Whether you have been to a spa day or had a sports injury, there is a strong chance that you have been to a massage therapist at least once in your life.
From relaxing massages to muscle injury treatments, these professionals have a lot of knowledge when it comes to what is best for your body.
Buzzfeed had some professionals on hand including Noelle Nieva of The Brooklyn Body Shop in Brooklyn, New York; Elise Watson of Balanced Harmony Massage in Virginia Beach, Virginia; and Geraldine Villeneuve, author of Put Your Best Feet Forward to put forward their expertise of the trade.
So, let’s take a look at all the ins and outs of being a massage therapist…
1. Your Pores Open During A Massage And All Of Your Toxins Literally Spill Out
For instance, if you have drank alcohol or smoked cigarettes, these toxins will escape through your pores during a massage – you might not be able to feel it but you’ll definitely be able to smell it.