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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

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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

Take years off your neck

From your chin to your cleavage, your neck and décolletage is often neglected, and as a result it can really show your age.

Here are some tips to work some magic on this delicate area.

1 Drink more water – it really does hydrate your skin (so it’s good for the whole body!)

2 Wear SPF15 daily, even in winter and increase to at least SPF30 in hot sun, not just on your face but down your neck and on all exposed skin.

3 Wear a scarf. In winter a warm woolly one will protect the thin neck skin from cold winds, while in the summer a soft silk scarf will prtoect you from the sun.

4 Use the right pillow. I admit I have trouble with this one, finding the right pillow/pillows for a comfortable night’s sleep. Normally one pillow is enough as any more than this raises your head too high. If you’re sleeping on your back this can push your chin into your neck creating creases in the skin. The same goes for sleeping on your side (which I do), which can press vertical lines into your cleavage!

5 Look up. If you work on a computer and you’re looking down at your screen you need to adjust your chair so you’re no longer looking down, or elevate screens and phones/stack books under your laptop to raise it up. Otherwise you’ll get a crease like a smile either side of your chin.

6 Try some simple firming exercises and a nourishing care routine (look out for my next post…).

Check out this exercise to unlock your neck.

And for an extra-special treat, try out our Rejuvenating facial massage which massages the face, neck, décolletage and head.

The facelift massage

 

Daily facial massage can really make a difference to the lines and contours of your face – even just a minute of massage can result in a lifted effect.

A regular facial massage can smooth lines, lift contours and give your skin a firm and glowing finish. Using oils rather than creams is a bonus as oil absorbs easily and different oils have different beauty benefits, not to mention they’re pure, so no preservatives or additives.

The following routine, developed by beauty expert and actress Kazia Pelka, should take about 10 minutes once you get the hang of it. It was featured in the August 2014 edition of the UK’s Prima magazine.

1 Warm a little facial oil between the palms of your hands and gently but firmly press over the face, forehead, cheeks, chin, below the nose and under the jaw. Avoid the eye area. Take time to relax and enjoy the warmth of the oil and the feel of the hands on the face.

2 Using the pads of your fingers, make outward circular movements to massage the oil into the cheeks, sides of the face and the forehead. Make large sweeping U-shapes from the middle of the eyebrows, down the sides of the nose, over the cheeks and up to the temples, distributing the oil evenly. repeat at least five times.

3 Place one hand at the top of your forehead and use it to keep the skin taut. Massage between your eyebrows with the middle finger of the other hand, using small circular movements in both directions. With tiny up and down movements, take the massage towards the centre of he forehead and back down again.

4 Using circular and tiny up and down moves, start to “iron” out every line on the forehead, traveling from one end to the other and back again. Move the top hand along your hairline as you go, so that it is always above the area you’re massaging, keeping the skin taut.

5 Using your ring fingers on each hand, make firm, quick upward movements from the lower forehead towards the hairline. One finger starts at the bottom as the other reaches the top. Start in the middle, take it over to the left-hand side and than all the way back to the right.

6 Massage each eyebrow along its length, feeling for any knots of pain tha reveal areas of stress and tension. Using your ring finger, massage these areas and then stroke upward firmly using alternate fingers. Do this for about a minute then compare with your other eyebrow; You should notice a “lifted” effect.

7 Create a V-shape with your index and middle fingers on both hands and place just above and below the jawline by the chin. Sweep both fingers back towards the ears so that the index finger stops in the indent behind the earlobe. Then gently massage the area behind the lobe with your index finger.

8 Sweep your fingers from the end of step seven behind the earlobes down the neck to the collarbone. Then sweep each hand across the opposite collarbone. Aim to go through steps 7 and 8 in one fluid movement and repeat several times.

9 With index fingers beneath the apples of your cheeks, imagine a string running up form the bottom of the cheek to the top. Think of the string shortening and pulling upwards, the muscle tightening. Your fingers will follow the cheek but not push it. It should feel like you’re smiling with your cheeks but not your eyes. Repeat 5 times.

