We all know that massage not only feels wonderful, but can help with relaxation, stress relief, circulation, improved immune system and lower blood pressure, but, did you also know that massage has a number of benefits that can positively impact the way you look? Let’s take a look a few of these benefits.
Promotes a Healthy Glow
By relaxing your muscles and other soft tissues, massage allows your blood to make its way to your skin easier, resulting in healthy skin as the capillaries fill with blood. The other benefit of this is that nutrients that are present in the blood can nourish your skin, returning it to a regenerative state that encourages the retention of moisture and replacement of old skin cells with new ones. This is what is ultimately referred to as a ‘healthy glow’.
Kicks Dead Skin Cells to the Curb
We all know that dead skin cells can make your skin appear dull and tired. The repeated resistance of massage helps to eliminate those dead skin cells, making way for new and regenerated cells. These new cells are now free to soak up essential vitamins and minerals such as in the vitoleum oils that are used at heavenandearthmassage.co.uk, which will leave your skin soft to the touch.
Helps You Get Better Sleep
We all know what a bad night’s sleep can do to our skin. Tired, sagging skin and purple bags under our eyes don’t add up to a good look. However, massage has been found to reduce insomnia and improve the quality of our sleep, which in turn can contribute to a radiant glow.
Massage increases the production of hormones from the glands, allowing your glands to empty of impurities, which are then eliminated through sweating. Built-up oils are pushed out through your pores, resulting in healthy and more youthful-looking skin.
Improves Your Hair
Anyone who has ever had a scalp massage can tell you how wonderfully relaxing it is, but did you also know that massaging your scalp also promotes hair growth by helping blood flow as well as decreasing dry scalp, itching and dandruff. The great news here is that this can be achieved in a few minutes by massaging your scalp twice a week in the shower.
Gets Rid of Cellulite
We all hate the orange peel effect that keeps popping up on our skin. The improved circulation and lymphatic drainage that results from massage is great for fighting cellulite, especially when massage is done on a regular basis.
Helps with Weight Loss
Regular massage can aid in weight loss, as improved circulation feeds a supply of nutrients and oxygen to the muscles through increased blood flow, which in turn helps the muscles to grow and burn more calories. Not only does it feel incredible, but the benefits of massage can be seen instantly after your first visit. After a massage the skin appears smoother and feels firmer. Overall, you will look and feel healthier if you make massage a regular feature in your self-care.