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Modalities of Facial Massage

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