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Face Yoga Ages You

The human face is crucial for expressing emotions and communication. Certain facial movements like smiling or frowning are thought to cause wrinkles and speed up aging, but this isn't entirely true. In this topic, we will address common questions and misconceptions about the connection between facial expressions and skin aging.

1. How to Eat

If you're struggling with how to eat and experiencing falls after chewing, it could be due to using different muscles. Instead of bad or good muscles, try using muscles that lift up the cheeks for a smiling motion. You may temporarily see more lines or a pointy tongue, but this will eventually be lifted up as a default position. Ironing the saggy areas with a pointy tongue can provide a temporary solution, but for a long term solution, keep trying. If lines persist, use fingers to prevent them. Eventually, the lifting motion will prevent lines from forming.

2. Crow's feet

Siria noticed her eyes sagging after doing facial exercises and wants to know if there's a massage technique to release pressure on the eye muscles. Crow's feet can be caused by sagging eye muscles, which can be improved with the Malaris or cat eye exercise. Place your fingers on the malaris muscle and lift it up, then try without finger support. The exercise is a tiny movement and should focus on the malaris muscle rather than the ocular muscle. Practice the exercise regularly for best results.

3. Stretching the skin

Stretching the skin is a favorite exercise, but it's important not to overdo it or stretch for too long. Instead, focus on training and stretching the facial muscles, particularly the jawline and neck. The repetition of training and stretching improves muscle elasticity, similar to body exercises. This approach helps maintain elastic muscles and skin. While some wrinkles may appear with age, they are not caused by facial exercises. It's best to prioritize training rather than excessive stretching for the delicate facial muscles.


In conclusion, these facial exercises and massage techniques offer a natural and non-invasive way to improve the appearance of the face. By focusing on specific muscles and movements, individuals can prevent sagging, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and improve overall muscle elasticity. It's important to remember to not over do it and to prioritize training over excessive stretching for delicate facial muscles. With regular practice, these exercises can help individuals achieve a more youthful and lifted appearance.
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