Viotox Anti-Wrinkle Face Cupping Method is an alternative therapy that uses suction cups to stimulate your skin and muscles.
It can be done on your face or body.
The suction promotes increased blood circulation, which helps relieve muscle tension, promote cell repair, and aid in other regeneration.
When blood pressure increases on the stratum corneum (the most superficial portion of the epidermis or skin level), new blood vessels are created and the effects of topical collagen cream applications are increased 10 fold thereby producing cellular regeneration.
No. Although they’re based on the same principle of restoration, facial and body cupping are executed differently.
Facial cups are typically smaller and softer. They’re used to gently pull the skin away from deeper layers of fascia. This increases blood flow to the area and rejuvenates the skin without leaving cup marks behind.
Over time this practice improves the complexion and diminishes fine lines and wrinkles.
Body cupping, on the other hand, is primarily used to alleviate aches and pains.
Temporary cup marks are almost always left behind, but they do serve a diagnostic purpose; the size, shape, and color are said to reflect the amount of “stagnation” or cellular waste buildup. These marks fade as your lymphatic system processes the waste.
The suction effect pulls blood into the area of skin underneath the cup. This saturates the surrounding tissue with fresh blood and promotes new blood vessel formation. Collagen applications are immediately applied after cupping providing a rich, deep penetration.
Cupping also promotes sterile inflammation. Sterile inflammation is a form of pathogen-free trauma. With cupping, it results from mechanical trauma.
The vacuum-like suction separates different layers of tissues, resulting in microtrauma and tearing. This triggers an inflammatory response, flooding the area with white blood cells, platelets, and other healing aids.
Facial cupping has been shown to:
Because of this, the practice is designed to:
Facial cupping shouldn’t leave bruises. However, bruising can occur if the cup is left in the same place for too long. Experts at Viotox say that discoloration can occur in as little as five seconds, so make sure you keep the cup moving and follow instructions.
Although facial cupping is generally considered safe – rare, minor side effects are possible. They typically occur during or immediately after the treatment.
You may experience temporary:
Experts at Viotox advise against using facial cupping on broken or inflamed skin. This includes active breakouts, rashes, and sores.
Viotox offers an at-home cupping kit. Viotox adapts a program to your special needs and provides an online supervision program. This will allow for greater, successful results.
Consulting a professional also ensures that the proper technique is followed. Viotox offers a supervised at-home program providing you with the advantages of both full guidance and home based ease. Your online Viotox expert will recommend corrective actions and can answer any questions you may have all along your journey to better skin.
There are a variety of different cupping kits you can use. Some cups are made from hard plastics, while others are soft and gel-like. Both can be equally effective, so it’s ultimately up to your personal preference.
You should always follow the directions on your cupping kit.
General guidelines suggest these steps:
You may notice minor redness and irritation afterwards. This is normal and should subside within a few hours.
Experts at Viotox recommend to cup at night so that any irritation that arises is gone by morning.
Mary – a Viotox regular client tells us how she uses cups – “I take showers just before bedtime,” she says. “Right after the shower, I put on a face serum and start cupping. If I need more glide, I add a face oil. My cups are only used by me, so afterwards I just wash them with soap and water.”
Smaller cups work best on sensitive areas, including under your eyes and eyebrows, along your nose and T-zone, and around your mouth. Larger cups work best on larger areas of skin, such as your forehead, cheeks, and along your jaw.