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10-Minute Facial Exercises That Will Take Years Off Your Face

Updated on August 31, 2017
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So How Easy Is It?

I first discovered facial exercises back in the 90s. The skin on my face had started to droop as I was approaching forty, and I noticed that the lines around my mouth were becoming more prominent. I had used creams and moisturisers for years, but all this seemed to do was make my skin soft; it had no effect on the skin that was beginning to droop.

Thanks to advertising, I became aware of electronic facial exercisers or toners, which were said to help sagging by sending electrical currents through your skin and jump-starting, if you like, the muscles underneath.

So I started to look into them. The one thing that I did discover was the fact that the skin on your face is actually attached to your face muscles. This may sound obvious, but in fact it is not the norm. Other muscles around your body actually "slide" under the skin to make sure that your body works like clockwork. Whereas on your face, the muscles are connected by a network of veins, skin and capillaries that work together.

This is shown whenever you smile, frown, or pull a face. If the muscles were not attached to the skin, then you would notice the skin gliding over the muscles when you do this.

The electronic facial exercisers are really good buys, purely because all you have to do is place them on or around the muscle that you wish to stimulate and they do it for you, by sending a small electrical pulse through the skin. But these are not for everybody. Some people don't like the idea of zapping their face with electricity! And others can't use them because of certain illnesses or medication that they take.

Also at this time I began to realise that, actually, the more creams and lotions that you put on your face the saggier your skin becomes. If you think about it, what happens when you put a paper bag in water? It begins to get soggy and stretch.

And this is what happens if you put too much moisturiser on your face. Especially if it is one of the really thick creams that seem to stick to your skin and you have to wipe off. It's not so bad if you use lotions because they actually evaporate quite quickly, keeping your face firmer for longer.

Natural Facial Exercises were the best thing for me. After only one week of practising the exercises I noticed that the lines around my mouth had disappeared! It was fantastic! The skin looked younger, and underneath my eyes the skin was smoother, and not beginning to go baggy as it had been.

I was converted! Now I do these exercises every day.

Shush! Sometimes I cheat!

CCbeauty 3D Electronic Roller Facial Massager Face Lift Tool Microcurrent Facial Massger Y-Shape Face Body Roller Massager (Pink)
CCbeauty 3D Electronic Roller Facial Massager Face Lift Tool Microcurrent Facial Massger Y-Shape Face Body Roller Massager (Pink)

I know, I know,it is cheating! But lets be honest sometimes its necessary to get that added smoothness that face exercise alone can't achieve.

I actually bought this a few years ago, slightly different style but the same thing.

And its wonderful! It stimulates your facial muscles and tightens the muscle and skin. You apply a water based gel to the 'heads' and then place them against the part that you want to tighten.

The best idea is the make sure you don't turn it up too quickly to start with otherwise you will make yourself jump!

When on full it will really lift the muscle. You will feel a sudden tingle and tightness on your face. So start on low to get used to it. It can be quite surprising if you jump in head first!

Well worth it for those nights out when you feel that you need a perk up!

 
Facial Exercises
Facial Exercises
No Squinting!
No Squinting! | Source

Let's Get Started

Forehead

Before you start, make sure that you apply a small amount of moisturiser to your face. Also rub some into your finger tips too. This will stop you tearing or pulling the skin.

There are three exercises for your forehead.

1. Place your fingers on your eyelids to keep them in place and then raise your eyebrows. Do this ten times. When you are used to the exercise you can just do it without using your fingers.

2. Stare straight ahead and pull your forehead tight, as though you are trying to bring it back over the top of your head. Hold the position for ten seconds then do it again.

3. This one is a bit more difficult. Pull forehead back as in the above exercise. Then try to lift each eyebrow separately. Do each eyebrow ten times.

Eyes

Close your eyes. Hold them closed if necessary. Then raise your eyebrows as far as they can go. This will help the muscles to contract and get stronger.

