Facial and body cosmetic massage. Dr. Sintija Strautiņa- Strēle, Linda Zeltiņa CIDESCO International Riga School of Cosmetics November 24,2011. Massage. Massein (from Greek language) – to press with a hand, to knead.
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Dr. Sintija Strautiņa- Strēle,
CIDESCO International Riga School of Cosmetics
Chronic lymph stasis, venous stasis, a deteriorated microcirculation. Local to a diffuse fibrosis in the subcutaneous fat layer - micronodules, which can be palpated. Skin is dimpled and looks like an “orange peel”. Skin is cold by touch. When pressing on separate thickening areas, one has painful sensations.Stages of cellulite
Cellulite is apparant also at relaxed muscles. Micronodules are integrated in macronodules. Due to the microcirculatory disorders, the skin in the areas affected by cellulite is cold with a bluish tone. When pressing, one has painful feelings. Macronodules are also called as cellulite stones.Stages of cellulite
Preventive measures for all healthy humans!
Acute skin diseases
Dermal mycosis, furunculosis, nettle-rash, angioneurotic oedema,
Hematoma, acute injuries
Acute ulcer stages
Acute gynecological adnexitis
To nervous system ( coordinates an integrated activity of all vital functions of the human body):
Heart-blood vessel systems:
Joint and ligament system:
This is the initial technique of the massage, also performed in between the other techniques and at the end of massage. The emphasis is put on the middle part of the stroking.Stroking( effleurage)
Muscle shall be taken in hands, pressed on, lifted upwards and put in the initial position
- Very intense effect, increases blood pressure, improves blood circulation, lymph flow, improves muscle tone
Performed with palms of the hands, finger tips
Massage length: 20 min
Cleansing of facial, neck and decollete area skin;
Application of a hot compress ;
Application of vaposone steamer prior to massage.
Dermatitis, eczemas, psoriasis (only with a permission of a physician );
Enlarged lymph nodes;
Acute respiratory diseases;
Recent visit to the dentist;
Cerebral commotion(up to 6 months);
Dynamic blood circulation disturbances
Neo growths on face(oncology);
Infectious eye diseases;
Allergic reactions to the massage oil or cream.
Massage shall be performed slowly;
Langer’s lines shall be observed;
Hands shall not be taken off the face, neck or décolleté area during the massage;
Massage movements shall not be applied in the area of thyroid gland;
Joining movements that are performed against the Langer’s lines shall be worked in a gentle manner without moving the skin aside;
Fixation places are performed ina precise manner;
Hand movements are gentle and plastic, fitting close to the face;
Time anticipated for the massage shall be observed – 20 minutes ( together with the décolleté area);
The applied massage oil or cream shall be enough during all the treatment procedure.