Aesthetician and spa owner Maggio revamps her original exercise program to tonethe facial muscle groups beneath the eyes, cheeks, neck and jawline.
Based on the premise that muscles of the body can be toned with resistance exercises, the author designs an exercise programto firm up facial muscles for men and women looking for an affordable, surgical-free alternative to aesthetic enhancement. Maggio outlines 13 exercises in this heavily illustrated manual, using hand- and body-posturing movements to de-wrinkle brows, fill cheeks and plump lips, among other aging concerns. The full program takes just 16 minutes, and two shorter versions of the routine for those on the go take half that time—and can be done in the car or office. She's sure to warn off those looking for a quick fix, urging readers to use her program in combination with proper nutrition, exercise, vitamin supplements and a healthy dose of SPF on a daily basis. If client testimonials are anything to go by, Maggio's program is a proven winner, opening with before and after pictures of those who have achieved success with Facercise. Even Dr. Oz, the Oprah-sanctioned health expert and host of theAsk Dr. Oztelevision program, is cited as speaking positively of Maggio's program. He's not alone, as several doctors are on record speaking to how they've incorporated Facercise as "an essential" component of their alternative aesthetic-medicine approach.
Say goodbye to Botox, nose jobs and chemical peels—here's your ticket to an easy, no-cost, non-surgical facelift.