Gua Sha: the rejuvenating Asian massage with mineral stones

We discover the rejuvenating Asian massage with therapeutic mineral stones such as jade and rose quartz that you will want to include in your beauty routine for a smooth, relaxed and luminous skin.

Asian massage with mineral stones
Asian massage with mineral stones

What are the secrets of Asian beauty? Her porcelain skin is one of the most desired and it is no coincidence that her facial cleansing routines and Korean cosmetics are causing a sensation around the world.

In addition, there are methods of ancient Chinese tradition to prevent aging such as Gua Sha, massage for the face and body with therapeutic mineral stones that combined with creams, oils, and serums help to stimulate blood circulation and improve the absorption of its active principles in the skin. The result? Smoother, more relaxed, and luminous skin.

Asian massage with mineral stones
Asian massage with mineral stones

Gua sha stones are usually made of green jade or rose quartz. Its curved shape adapts to the contour of the face and the recesses of the body for a very stimulating massage. With these minerals the famous rotating rollers for facial and body gua sha massage are manufactured. But do you know how to get the most out of them? We tell you the details of this beauty ritual!

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The great secret of the gua sha massage: The massage should be done with a nourishing base to enhance its absorption and applied in upward movements and in one direction (in the opposite direction to wrinkles).

White Stone
White Stone

What are the benefits of the Gua Sha massage?

  • Increases blood circulation reducing dark circles and puffiness.
  • Improves skin texture by minimizing pores.
  • Smoothing action, helps reduce wrinkles and expression lines.
  • Reduces sagging skin on the neck and face.
  • Refreshing properties that help relax muscle tension.
  • Gives dull, dull skin a natural glow.
Gua Sha massage
Gua Sha massage

How is the Gua Sha massage applied?

The stone is applied directly to the skin. If you use rotating rollers, they have two ends of different sizes to adapt to each facial area, the small one is used for the area under the eyes and the large one for the face, neck and body. Each movement is repeated 3 times in one direction only.

A tip before you start: Although the stone is naturally cold, placing it a few minutes before in the fridge or freezer will help to enhance that cooling effect on the skin.

Gua Sha massage applied
Gua Sha massage applied

Apply the nutritional product:

After cleansing and toning, apply serums, oils and moisturizers using the silicone brush. Apply the essential oil, cream or serum on the skin.

Gua Sha facial massage:

  • Neck. Bottom-up
  • Mandible. Bottom-up
  • Cheeks. Inside out
  • Eye contour. From the center to both sides
  • Front. From the center to both sides

Gua Sha body massage:

You can complete the facial massage by also applying it to the body:

  • Arms: From the outside in.
  • Back. From top to bottom.
  • Legs. Bottom-up

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