It is everywhere, and it's for good reasons.
Have you heard of Jade Roller - the buzzy beauty tool you see often on Instagram.
It has gained popularity in the last few years but it actually have been around for way longer time.
Want to learn what a jade roller can do to your skin and why you need it in your regimen? Keep reading then!
About Jade Roller
The jade roller is pretty much exactly what it sounds like - beauty roller made from solid jade.
It has one larger stone for bigger areas of the face (cheeks, jaw, forehead) and a smaller stone for harder to reach places (under-eye area, mouth).
The stones are finely polished to ensure smooth rolling onto the skin.
The rollers does excellent job smoothing out fine lines, firming the ѕkin, enhancing blооd circulation and stimulating the lymphatic drainage.
Although majority of rollers are made of jade stone, you can find beautiful rollers made of other sophisticated crystals and gemstones like rose quartz, black obsidian, red jasper and amethyst.
The tool has been around since the 17th century and was originally used by Chinese royalty and high society members.
Treating yourself a gentle facial massage with a tool that carries such a subtle sophistication will definitely make you feel like a royal highness.
When speaking of jade, one can be referring to jadeite or nephrite pieces.
Although similar, jadeite and nephrite jade have different physical and chemical characteristics.
Jade in both of its forms make a great material for beauty roller making.
Jade stone is very special in the Chinese culture - it is believed to heal and
purify your energy fields.
It represents health, wealth, longevity and prosperity.
It is also known for its healing properties such as helping the body to expel stones in the kidneys.
The jade stone is naturally cold – the moment you put it onto your face, you will feel how refreshing and cooling it is.
To make it even more toning and energizing, you can keep your jade roller in the fridge.
5 Reasons You Need a Jade Roller in Your Life
1. Softens Tensed Facial Muscles & Prevents Sagging Skin
You know how when you have had a long hard day at work, your spouse or friends can always see it on your face?
This is because your facial muscles store a lot of tension.
Everything you experienced throughout the day can be easily seen on your forehead.
Massaging your face with a jade roller can
instantly relieve this tension.
Gently running the jade roller along your brows and jawline relaxes the muscles and tissues and smooths your skin. Doing this regularly not only tones your facial muscles so you can relax after a stressful day, but also improves the elasticity of your skin. So don't be surprised when all your girlfriends ask about your anti-aging secret 😉
2. eliminates dark circles and puffiness.
Salty sea food, cheat meal, red wine, work over-load..
All these lead to you waking up with under-eye dark circles and bags.
The scientific explanation of puffiness will sound something like this - inflammation in the face due to stagnation of the lymphatic system makes it difficult for your body to get rid of the fluids in your face which leads to a fatigue look in the morning.
By using the Jade, you will push the fluids out towards the lymph nodes and thus encourage the lymphatic drainage process. It will not only depuff the skin, but it will make it look fresher and brighter
3. Improves Blood Circulation
You can hear skin experts talking about the importance of blood flow circulation in your face.
This is because poor circulation can cause numerous of problems like: skin discoloration, acne and inflammation, wrinkles and aged skin.
Working the jade roller in gentle motion promotes circulation, which plumps and firms the skin and is a major contributor to that clean-living, eight-hours-of-sleep glow we're all striving for.
4. Increases Collagen Production
Collagen is the most common protein found in the body. Elastin is another kind of protein in the body that has the amazing ability to snap back into place and maintain its original shape.
Elastin and collagen are both proteins found in skin. They work together to give skin its texture and shape.
Skin with healthy levels of both collagen and elastin isn’t just more youthful; it’s stronger.
Using jade roller promotes better blood circulation which itself helps with collagen and elastin production. Healthy levels of the two proteins, in the long run, can reduce the appearance of fine lines.
5. Helps Absorption of Skincare Products
What I like most about my jade roller is how easy it makes my morning and evening routine.
Rolling over my serum and moisturizer helps my skin to absorb them better and faster.
When you are dedicated to your skin care regimen but also late for work or appointment - this can really make your life easier.
In the morning I start by cleansing my face and applying facial serum or moisturizer. Then I grab the jade and roll upwards and outwards.
The Jade Roller I Use
I have tried several brands and here is what I would advise you to look for when buying a jade roller:
I have found one brand on Amazon that fulfills all requirements. Their jade roller comes in a beautiful luxurious gift box, complemented by a gua sha tool and an instructions guide. And probably the best part of the deal is that they have added a face mask applicator to the set. This addition is super thoughtful as you can use it for your DIY face mask before proceeding to use your massage tools.
To sum up
Jade roller is so versatile and effective which makes it one of the few tools I would take with me when travelling.
I will be soon writing about dos and don'ts when using this tool so stay on the lookout for new posts.
Do you use rollers - share your experience in the comments below.
I hope this post was helpful and I am truly thankful that stopped by.
Stay tuned and take skin care, Valeria
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