Rose Quartz Gua Sha Tool
The benefits of Gua Sha include improving skin tone, stimulating the lymphatic system, and aiding the meridians that run on the surface of the skin, face and neck.
Utilising the benefits of Gua Sha is not only about your tool but also about the right product to work the technique, yet many people find that they don’t want to use their Gua Sha because their skin remains oily and it also goes to their hair, making it uncomfortable as a morning routine.
Our Hemp & Hydrate Face Cream is a specific formulation that has been designed with Gua Sha in mind. Refined through experimentation after many months of trials we are extremely proud of what this cream can achieve.
In Gua Sha too much oil between the tool and the skin leads to too much residue. Heavy creams are not suitable because they restrict the action of the tool, not allowing to flow easily and lightly upon the surface of the face. This hemp cream leaves a certain amount of oil to the surface to add the possibility of slipability on the skin whilst at the same time nourishing the deeper layers of the skin. This means that you can do your Gua Sha routine in the morning and get the benefits of this practice plus enjoy a moisturised and nourished skin for the rest of your day, without any oily residue.
The History of Gua Sha
Gua Sha has been traced back to the Paleolithic age where rocks or stones were scraped along parts of the body to help alleviate symptoms of pain or illness, and is considered a precursor to Acupuncture.
Gua Sha tools evolved into instruments made from bone, plastic and Bian Stone and Jade. Gua sha is still performed in many eastern cultures with a coin in homes of families who believe strongly in releasing pathogens through the muscles and skin, and often don’t have access to a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner.
Acupuncturists often use a Gua Sha tool in an Acupuncture treatment to provide additional healing to specific painful or injured parts of the body as an adjunct therapy. It is not necessary to create bruising to see results. Just as a tiny Acupuncture needle can invoke change in the body, Gua Sha is an effective form of energy medicine as well.
How to Use:
Ideal for use with the AEOS Hemp & Hydrate Face Cream.
- Apply Hemp & Hydrate Face Cream with gentle patting motion over the whole face and neck area.
- Make sure your Gua Sha tool is clean and ready to use by your side.
- Gua Sha tool should be used in an outward or upward motion except on the sides of the neck.
- 6 - 10 strokes at the time.
- Pressure is firm but not deep, following the contour of the muscles and face.
- Skin on the face and neck is very thin and fragile, so less pressure is better to start.
- The goal is to increase micro-circulation, not to induce markings or bruising. This is not a “no pain, no gain” mindset.
- Do not apply direct pressure in the orbit of the eye are.
- You may place the Gua Sha tool flat under the eye and gently move outwards with light pressure.
- Do not apply direct pressure on the center of the neck.
- Always make sure you don't work on bruised or cut skin.
Rose quartz crystal.