Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

What is Cancer Touch Therapy?

Cancer Touch Therapy is a complementary wellness treatment designed for clients anyone suffering from cancer Parkinson’s disease, neurological problems, stress and sleeping difficulties. It was developed by the Made For Life Foundation in conjunction with The Royal Cornwall Hospital and Macmillan.

Using careful developed techniques and 100% organic products the treatment harnessing the power of Tui Na an ancient Chinese practice of helping to remove blockages and imbalances within the body.

What are the benefits of facial massage?

Facial massage improves the appearance of skin in a myriad of ways. First and foremost, it creates ‘that glow’ the well-rested healthy glow that can’t be re-created with products. It can reduce facial lines it boosts the circulation and relaxes the facial muscles. Lymphatic drainage is also improved, and puffiness reduced.

How often should you have a facial?

For best results your skin would benefits from a facial every 3-4 weeks. This follows the natural cycle of skin cells, which renew along those time times. If you have acne prone skin, then you could benefit from a facial more frequently.

What is Gua Sha facial massage?

Exercise for your face! - with general massage gua sha can tone and promote increase skin elasticity. The ‘scraping’ technique used gently moves waste material to your lymph nodes under your ears and into the neck. Over time your skin is lifted for a more tone firm appearance.

Can I have a message if I am pregnant?

Yes, of course you can. If you are pregnant, please let me know when booking and we can adapt the massage to suit you.

What are the benefits of pressure point massage?

Pressure point massage is a therapy specifically designed to alleviate the source of pain through isolated pressure and release. I use small circular motions to apply pressure for around 5 seconds before releasing and repeating a further two times. The benefits are relieving stress, tension and anxiety, improves sleep, boost your mood by producing serotonin, increase blood flow to and from the skin.

Why does skin heat up during massage?

When you massage the body heat is generated, which is transferred to the tissues via the friction from the hands/elbow/fingers. In turn, this heat causes the blood vessels in the area to dilate leading to an increase of blood into the area.

What are ‘muscle knots’?

Muscle knots are small bump like areas of muscle fibers. These knots occur when muscles fibers tense and tighten from overuse, strain or even trauma. When a muscle is overused or injured the tightening effect protects the area from further injury - a guarding response.

How can you reduce muscle soreness after massage?

Stay hydrated! Hydrated muscles are healthy muscles, applying some gentle heat after will also help with the blood flow and healing process.

Can I buy a gift voucher?

Yes of course you can, please get in touch with me directly and we can arrange this for you.

What’s your return policy?

All the skincare products I use have a 30 day money back policy, provided they are unopened and unused.

What if I need to cancel an appointment?

If you need to cancel an appointment please get in touch as soon as possible. Please note a cancellation charge may apply.

How much is postage?

Standard 1st class postage will be applied to all orders. Orders over £60 will be free of charge.

I need help to identify what facial I need can I call you first?

Yes, of course you can.

Do I need a skin test before I have my eye opener treatment?

Yes, I will need to do a skin test 24 hours before a treatment.

 

 

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