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If you’re up on the latest beauty trends, you’ve probably come across a cool and smooth crystal that fits inside the palm of your hand. This beauty tool is made from the lovely Rose Quartz gemstone, and is used for a massage technique called Gua Sha.

Rose Quartz Facial Gua Sha tool

Gua Sha is not a new phenomenon, but is based on an ancient Chinese healing technique that means “to scrape.” 

Benefits of Gua Sha (for the face):

  • Supports a healthy glow by promoting blood circulation to the skin

  • Tightens and tones the skin, enhancing elasticity

  • Reduces puffiness, eye bags, and dark circles around the eyes

  • Discourages the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

  • Relieves facial tension

  • Allows beauty products (e.g. face cream & serum) to penetrate deeper into the skin for better absorption

If you’re looking for an affordable way to keep your skin beautiful, radiant, and glowing, consider Gua Sha. Available in various styles, including Rose Quartz and Amethyst, Gua Sha is wonderful act of self-care and makes a great addition to your nightly skincare routine.

Directions for Gua Sha:

  1. Apply 8 - 10 drops of facial oil to cleansed and toned skin

  2. Hold the massage tool at an angle and gently scrape along well-lubricated skin, moving upwards over forehead, cheeks, lip area, jawline, neck and under eyes

  3. Use for 2 - 3 minutes, 4 - 5 times a week

  4. Clean massage tool with a mild soap cleanser, dry, and store in a muslin bag

Have you tried using a Gua Sha massage tool? What's your experience with it?

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