A small suction cup is used during facial rejuvenation cupping to create a gentle vacuum to lift the skin and other facial tissue. A thin application of massage oil is applied to the face and neck 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. By increasing blood flow and circulation to the skin, your skin will regain its youthful appearance.
- drains stagnant fluids.
- increases blood circulation to head and neck.
- reduces puffiness.
- reduces sinusitis & allergies.
- decreases TMJ pain and swelling.
- gives brighter appearance to face.
Please drink an ample amount of water before and after each treatment. The client should ensure that her face has been cleansed and her hair is tied back. Results can vary from person to person. The recommended initial course of treatment with facial cupping consists of between 6 and 12 sessions. The results are cumulative, especially if treatments are performed 1-2 times per week. Facial cupping will not be administered over skin acne, eruptions or lesions.
Please inform your practitioner if you have pace-makers, thrombocytopenia, haemophilia, pregnancy, anaemia, active tuberculosis, are menstruating or bleeding out of menstruation due dismenorrehea, have had vomitting or diarrhoea the previous three days, are fatigued due to strenuous work or stress. Cupping will not be done where there is deep vein thrombosis, ulcers, arteries, or where a pulse that can be felt nor on abdominal or sacral regions of pregnant women.
Cancer patients will only receive cupping therapy only if recommeded by their physician who knows the patient’s history. In general, if you suffer from a debilitating disease that needs immediate attention, do not subject yourself to any alternative treatment forms, including cupping, as the sole form of treatment.