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The Art and Science of Facial Massage

By: Lydia Sarfati
Posted: March 26, 2009, from the April 2009 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.
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Epicranius frontalis. Raises eyebrows and causes the forehead to wrinkle

Epicranius occipitalis. Located at the back of the head and draws the scalp posteriorly

Mentalis. Raises and protrudes the lower lip, causing the chin to wrinkle

Orbicularis oculi. Closes the eyelids and tightens the skin of the forehead

Orbicularis oris. Compresses, contracts, puckers and wrinkles the lips