Jade Roller and Gua Sha, the name itself are already compelling. You may have heard of beauty influencers, YouTubers, Tik Tokers and Celebrities using Jade Roller And Gua Sha in their skincare routine. But if you haven’t, you have come to the right place. We shall introduce this new indulgence.
What is a Jade Roller?
This latest innovation of beauty tools has taken the skincare enthusiasts by storm currently. A Jade Roller is a small massaging tool for the face made from solid jade stone. Handy as it comes, effective too.
It’s no question that there are people who are sceptical of using a roller, however, the benefits outweigh it all. There are often debates among skincare enthusiasts as to which of the tool is better between Jade roller and Gua Sha. Nonetheless, it all comes down to one’s own opinion upon using the tools.
Benefits of using Jade Roller:
- It is used as a massaging tool to relax facial muscles and thus release tension.
- Ageing is everyone’s enemy and the jade roller is paramount to the reduction of excess fluid that results in skin ageing. It is not however proven to erase wrinkles.
- A Jade Roller helps reduce puffiness around the eyes and skin due to lack of sleep, hormonal changes or even crying.
What is Gua Sha?
Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese beauty tool [also called healing stones] made of semi-precious stone used to massage the face and body to improve circulation. GUA means to ‘stroke’ or ‘press’ and SHA refers to ‘redness’. This technique is generally performed on the neck, arms, legs, backs and buttocks. It is believed that Gua Sha alleviates the well being of a person by removing discomfort and tension from musculoskeletal pain.
There’s no denying that people are obsessed with various beauty tools. And Gua Sha is the perfect addition to it.
Benefits of using Gua Sha:
Glowing skin: The Gua Sha massage helps improve blood circulation and drains the toxins thus resulting in a youthful glow and lesser dark circles. Inputting the right pressure to your face can rid of your dull complexion.
Anti – Ageing: Saggy face, swollen skin, puffiness, fatigue are usually caused due to slow lymph system. And the best way to lift the skin and feel vigorous/sprightly and plumped is to give Gua Sha a try. The Gua Sha smoothen out ageing signs by relaxing your stiff facial muscles and tissues. You sha worry no more.
Diminish Acne: The Gua Sha tool works wonders for Acne-prone skin. Stimulating Gua Sha cleanses out stagnant waste toxins and regenerate the skin’s tissue. Gentle massage and muscle movement with this tool brings fresh blood to the skin surface thus reducing the visibility of acne scars and size.
Sculpted effect and contours: Applying pressure on different parts of your face and consistently scraping with the different edges of Gua Sha will give you a defined jawline and cheekbones. Your face will look well-contoured as you stroke using the “Sweeping technique.”
Who should not use Gua Sha?
Gua Sha is not suitable for everyone. They are those who:
●have clotting disorders and blood thinning.
●have medical conditions affecting the skin and veins.
●have had any surgery in the last few weeks.
●have an infection or wound that has not healed.
Jade Roller and Gua Sha is a holistic method that is trending and taking the limelight in recent times. Explaining why millennials are drawn to Jade Roller and Gua Sha Dr Chytra V Anand, Celebrity Cosmetic Dermatologist, Kosmoderma Clinics and Founder, Skin Q. Research said, ” DIY has become increasingly popular in the recent years, and the Gua Sha and Jade Roller do the work. It is a simple to use, low-cost one-time purchase tool. Using a Gua Sha or a Jade Roller with serum push deeper into the skin hence aiding in the positive purpose.”
Incorporating Jade Roller and Gua Sha regularly can help achieve radiating skin tone on your face and body, as well as a refreshing complexion. Ergo, it’s no surprise as to why healing stones become so popular in the skincare industry. What are ya’ll waiting for? Go treat yourself with the best and get your mind, body and spirit rejuvenated. Make sure to go to a professional who has a license in Gua Sha to reduce risks and ensure safe and proper treatment.
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