For under the eyes, this exercise is really good. It helps alleviate bags, and makes the blood flow better so as to get rid of that dark circle that most of us have sometimes. I have been using this for a long time, and it really works.

Face the mirror and pull up your under-eye muscles as far as they will go. This may be quite hard to do at first as you will want to squint. But do not squint. Keep your eyes as wide as they can go. We don’t want any squinting as that will cause wrinkles around the eyes!

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Eva Fraser, Inventor of The Famous Facial Workout

Eva Fraser is 82 years old. When this photo was taken, she was a sprightly young 80. So how does she do it? Well back in the 1970s, when she was 50 years old, she met a ballet dancer by the name of Madame Hoffman who had the idea of exercising the facial muscles. And she looked fantastic. Eva learned her secret, and perfecting the exercises with her own special touch, she now goes on to teach others. With numerous books, CDs and lectures, she still teaches 6 days a week. Amazing lady. She is the walking proof that this does work wonders.

Cheeks

Smile as hard as you can, and at the same time put your fingers on top of the cheekbones. Push down as hard as you can at the same time as holding the grin.

Face the mirro. Using only one side of your face, grin as wide as you can on that side. Pull up the cheek muscle as hard as you can and hold it for ten seconds. Do this ten times, then change over to the other side of your face and start again.

Jaw Line

This is where you start to notice saggy skin. So this one is really important.

First of all imagine that you have tasted something bitter, like a lemon. What do you do? You pull your lower cheeks and jaw line back away from your mouth.

Keep your mouth slightly open, and pull the lower half of your face into a grimace or grin. Now try and ignore the cheek bones, only use the jaw line. Do this ten times. This is great for pulling the muscle back and forward. You will feel it stretching like elastic. This will tighten skin that is beginning to sag.

Now try it one side at a time. This will take a bit of practise but is well worth doing. In fact the better you get at it, the more you will realise that it is working. The idea is to get the muscles on your face so tight, because of the facial workout, that you will be able to do them while sitting watching TV or even on your coffee break at work. By the time you have been practising for a few weeks you will find that you will be able to do the exercises really quickly and easily.

Pucker up for great lips!
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Lips

The muscles around your lips sag quite quickly as you get older, so you need to do this exercise regularly.

Open your mouth wide. Now, without closing it, make the letter O. Hold the position for three seconds and do it again. Do this ten times until you feel comfortable with it, and then as many times as you like.

Place thumbs underneath your top lip. Pull out gently and at the same time pull back with your jaw muscles. In other words, pull your chin down as though you are stretching your chin line. Do this ten times.

Open mouth as wide as you can. Now, pull the muscles sideways on your top lip. Just imagine you have an itchy nose and can’t scratch it! That’s the one!

Lines Around Your Nose

Open mouth slightly. Now lift your top lip up to the side of your nose. Try it first with both sides, and then one at a time. You will find that you will be able to do one side easily, but the other will take a bit of extra push to get it there. I call this one the Elvis! No explanation needed!

Neck Tilt:  Stretch that neck!
Neck Tilt: Stretch that neck! | Source

Neck and Double Chin

I have put these two together as they are very similar and overlap the exercises.

For a smooth neck, close your mouth and look up at the ceiling. When you have stretched back as far as you can go, put your lower lip over the top lip. As you practise more and more, you can stretch it even more by doing the above, but at the same time as putting your lips over the top lip, smile as wide as you can.

And finally for that all important double chin, close your mouth and look at the ceiling again. Only this time make your mouth into an O shape. As your practise gets easier, change from O to E then back again. Alternate for as long as you like on the condition that it is comfortable. Only start with ten to begin with.

After Care

When you have finished your daily face workout, give your face an oxygen boost by really stretching your mouth as far as it will go, then relax. Take a deep breath and hold for a few seconds.

And to give yourself a lovely glow, put a light liquid moisturiser on your hands, and briskly rub into your face. When you have finished, pinch your cheeks for a natural red rosy look. This also stimulates blood circulation.

