Facial Reflexology

Pippa Tucker-Brown MAR

Pippa holds a level three Diploma in Reflexology (2004) and is a qualified Bergen Zone Method Facial Reflexologist.

  Pippa Tucker-Brown

Similar to foot reflexology, Facial reflexology is a treatment that benefits the whole body through the massage of different points (reflexes) on the face that correspond to parts of the body. During the treatment, the individual's healing system is stimulated to help clear toxins resulting in a sense of revitalisation and balance.

In addition to helping the body function at its optimal level, Facial reflexology helps promote the production of new skin tissue and improve skin tone so that the individual can benefit from a younger, more radiant and glowing complexion.

The treatment begins with the removal of any makeup or debris from the face followed by some gentle, effleurage (massage) movements of the face, neck and shoulders. Oil is then applied to the skin. The start of the Facial reflexology sequence focuses on the reflex points around the eyes and forehead. Through tiny yet powerful massage movements the individual begins to feel deeply relaxed, the skin on the forehead and around the eyes is subtly smoothed out and the eyes and complexion become brighter and clearer.

Attention is then turned to the reflex points along and underneath the cheekbones as well as around the mouth. Subsequently the focus moves to the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) and along the jaw line, the movements have now become larger to help release tension in an area that can become very tight and congested. This is followed by massage of the ears. The sequence is repeated and massage of the head and scalp, incorporating Indian head massage techniques, is carried out.

The treatment offers the following benefits:

  • For individuals under a lot of stress as the face's close proximity to the brain and cranial nerves mean that a deep level of relaxation can be experienced quickly.
  • For anyone that wishes to see their complexion and eyes rejuvenated with the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles over time.
  • For people that are looking for relief from sinusitis and congestion.
  • For anyone that suffers with tightness of the jaw and TMJ (temporomandibular joint)
  • For anyone suffering anxiety and/or poor sleep and wishes to experience a deep sense of calm and relaxation.
  • For those that wish to boost a low immune system.