Don’t know what oils are best for your face? Click on the link below for an earlier post on facial oils:

Facial oils- your new best friend

And why not try our our popular rejuvenating facial massage and let someone else do the pampering for you!

Relax with a face massage

 

Reminder December massage offer

Get your face fit for Christmas and the New Year with this festive month’s offer on our much-appreciated Rejuvenating facial massage

Relax into Christmas with a facial massage

Relax into Christmas with a facial massage

Using traditional Chinese massage, this is a wonderfully relaxing treatment. We keep a lot of tension in our face and even our scalp, in particular around the jawline and forehead – think of all that frowning and grimacing you might do during the day.

face

A great one-off treatment before a special event or a regular treat to escape the stresses of modern life.

This treatment can:

  • Improve skin suppleness
  • Reduce muscle tension in the face, neck and scalp
  • Help relieve stress-related symptoms
  • Tone the skin
  • Aid the renewal of dead skin cells
  • Enhance relaxation

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So what are you waiting for?

Discover our Rejuvenating facial massage this month at the special price of 40€ instead of 50€ for a one-hour massage.

Just call 06.47.14.06.03 for an appointment

Offer does not apply to Gift Vouchers. Valid up to and including 31 December 2016

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

December Offer

Get your face fit for Christmas with this festive month’s offer on our much-appreciated Rejuvenating facial massage

Relax into Christmas with a facial massage

Relax into Christmas with a facial massage

Using traditional Chinese massage, this is a wonderfully relaxing treatment. We keep a lot of tension in our face and even our scalp, in particular around the jawline and forehead – think of all that frowning and grimacing you might do during the day.

face

A great one-off treatment before a special event or a regular treat to escape the stresses of modern life.

This treatment can:

  • Improve skin suppleness
  • Reduce muscle tension in the face, neck and scalp
  • Help relieve stress-related symptoms
  • Tone the skin
  • Aid the renewal of dead skin cells
  • Enhance relaxation

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So what are you waiting for?

Discover our Rejuvenating facial massage this month at the special price of 40€ instead of 50€ for a one-hour massage.

Just call 06.47.14.06.03 for an appointment

Offer does not apply to Gift Vouchers. Valid up to and including 31 December 2016

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

 

Facial oils – your new best friend

I’m a big fan of facial oils.

facial oil

I used to think they would make my skin greasy and come out in spots (oh the innocence – or is that the ignorance – of youth).

I have been won over.

I remember years ago buying a facial oil for my mother from the Clarins range – I would use it myself, of course, whenever I was over and I just remember the smell of it (blue orchid).

blueorchid

I suspect Clarins was a bit ahead of its time – and the same facial oil is still stocked by them (why change a good thing?).

A couple of Christmas’s ago my sister bought me a facial oil from Holland and Barrett from the Dr Organic range they stock with their (then) all-the-rage ingredient – rose otto oil.

Unfortunately I dropped said oil on the bathroom floor before I’d got anywhere near to finishing it and was fuming about that act of clumsiness.

drorganic

 

But it did push me to make my own facial oils (after all, how hard can it be, I thought, it is just a blend of oils).

What I’m using at the mo’ is a sesame-based facial oil (recipe courtesy of Aroma-Zone) which I can share with you here:

30ml sesame oil

1 drop ginger essential oil

14 drops patchouli essential oil

But I have also discovered an online recipe from Hello Natural for a rosehip anti-ageing oil so that will be my next treat(ment).

What’s your favourite facial oil?

Share your secret with me, whether it’s a shop-bought treatment or home-made.

PS. To get the most out of your facial oil, think about massaging it in with a regular facial massage routine. Check out my ideas here.

Even better, let me pamper you with our rejuvenating facial massage (and it’s on special offer throughout November)

Relax with a face massage

Relax with a face massage