Over a period of time and due to some factors, like our age, pollution, stress, and sickness our face starts loosing its glow, wrinkles starts developing, blotches, dark circles and what not.
Which makes us look 10 times mature than our real age. And the best way to take care of our skin and maintain that same youthful glow is by doing facial yoga. Now, you must be wondering what is Facial yoga? Facial yoga is a technique that we have been following since age of Ayurveda, the concept is to work all the 57 facial muscles of face and neck that will help you in achieving that youthful and radiant skin.
Here, scroll down and have a look at 7 simple facial yoga exercises that you can do at any point of the day and save your face looking aged.
Puff your cheeks
For this you just need to do is, take a deep breath, puff your cheek with air like you do while blowing balloon, and easily exhale through your mouth. This exercise will help you in achieving plump and lifted cheeks. Its all about huffing and puffing.
Lift your eyebrows
Lifting eyebrows, for this keep your hands on top of your eye brows and use them to pull up your eyebrows and then push down. Repeat this exercise for 12-15 times a day. This will help and tone your forehead muscles which will further prevent wrinkles.
Smile & chant Om
As we all know, chanting Om gives lot of peace and relaxation to once's mind, body and soul. So all you need to do is, just smile and chant Om, it will help in calming down your facial muscles and help you in balancing your thoughts.
Pout it out
For picture you've always pouted and now its time to pout for exercise. Keep your eyes wide open as you pout. If water starts coming from your eyes do not worry, it comes with practice.
Stretch your eyelids
As we grow up our eyelids tend to droop and to prevent that all we need to stretch our eyelids. As bizarre as it sounds, it helps. Look up and raise your eyebrows in same direction. Then slowly close your eyes and let them relax, repeat it for 13-15 times a day.
The key behind healthy and blushy cheeks is deep breathing. Shallow breathing causes paleness. Take deep breathes every now and then. It will not only help your skin in maintaining its natural glow but will also help in calming you down.
Kiss & smile
Push your lips out as if you are going to kiss someone and then smile. Repeat it to 15 times, Smiling while kissing will be effective for both cheeks and chin.
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