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Anti-Ageing Tips from the Professionals -Maggie Brown

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Anti-Ageing Tips from the Professionals -Maggie Brown

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Written by: Sarah Mitchell
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Our next tip is from Maggie Brown, a registered Acupuncturist and member of the British Acupuncture Council. Specialist training in the practice of Facial Acupuncture in both New York and London, combined with Maggie’s personal experience of the refreshing and empowering benefits of facial acupuncture over many years, has provided the inspiration and knowledge for the development of The Beauté Chinoise Treatment Rituals.

Maggie’s Tips:

Nothing shows a sluggish system and need to detox more than the eye area.In Chinese Medicine this area is a reflexion of our Liver energy (Liver energy being linked to the Spring and new

Think of this as a Spring treatment ritual.

1. Fresh, radiant skin is boosted from within with Beauty Tea – this precious green oolong is full
of anti-oxidents

2. Cleanse and gently exfoliate face, finishing by pressing a warm cloth to face – breathe deeply
3 times and allow face to relax and prepare skin for oils for maximum therapeutic benefit.

3. Facial Massage – encourages lymphatic drainage and boosts blood circulation to face (in
Chinese Medicine we talk about boosting Qi [energy] flow to the face) –therefore literally cleansing and feeding the skin from within.

Apply 2-3 drops of facial oil to fingertips, dab on to neck and face evenly, then massage with
gentle, upward sweeping movements over neck, start to apply more pressure from chin up
and across cheeks, massage with firm, circular movements, sweep across cheek-bones, then
smooth from between eyebrows out over forehead.

4. Then get specific using Acupressure points to clear puffiness and boost circulation.
• Begin by relaxing forehead and mind by pressing Yin Tang (between eyebrows – the
third eye) Press for count of 5, 3xtimes
• Then, to clear sinus congestion (which manifests as puffiness around eyes and
pockets of puffiness across cheek bones) – press points on inner-end of eyebrows,
massage down to points at flare of nostrils. Apply pressure to points and massage
• Then to revitalise eye area and clear puffiness use three Acupressure points across
eyebrows, inner, middle and end of eyebrows, press each for count of 5, repeat 3 times. (The point at the end of the eyebrows is said to promote youthful skin).

Morning and Evening for best results!

To find out more about Maggie, visit and follow her on twitter

About the Author

Sarah Mitchell
With numerous years of experience in the beauty industry, I worship at the altar of all things beauty and skincare related. Currently living in Canada, yet returning to the UK in 2014, I intend to continue with my career in the cosmetics, health, and beauty industry. I'm devoted to following and sharing new skincare and treatment trends. I am passionate about learning to love the person you are and making the most of the skin you're in.

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