Jade rollers are all of the rage right now (and rightfully so, but that’s for another blog post), however, there is another skincare tool that deserves the hype as well. Guasha is another tool made of jade or other crystals similar to the facial rollers. The difference is that a GuaSha is a flat piece of crystal rather than a rounded piece that rolls. This allows us to apply slight pressure which aids in good skin health when done correctly. This tool has been used for thousands of years in Ancient Chinese Medicine. Here’s how this facial massage is beneficial:
Now that you know why this tool is a great addition to your skincare routine, how do you use it? Will it make you late for work or keep you from getting to bed at a reasonable hour? Does it hurt?
A full facial massage with your GuaSha can be done in as little as five minutes! Of course, you can make it longer if you have the time or would like to give yourself a longer massage. Guasha is not painful and as you can see from the list of benefits, it is actually very relaxing.
How to give yourself a GuaSha facial massage: