Face and neck massages We should like to recommend a few beneficial toning movements which, if performed once a week, will help to maintain and improve the vitality of the skin on the face and neck, which will then take best advantage of a care product. Prepare your skinPrepare your skin for facial and neck massage as follows :Effleurage : To improve absorption, warm the cream between the palms of your hands and then apply with light and smooth movements.On face: From the mid line outwards and upwards from chin to forehead.On neck: From the top in a downwards direction. Improve the tone and elasticity of the skinTo improve the tone and elasticity of the skin and to soften it:Pinching movement : With rapid, successive movements, pinch the skin between your thumb and first finger by lifting the layers.The "Jacquet" Pinching Method: This is the same exercise as above but with firm, rotating movement while pinching the skin.On face and neck: From the centre outwards working up from the neck. Stimulate blood circulationTo stimulate blood circulation and improve vitality of the skin:"Piano Playing" movement : Place both hands on your lower face and then using the pads of your fingertips, move your fingers alternatively in a piano playing movement.On face: Start from a mid line outwards, working upwards from chin to forehead. Soothe skinTo soothe skin after these toning movementsEnd with a light effleurage.