Everything You Need To Know About Gua Sha Facial Massage Tool

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Everything You Need To Know About Gua Sha Facial Massage Tool

If you have sensitive skin, then you know how annoying it can be to find products that work well on your skin and don’t cause irritation or discomfort. However, with the right techniques and the right products, you can reduce the amount of sensitivity your skin shows while also giving it the moisture and nourishment it needs to look healthy and feel smooth. That’s why we’ve come up with this guide on everything you need to know about gua sha facial massage tool that will help you make the most of sensitive skin and get results without irritation.


What is a gua sha? Where does gua sha come from?

In traditional Chinese medicine, gua shas are smooth stones that are used to apply pressure over different parts of your body. This is similar to acupressure in that it aims to release toxins from your body by applying pressure to specific points on your skin. Where does guajsha come from? China! It is an ancient Eastern tradition and has been used for centuries as a natural alternative health treatment.


What are the benefits of doing gua sha?

Traditional Chinese Medicine promotes guasha facial massage as a way to balance and enhance qi. It’s thought that correcting imbalances in your body and improving blood flow can help relieve symptoms of headaches, stress, fatigue, etc. By using the guasha correctly on your face you may decrease puffiness, promote anti-aging, improve elasticity, detoxify the skin, rebuild collagen and improve skin tone. It's like a natural face-lift — one that leaves your skin looking younger, firmer and brighter.


What is a gua sha facial?

This traditional Chinese therapy (also called guasha) relies on something called skin scraping. Sound crazy? It is—but it also may be a great way to help with all sorts of skin issues. The guasha facial involves rubbing an anti-inflammatory cream onto your face and then using a guasha tool to gently rub off dead skin cells, which stimulates new cell growth. The good news is that you can do this at home yourself!


Benefits of a Jade guasha

The jade guasha has many benefits to offer, most of which are due to how it’s constructed. Using jade, one of nature’s most beautiful minerals, as well as several other specialized materials in its construction, offers a very smooth and sleek surface that glides along your skin with little effort. 
Jade is believed to have several benefits, including increasing fortune, grounding, and enhancing maturity in relationships. It is sometimes known as the happiness and wealth stone. 

How To Use Your Gua Sha

If you’re new to guasha, learning how to use it might be a little intimidating. No worries. In order to use your guasha effectively and in a safe manner, start by holding it with one hand while pressing down gently on one end of it with your thumb. Use your other hand to guide its movement across your face so that it glides along smoothly and doesn’t catch on any skin or muscle tissue along its path. Here's a more detailed description: https://www.aussenskin.com.au/blogs/news/tips-on-how-to-perk-up-tired-looking-skin

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