As the saying goes, "Beauty comes from within," and oh, how true it rings! That said, it also doesn't preclude you from wanting and trying to look your best on the outside.
The reality is that sometimes our busy lives show up on our faces as tiredness, but there is a proven way to look more awake and rejuvenated that is all natural—facial exercises. In fact, a new study published this month in the journal JAMA Dermatology suggests that facial exercise, sometimes called "facial yoga," can make faces look up to three years younger.
"Now there is some evidence that facial exercises may improve facial appearance and reduce some visible signs of aging," says lead author of the study, Dr. Murad Alam, vice chair and professor of dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a Northwestern Medicine dermatologist.
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to look the best we can, and if there’s an easy, effective, totally natural way to do it, why not?
That’s where the Facial Magic system comes in. Just as people commit to daily movement, it makes sense that they exercise the face and neck. Facial Magic is based on a 100-year-old proven French method that transforms faces and necks in as little as nine weeks with no equipment but cotton gloves and your own two hands. The cotton gloves are used to anchor the muscle and create resistance. Unlike other programs, there are no contortions, puckers, twists, or funny faces—just proven resistance exercises that really work.
Here are three exercises from the method to help you begin your transformation: