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Chapter 16 - Facial massage - Milady's Esthetics
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Manual or mechanical manipulation of the body by rubbing, pinching, kneading, tapping, and other movements to increase metabolism and circulation, promote absorption, and relieve pain.
What does stimulating muscles and nerve motor points do
contract muscles and relax client
3 benefits of message
improves overall metabolism, reduces puffiness and sinus congestion, helps product absorption
facial message is performed for how many minutes?
10 to 15
too much pressure can
weaken elastin fibers and break down elasticity
always message in waht direction
insertion to origin
what can hand exercizes prevent
carpal tunnel syndrome
contagous disease. inflamed acne, sunburn, sensitive skin, high blood pressure
4 areas an esthetician can message
face, neck, sholders, decollete
Light, continuous-stroking massage movement applied with fingers and palms in a slow and rhythmic manner.
Kneading movement performed by lifting, squeezing, and pressing the tissue with a light, firm pressure.
Form of petrissage in which the tissue is grasped, gently lifted, and spread out; used mainly for massaging the arms.
is a rubbing movement
Massage movement accomplished by grasping the flesh firmly in one hand and moving the hand up and down along the bone while the other hand keeps the arm or leg in a steady position.
Massage movement in which the tissues are pressed and twisted using a fast back-and-forth movement.
vigorous movement in which the hands placed a little distance apart on both sides of the client's arm or leg and working downward, apply a twisting motion against the bones in the opposite direction
massage in which the body is tapped rhythmically with the fingers or with short rapid movements of the sides of the hand
rapid shaking movement in which tecnician uses his or her body nd sholders-not just fingertips-to create movement
Dr. Jacquet movement
keeps the sebum moving forward and out of th follicles
what is the Dr. Jacquet massage similar to?
kneeding like petrasage
how to massage male clients
downwards in area of beard growth
massage using essential oils
manual lymph drainage
massage uses gentle rhymic pressure to detoxify and remove waste from body
most movements are repeated how many times
3 to 6
what also helps promote relaxation
tempo and flow
when stopping massage do what?
feather off hands
Oriental technique of applying pressure to specific points of the body (acupressure points) to release muscle tension, restore balance, and stimulate chi (CHEE - life force energy).
The technique of applying pressure to the feet based on a system of zones and areas on the feet that directly correspond to the anatomy of the body. Reflexology is also performed on the hands and ears.
Chopping movement performed with the edges of the hands in massage.
The application of pressure on acupuncture points found throughout the body to balance the body's energy flow and to promote health. It originated as a form of physical therapy in Japan.
Massage movement in which the wrists are kept flexible so that the palms come in contact with the skin in light, firm, and rapid strokes. One hand follows the other. With each slapping stroke, the flesh is lifted slightly.
Which of the following describes massage?
mechanical manipulation; manual manipulation; stimulates metabolism and circulation
To do massage correctly and safely, you must have a thorough knowledge of:
muscles; nerves and blood vessels; connective tissue
Massage benefits include:
reduces puffiness and sinus congestion; aids in product absorption; improves overall metabolism and activates slugging skin
A basic facial massage is performed for approximately:
Your touch should be adjusted according to:
To properly massage the face, your hands must be:
soft and sanitary
Contraindication for facial massage include:
rosacea; inflamed acne; sunburn
The areas of the body that an aesthetician can massage include:
face, neck, shoulders and décolleté
soft, stroking movements
pinching the skin with a light, firm pressure
Tapotement is also called _____.
The therapist's body and shoulders are used to perform:
A basic male facial massage _____ involves movements that go against the growth of the beard.
Acupressure involves applying pressure:
to specific points of the body
Lymph drainage massage help to:
removes waste materials from the body
_____ is the key component of an aromatherapy.
You can start a facial massage on the:
chin; décolleté; forehead
What does the rhythmic flow promote?
Massage movements are directed from the ______ to avoid muscle damage.
insertion point toward origin of the muscle
Consecutively repeating all movements _____ times is a good rule of thumb.
Which of the following are classical massage movements?
Effleurage and tapotement; chucking and rolling; petrissage and vibration
When performing the tapping component of the facial massage, you should avoid:
To maintain soft skin, you should:
keep your hands ex foliated
Which of these items will you need for a typical facial massage service?
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