Ten Benefits of Grapeseed Massage Oil

15Did you know that grapeseed massage oil is a highly prized carrier oil in aromatherapy and massage therapy? It has almost no aroma and is wonderfully light in texture. It is a great non-greasy oil to use, but could be enriched by blending it with another carrier massage oils such as almond or wheat germ oil.

Some of the advantages of grapeseed massage oil:

  • Grapeseed oil is almost odorless and has a fine texture.
  • The fine texture make it easily absorbed by the skin and non-greasy.
  • Grapeseed massage oil has mildly astringent qualities which help to tighten and tone the skin. This makes it useful for acne and other skin complaints when having a cleansing massage.
  • Grapeseed oil extract is rich in linoleic acid. Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid for the skin and the cell membranes.
  • Grapeseed oil has regenerative and restructuring properties and has excellent skin moisturizing properties.
  • The smooth, silky texture makes it excellent for a relaxing massage without being greasy.
  • It contains vitamins, minerals, and protein, GLA, and a small amount of vitamin E.
  • It penetrates the skin easily bringing it moisturizing, regenerating and protecting effects.
  • It is said to be good for repairing skin around the eyes.
  • If you’ve run out of shaving cream, it’s supposed to be great for keeping the skin lubricated.

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Massage by Using Quality Massage Oils

14A good massage, whether remedial, Swedish or hot stone, can do wonders to invigorate the body and soul. To make a massage even better, a number of luxury massage oil blends can be purchased from online stores that sell beauty products and supplies. These can go a long way toward turning a good rub down into a great one.

A good rub down will relax you, heal you and even increase your sensuality. A Swedish massage rub is one that is done by strong hands to relax and loosen up the muscles through extended, fluid strokes. A remedial rub down focuses on the healing of overused or injured muscles, ligaments and tendons. A deep rub down after warming the muscles with hot stones can arouse the senses with the use of aromatic oils that are said to have their own healing and relaxation properties.

Luxury oil blends can help to loosen and warm the muscles, as well as make the rub down easier for the person performing it by providing more friction or more slickness. Various techniques require different amounts of resistance. For example, a deep massage, like a remedial one, will require a lot of resistance to get a better grasp on the muscles to work them. A Swedish one may required more slippage for making the long strokes.

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First Choice in the Massage Parlours

13The massage parlours of Hanoi are renowned for their oriental opulence. They are where the wealthy citizens go to relax in comfort in luxurious surroundings, and a major element in creating this special aura of sensual sophistication is the extensive use of silk.

Silk drapes adorn the walls, the customer is invited to lie on a silk-covered bed and the beautiful young masseuses are sheathed in silk.

For thousands of years the women of Vietnam have used silk garments to complement their natural beauty and this has been exhibited to the world in the traditional high-necked figure-hugging dress, the ao dai. Now widely seen and admired internationally, the ao dai has frequently induced both male and female minds to wonder what is worn underneath. According to the proprietors of women’s lingerie stores, massage parlour attendants are their best customers, those with the most money to spend and the most intent on acquiring the latest fashion in luxury items; and their material of choice for inner as well as outer garments is silk.

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Swedish Massage – Therapy And Benefits

12Swedish massage therapy is the perfect way to introduce yourself to the world of relaxation and leisure. If all you want to do is relax and watch your tension melt away with subtle pressings and rub downs on your body, then spa massage is definitely the way to go. But most people, who have never had a massage, are often confused by the large range of massage types available to them. They don’t know where to start from. Swedish massage is one the best known forms of massage used for relaxation which is done to relax the entire body and not just a body part. This is done by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But that’s not all that the Swedish massage therapy does for relaxation.

According to a recent study, a 45-minute Swedish massage experienced significant decreases in levels of the stress hormone cortisol, as well as arginine vasopressin-a hormone that can lead to increases in cortisol. It was also observed that people had increases in the number of lymphocytes, white blood cells that are part of the immune system, and a boost in the immune cells.

Athletes find this to be quite important, as this massage can dislodge the buildup of lactic acids in muscles, which is caused due to regular exercise. It also helps in circulating fresh oxygenated blood to those muscles. This massage not only helps with physical relaxation, but its peculiar techniques help relive emotional and mental stress. It is also known to have other medical and therapeutic uses. It can also help with reducing joint pain and stiffness, and has also been known to help those with osteoarthritis. This massage can sometimes let the clients enjoy an enhanced flexibility due to improved blood circulation. Coming from the classic era of massages, this is also known as the classic massage in a few places.

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Deep Tissue Massage Importance

11A body massage that thoroughly invigorates and revitalises – the deep tissue massage is a massage therapy that re-aligns layers of muscles and deep tissues to release muscle tension and chronic knots by breaking them down.

Using deep finger pressure and slow but firm strokes, a deep tissue massage is especially helpful to relieve aches and pains in areas such neck, upper back, lower back, calf muscle and shoulders.

During the body massage, you must tell the therapist what’s your comfort range the pressure points. This massage penetrates the deeper muscles and connective tissues.It has been used to relieve the strain from muscles in chronic stress and usage. Deep tissue massage may release contractures (fibrous healing) in a muscle area with previous injury.

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