- Muscle: Risorius. Symmetrical .Place both exercisers bilaterally at the corners of your mouth keeping your lips together. Try to draw the corners of your mouth straight back as you pronounce sound 'eee'. Feel the resistance of FacExer bilaterally. Hold for a count of 5. Repeat 5-10 times.
- Muscle: Zygomaticus Major. Symmetrical. Place both exercisers bilaterally just outside the corners of your mouth onto your cheeks. Draw the corners of your mouth upwards and outwards as in smiling. Feel resistance of FacExer. Hold for a count of 5. Repeat 5-10 times.
- Muscle: Buccinator. Symmetrical muscle.
Press your FacExers against mouth and lips area in order to stabilize skin. Hold the inside of your cheeks firmly against your side teeth and draw back the corners of the mouth as when pursing your lips as if to playing FacExer as trumpet. Hold for account of 5. Repeat 5-10 times.
Muscle: Pterygoideus Medialis and Lateralis. Press FacExers against both sides of your lower face and chin area. Try to push your lower jaw forward exposing your lower teeth. Hold on a count of 5. Repeat 5-10 times.
Cheek lifting exercise helps to elevate lines and permit a more natural, rounded contour, reduce malar bags .
"Malar Bags, which may appear as "cheek dents," generally manifest toward the outside, upper portion of the cheek area. Multiple factors may contribute to their development, among them the natural volume deflation and sagging that comes with aging and drainage problems in the small lymphatic vessels in the region. Owing to the latter, anything that affects fluid dynamics, like allergic reactions, fatigue, excessive salt consumption, etc. may worsen the appearance.of malar bags" according to Dr. Nelson Lee Novick, New York Dermatologic Surgeon.
- For each exercise:
- Hold for a count of 5. Repeat as indicated ( 5-10 repetitions initially, increase amount of sets to 10-15 over time as tolerating).