After turning into an avid Saeki advocate, Mum came into my room a few weeks later.
"Aren't there any easier face massages? The Saeki one is so hard to remember!"
Some Googling turned up Yukuko Tanaka's (another Japanese beauty expert) Zogan massage. Apparently great for anti-aging and facial contouring, Mum found it much easier to remember and faster to do (under 5 minutes).
She pranced up to me the next morning.
"What do you think?"
I squinted blearily over my cup of Horlicks. And then:
"You have a chin! And your neck looks better!"
"I know!" Mum preened. The stress from my father's illness a few years ago resulted in a double chin and neck wrinkles for my mother. She has always been upset about it.
Until now. Looks like the whole anti-aging thing might work. Will report back in another month.
The facial massage videos can be found after the jump. The before and after pics were obviously photoshopped.