Face rollers and gua sha stones — pronounced “gwa shaw” — are the latest bangers of the beauty world. These eye-catching tools exist somewhere between art and utility — and we’re firm believers that everything we use should be both beautiful and functional.
But the market is rife with low-quality rollers and stones, and life's complicated enough without having to sleuth around the internet for a top-shelf tool. That’s why we’ve curated the best facial rollers and stones for your perusal. We’ve got jade, rose quartz, and amethyst, plus a how-to guide so you can roll your puffy under-eye bags goodbye.
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Use this Beauty by Earth Jade Gua Sha to stimulate blood circulation, help smooth wrinkles, and reduce facial tension. This natural facial massager, made from aventurine jade quartz, is a modernized design of an implement used by Chinese practitioners for centuries. Great for all skin types, this slim, smooth stone helps soothe inflammation to …
Reap the benefits of a spa facial with the Beauty by Earth Ice Roller. This ice roller has a smooth texture that glides over skin to wake up sleepy eyes, soothe morning puffiness, and release trapped toxins through lymphatic drainage. Chill vibes? Check. Get ready for maximum relaxation and a deeply hydrated glow!
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Massage this crystal facial roller over skin and watch your whole face respond. Increased blood flow provides an instant lift. Lymph drainage helps your body detox. Plus it’s a refreshing way to apply face oil and serum. But mostly it just feels amazing.Why choose Rose Quartz? It’s the stone of love — of others and …
Massage this crystal facial roller over skin and watch your whole face respond. Increased blood flow provides an instant lift. Lymph drainage helps your body detox. Plus it’s a refreshing way to apply face oil and serum. But mostly it just feels amazing.Why choose Amethyst? People turn to amethyst, the sincerity …
Other than being aesthetically pleasing and making for a fine centerpiece on your beauty shelf, face rollers have some really great benefits for your skin. They sculpt your jaw and cheeks, increase blood flow for glowing, healthy skin, promote lymphatic drainage, and help your products absorb into your skin more quickly.
There’s no right or wrong way to use the jade roller, it’s definitely a “you do you” type of tool. That being said, most face roller aficionados recommend that you roll in upward strokes from the center of your face outward with a medium pressure. It helps to visually split your face in half, and work one side at a time, in this order:
Get your roll on! Jade rollers are super fun and easy to use. Grove writer Mackenzie tried one out for a week and gave us her thoughts on these gorgeously green beauty tools.
Gua sha stones deliver the same benefits as a jade roller, but with a slightly different technique. Gua sha stones come in a bunch of shapes and sizes, but our favorite — and the most versatile — is a tool that looks a bit like an asymmetrical arrowhead.
To use a gua sha stone, visually divide your face in two like you would with a face roller. Starting from the middle of your face, scrape in upward strokes using the same order of events as the jade roller. Gua sha can be a bit trickier to get the hang of, so to help out, here’s a handy video from Beauty by Earth that covers proper gua sha technique.
Whether you go for rose quartz or jade is totally up to you! Face rollers and gua sha stones are also easy to find in amethyst, opalite, and agate. Each stone has its own properties, but choose whichever material speaks to you.
Jade: Jade is known as the stone of eternal youth and is beloved for its balancing and cooling properties.
Rose quartz: Rose quartz is the stone of love and has a soothing effect, encourages self-love, reflection, and acceptance.
Amethyst: Amethyst cleanses negative energies, promotes clarity and relaxation, and helps open the third eye.
Opalite: Opalite removes energetic blockages and brings inner peace.
Agate: Agate helps rebalance and harmonize the energies in your body.
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