The lymphatic system is comprised of multiple tubes and lymph nodes which run throughout the body. The lymphatic system is also a critical element in the immune system and ensures that lymph is transported back into the blood stream while also carrying while blood cells and removing waste products from the body. In some cases, it is possible that there may be some sort of blockage in the lymphatic system which can therefore lead to a facial lymphatic drainage massage being necessary to ensure proper functioning of the lymphatic system. In addition to this, the drainage of the lymphatic system can lead to a reduction in swelling of the face, and some feel it leads to a more glowing complexion.
Despite its health benefits, facial lymphatic drainage massage is an effective cosmetic treatment. Facial lymphatic drainage can work to enhance the skin’s natural radiance, reduce puffiness and enhance the natural contours of the face. The massaging technique promotes the movement of lymphatic fluid which therefore reduces swelling and puffiness in the face. Additionally, the massage encourages the delivery of oxygen around the face as well as improved hydration to the skin cells leading to a much healthier and glowing complexion. The massage is also effective to reduce and relieve any pressure and tension in the face and surrounding area. For some individuals, the face can be subject to a lot of tension and therefore the facial lymphatic drainage massage can help to relieve this.