Here's how to give yourself a relaxing facial massage.

Exercise Makes a Difference

Facial exercises are a really good way to keep those wrinkles at bay. Exercising your face each day for just ten minutes at a time will make a vast difference to your appearance. As the weeks go by and your muscles become tighter, you will notice the harsh lines around your mouth and the saggy skin underneath your eyes becoming clearer and smoother.

Exercising your face is probably one of the best face lifts that you can have. After plastic surgery, the muscles in your face will start to go slack again almost immediately unless you exercise them.

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      Nell Rose 12 days ago from England

      Hi Rita, there are some amazing sites on Google I am sure they can help, this is purely about facial exercises. Sorry I can't help.

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      Rita Sadhukhan 12 days ago

      Now I am 25 years old unmarried lady.from around 22/23 I saw open pores in my skin, which now seems to me uncurable .plz do something. Fix my problem. Skin color:fair.scalp type:oily.skin type:most of the time oily, summer time excessively oily, in winter mix.

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      Nell Rose 3 months ago from England

      thank you Margaret! :)

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      Margaret Rice 3 months ago

      I love this!!!

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      Nell Rose 8 months ago from England

      Thanks Sue, glad to help.

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      sue 8 months ago

      it feels wonderful, I could so easy do daily.

      Thank you

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      Nell Rose 10 months ago from England

      Hiya, yes! they all really do work! been doing them for a few years now, so yes I can state that all of them work. if you think about it, exercise your body and it works, why not the face? as I stated above, the skin on your face is attached to the muscles, exercise the muscles the skin will pull up and look better!

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      shuaib 10 months ago

      hei, i was wondering if the eye exercise is effective for lifting the eye, and making them more awake then droopy?

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      Nell Rose 10 months ago from England

      Thanks Femaleadda!

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      Nell Rose 13 months ago from England

      Hi Milan, sorry for taking a while to get back to you. Here's a video I found that may be useful for you. Good luck!

      https://youtu.be/XQ7kydr2EA0

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      Milan 14 months ago

      Hey Nell, I have fat pockets under my lower lips

      (both the corners), above the chin . I don't know if they are muscle or fat.I am a skinny guy. It makes my mouth look protruding .Can you advice some exercises to reduce it.

      Thanks.

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      Nell Rose 14 months ago from England

      Thanks so much Shauna! lol! yes I am going through them all too, its much more difficult this time isn't it? but well worth while, and thanks for liking this, and good luck with the exercises!

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      Shauna L Bowling 14 months ago from Central Florida

      Nell, I wish I'd found this article sooner! I'm surfing the niche sites in preparation of voting in the upcoming Hubbie Awards. Since many of the niche site names don't reflect what's inside, I'm going in one at a time.

      I'm printing this article. In the past year, I've noticed my eyelids have begun drooping, the bags under my eyes are more pronounced, my neck is sagging, and I have downward facing lines by my mouth down to the chin.

      Creams don't work and I've found absolutely nothing that works for the baggy eye syndrome. It makes sense that exercise will do the trick. Now if only I can convince myself to exercise the rest of my body....

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      Nell Rose 18 months ago from England

      Hi Andrea, sorry I can't edit this article, but I do think this is a pretty good video, others tend to only show one movement etc, good luck!

      https://youtu.be/Vb_xcKcYs0Q

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      Andrea 18 months ago

      Hello Nell, trying to do these exercises. Any chance of having a video. It is difficult to know if I am doing them right or wrong. Or is there any program you can recommend? Thank you

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      Nell Rose 18 months ago from England

      Anybody can do it Kenny, it really is just to tighten up your facial muscles, then they will hold up the skin. Its the only place on your body apart from biceps, that the skin is attached to the muscle, so the more exercise no sagging skin.

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      Kenny 18 months ago

      Hi i'm 19 and I wanna know if this article is for older women battling facial wrinkles and sags?...or it's general for all women of all ages?

