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Benefits of gua sha facial and face roller

Date Posted:28 March 2023 

Gua sha and face rollers are great at helping you get the best possible skin. Gua sha is an ancient Chinese technique that uses a special tool to help with circulation in your body. You can use gua sha on your face, too, or anywhere else on your body that may need some extra blood flow. I actually personally tried gua sha for myself and it was amazing! My face felt so refreshed afterwards!


There are many benefits of gua sha facial and face roller. It is an ancient Chinese medical therapy that helps to improve your skin's circulation, reduce swelling, and restore balance to the body. Gua sha facial and face roller is also known as "crawling technique." This technique includes using a smooth object to massage the skin in a gentle circular motion. The object can be anything from a coin to a piece of jade or amber.

Gua sha facial and face roller is used to treat a variety of conditions such as acne, psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, sunburns and other skin irritations. It can also be used to treat various types of pain including headaches and migraines.



Does gua sha work?

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the answer is yes. Gua sha (also known as scraping therapy) is a form of treatment that involves applying pressure and friction to specific points on the body, typically with a coin or spoon shaped tool. The purpose of this process is to relieve pain, clear stagnation, and promote blood flow in the skin and muscles. It's been used for thousands of years now, though it has only recently become popular in Western cultures due to its ability to help people with a variety of medical issues.The question is: does it actually work? Let's break down some of the facts and benefits about gua sha so you can decide for yourself!


Relieves muscle tension and side effects of stress

Gua sha and face rollers are great for those who are looking to relieve muscle tension or stress. Here's how:

  • Gua sha is a type of Chinese therapy that uses the patient's own body weight as pressure on acupressure points on the skin. To use your gua sha tool, you can place it under your cheekbones, along the jawline and around your neck. You can also place it under your eyes or in between your eyebrows.
  • Face roller comes in a variety of different types that massage different parts of the face and neck - there’s even one called “The Roller Ball” that has a ball shaped end which works out wrinkles from all angles!


Benefits of gua sha tool

Gua sha can help with a number of things, including:

  • Reducing inflammation and pain
  • Treating scarring (including stretch marks)
  • Stimulating blood flow and lymphatic drainage
  • Helping to clear up acne, reduce cellulite, and improve muscle tension



Helps with dull, dry skin

Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese technique that's been used for centuries to promote skin health. The benefits of Gua sha facial massage include increased circulation and blood flow, lymphatic drainage, inflammation reduction, acne and blemish control and the ability to help with dryness and wrinkles.

Gua sha uses a smooth object such as a stone to rub over your face gently in small circular motions. This friction between your skin and the stone causes micro tears in the top layer of your skin which stimulates new collagen production underneath. By using gua sha on face regularly you can help reduce fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging while preventing any worsening of those symptoms through improved circulation!


May help with lymphatic drainage

One of the many benefits of gua sha and face rollers is that they can help to improve lymphatic drainage. Lymphatic drainage is a natural process by which fluid leaves the body through your lymphatic system, which consists of vessels that carry waste products away from your skin and organs.

Lymphatic drainage may be impaired by a variety of factors, including aging, injury or surgery. When this occurs it can cause fluid retention in the tissue under the skin (edema) as well as swelling and inflammation around joints (lymphedema).


Eases headaches and facial pain

Gua sha is a traditional Chinese treatment method that uses smooth, round stones to gently scrape the skin. This scraping helps release tension in the muscles and tendons, improve blood circulation and relieve pain in the face. As a result, gua sha can also ease headaches and facial pain.



Controls acne and breakouts

When it comes to acne, we often hear that it's all about genetics. And while this is true, there are more contributing factors than just your genes. Acne is also caused by hormones, which regulate oil production in the skin; bacteria that live on your skin and feed off of oils; dirt (that can clog pores); diet (greasy foods or spicy foods) and stress.

