Just like the rest of your body, facial muscles require exercise to keep you looking younger. Incorporating a regular facial massage into your daily skin care routine has a few benefits as we’ve highlighted some. Relieves tension When the muscles on your face tense up, they are more likely to harbour wrinkles, which is why they need to be massaged out regularly. “All it takes is 1 to 2 minutes per day to relax”. However, the length of time for a facial massage required depends on your skin type. For oily and acne-prone skin, it’s best to keep it to under 10 minutes. If skin has a normal to dry complexion, no longer than 20 minutes is necessary (too much stimulation can lead to breakouts). And employ different techniques: try soft tapping and pinching motions—don’t pull at the skin—starting from.