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      Nell Rose 20 months ago from England

      That's great Maureen, good luck and I am so glad this is helpful, just take it easy and you will notice a different, thanks again, nell

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      Maureen 20 months ago

      I am prone to headaches, doing this caused one but I will not give up. I also have vitiligo and I have to use thick creams on my skin. On the other hand, because I have vitiligo I look younger than my age. Doctors don't know why, it just does.

      I am printing this one out. I am 63 now and starting to get lines around my mouth and the droopy cheeks to go with them. I want to look as young as I feel.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Nadine! lol! I have been using it for years, and so far still no wrinkles at 56! never to late! lol!

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      Nadine May 2 years ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

      Wow Wow Wow I wish I have known about this when I turned 50! I suppose its never to late so I will keep these exercises in mind each morning. No wonder this post has had so many comments. Well done!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks so much Audrey, good luck with the exercises! lol!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      LOL! well maybe poetry.....just don't do it in front of the kids! LOL! thanks for reading, nell

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      poetryman6969 2 years ago

      So apparently you don't need to worry about your face staying that way if you do goofy expressions?

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      Such a great article! Off to do my exercises now!

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Hi mary, lol! older than dirt? love that saying! no, you are never too old, it would be great if you did try it, have a great day, nell

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      I'd heard of facial exercises before, but I never knew exactly how to do them...now I know. Wonder if it's too late to start now?? I'm older than dirt and have plenty of wrinkles. Hey, what do I have to lose?

      I bookmarked this so I can read it again.

      Voted UP, etc. and shared.

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Hiya Linda, yes they do! I always rub in cream to start with so the skin doesn't stretch and I makes me want to go to sleep! lol! thanks as always, nell

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I continue to do my facial exercises every day and they work so well to help reduce facial tension! :)

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Hi Amy and Margaret, I am not sure about facial exercise after surgery, but I am sure there are other articles that will give you a useful answer, I would imagine that it would be fine after healing, but its best to check.

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      Margaret 3 years ago

      My plastic surgeon at McLean Clinic, Toronto told me there is no side effect for a brow lift. This is a great article. Would you like sharing some exercises for the post op people. That will be really helpful.

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      Amy 3 years ago

      Great exercises. I had recently undergone a face lift surgery from a leading plastic surgeon in Toronto (www.mcleanclinic.com). I would like to ask whether it is safe for me to do these facial exercises.

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Hi js, good question! I started early, but its when you start to notice small lines or wrinkles forming. Or you see your skin start to sag. In fact anytime is good. Purely because, like other parts of your body, the muscles underneath are the thing that holds up the skin. So the quicker you start exercising those muscles, the better long term affect it will be. Just imagine a little guy using weights on your cheek bones! lol! thanks for asking and reading, nell

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      js 3 years ago

      What is the correct age to do this exercise.i m 31 now

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Thanks lovedoc! lol! no don't worry about those lines just yet! seriously these exercises are great, I totally noticed a difference when I started doing them, in fact I was gobsmacked! lol! the lines around my mouth totally went and I still don't have them now at over fifty, just over fifty.....um! haha! thanks for reading, nell

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      lovedoctor926 3 years ago

      Good facial exercises. I have bookmarked this information. I read that drinking water from a water bottle makes the smile lines more protruding. I have dimples and I've heard that eventually dimples become wrinkles, but I won't worry about that yet.

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Maybe do them both at the same time! lol! now that would be funny! thanks Linda!

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I'm doing my facial exercies right now Nell. I should be doing my ab exercises! :)

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Thanks so much SimpleGifts, and I hope you have a wonderful New Year too, nell

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      SimpleGiftsofLove 3 years ago from Colorado

      Good hub, Happy New Year Nell. Haven't been on for a while, but I remember you. Thank you for your support when I was first getting started here.

