Kobido Facial (Facial Yoga)

Kobido Facial, often called Kobido Yoga or Kobido Facelift, is a traditional Japanese facial massage technique designed to rejuvenate the skin and restore its youthful vibrancy. Originating from the ancient wellness practices of Japan, Kobido seeks to harmonize energy flow, improve circulation, and promote natural skin regeneration.

Practiced in the serene ambiance of Maison Privee in Dubai, Kobido Facial integrates a variety of meticulous massage strokes and acupressure points to stimulate collagen production and enhance skin elasticity. The rhythmic movements employed in the treatment work synergistically to release facial tension, alleviate stress, and foster a radiant complexion. This facial therapy is celebrated for its efficacy in diminishing fine lines, refining skin texture, and elevating facial contours, rendering a visible facelift effect.

Maison Privee, nestled in the dynamic city of Dubai, is a sanctuary of beauty and relaxation, offering this age-old Japanese therapy for individuals seeking a holistic approach to skincare. Our experienced aestheticians at Maison Privee are adept at customizing the Kobido Facial to suit individual skin needs, ensuring that each client experiences the optimal benefits of this rejuvenating facial massage.

Embracing the essence of Kobido, Maison Privee invites you to embark on a journey of tranquility and revitalization. Our dedication to excellence and commitment to holistic wellness make us a favored destination for Kobido Facial in Dubai. Discover the transformative power of this ancient Japanese art and unveil a visage that exudes youthful radiance and vitality at Maison Privee.


Benefits of Kobido Face Lift Massage

Skin Rejuvenation: Kobido promotes the production of collagen, aiding in the rejuvenation of skin, making it appear more youthful and radiant.

Enhanced Circulation: The massage techniques used in Kobido boost blood circulation, delivering a greater amount of oxygen and nutrients to the skin, thereby improving its texture and tone.

Lymphatic Drainage: Kobido facilitates the natural drainage of the lymph, which helps in eliminating toxins, reducing puffiness, and improving the immune system.

Relaxation of Facial Muscles: By targeting and relaxing the facial muscles, Kobido helps in reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and tension in the face.

Improvement in Skin Elasticity: The lifting and toning techniques of Kobido improve the elasticity of the skin, resulting in a firmer and more lifted appearance.

Balancing of Chi (Energy): Kobido aims to balance the body’s chi or energy, fostering a sense of holistic well-being and balance.

Stress Reduction: The soothing and rhythmic movements involved in a Kobido massage can significantly reduce stress and promote a sense of relaxation and tranquility.

Enhanced Product Absorption: Kobido improves the skin’s ability to absorb skincare products, maximizing their benefits.

Natural Glow: By stimulating both the surface and deeper layers of the skin, Kobido imparts a natural glow and vibrancy to the complexion.

Holistic Well-being: Kobido not only addresses facial aesthetics but also contributes to the overall well-being of the mind and body, promoting a harmonious balance.


Our Process

Preparation and Cleansing

Client Consultation:
The aesthetician starts with a thorough consultation to understand the client’s skin type, concerns, and any specific requirements or preferences.

Medical history is reviewed to ensure the treatment is suitable.

The aesthetician begins by thoroughly cleansing the client’s face to remove makeup, dirt, and oils.

A gentle exfoliant may be used to remove dead skin cells and prepare the skin for the massage.

Kobido Massage Technique

Warm-Up Strokes: The aesthetician uses light, swift strokes to warm up the facial muscles and stimulate blood circulation.

Lymphatic Drainage: Gentle, rhythmic movements are applied to stimulate lymphatic drainage, which helps detoxify the skin.

Deep Tissue Manipulation: The aesthetician employs varied techniques including kneading, pinching, and tapping to work on the deeper facial tissues and muscles. These movements aim to release tension, promote muscle tone, and lift the face.

Chi Balancing: Focusing on acupressure points, the aesthetician works to balance the energy (Chi) flow throughout the face and body.

Stimulating Collagen Production: Techniques that stimulate the production of collagen and elastin are employed, focusing on areas prone to wrinkles and sagging.

Finishing Touches

Cool Down:
Gentle, soothing strokes are used to cool down the face, and any residual tension is eased.

Application of Skincare Products:
The aesthetician applies hydrating and nourishing skincare products such as serums, creams, or oils, ensuring that they are well-absorbed into the skin.

Client Feedback and Aftercare Advice:
The aesthetician discusses the treatment results with the client, gathers feedback, and provides aftercare advice and recommendations.

Kobido is a traditional Japanese facial massage technique, also known as the “Japanese Facelift,” practiced for centuries for its ability to lift and firm the skin. It utilizes various techniques including kneading, tapping, and lifting to stimulate the facial muscles and lymphatic system.

Unlike traditional facials that primarily focus on cleansing, exfoliating, and hydrating the skin, Kobido is more vigorous and stimulating, targeting the muscles and lymphatic system of the face.

Kobido offers numerous benefits such as reducing fine lines and wrinkles, lifting and firming the skin, improving skin texture and tone, reducing under-eye puffiness and dark circles, detoxifying the skin through lymphatic stimulation, and promoting relaxation.

A standard Kobido facial lasts approximately 45-60 minutes.

It is advisable to get a Kobido facial once a week or once every two weeks to achieve the best results.

Kobido is generally safe for most individuals, but it’s essential to consult with a qualified massage therapist or dermatologist if you have any skin conditions or medical concerns.

Kobido should not cause pain, but some individuals may experience mild discomfort during the massage.

Post-treatment, you may observe slight redness and flushing of the skin, which should subside within a few hours, leaving the skin looking brighter and more radiant.

Individuals with active acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, open sores or cuts on the face, cancer, or cardiovascular disease should avoid Kobido facials.

Yes, Kobido promotes relaxation and helps in reducing stress, apart from its numerous skincare benefits.