Face yoga becoming more popular than Botox0
A new trend of practicing face yoga gaining momentum in the fight against wrinkles. More women are turning to YouTube videos for at-training sessions, than using traditional methods such as expensive moisturizers or injecting Botox Westchester.
Books such as The Yoga Face are revolutionizing the face yoga experience and now there are even iPhone applications that help people achieve fresher-looking faces.
Josie Goldberg, a health nutritionist from the Gold Coast, told the Indian Express that face yoga was a fun activity with great benefits.
“I tried it with a group of friends and it was great fun. We sat around in a circle pulling all these funny faces,” the Daily Telegraph quoted her as saying.
“It was hilarious. I recommend everyone give it a go in a group with friends,” she added.
She said her motto was to avoid chemicals or dangerous injectables, such as Botox or Restylane, for healthier, safer options.
“We are always looking for the quick fix (solutions), which are often detrimental in the long term. Techniques like this and so many others are far more beneficial in the long run,” she said.
Like regular yoga, the moves are all named. The Marilyn, bumblebee or lion are all designed to turn back the ageing clock and reduce wrinkles.
Hailed the mother of face yoga, Annilese Hagen has written a book and designed an app – ifaceyoga – which is helping people across the globe to turn back the clock.
She said the response to face yoga had been outstanding.
“A lot of people do face yoga. Celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston are advocates and anyone who likes to look good and be healthy and natural,” she said.