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Is one of the oldest therapeutic methods dating back thousands of years it has many psychological and physiological benefits
Definition of massage
Is defined as a manual or mechanical manipulation by rubbing, kneading, or other methods that stimulate metabolism and circulation
Stimulating muscles and nerve motor points will
Both contract muscles and relax the client
List the 10 benefits of massage
1. Relaxes the client and the facial muscles. 2. Stimulates blood and lymph circulation. 3. Improve overall metabolism and activates sluggish skin. 4. Help muscle tone. 5. Help cleanse the skin of impurities and softens sebum. 6. Helps slough off dead skin cells. 7. Reduces puffiness and sinus congestion. 8. Help product absorption. 9. Help relieve muscle tension in pain. 10. Provides a sense of physiological and psychological well-being.
How long is special massage performed during a facial?
10 to 15 minutes
What is the risk of too much pressure on the face during massage
Can weaken elastin fibers and breakdown elasticity, open lesions skin disorders or severe redness
Always massage from blank to blank
From insertion to origin
List some contraindications to massage
Contagious diseases, inflamed acne, sunburn, or sensitive skin
An esthetician massage services are limited to
Certain areas of the body such as the face, neck, shoulders, and decollete.
Classic Swedish massage consist of what 5 movements
Effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration
Always start and end each massage with movement
Describe effleurage
It is a soft continuous stroking movement applied with the fingers and palms in a slow rhythmic manner
Describe petrissage and where it is performed
It is a kneading movement that stimulates the underlying tissues. As the tissues are lifted from their underlying structures they are squeezed, rolled, or pinched with a light firm pressure. Petrissage is formed on the fleshier parts of the face, shoulders, back, and arms
Described fullying and where it is performed
It is a form of petrissage in which the tissue is grasped, gently lifted, and spread out. It is used mainly for massaging the arm
Describe friction and its purpose
It is a rubbing movement. Pressure is maintained on the skin while the fingers are palms are moved over the underlying structures. Friction stimulates the circulation and granular activity of the skin
Describe chucking
Grasp the flesh firmly in one hand, and move the hand up and down along the bone while the other hand keeps the arm in a steady position
Describe rolling and where it is used
A form of friction used on the arms and legs to apply pressure to the tissues
This is a vigorous movement with the hands placed a small distance apart on both sides of the arm
Another name for tapotement
Describe tapotement
A form a massage that consist a fast tapping, padding, and hacking movements
Describe vibration
Is a rapid shaking movement in which the technician uses her body and shoulders not just finger tips to create the movement
Which massage technique is the most stimulating and should be applied carefully and with discretion
This helps to empty out the oil ducts. By keeping the sebum moving forward and out of the follicles
The doctor jacquet movement
When during the facial should the doctor jacquet movement be used
After the desincrustation step that softens and prepares the skin for extractions
And Oriental technique of applying pressure to specific points of the body to relax muscle tension, restore balance, and stimulate Chi
A form at the acupressure, the Japanese technique using acupressure massage points to relax and balance the body
Aromatherapy massage
Uses essential oils applied to the skin during the massage movement
Manual lymph drainage
Massage uses gentle, rhythmic pressure on the lymphatic system to detoxicify and remove waste materials from the body more quickly
Foot reflexology
Is the technique of a applying pressure to the feet based on a system of zones and areas on the feet that directly correspond to the anatomy of the body
You should not lift your hands off the client's face once you start a massage. If it is necessary you should do what
Feather them off
With clean warm hands evenly apply the warm massage product to the decollete, neck, and face by using what
Hands or a soft brush
cleaning the towel warmer
after each client session clean the inside with a topical disinfectant. give towel warmers a thorough cleaning at the end of each day.
magnifying lamp procedures
1. place eye pads over the eyes to protect from bright light. 2. gently move the clients head back and forth to examine the sides of the face.
benefits of the steamer
stimulate circulation, soften sebum and other debris. The warmth make the skin relaxed and easier to extract comedones. benighted sinus congestion, and the ozone may have an antiseptic effect.
steamer maintenance
1. after each use wipe down with disinfectant. 2. at night unscrew and empty the jar to let it dry. make sure that the river seal along the rim of the jar is clean.
large mushroom used on high frequency machines.
violet for normal to oily, pink or orange for sensitive skin. circular movements starting at forehead
Lucas sprayer
invented by doctor Lucas chsmpionnier. a fine must of plant extracts, herbs, teas, fresheners, or astringents. excellent for dehydrated, mature, and couperose skin
what are the three main layers of hair
cuticle, cortex, and medulla
what is the cuticle of the hair
the cuticle is the outermost layer of the hair shaft.
describe the cortex
is the middle layer of hair shaft.
Blank refers to the study of the stricture and composition of the skin tissue
skin histology
secondary legions
changes the structure of tissue and organs