- by Barbara Jacques
- 13 Sep 2019
Why You Should Be Using A Face Roller
WHAT IS A FACE ROLLER?
It’s a beauty tool shaped like a small paint brush primarily used for facial massages. This petite tool is made from gemstones like jade stones, rose quartz, black obsidian and other similar stones.
The jade face roller has royal claims to have been used for centuries by ancient Chinese empresses. No wonder, it’s all the rave on the ‘gram. According to our in-house esthetician Caasi Salmon, “It really works.”
She states that a facial roller are commonly used for lymphatic massages to relieve congestion, under eye-circles, reduce puffiness and even reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. However, it can be used to enhance blood circulation during facial massages and as a result this allows your skincare products to better absorb into your skin.
Here’s the difference between to 2 popular face rollers - the rose quartz roller and the jade roller.
The jade roller helps revitalize your skin and works great at waking you up, yep. According to some, it helps balance out the qi energy.
As for the rose quartz, it contains minerals that help generate skin cell renewal, as well as, improve uneven or dull skin complexion.
FACE ROLLER BENEFITS INCLUDE:
- Lymphatic draining
- Circulation boosting
- Muscle soothing
- Skin brightening
- Improves fine lines and wrinkles
- De-puffing the under-eyes
- Boosts circulation
HOW TO USE A FACE ROLLER
Once a day, after applying your moisturizer you want to roll the stone in a light pressure in an outward direction. Take no more than 10 minutes in the morning or at night to gently massage your face from the center out. Think opposite direction of fine lines and wrinkles appear.
Tip: Place the stone roller in a safe container and keep it a fridge for a cooling effect or keep it at room temperature.
If you are looking to improve skin texture, minimize the appearance of pores and boost skin natural glow. Use the face roller daily and consistently.