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Chinese Five Elements & Face Mapping

Chinese face mapping views the face as a map with each section connecting to a dominant organ of the body and one of the Chinese 5 elements. If one organ is stronger or weaker it can cause imbalances that manifest as pimples, blemishes, discolouration, broken capillaries, rough patches and fine lines. At Pure Therapy when I observe my clients skin as part of the initial facial analysis I am looking not only for the skin type, texture and colour but use this face mapping technique to acknowledge any imbalances in the elements and organs for a truly holistic approach to better skin health. Anything that is happening within the body will almost surely be presenting itself outwardly via the skin. Wood Element is aligned to the season Spring and connected to the Liver and Spleen energy.  A wood character is like a tree, firm and sure with flexibility when needed.  Skin in this element tends to be normal to combination with uneven tone and will benefit from the Elemental Herbology bal

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