tough to balance work, health and family duties. With the advancement in technology, most of us have adopted a lifestyle where we sit for long...

Massage Treatment For Chronic Pain

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain, which can be debilitating. People who suffer from chronic pain often resort to regular massage therapy to improve quality of life naturally and effectively. Massage Treatment for Chronic Pain Two...

How Can Massage Therapy Help Sciatica?

When most people hear the word massage, they tend to associate it with a luxurious way of living. It is viewed as a feel – good activity. But, there is more to massage therapy than getting a good feeling. Research shows that massage therapy...

How Often Should You Get a Massage?

How Often Do You Get a massage? Most people will tell you not enough, or at least, not as often as they would like. Many massage therapists will make recommendations for you to receive a massage on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis to take...

How Massage Therapy Can Help Your Migraines

Vascular headaches occur when the blood vessels in charge of supplying blood to the head and blood supply to the brain swell and constrict causing excruciating pain. Vascular headaches include migraines, cluster headaches, and headaches from high...

The Many Benefits of Essential Oils

If you’re looking for great gift ideas for friends and family this holiday season, you should think about essential oils! Gifts of clothing and appliances are nice, but one thing that’s sure to be on everyone’s wish list is...

What Questions Should You Ask Before a Massage?

If you’ve never gotten a massage, it’s time to consider treating yourself to a session at LaVida Massage of Staten Island. We offer a number of different massages and additional services all designed to relax your body and mind. If...

How Massage Helps You Connect with Yourself

Experts agree massage therapy is looked at as a safe way to rest your body and ease any tension, but professionals also realize that massage can impact your spiritual growth. The purpose of massage is to nurture, refocus, and redistribute energy to...

The Lesser Known Benefits of Massage

Recent findings propose massage therapy profoundly beneficial for overall wellness, and can build up one's immune system. This immune system boost can be accredited to massage therapy stimulating the release of important immune system hormones,...

Relax and Get Closer With a Couples Massage

Is the daily grind making it hard for you to enjoy a relaxing getaway with that special someone? Are you looking for the perfect gift for a birthday, anniversary, or holiday? Not only does a couples massage offer an ideal situation to reconnect with...

Take Some Time to Enjoy the Art of Massage

The art of massage has been around for centuries, dating back to the earliest ancient civilizations.  It was commonplace in Europe during the Renaissance and was brought to the Americas in the 1850’s. It has now become increasingly...
Page: 12 - All
New Client
One Hour Massage Session:
$
49
95
New to LaVida Massage?

As our guest, we want to share our
practices and procedures so you feel
completely comfortable at your local
LaVida Massage Center and
throughout your session.