Lymphatic drainage refers to different techniques used to promote the flow of lymphatic fluid. The lymphatic system doesn’t have its own means of transportation like the heart pumps the blood so it needs to be accessed manually through massage, exercise, deep breathing, Gua sha etc. The perfect tool to use is FaceGym's Multi-Sculpt, featuring six different edges that help you lift, contour and reduce facial tension, releasing blockages in the muscles and aiding lymphatic drainage to depuff the skin and soften fine lines.
What Are The Benefits Of Lymphatic Drainage?
Benefits of working with the lymphatic system include aiding in your body’s detoxification process ridding waste. It also helps out your body into its parasympathetic state (rest and repair) which has health and beauty benefits, as well as helps to depuff by ridding excess water retention.
Which Edges Of The Multi-Sculpt Will Help With Lymphatic Draining?
The long edge is the best edge for manual lymphatic drainage.
Our Top Tips For Lymphatic Drainage Massage:
- Very light, feather like pressure - the lymph in the face is very superficial, so applying too much pressure could bypass the system and not drain fully.
- Hold the stone at a 5-15 degree angle as to maintain contact with the skin and properly direct fluid.
- Start with the neck- downward strokes, cheeks and forehead outwards and downwards strokes.
- Go slow! Lymph moves slowly And you may tense up if you go too fast.