Facial Yoga For Relaxing and Strengthening Your Facial Muscle

By Patricia | December 2, 2008
Facial Yoga To Strengthen Facial Muscles

Yoga Exercise To Improve Skin

Yoga exercises can help to give you a wonderfully healthy glowing skin.

  • They aid better digestion, prevent constipation and thus help in removing toxins from the body. The internal cleansing has external effects by removing under-eye dark circles.
  • With its relaxing exercises, yoga helps relieve stress, which in turn prevents wrinkling of facial skin.
  • Yogic exercises also include breathing exercises which boosts the levels of oxygen in the blood, and enhances blood circulation. It also helps maintain balance of hormones in the body. All this encourages elasticity of the skin, and at the same time prevents sagging and dryness.
  • Yoga postures help to tone up not just facial skin, but also tighten skin on other parts of the body such as the abdomen.
  • You can practice various yoga exercises like Tadasana (Mountain Pose), Bhujangasana (Cobra pose), Chakrasana (Wheel pose), Pranayama, or Surya namaskar (Sun salutation), since they help to exercise the organs of the body leading to better circulation of the blood.

Facial Yoga Improve Facial Skin

It’s believed that if you do facial yoga regularly, you won’t need a shot of botox. Facial yoga comprises of a set of exercises to help your face relax by exercising and strengthening your facial muscles and improving the blood circulation.

  • Palming can relax as well as tone up the skin around your eyes.
  • The lion face is said to improve blood circulation and reduce wrinkles. This in turn, leaves your skin fresh and glowing.
  • The great rub is a massage technique that will increase the blood circulation and bring a healthy glow to your skin.
  • The brow smoother, relaxes, smoothes and tones up the skin around the eyebrows.
  • You can try special mudra (finger combination) exercises called varun mudra. Connect the tip of the thumb and the smallest finger, which are the pressure points for the facial muscles this pose. This will remove dryness and give glowing skin.
  • You can also try yogic massage for the face, eyes and the entire body, for better and glowing skin.

Yoga For Toning Up Abdominal Skin

If you have loose and hanging skin around your abdomen, then a set of yoga postures will tone and tighten up the abdominal skin.


You can supplement the exercises by applying turmeric. Including turmeric in your daily diet will also give glowing skin and it also works as an antibiotic and also increases the immunity of the human body.

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