If we told you that you could gain all of the face-firming, -slimming, and -tightening benefits of a facelift without ever going under the knife, would you believe it? TLDR: just like any other fitness regimen, exercising the muscles in your face can result in improved tone and slimness. But we're here to find out if a facial fitness routine actually be so effective as to replace plastic surgery — or even an anti-aging cream. In short, yes — but you have to be committed to the regimen. In one study, testers who facially exercised for 30 daily over two months, then every other day for three months, reported an increased fullness in their cheeks, making them look nearly three years younger. To smooth wrinkles and firm up saggy spots, Hayashi shared her five best face yoga exercises.
5 anti-ageing facial yoga exercises you can do at home
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Collins recommends that you do facial yoga for 20 minutes, six times a week. Alternative to: Botox and eye surgery. Press both middle fingers together at the inner corner of the eyebrows, then with the index fingers, apply pressure to the outer corners of the eyebrows. Look to the ceiling, and lift the skin below the eyes upwards into a strong squint, and then relax. Next, hold the smile shape while placing one index finger on the chin.
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Born and grown up in Japan where Face Yoga has been popular, Koko Hayashi has been practicing Face Yoga over a decade and started teaching since A study shows it works! Her clients include Kim Kardashian and class was selected as the most popular yoga class at The Yoga Expo
Face yoga, or facial exercises, work by strengthening specific muscle groups to keep the skin on top plump and firm. Though it might sound too good to be true, there are a lot of before and afters out there that make a compelling case. However, the practice is becoming more widespread and a couple of studies published last year showed promising results.