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Great Concept for Younger Women...But, Not so much for Mature skin
on June 10, 2014
This is a good concept regarding the micro-current technology for lifting and toning facial muscles,but younger women will get better and faster results than those of us who are older.
1) Nicely packaged unit with several compartments to hold wands, serums, and foam sleeves
2) Instructional DVD and brochure included
3) Two different sets of wands, finger wands or hand wands for personal preference
1) Very time consuming
2) Foam sleeves loosen easily and slide off wands during use. They can be washed, dried, and reused but will
be thin having very little cushioning.
3) Liquid components costly to replace, so like many others, I finally resorted to serums, gels, and facial oils.
4) Not suitable for mature `already aged' skin
I was in my fifties when I purchased the FaceMaster, and I was diligent in my use; five times a week for seven months. As the months progressed, I increased the power levels and I increased the repetitions, so that I ended up spending close to an hour and half on the tightening and toning of the facial muscles, and close to half an hour on the `feathering'. These `exercises' were split between morning and evening because I was so stubbornly determined to get results. As I said, I was determined, so I would put on my music and get on with this procedure. By the end of the seventh month, I became discouraged. Any so-called improvements in lifting and toning were temporary and minimal, not much for the time over several months devoted to this procedure. That's when I started to do a little research to find out why the Facemaster was not working for me.
When one is younger, your skin cells and facial tissue are healthy, toned, and tight, however as one ages, the facial tissue actually separates from the facial muscles. The sagging skin that we witness on our face is the facial tissue that has been stretched and has separated apart from the facial muscles. During a face lift, the facial tissue is pulled taut and the excess is cut off and removed. That is why after a face-lift, the facial skin is so much tighter and more youthful looking.
So in essence, this is almost like getting your body in top physical condition and then wearing a top coat that is two sizes too large. The facial muscles may be toned, but the sagging facial tissue (like the oversized overcoat) is what is visible.
For women in their twenties, and thirties, go for it. Your skin cells and skin tissue is still healthy, strong and intact, you most likely will achieve the benefits, and may prolong the inevitable aging.
For women in their forties, everyone ages differently at different times according to our genetics,environment, and lifestyle, so if started early enough you also may achieve results.
However, for us `mature women' in our fifties and beyond, it may be too late to receive the improvements and all the benefits than a younger woman, and I would recommend finding another way in the quest for that more youthful look.
I do believe in this product, The FaceMaster, and I have passed mine along to a substantially younger woman.
With diligence and persistence I believe that she will achieve some terrific results.
And I hope that my review has been helpful, as I have tried to address the success rates for younger, middle, and maturewomen on an individual age classification basis.