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Thanks so much ologsinquito, I am glad you liked it, and its great that you are going to try it, it really does work, I still do them every time I go to bed, sitting in bed reading and pulling faces! lol! thanks for the pin, nell

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      ologsinquito 3 years ago from USA

      This is something every woman needs to know. I'm pinning this to my Things You Really Need to Know board. I also plan to start doing these exercises.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks ken and jane, and yes of course feel free to print it out, and thanks!

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      KenWu 4 years ago from Malaysia

      You know what I am going to practice what you've written up there. Even if I am a male! You don't mind if I print it out??!

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      Jane Katigbak 4 years ago from Philippines

      NICE! Sure I can make use of some of these exercises instead of buying expensive beauty products. I should get my face ready for the middle life. :)

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Hi ris, good luck, and you will notice a difference I am sure, thanks.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Way to go Cyndi! lol! it really does work, I keep doing them myself and of course age does catch up a bit, but the parts of your face you notice slipping you can work on, thanks great, thanks!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks for reading makiyo, nell

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      Cynthia B Turner 4 years ago from Georgia

      Hi Nell Rose, I had to come back and make another comment. I've been trying your exercises since I read your article. I might be my imagination, wishful thinking or I need new contacts or something, but I do see a difference since I've been "working out."

      Thanks again for the information!

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      rls8994 4 years ago from Mississippi

      This is great information to have. I've been seeing a few lines so I will definately be starting these facial exericises! Thanks for this information. Great hub! :)

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Hi LD, pulling faces! yeah! haha! thanks again for reading, have a great day, nell

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks LT, lol! don't worry, they will still work whatever age you are, hopefully and fingers crossed! lol! thanks for reading, nell

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      LongTimeMother 4 years ago from Australia

      Oh, Nell, I'm beginning to wish I'd started these exercises years ago. lol.

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      Lol. the neck and double chin exercises made me laugh. Great hub!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks sky, glad you liked it! nell

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      skylarboo 4 years ago from San Diego, California

      Wow, I'm going to print this out and do this daily :)

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks Nancy and Dedee, glad you liked it, nell

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      Nancy McClintock 4 years ago from Southeast USA

      Fun advice. Thanks for sharing.

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      DeDeeJ 4 years ago

      I'm so happy I found these exercises. My eyelids have started to get a few wrinkles and I have wondered what I could do. I can't wait to try this.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks guys, I chew gum all the time! lol! glad you liked it, nell

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      Bram 4 years ago from Amsterdam

      I'm lucky I practice laughing a lot!

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      Adriene (A. D.) Joyce 4 years ago from New Jersey

      These are great. I did these as I was reading and I really feel the effects of the workout. I'm going to save this article and do them every day.

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      ocbill 4 years ago from hopefully somewhere peaceful and nice

      I like the Elvis one for the facial lines. You may be aware of a different technique for that area used in the Tanaka face massage

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      Muhammad Zeeshan 4 years ago from Karachi, Pakistan

      very informative and unique. I read a study which said chewing gum also helps face muscles and helps hinder the appearance of wrinkles.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks stac, glad you liked it, nell

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      Staci Stathos 4 years ago from Charleston, SC

      Love this hub. Thanks for the information.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks so much Viva, nell

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks so much Viva, nell

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      VivaLaVina 4 years ago

      This is very helpful. I'm so glad I stop by!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks Skylander, glad you liked it, nell

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      Suzanne Kirkhope 4 years ago from California

      Thanks for this. I'm going to give it a ret!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks MomsTreasure, glad you liked it, nell

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      MomsTreasureChest 4 years ago

      Great tips! I'm going to begin my facial exercises today! Thanks for sharing!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks so much Jess, glad you liked it, nell

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      JessBraz 4 years ago from Canada

      Awesome hub... I actually saw something about 'face yoga' on TV the other day and wanted to research it, your hub came at the perfect time. :) .. I'm at the age now where I am in need of some preventitive maintenence, so I will definitely be trying some of these excercises out.

