Men and women have been experiencing the benefits of a stone facial massage for centuries. This type of massage uses a combination of Himalayan salt stones to provide you with deep relaxation beyond a traditional facial.
The polished stones are used by therapists like an extension of their hands, enabling them to manipulate the muscles in your face much better and reap the many benefits and leave you feeling happier and more relaxed.
The moment you walk through the door of a spa seeking a stone facial, you should feel more relaxed and at peace.
Self-care is incredibly important, and walking into a spa to get a stone facial is your way of taking a step toward greater self-care, so make sure you find yourself in an environment where you’re comfortable.
This type of facial is both beneficial and extremely relacing. You should leave calmer and with a clearer head.
All you have to do is sit down and enjoy the services offered––relax in a calming sanctuary, then leave feeling totally refreshed.
The Specifics of Stone Facial
During your stone facial, your therapist will be focusing on, as the name suggests, your facial muscles.
Through the use of cool smooth stones strategically placed and maneuvered, your muscles will be relaxed. Unlike a hot stone massage, only cool stones are used.
The placement of the stones is key. It includes above your eyebrows and beneath your eyes. In some instances, gentle circular motions are made with the stones for the promotion of addition relaxation.
This type of massage is extremely beneficial and leaves you with total relaxation in the muscles of your face, shoulders, and neck. We know this is where most people carry a lot of unconscious tension.
The carrying of that tension can lead to numerous issues such as headaches and stiffness. Any effort to remove that anxiety and stress has a positive impact on quality of life. Of course, we highly recommend a stone facial as a means of stress and tension relief.
The Benefits of Cool Stones
The cool stones offer you a wide variety of benefits. This includes:
- Decreasing the look of both wrinkles and fine lines
- Reducing stress levels
- Calming down your emotions
- Stimulating your circulatory function
- Encouraging calmness in both your mind and your body
- Decreasing congestion in your sinuses
- Improving your skin tone
- Naturally relaxing the muscles in your face, shoulders and neck
- Helping nourish your skin
- Improving the tone of your facial muscles
- Creating a feeling of deep relaxation
- Gently calming your nervous system
- Reducing puffiness
Your therapist should ensure your massage should take place in an extremely peaceful environment in order to maximize each of these benefits. The most important thing you can do is relax and turn off your brain so you will be able to release your tension.
Your ideal environment for this kind of massage will be peaceful, comfortable, quiet, serene, and uncluttered, with relaxing music playing softly in the background.
You may be offered either aromatherapy or essential oils to help you relax and unwind even more during your spa session.
During your stone facial, you should be the main focus of your therapist. They will know all the techniques necessary to provide you with the best possible benefits from your stone facial.
Once the tension and stress in your facial muscles has melted away, you will feel like a new person!
If you think it’s your turn to enjoy a stone facial, schedule a session with us at Lotus 5 Senses Spa in Winston-Salem, North Carolina today. The time to treat yourself to something special has arrived!