Facial cupping is a traditional, time-honored treatment that remains favored by millions worldwide because it’s safe, comfortable and remarkably effective. Women in Europe and Asia have been utilizing these remarkable facial cupping techniques for rejuvenation and maintenance for years.
At Vibrant Health Acupuncture and Wellness Center small suction cups are used during facial rejuvenation cupping create a gentle vacuum to lift the skin and other facial tissue. Lifting the facial tissue activates the lymphatic drainage to eliminate toxins, cellular waste and excess fluid in the face and neck. Rigid muscle tissue in the face and neck is easily massaged with facial cupping
Therapeutic Benefits of Facial Cupping.
- Increased blood circulation to head and neck
- Increased circulation and absorption of nutrients to the skin
- Improved absorption of facial products
- Drainage of stagnant fluids
- Reduced puffiness and edema
- Reduced appearance and prevention of facial lines and wrinkles
What to expect From Your Facial Cupping Session.
Your facial cupping session starts with a thin application of organic argan oil. After a light face and neck massage, your facial cupping treatment begins. It is best to arrive for your treatment with long hair tied back and a clean face. A typical facial rejuvenation treatment lasts 30 minutes. Please drink an ample amount of water before and after each treatment.
Lines and wrinkles can plump and any scar tissue soften. The drainage of stagnant fluids from reservoir areas can reduce edema and chronic puffiness. The muscles of the face benefit greatly from the reduction of tension and tightness, releasing expression lines and loosening rigid muscle tissue. Facial cupping can provide significant therapeutic results for symptoms related to sinus infections, inflammation, edema and those suffering with TMJ disorders.
Results are cumulative. Each person responds differently, depending on his or her condition and lifestyle prior to treatment. Following the initial course of treatment, diet and lifestyle modifications together with maintenance sessions can prolong the results.
How Many Treatments Are Recommended for Optimal Results?
The recommended initial course of treatment with facial is 12 sessions. The results are cumulative, especially if treatments are performed 1-2 times per week. Recommended monthly follow-up sessions to maintain the original results.
For the vast majority of prospective clients, it is a safe and beneficial treatment. However, there are specific conditions that are contraindicated for this treatment. They are listed below.
Not appropriate : If you are pregnant, have a circulation disorder, hemophilia, lupus, or diabetes.