The desire to look beautiful is eternal, as it makes us feel good and confident. Though, looking good is not perfect till it is well presented. It is not easy as well, because we have to take some factors into consideration – the environment, sun exposure, food we consume, time, genes, etc.
To improve our physique, we stress on exercising by hitting a gym, doing yoga, swimming, walking etc. but what about exercising our face? After all, that is the first thing which makes an impression.
It is the identity we present to the world and it speaks a lot about us. It is similar to a cover of a book, which is then continued with the inside story. It is scientifically known that a face has 57 muscles, and happens to be the most expressive part in our body.
Yet, it is sad that we stress more on body fitness than our face. Fitness for us is usually limited to shoulder level. But, it is important to realize that our facial muscles are responsive to exercises like our body muscles are.
A human body has a complicated self-healing machine. Every muscle responses when they are exercised. Muscles tend to become firmer and stronger in size with regular exercising.
For instance, weight lifting improves muscle sizes and thus even facial workout can result in having firmer facial muscles and neck areas.
If you think this would tone your face, make your face sag down less, help you have lesser wrinkles and delay the lines and signs of aging, you are correct! By following some facial exercises, you can sculpt your face day by day and enhance your beauty.
Follow these simple exercises to tighten your face and make yourself look lovelier than before. They are easy to follow and are less time consuming.
Raise your eyebrows to firm Forehead
We all want our forehead to look younger. With aging and with the creases of tension, they seem to sag down. It is easy to workout the forehead muscles to keep them fresh and firm.
Simple press down the portion, above your eyes and try to lift your forehead. This stresses the forehead and helps you strengthen it. Repeat it 10 times and follow it for a couple of weeks. You will start noticing the results after that.
Raise cheek for Toning
This is a quite similar to the above exercise, but it makes the muscles of your cheeks work. Firm and high cheeks are associated with younger people, so you feel youthful in no time!
Press down two fingers, with both hands and on both the sides of your cheek. Raise them up after that and count to 30. Repeat the exercise for 10 times.
Lip Move benefitting the Neck
Your neck is one of the places which portrays your age. You do not want people to see a saggy and old neck! For this, you have to make sure that you spare some time and follow this exercise.
Sit down, rest your head back and close the eyes. Pull the lower lip over the upper one and then hold it. Relax the lips and then repeat 10 times in each set.
Get rid of Double Chin
Double chins are one of the most irrigating aspects which spoil our facial look. This exercise is quite easy, and you’re just going to love it! Sit with your head stressed back and relax your lips. Round the lips and then hold it for around 20 seconds. Repeat it many times a day and that’ll tone your chins down.
For having Younger Lips
You might not have known about working out of lip muscles before you read this! This exercise will help you prevent wrinkly and saggy lips.
Purse the lips like you are trying to kiss someone. Now lift the puckered position closer to your nose. Hold it for 10 seconds and then repeat it 5 times. Repeat several times a day.
This step is quite easy and helps you have proper cheeks within few minutes of exercising. Smile while your mouth is closed. Suck your cheeks while you hold the smile.
Though this is not one of easiest, but you will feel it work. With better practice, you will soon have visible results.
You can keep your eyes firm and toned, simply by blinking! Press gently on your temples with two fingers. Open and close your eyes rapidly for 5 times.
Advantages of facial exercises
- It will stimulate your blood circulation and feed the cells in the outer layers of your face. This in turn will improve skin tone and color.
- It rejuvenates elasticity and collagen.
- Smoothes the sunken areas of our face.
- It diminishes the fine lines and reduces deeper lines. This in turn makes your face firmer and gives a youthful texture to it.
- Brightens and tighten the skin.
We express our inner spirit with the outer look. A beautiful lady radiates from the inside. Her complexion glows while her eyes brightly shine. Her movements are graceful and poised, and they flow in a natural rhythm.
Younger ladies have more problems related to cheek and double chins, the middle aged complain about toning up and the ones above 45 complain about sagginess, wrinkles, deep nasolabial fold, etc.
People of all age group can try facial exercises. All these exercises would improve sculpting and toning their face and delay signs of aging.