Improve your skin’s appearance

Massage is an effective way to improve your skin’s appearance, as it increases blood circulation which in turn aids collagen production. Use a commercial facial oil, make your own (try these ideas), or just use some olive or sunflower oil from the kitchen cupboard.

Put a few drops of oil into your palms and rub together (this warms the oil).

Press your hands onto your forehead and work down to your neck and chest.

Now sweep your palms from the centre of your face outwards to the ears and massage your ears (they have reflexology points like your feet and hands!).

Use your fingertips in circular movements to work around the face, feeling for the muscles (along the jawline is often a tense area) and pressure points (around the eye socket and along cheekbones, for example). A key area to relieve tension and aid sleep is above the brow; press your four fingers along the brow bone, hold for 3 seconds and release. Repeat six times.

Circle around your eyes 6 times using your ring fingers. Finish by pressing your index finger and thumb along your jaw, starting from the chin and finishing by your ears.

And if you’d rather someone else did it for you, just book a rejuvenating facial massage with Just Massage (there’s a special offer on all this month – 35€ for all one-hour massages), then curl up on your sofa and carry on relaxing (yes, we come out to YOU!).

Relax with a face massage

Just Massage provides blissful pampering and relaxation in the comfort of your own home (Mérignac and surrounding area).

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Essential oils to put you in the right mood

No time to take a break and unwind?

A few drops of the right essential oils can leave you feeling calmer and more relaxed.

Choosing the right oils is important

But which ones to choose?

Frankincense works well as a general “switch off”.

If you’re looking for deep relaxation, try vetiver.

Re-energise your senses and boost confidence with a mix of geranium, patchouli and ylang-ylang.

Find a quiet space, shut your eyes and take a few deep breaths. Concentrate on each breath in and out, at least 10 times, whilst inhaling your chosen essential oil.

Reminder September offer

Get off to a great start this September – once you’ve packed the kids off to school, call Just Massage and book yourself an hour’s blissful pampering in the comfort of your own home.

We’re making the decision that much easier by offering you a 30% discount throughout Setember on ALL our one-hour massages.

That’s 35€ instead of 50€ for 60 minutes of relaxation.

Choose from a wide-range of treatments, well-known for their beneficial effects:

Traditional Chinese massage or TuiNa

Swedish massage

Hawaiian massage or Lomi Lomi

Pregnancy massage

Indian Head massage

Rejuvenating facial massage

Revitalising foot massage

Back massage

Walking on air (feet, legs and stomach – optional)

Members only (legs and arms)

Made to measure (to fit your needs on any specific day)

Offer valid up to and including 30 September 2017.

Offer does not include gift vouchers.

Just call 06.47.14.06.03 for an appointment.

Just Massage offers home massage in and around the Mérignac and Pessac area (near Bordeaux, France).

Perfect pampering with a home massage

Super September

Get off to a great start this September – once you’ve packed the kids off to school, call Just Massage and book yourself an hour’s blissful pampering in the comfort of your own home.

We’re making the decision that much easier by offering you a 30% discount throughout Setember on ALL our one-hour massages.

That’s 35€ instead of 50€ for 60 minutes of relaxation.

Choose from a wide-range of treatments, well-known for their beneficial effects:

Traditional Chinese massage or TuiNa

Swedish massage

Hawaiian massage or Lomi Lomi

Pregnancy massage

Indian Head massage

Rejuvenating facial massage

Revitalising foot massage

Back massage

Walking on air (feet, legs and stomach – optional)

Members only (legs and arms)

Made to measure (to fit your needs on any specific day)

Offer valid up to and including 30 September 2017.

Offer does not include gift vouchers.

Just call 06.47.14.06.03 for an appointment.

Just Massage offers home massage in and around the Mérignac and Pessac area (near Bordeaux, France).

Perfect pampering with a home massage

Thought for the day

Watching Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Askaban reminded me of this quote from Sirius Black (thank you JK Rowling

How true.

Homemade facial steam

After cleansing your face, pour hot water into a large bowl, drape a towel over your head and let your skin absorb the steam for just five minutes.

It’s the  ideal thing for opening up pores to help draw out embedded dirt.

For an aromatic rejuvenating steam add some garden herbs such as rosemary, thyme, lavender or mint to the water.

Cucumber roll for eyes

Pamper your eyes with this easy beauty treatment.

Grate some cucumber and place it in a line along a piece of gauze, then roll the gauze up to get a “sushi” roll long enough to lie across both eyes.

Press firmly against the eyes and leave for 10-15 minutes.