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Facial massage reduces stress not only in the muscles but also helps in relaxing mentally, leaving one's mood elevated.

By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe

There is nothing better than a healthy glowing. What people dont tell you is that make-up also looks better on healthy rejuvenated skin. A lot of focus is given to cleansing and moisturising, but face massage is equally important.

Massaging the face increases blood circulation and relaxes the skin, taking the stress and tiredness right out. Face massages can also help in collagen synthesis to ensure skin brightening and smoothening the fine lines. One should massage their face 2 to 3 times a week to get the desired results.

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Summer 2021 trends of beauty and self care. Pixabay

Bang in the middle of summer we need to remind ourselves that our self-care routine needs a revamp. Swati Gupta, Director, and Head of Creative Development — Bodycraft Salon & Spa, shares some of the major trends that we’re going to see this summer which will be rooted in wellness and style.

Dewy Skin is in! : With all the dehydration and oil build-up that one normally experiences in the summer, it only makes sense to go easy on the makeup and focus on skincare. On and off the runway, dewy skin with minimal make-up and lots of glow is what we’ll see. Fresh interventions like the Hydra Medi Facial or Caviar Facial will help the skin glow from within.

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The findings showed that people who had suffered from these symptoms before the pandemic exhibited a rise of about 15 percent in their severity. Unsplash

The stress and anxiety experienced by the general population during Covid-19 lockdown brought about a significant rise in facial and jaw pain, as well as jaw-clenching in the daytime and teeth-grinding at night, say researchers.

The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, also found that women suffered more from these symptoms more than men and that 35- to 55-year-olds suffered most.

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There is a mind-set that men don't need facials. Times are changing, one little spa day is not going to harm ones strong masculinity. Pixabay

Countless times we have realized, no matter how observant, knowledgeable or well-ensured one is at maintaining ones face, we will never be as skilled as someone who does it for a living. Thats the reason-ideally once a month but, more realistically, a few times a year-one needs to get a facial with a certified professional.

There is a mind-set that men don’t need facials. Times are changing, one little spa day is not going to harm ones strong masculinity. In case you need a little more convincing, here are some reasons why you need to suck it up and see a trained skin-magician.

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