Modalities of Facial Massage

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7 terms · Modalities of Facial Massage (Week 8A) Va Institute of Esthetics

Shiatsu

A form of acupressure

Effleurage

A soft continuous stroking movement applied with the fingers and palms is a slow rhythmic manner

Petrissage

A kneading movement that stimulates the underlying tissues

friction

A rubbing scissors movement; pressure is maintained on the skin to cause

Tapotement

Fast tapping, slapping movements

Dr Jacquet Movement

Performed for very oily skin; it helps move sebum out of the follicles and up to the skins surface by kneading

Vibration

A rapid shaking movement where the esthetician uses the body and shoulders to create the movement and not just with the fingertips

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