FAQs About Facial Tools

a woman using gua sha facial tool on her face

Facial Tools 

Initially doing skincare used to be very easy peasy and simple with clean hands, washed face, and with the application of only moisturizer. But now…!! Skincare has become more comfortable by including toners, serums, face masks, oils, creams, etc. Skincare has now sparkled up to new heights. Yes, we are talking about the new skincare facial tools that have come up in the market. You may have heard of jade roller and gua sha stone in ancient times people used to use as skincare tools. Those tools are still now in trend among today's generation and have become very common

Face massaging tools are going beyond working on your skin. Face massaging tools or skincare facial tools have many benefits to the skin that helps in strengthening and toning the skin. These tools are designed in such a way that they can help stimulate blood flow, drain toxins from the skin and sculpt facial muscles. It also enhances lymphatic drainage. Also, these tools help in penetrating facial serums, oils, and any skincare ingredients into the skin. Here we would describe how to use a jade roller, gua sha stone, facial wands, and other skincare tools. These facial tools help in boosting blood circulation to the facial area helps in reducing wrinkles and lifting the muscle, and de-puffing the skin.

Facial tools must be carefully used with the gentle pressure of hands and they should be regularly cleaned after every use and must be stored in the refrigerator if the tools are made of jade stone or rose quartz stone.

How to use facial tools at home?

Here are some answers to the most frequently asked question about what is facial massaging tools? What are they used? And what are the benefits of using it?

So we are here to help you out by explaining different facial skincare tools used by people:

Facial Roller

The facial rollers are used to massage away any tensions build-up to the face and skin and there is no right or wrong way to use them. You just have to roll in its face incorrect direction by rolling and down the jawline and then going up to cheekbones to contour the cheekbones and get rid away of any muscle tension. The smaller side or end of the facial roller is used to roll the under eyes area to reduce any puffiness on the face and then roll on it to the neck area.

There are different types of face rollers available in the market and is also in trend. 

  1. Jade rollers
  2. Rose quartz roller
  3. Wooden rollers
  4. Studded jaw massager
  5. Spiked metallic rollers.

Face sculptor

Face sculptors are the same as the fist hand that a facialist used to do on your face for massaging your face. This provides a relaxing and cooling effect, similarly, these face sculptor have these effects and gently kneads your skin and provide a toned appearance to the skin. You can roll this face sculptor even after with serum to add glow and fleshiness to your tired skin

Gua Sha Stone

Gua sha stones are facial skincare tools that are used to relieve tension, increase blood circulation and sculpt the face. Gua sha stones are generally made of jade or quartz stone. They are available in many shapes and tapered from the edged so that they can be easily used near noose and eye areas.

Benefits of Gua sha stone

Generally, Gua sha stone helps in lymphatic drainage that reduces puffiness of the face and removes fluid and toxins from the skin. With the gentle pressure, it reduces the under eyes bags and puffiness. It helps in toning up your facial muscle by lifting cheekbones and jawline and making it appear toned thus removing fine lines and wrinkles from the face giving an anti-ageing effect to the skin.

How to use the Gua sha stone?

The correct technique of using this gua stone can give incredible results to the skin while incorrect use can cause internal damage and bruise to the skin.

  • While handling keep the stone parallel to your face
  • Apply gentle pressure and it should not be too hard
  • You can apply serum or moisturize to avoid friction between the skin and the stone.

Jade Face roller

Jade face roller is the ancient stone used for the healing energy that brings harmony and balance to the skin. Jade roller benefits in promoting peace of mind to the body and mind by having a healing property. Jade roller is designed in such a way that it provides colling and anti-inflammatory to the skin and has a lymphatic draining effect. The natural and genuine jade rollers provide a healing and cooling sensation when touched to the skin. The jade roller uses are vast in terms of skin health.

Benefits of the jade roller

Jade roller improves skin elasticity and stimulates collagen production that reduces aging and activates the lymphatic system and blood flow in the facial area. The jade roller helps the skin to avoid acne breakouts, pimples control excess sebum production It helps in decreasing the puffiness of the skin and boosts collagen level, removing fine lines and wrinkles. It helps in the absorption of creams, serums, and moisturizers to the skin. It helps in blood flow to the facial part of the skin.

How to use a jade roller?

  • Clean your face and pat it dry.
  • Apply either serum or moisture on the face and then massage the face.
  • Massage the face in an upward direction from cheekbones, neck jawlines, head, and nose with the jade roller.
  • Clean your jade roller after every use.
  • Apply gentle pressure on your skin and avoid excessive pressure on your skin to prevent skin injury.

Jade roller and gua stone are available by Saturn by GHC in combo and is very beneficial to the skin.

Facial massage wands or derma roller

Facial massage wands such as derma roller should have the proper technique to use for the facial part and must be used in circular motions over the forehead and down the jawline to release muscle tension and help in lymphatic drainage. Micro-needling is also the type of facial massage wand that helps in the reduction of acne scars, wrinkles, and acne or dark spots.

Benefits of using a derma roller

  • It reduces acne and age spots
  • It reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • It removes dead skin cells and promotes skin cell regeneration.

How to use a derma roller?

  • Clean your face and pat it dry.
  • Use the derma roller gently diagonally and horizontally on your face after applying serum.
  • Always sanitize your derma roller after every use.

Take Away

Jade rollers, gua sha stone, or any facial skin tool helps in stimulating the lymph nodes to drain fluids and remove toxins from the face. They help in reducing puffiness from the face, especially from the eye area. Facial massage with the help of these skin tools also stimulates circulation, making your skin appear brighter and firmer.