Face Yoga : Perfect Practice for Youthful Skin

Just like any other muscle of our body, our facial muscles also need some stretching to keep them healthy and in shape. And Face yoga is the perfect tool to achieve this. All you have to do is sit and relax for 15-20 minutes in a day. You can do this anytime anywhere as it doesn’t need any special equipment. Keep your mind free of any tension or problematic thoughts while doing Face yoga.

We will be discussing about benefits of face yoga and then 8 easy face yoga poses that are great for healthy glowing face.

Face Yoga young looks
Face Yoga young looks

Benefits of Face Yoga

  1. Anti-ageing

Doing face yoga daily helps in getting rid of early signs of ageing due to stress. Relaxing your muscles at the end of the day will really prove helpful to get a wrinkle free skin. So, you don’t have to burn a hole in your pocket to get face lifting done.

  1. Reduce double chin

This is the most common problem amongst us. “Face fat” is very easily noticeable and is the first thing that we see. And none of us wants that. Practicing face yoga will solve this problem and give you a sharp sculpted jaw.

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skin care solutions
  1. Glowing skin

Face yoga will flush out all the toxins from your skin and hence giving you natural healthy glow without any expensive cosmetic products.

  1. Firm wrinkle free skin

If you don’t want to spend money on expensive Botox treatments and keep your skin wrinkle free then Face yoga is for you. Invest 15 minutes daily in it and you will see difference within a month.

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8 Face Yoga Poses for Beginners

  1. Balloon pose

Breathe in from your mouth and hold the air in it for about 10 seconds and then release slowly.

Repeat for 3-5 times.

This will help in preventing acne and reduce pigmentation. It will strengthen cheek muscles and hence reduce any chances of wrinkles as you grow older.

 

  1. Fish pose

Face Yoga
Face Yoga

It’s a very fun pose and you must have done it in your childhood. Suck your cheeks in and make a fish with your lips.

Hold this pose for about 10 -15 seconds and then relax.

Repeat it for 3- 5 times to get results.

This pose will work on your jaw line and help in reducing fat from your chin area. People with double chin must try this pose to get a more structured chin and jawline.

 

  1. V pose

Close your both fists and make V with your index and middle finger.

Now place our middle fingers on side of nose and index finger at the end of eyes.

Hold it there and press slightly.

First look up and then look down, just with your eyes (don’t move your head).

This will help in reducing dark circles.

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  1. Mindfulness

Place fingers of both your hands at the center of your forehead.

Press slightly and hold it for 5 seconds.

Now move your hands towards end of your eyebrows, keep pressing gently.

Hold it for another 5 seconds at the end of your eyes.

Close your eyes and rotate your eyeball clockwise 5 times using your index fingertip and then 5 times anti-clockwise.

This will get rid of all your stress and tiredness.

 

  1. Squeeze pose

yoga for face glow
yoga for face glow

Try shutting your eyes and mouth as tight as you can.

Do that for 6-8 second and then relax.

This one pose will stretch all your face muscles and will help in releasing tension.

 

  1. Spoon pose

Hold a spoon firmly with your lips and jaw muscles.

Then try to smile, this will move the spoon upwards.

Hold this position for 10 seconds and then relax for 5 seconds.

Repeat this pose 5 times to get sculpted jaw line.

This will also help in reducing double chin.

 

  1. Detox pose

Hold your chin with both your hands and now move your hands across jaw line towards end of respective ears.

Then place your fingers under your eyes and move your fingers towards ear while pressing gently.

Next step will be to place both hands in the middle of forehead and then move towards end of eyes.

This 3-step massage will get rid of all toxins from your skin.

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Repeat these steps 5 times daily to get a glowing healthy skin.

 

  1. Palming pose

In the end, rub your hands together and then place them over your face covering all the way from forehead to your chin.

The heat will soothe your muscles and help in relaxing them.

 

Face Yoga exercises
Face Yoga exercises

 

Practice these face yoga poses and let us know If you find this article helpful!

 

Stay Healthy! Keep Smiling!

Dr. Amanda
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