Should you massage your lymph nodes?

People are familiar with the body’s vessel system that carries blood to and from the tissues, but few understand there is another equally vital system of vessels that removes cell wastes, proteins, excess fluid, viruses, and bacteria. The lymph system picks up fluids and waste products from the spaces between the cells and then filters and cleans them.

Does lymph drainage massage work?

Lymphatic drainage massage is a highly specialized massage technique that targets the lymphatic system.  Lymphatic drainage massage has great modality for people with fluid retention or swelling from post surgery due to their lymph nodes being removed. “In Korea, facial fitness has long been a part of the skincare industry,” says Alicia Yoon, founder of Korean skincare brand Peach & Lily.

What are the benefits of facial massage on the lymphatic system?

When used in conjunction with topical acne products, lymphatic massage of the face and decollete area can be highly effective due to its ability to prevent sluggish circulation and remove unwanted toxins. This reduces puffiness and keeps our complexion healthy. Here are the 6 key benefits of a lymphatic facial massage.

Is lymphatic drainage massage safe?

For the most part lymphatic drainage massage is safe. With such a light touch, the danger of causing damage to the tissue is slim.