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My Pilates Facial Massage Experience

Published on: 29/10/19

My Pilates Facial Massage Experience.

Did you know that there is a well-kept secret to younger and healthy looking skin? Even with today’s knowledge, science and technology, many people would still like the natural, healthy, toned, and glowing complexion. So, what’s the secret?

Facial massage! 🙂

There are many types of facial massages and techniques that are available and it is not always easy to decide which one to try particularly if it is your first time.

I have been a client of Elanele of Stony Stratford for many years and have thoroughly enjoyed the facial massages. Recently, I was asked if I would like to experience a new facial treatment, the Decleor Orexcellence Pilates Facial massage.

As a Pilates teacher I was curious, intrigued and could not imagine what this massage entailed.

A few thoughts quickly entered my mind, how was it going to be different from other massages? Was I expected to do Pilates exercises before the massage? Did I have to teach Pilates before the massage. I was amused as I was getting carried away with my thoughts.

I booked an appointment and was looking forward to a new experience. A week later, I was greeted by Lyn and the Elanele team. Mikka lead me into the treatment room and explained the treatment process and the massage benefits. I couldn’t wait to feel my facial muscles release its tension and I was looking forward to seeing if my skin had lifted and had become firmer.

Lovely Mikka left the room so that I could get ready. As I laid upon the heated warm massage bed covered with warm towels, I felt incredible at ease.The treatment began with a comforting warm foot cleanse and a gentle hand pressure placed onto the soles of the feet. Followed by hands-on therapy on my back. My eyes and face cleansed, exfoliated, toned and blotted. By this time, I was fully in Pat Land! Zoned out and vaguely remembered a mask being placed upon my face.

The next thing I remember was my head gently and slowly rolling side to side, felt my neck muscles lengthening, my cheeks softening, my head feeling lighter, skin releasing from tension. I drifted off thinking this must be the AromaPilates massage. I began to stir and was delighted to feel the heat of hot towels which were placed on my face. The mask was removed, my face was toned and blotted and finally treated to an eye and face moisturiser to finish the treatment.

After the one and half hour Decleor Orexcellence Pilates Facial massage I felt relaxed, recharged and re-energised.

Days later my skin still glowed. I raved to all my family, friends and clients how wonderful the Decleor Orexcellence Pilates Facial massage treatment was and happily shared the benefits:

  • It creates a brighter skin tone and appearance. T
  • Promotes oxygen and blood flow in our skin.
  • It can reduce puffiness.
  • It can increase collagen production, which prevents the formation of wrinkles. I like to call it a ‘natural face lift’.
  • Increase circulation.
  • It can relieve tension.
  • Improve your mood and increases your wellbeing.

Just as firming and toning our muscles with exercise can make our body move, feel and look better, facial massages can work the same way too.

Thank you Elanele for sharing your ethos. 🙂

Elanele ethos:

Be Centred. I was
Let your face and body become the centre of attention. It was

Be Secure. I was
Feel secure and calm in the expert hands of our qualified therapists. I was

Be Natural. I was
Let your body and mind benefit from the 100% pure essential oils. It did

Be Enriched. I was
Enrich your natural beauty and let Elanele treat your face, body, mind and soul. I did

Be Relaxed. I was
Come and enjoy the tranquillity and let us rejuvenate your mind and relax your body while you drift away into a sea of calm. I did

"Let Us Put Back What, Life Takes Out" You did

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