What are the benefits of Gua Sha? So you’ve seen gua sha everywhere on Instagram and TikTok, and we’ve also tackled a bit of this trending facial regimen here, but what are the true benefits of this ancient practice?
Let’s find out here in the article!
Before gua sha became a worldwide trending skincare sensation, it has been used for medical practices in ancient times. Back then, this activity involved extreme and aggressive strokes on body areas, as gua actually means “to scrape” and sha means “redness”. According to traditional Chinese healers, the “sha” or redness stimulates healing on the skin. Thankfully, facial gua sha uses lighter and tamed motions on the face and still yields lots of benefits in skincare and beauty.
Here are the facial benefits of gua sha you might not be aware of:
Gives your skin a radiant glow.
Gua sha is known for boosting blood circulation and improves your body’s lymphatic function. As a result, you can expect your skin to have that natural glowing complexion. Additionally, the gua sha tool also assists in making your skin absorb the product you use as you gently stroke it across your facial areas.
Slows down signs of aging.
As the gua sha tool encourages nutrient absorption in deeper layers of the skin, the improved blood flow gives a healthy color to your skin and helps you flaunt that youthful look. The edges of the gua sha stone also play a role in this part because it serves as your temporary facelift tool that prevents aging signs like wrinkles and sagging.
Relieves muscle tension.
You may not notice, but you’re actually holding a lot of tension in your body, usually on the neck and face. Applying mild pressure on those areas can help you relax and relieve underlying muscle tension you didn’t know was there at all. Once you get the facial gua sha as a part of your skincare routine, you never have to worry about easing muscular tension.
We can’t wait to show you our latest Gua Sha products so you can experience these benefits yourself! We are launching our Gua Sha Duo on July 7th!! Stay tuned for more upcoming launches from UBIIKA Beauty!!