I am currently loving my skin care routine now that I have added a few key Shiseido skin care products to the mix. I'm very much into masks and my new favorite overall mask is this Shiseido 'Benefiance' Firming Massage Mask ($48 at Nordstrom). The mask itself is a wonderful creamy texture with some tiny granules for gentle exfoliating. But the key to its magic is the facial massage steps that help firm your skin and prevent future wrinkles.
The Japanese (and French) are big on the facial massage. Asians usually have great skin and trust me, if you ask an Asian gal if she does facial massages, her answer will most likely be "yes". You do exercises for your body, why not your face? Think of it as some good facial yoga stretches to help you relax before bed. I only do this twice a week and it only takes a few minutes! These massages help tone your skin, create blood flow, and also drain excess fluids from your skin.
Learn the Shiseido Facial Massage with all the steps and diagrams to help you. (You can easily print out this web page.) This is also available in pamphlet form at the Shiseido counter.
Product was provided by Shiseido for this review.