What is Gua Sha?
Gua sha, one of the traditional Chinese medicine treatments, is based on the technique of accelerating blood circulation with rolls or geometric gua sha stones.
Gua Sha: A Natural Anti-Aging and Facial Contouring Technique
In traditional Chinese medicine, it is believed that gua sha massage, which can be applied to all parts of the body, accelerates blood circulation and helps remove toxins from the body. After this massage, mild rashes on the skin usually pass in a short time.
Facial gua sha massage has gained popularity recently. This massage is also a natural anti-aging and facial contouring technique. Gua sha massage keeps the muscles in the face and neck active and accelerates circulation and supports cell renewal. Most people prefer it to relieve swelling around the eyes, reduce fine lines, tighten the skin and reduce facial edema. This massage is an affordable and natural alternative for those who want to preserve their natural beauty. However, let’s not forget that if you turn this application into a lifestyle and care routine, then we can talk about a real effect and change on your skin.
More preferred stones in the gua sha technique are amethyst, pink quartz and jade. In fact, the stones choose you. In other words, there is a belief that whichever stone attracts you, that stone will be good for you.
Stones also have a relationship with chakras. Pink quartz symbolizes the heart chakra while pink gua sha stone gives you calmness. On the other hand, the amethyst symbolizes the crown chakra and is associated with cleansing our brain from negativity.
Furthermore, gua sha massage allows you to remove edema and toxins and get rid of free radicals you expose during the day. In addition, it helps cells and organs to regenerate and heal by carrying more oxygen.
Usage Method of Stones
What important is in gua sha technique to create massage effect with gua sha stones by sliding them on the skin.
However, when applying these stones to your skin, please be careful not to put too much pressure on the bone in jaw contour and the forehead areas.