Gua sha targets those root causes by restoring the balance of energy within our bodies and helping us fight against both internal and external factors like hormonal fluctuations or stress levels. By using gua sha regularly, you'll notice that it helps control breakouts without drying out your skin or creating new ones!


Does face roller work?

We get it. You're busy, you have a lot going on, and you don't have time to be messing around with esoteric beauty products that might or might not work. But is face roller your answer? We're here to tell you: yes, it is. And we'll tell you why.

First of all, what is face roller? It's basically a handheld device that rolls over your skin when you use it. The idea is that rolling stimulates blood flow in the skin, which helps with collagen production and helps your skin look younger and more vibrant. It also smooths out lines and wrinkles because it helps increase circulation in those areas as well.

But does face roller actually work? The short answer is yes, it does work. But we'll go into more detail below!

Face rollers can be used to massage your face and neck, which helps with lymphatic drainage and blood flow. This can help reduce puffiness, improve your complexion, and even help with headaches or migraines. You can use a face roller before going to bed to help relax your mind and body after a long day of work or school. For best results, use your face roller in conjunction with other self care treatments like facials or massages!


Benefits of face rollers

  • They help reduce puffiness by stimulating circulation in the area
  • Face roller regular usage can increase blood flow to the face, which helps with lymphatic drainage and swelling
  • They are useful for reducing acne and breakouts as well as helping with wrinkles, dry skin, dark circles under eyes (both puffy bags or undereye bags) and cellulite on the body!



Improves circulation

As part of the lymphatic system, your body's natural defense against infection and disease, your skin is often the first line of defense. It's not surprising then that when you're congested or have a cold or flu, it can be beneficial to help unclog your pores and improve circulation in the area where you are experiencing pain so that they can drain more easily.

Face rollers work by alleviating pressure on those tight muscles in our face that cause headaches and facial pain. This helps with lymphatic drainage so toxins are carried away from where they cause damage like acne breakouts or dull dry skin! They also increase blood flow which improves circulation all over our bodies including our brains which makes us feel happier!


Helps serums absorb into your skin better

Using a facial roller after applying serums will help the serums absorb into your skin. It also helps to boost circulation and heal inflammation in your skin.

The reason for this is because facial rollers are made with high quality material, which makes it non abrasive and soft on the skin. Facial massage rollers also have a tapered shape, which allows you to target different parts of your face with ease.


Can help under eye circles and puffiness

If you're looking for a way to address the signs of fatigue, gua sha and face rollers can help. The benefits of gua sha include improving circulation and promoting lymphatic drainage, which helps reduce under eye circles and puffiness.

The key is using a massage face roller with firm pressure that's also gentle enough not to cause irritation on delicate areas like the under eye region. 



Types of stone

When choosing a gua sha tool, take into consideration the type of stone that you want to use. Jade, emerald and rose quarts are all recommended stones for gua sha and face roller therapy. Each stone has its own unique properties that can help you achieve different results. For example, jade is known for being able to balance yin and yang energies in your body. Emerald is believed to have healing powers due to its rich green colour and ability to neutralize negative energy in your body by absorbing it into itself. Rose quartz is said by some practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as well as Reiki healers as being able to balance emotional imbalances like anger or sadness while also promoting love between couples who wear them together on their wedding day! This is great to keep in mind when deciding between rose quartz face roller or face roller jade.


Final thoughts

There are many benefits of using gua sha tools and face rollers. They can help with muscle tension, dry skin, puffiness under your eyes, and much more. If you need more information on how to use these products or want to buy one for yourself then check out the individual page of products below! Alternative, purchase this gua sha set, containing both a rose quartz face roller and rose quartz gua sha tool.




Ere Perez

Quartz Sculpt & Lift Face Stone


Summer Salt Body

Green Jade Facial Roller


Summer Salt Body

Rose Quartz Facial Roller


La Mav

Ayurvedic Kansa Wand


La Mav

Quartz Gua Sha and Roller Set



Rose Quartz Face Roller