According to TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), there are acupressure points in the face. These points correspond to each organ and its functions, so the face becomes a mirror to our inner health.
In other words, disharmony in the organs or hormonal system is reflected in the face, resulting in changes in complexion, lack of moisture, acne, rashes etc in the corresponding facial area.
To give you some examples, the condition of the cheeks represents the lungs and their functions, the area between the eyebrows shows the condition of the liver and the temples on both sides show the condition of the spleen.
By examining the skin condition and any changes thereof, you can indicate which part of the body is imbalanced or stressed.
So the main purpose of our Oriental “Tsubo” total facial care is to harmonise both the physical and mental condition, by applying gentle yet powerful pressure onto “tsubo” – acupressure points of the face.
We include both lymph drainage and the traditional European facial massage techniques in this treatment.The benefits? It will improve skin tone, relax the facial muscles, soften facial expressions and refresh the complexion!
Especially recommended for…
- Sensitive and reactive skin
- Dull and blemished complexion
- Congested skin with blackheads
- Poor skin tone
- Tired skin associated with mental and emotional stress
- Deep relaxation.
- For all skin types
So here is the treatment!
〇 With the initial consultation, we’ll check your physical and skin condition, medical history, allergies etc and ask about your main concerns and expectations in order to tailor-make your bespoke treatment.
① Steam cleansing – removing any impurities with facial steam (including make-up removal, skin cleansing, deep cleansing and toning)
② Oriental “Tsubo” technique
③ Lymph drainage
④ Traditional European facial massage including the neck, shoulder and scalp massage
⑤ Clay facial masks for your skin type will be applied to purify and tone the skin
⑥ During the mask, we’ll give you a relaxing hand or foot massage!
⑦ Final stage (Toning, Moisturising, SPF)
〇 Please relax with a herbal tea after the treatment!