Sure by now your Instagram feed must have flooded with the pretty looking green color tool which looks like a small paint roller. This pretty looking tool is called jade roller and it is used for de-puffing the face and to reduce wrinkles.
Now the question is how that roller thing can possibly decongest your face?
Jade roller have a jade stone which comes from the ancient history of Chinese dated back to the 7th century.
Jade rollers were used by the empresses for eternal beauty on their face and neck. They have recently found their way in today’s skincare and brought quite a stir in the skincare market.
You can call them as a mini face massager. Jade roller have a jade stone with healing properties, and also it can increase blood circulation, stimulate the lymphatic system and remove the toxins through the lymphatic drainage out of the face.
Why Use A Jade Roller?
Jade roller is great for de-puffing your face if you suffer from congestion, and reducing redness on the face. The jade roller works by rolling away from the toxins through lymphatic drainage stimulation.
The stimulation of the lymphatic system allows them to remove the toxins and also helps penetration of serums and face oils deeper into the skin. Since Jade is a crystal and has its healing properties with calming and relaxing effect, it can help with reducing the future breakouts too.
How To Use A Jade Roller?
It is pretty much using a paint roller but on a face. But there is a certain way to go when using a jade roller on your face. They are usually the two-sided one being a little bigger than the other side.
You can use the larger side on the cheeks, forehead and jaw line while the smaller side is easier to reach the nooks and crevices of the face such as under the eyes, around the nose and chin area.
Before starting to use a jade roller, you can keep it in the refrigerator for 10-15minutes.
If you are low on time, you can just roll it on your face. The jade stone will feel cold on the skin anyway. You can use the jade roller at any time of the day, but it is best put to use after good night skincare.
After using your face serum or face oil, roll away your jade roller. It is said that you should never work it back and forth.
Starting from the center of the face, roll away till the ear. You should always roll it outside the perimeter of the face. For the neck region, starting from the chin down to the chest.
What Can You Expect During And After Using A Jade Roller?
Jade roller can reduce puffing on the face, under the eyes. It can remove toxins by stimulating lymphatic drainage. Using with a face serum can actually benefit the face as it allows deeper penetration of the serum, giving you maximum benefits of the serum.
Due to its healing crystal properties, the jade roller has relaxing and calming effects on the skin. It can also increase blood circulation giving you flushed cheeks.
Stress-related skin concerns such as rosacea, acne, and psoriasis can be improved by the use of a jade roller.
Some of the authentic jade rollers can cost you approximately Rs.1500-2800.
Some of the best you can find in the market are Mount Lai, Herbivore, skin, and rituals.