It is the essential tool of the moment: the Gua Sha.
Like many energy massage tools of which Gua Sha is the cousin, it acts on lymphatic circulation and helps eliminate toxins and stimulate blood circulation. The benefits of Gua Sha massage on the face are particular: it activates cell renewal and restores glow (and radiance) to the complexion. In the short term, Gua Sha restores roundness to the curves of the face, reduces fine lines and wrinkles and brightens the complexion. After several weeks of daily Gua Sha massages, the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles slows down, the skin becomes firmer and the spots fade away.
How to get a good Gua Sha massage?
Start with a clean face and prepare your skin with the Peak Oil .
Two presses Oil of the Peaks on the fingertips will suffice for the massage of your face and your neck .
Place the Gua Sha flat against the face and start with the forehead .
Make movements with gentle but firm pressure , starting from eyebrows towards the hairline in order to smooth wrinkles .
For the eye area, gently pass the Gua Sha from the inner corner of the eye to the temple . The outline of your eye is a very sensitive area , it is therefore important to apply light pressure . This gesture allows decrease the appearance of dark circles and puffiness .
Continue with cheeks .
Slide in an outward movement from from the crease of the nose to the ear for a natural lifting effect .
Reduce smile lines massaging the mouth with the curved part of your Gua Sha.
Go to jaw using the end of the Gua Sha with the two curves.
Start with the chin and go up to to the ear . This gesture will allow strengthen the appearance of face contour .
End with the neck with a movement from bottom to top .Take time for yourself with this massage and do yourself good.