How it Works
Facial cupping is done using customized cups that are specifically designed for treatments on the face, neck and upper chest. The reverse suction that is applied works to gently lift the facial tissues. This results in massaging of the tissue because of which blood circulation and the draining of the lymph nodes is stimulated. As a result, the tissues receive a fresh supply of oxygen and nutrients; and waste from the cells, and other harmful toxins, and substances are eliminated. Excess fluid is also drained and the facial muscles relax with the movement of the suction cups.
Facial cupping is an excellent form of non-invasive treatment that can work to minimize the effects of sun and environmental damage, and aging. It is completely safe to use since it does not involve surgery and long recuperation time, chemicals or any other potentially harmful and painful procedures. Further, it is more economical as against expensive creams and lotions that claim to remove the signs of aging, but may or may not be effective. Facial cupping has been used by many people , and is found to be very effective in eliminating wrinkles and lending a smooth, texture to the skin.And we have to mention there will be no cupping marks on your skin.
Beauty Benefits of Facial Cupping
The effects brought about by the cupping can have several aesthetic benefits that work on both, dry and oily skin. Here’s how:
Facial cupping is helpful to patients suffering from a range of ailments related to the head and neck area without the need for more extensive treatments. They are:
Precautions to Take Before and After Cupping
Patients are advised to avoid the use of makeup and any other applications when arriving for their session. They are also asked to drink lots of water for hydration and removal of toxins from the body. Post treatment, it is advisable to consume liquids like green tea and water. Patients might also be asked to avoid fried, heavy and fatty meals and meat as far as possible. Exercise helps to speed up the benefits of cupping treatments.
In this way, cupping therapy can prove to be a very effective solution to the signs of aging as well as many other medical issues.
RST and Yoga Teacher