You might have already heard and seen the effects of using acupressure. Practicing it on a daily basis, to reduce stress, cold and other congestions in the body are just simply great! However acupressure does not only deal with the internal organs and body parts. It is not just useful to reduce pain and muscle tension in the body. If used properly the acupressure techniques can help you gain a healthy and glowing skin. Yes, many people might have advised you a number of exercises and great diet techniques to maintain a healthy skin. But, isn’t it great to know that glowing skin is just a few finger tips away? Literally!
So here is an article put together for you to help you gain a healthy, smooth and flawless skin. By using the right pressure points you can regain the long lost texture and youthful skin. Acupressure improves the metabolism and the blood circulation in the skin. The cell that is produced in the epidermis is pushed out of the skin. This cell undergoes a process and is gradually pushed out of the outer skin. If the cycle of the cell is interrupted in between it will result in spots or dry skin. Thus, improved metabolism will help reduce the interruptions. So, don’t forget to try these simple techniques. Acupressure helps in reducing wrinkles and improves blood circulation which will leave you with acne free, lovely skin.
Acupressure Points for Relieving Skin Problems:
This pressure point is located at the base of the skull, where your spine is attached. Just one inch outward from each side is the heavenly pillar. This pressure point is marked G20 in the picture. Hold this place and press if for 3 minutes. By pressing these points for at least 2 minutes every day, you will be relieved from stress related to the skin.
All kind of skin disorders like acne, breakage etc will reduce. It does not just relieve you from skin problems but also helps to eliminate exhaustion, heaviness in the head, insomnia, stiff necks, eyestrain and sore throats.
Third Eye Point:
Located right between your eyebrows in the place where the bridge of the nose meets the center of the fore head; this pressure point stimulates the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is the main endocrine gland which helps in enhancing the condition of the skin all over the body. Place your index finger and massage this area by pressing slightly for at least 60 seconds every day. Doing this everyday will reduce the risk of skin problems.
The pressure point located a centimeter below the lower ridge of the eye socket will help in reducing blemishes. It should be right below the iris and near the cheek bone. Press this pressure point on both the sides of your face. Place your index fingers and press this point for at least 60 seconds. By accessing this pressure point you will have reduced blemish marks and acne free skin.
Dry Facial Wash:
By following this simple acupressure technique you will get clear skin. You have to rub both your hands together and make them warm. Now move four of your fingers (excluding the thumbs) over your face. Start from your forehead and reach the end of your jaws. Move back up by reaching the cheeks near the ears and work your way up to the forehead. Follow this ten times and then reverse the procedure and repeat 10 times. This massage is just perfect as it presses all the pressure points in your face, improving blood flow and circulation in the skin.
Three Mile Point:
This pressure point will strengthen and tone your muscles. It will help in improving the skin condition throughout the body. It is located 4 centimeters below the kneecap, outside the shin bone. Press this point with two fingers and massage it slightly in circular movements. You need to do this for 5 minutes every day. To gain glowing skin and tone your muscles. This is a effective point in the whole body.
Behind the jaw bone and a few inches below the ear lobe is the pressure point that increases the luster of the skin. Press this point whenever your hands are free to experience great skin. It also balances the thyroid gland and relieves hives. Also the indention behind the ear lobe performs the same function.
Beauty Sleep Routine:
This is a little time consuming massage, but it is definitely worth it! This is how you go about the massage. Apply night cream on your face and press the area near the bridge of the nose above your inner eyebrows. Hold this for 10 seconds. Now reach your temples and hold them for 10 seconds. Now press the pressure points right beside the nostrils and press for 10 seconds. Repeat this same procedure 8 times every night. This will help you gain a better skin tone and you will also be completely relaxed. You will fall asleep faster than usual.
By adding this exercise into your daily routine you experience wonderful skin in just a few weeks time. Wash your hands thoroughly and press each of these facial points for two minutes. The facial pressure points are:
1. On the inside brow near the bridge of the nose (inside corner of the eye).
2. Press the points right next to the nostrils.
3. The point behind the ear lobe and the edge of the jaw bone.
These beauty acupressure points are useful for improving skin complexion and appearance. By making them a part of your daily routine you are sure to see great results. Definitely try these simple techniques to enhance your beauty. Keep yourself healthy, happy and acne free. Enjoy the best gift of God – Life in all its beauty! Take care of your body.