I stepped into the gorgeous, well-lit spa overlooking Bryant Park with absolutely no idea what to expect. All I knew for sure was Joanna Vargas' s big-deal reputation in the land of skincare, a celebrity aesthetician trusted by the likes of Julianne Moore, Greta Gerwig, Mandy Moore, and more. If they depend on her treatments to get their skin red carpet—ready, I was more than down to give this celebrity facial treatment a try for my not-so-glam subway commute I'd follow it up with. I'd read a little about microcurrent facials prior to my appointment but admittedly didn't do enough research. This is probably why my mom always gets so nervous when I tell her "I'm trying a new thing for my face today"—she's well aware of my YOLO attitude toward intriguing beauty treatments. To be transparent, all I knew was my skin would be stimulated by some sort of electrical current from a funny-looking device that'll essentially give my face muscles a much-needed workout.
What Are the Benefits of Electrical Muscle Stimulation?
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Electro muscles stimulation exploits a natural physiological principle of the body; the brain naturally stimulates muscles to work through electrochemical impulses conveyed to the muscle fibres muscle cells. In a similar way, Tua Face Fitness conveys special low-voltage micro-currents to the facial muscles and tissues via the patented electrode wand. These micro-currents, which are controlled and absolutely safe, cause passive contraction of the muscles fibres, particularly at the less-used level, and increase the blood circulation to the treated area. Your skeletal muscle contraction is controlled by the central nervous system CNS by means of electro-chemical impulses conveyed through the nervous system. Tua Face Fitness is a treatment that generates specific electrical micro-currents that cause gentle yet deep passive muscle contraction by mimicking and substituting the impulses generated by the CNS. The micro-current is applied at the point where the nerve innervates the muscle fibres neuromuscular plate.
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