      Cheers!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Hi katy, thats great! I have noticed a big difference to my face after using the exercises, I do them every day! lol! pulling funny faces has to be done in the dark!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Hi katy, thats great! I have noticed a big difference to my face after using the exercises, I do them every day! lol! pulling funny faces has to be done in the dark!

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      Kay Comer 4 years ago from Metropolis, Illinois

      Nell...Thank you SO SO much for this hub. I've been doing facercise since I discovered Carol Di Maggio (sp?) about 10 plus years ago. I have very droopy eye lids and I can do the exercise for that and notice a difference the first time. Of course, you have to keep it up daily to get the real benefit. And I'll admit I don't do them daily. But I can do all of these exercises just one day and do them right...and 'feel' a difference...it really begins to tighten immediately. And after just a very few days...you can SEE a difference. Thanks for your hub and I'm anxious to see what else you write about :-) thekatydid

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks Bumpsysmum, good luck! it really does work, I still do them every night!

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      Bumpsysmum 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

      I am going to try this, anything to slow the inevitable sagging. Great hub.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks tebo, good luck with the exercises, nell

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      tebo 4 years ago from New Zealand

      I downloaded some facial exercises some time ago, but didnt do them. It s time I did because I think they should work. Thanks for the details. I shall get started.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks guys, I have been doing the exercises for a few years now, usually when I go to bed and read, pulling faces in the dark isn't so bad as in the middle of the day in the office! lol! thanks for reading, nell

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      DON BALDERAS 4 years ago

      I will try that to delay my getting old...he, he. Thanks for sharing this.

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      Marlene Bertrand 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

      I can vouch for facial exercises. I started doing the one for the neck and double chin and after the first week, I noticed that it was working. So, I figured it would work for other areas, too. I also do facial exercises to bring the sagging on both sides of my lips up. This one is taking a little bit more effort. But, after a month, I am starting to see a difference.

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      G. Diane Nelson Trotter 4 years ago from Fontana

      Just reminded me to do the stretchy faces! Hi Nell!

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      Cynthia B Turner 4 years ago from Georgia

      I'll have to try these. Bookmarking the site. Looks like I'm not the only one looking for a little lift. LOL.

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      newusedcarssacram 4 years ago from Sacramento, CA, U.S.A

      Wow, this is truly a helpful post. Doing these simple exercises is definitely a better option than face lifting.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Thanks Live Free, glad you liked it, nell

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      Live Free Be You 4 years ago

      it is true you can change the way your face look with these techniques. take a few minutes to relax and let go of a few stressors before hand and it's more effective.

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Stuff it? hee hee! sorry couldn't resist! I usually tie the skin in a knot and cut of the excess! hahaha! wish it could be that simple! serious answer? look up at the ceiling and gently tap with your fingers along the chin line, its supposed to tighten the skin, okay? lol!

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      G. Diane Nelson Trotter 5 years ago from Fontana

      what do you do for the turkey neck?

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      lol! don't pull faces in the train, or bus or office! you get funny looks, I know! lol!

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      hi nell..im exercising while reading your hub.it's fun.hehe

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi Deborah, thanks so much, I do it most days, not sure if its keeping back time, but I don't look too bad just yet! lol! those wrinkles are not going to beat me! thanks again, nell

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Nell, this is so good.. and funny to look at the faces. terrye told me and she is so right.. and what great ideas.. to ,keep your face from sagging.. I love it..

      thanks

      debbie

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi diane, haha! I have nearly done that before! thanks again, nell

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi diane, haha! I have nearly done that before! thanks again, nell

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      G. Diane Nelson Trotter 5 years ago from Fontana

      It's also possible to pop jawbones doing this stuff. BEEEE careful!

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi Michael, lol! thats because you pulled the wrong muscle I expect! seriously I have done them on the train too, forgot where I was! lol! thanks as always, nell