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Facial Exercises or Facial Yoga: Do They Really Help Reduce Wrinkles?

Facial exercises are a traditional approach that some people use in an attempt to reduce wrinkles by strengthening facial muscles.

However, there are several factors that limit the effectiveness of facial exercises or Facial Yoga and in my opinion they are not a technique to take into account to prevent or improve wrinkles.

Here are some reasons:

1. Facial yoga or any other type of facial exercise works the entire facial muscles and not selectively the levator muscles of the face.

2. Yoga or facial gymnastics does not act on the factors that cause facial aging. It does not stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, does not block or prevent oxidative damage, does not replace fat or bone loss, does not improve hydration, does not influence hormonal changes or improve skin texture.

3. Encourages repetitive facial expressions which are a contributing factor to the formation of expression wrinkles.

4. There are no scientific studies to support it.

On the other hand, the good news is that there are advanced technologies such as EMFace that use more complete and advanced approaches for facial rejuvenation and do manage to improve facial muscle tone.

It is a device that combines HIFES (high-intensity facial electrical stimulation) with radiofrequency, that is, it uses high-intensity electric fields emitted simultaneously with synchronized radiofrequency.

How does it work?

It basically acts on two important causes of facial aging: loss of muscle tone and loss of collagen.

It basically acts on two important causes of facial aging: loss of muscle tone and loss of collagen.

Collagen and elastin stimulation: Devices like EMFace use radiofrequency, microcurrents or electrical stimulation to reach deep layers of the skin, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. These substances are essential to maintain the elasticity and firmness of the skin.

Selective toning of the levator facial muscles: the frontal muscles, those responsible for raising the eyebrows, the zygomatic major and minor muscles, those of smiling, and the risorius, the cheek muscles.

The EMFace device typically takes a more comprehensive approach in treating different aspects of facial aging, including wrinkle reduction, improved firmness, and overall skin revitalization.

There are scientific studies that support it and demonstrate the effectiveness of this technique, there are nine in particular whose results can be summarized in the following data after four sessions:

  • 37% improvement in wrinkles.
  • 30% increase in muscle tone.
  • 23% lifting effect.

Although facial exercises have become popular on social media and may have some benefits for blood circulation, their ability to reduce wrinkles is zero. This new technology, on the other hand, is a novelty that can address the structural and collagen aspects of the skin effectively and without needles or surgery.

We like to highlight that although it is an original and safe device, we must be clear that the results achieved with these devices are subtle. It is not equivalent to surgery.

In summary, practicing facial exercises, whether in the form of facial yoga or other methods, has been a traditional approach to combating wrinkles, but it has significant limitations.

The lack of selectivity in muscle strengthening, the lack of addressing the factors that cause facial aging, and the lack of scientific support are aspects that must be taken into account when considering this method.

On the other hand, advanced technology such as EMFace has proven to be a more complete and scientifically supported alternative. By combining HIFES with radiofrequency, this device effectively addresses loss of muscle tone and collagen production, two key aspects in the facial aging process. Studies support its effectiveness, showing significant improvements in wrinkles, muscle tone and lifting effect.

Although facial exercises may have some superficial benefits, EMFace's innovation represents a breakthrough in skin care, offering more substantial results without the need for invasive procedures.

However, it is essential to remember that results are subtle and, as with any treatment, consultation with health professionals or dermatologists is recommended to determine the best option based on individual needs and expectations. Ultimately, the balance between proven effectiveness and personal comfort makes the difference in choosing the best strategy to combat the signs of facial aging.

For more information, we invite you to consult the website of our trusted dermatological clinic, the International Dermatological Clinic.

We compare facial exercises and Facial Yoga with EMFace technology in wrinkle reduction. Discover how EMFace improves muscle tone and collagen production for effective facial rejuvenation.

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