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Face Rollers 101: The Story Behind the Stones

These 'rolling stones' are believed to reduce puffiness, and are also said to be helpful for sagging skin, wrinkles, open pores, firming and toning

Traditionally used by the Chinese, facial rollers are a renowned anti-wrinkle tool used to improve the youthful appearance of skin. The coolness of the gemstone closes the pores while the roller massage promotes lymphatic drainage, which can reduce puffiness, and is helpful for sagging skin, wrinkles, open pores, firming and toning. It may also be used on the neck, arms, legs and other parts of the body.

Know the story behind six handpicked 'rolling stones' below:


1. Amethyst

Amethyst is believed to stimulate collagen production that helps the increase of blood and oxygen flow

As part of the quartz family, amethyst is right up there on the beauty spectrum. This stone supports the healing process for your skin and increases circulation as it has magical far infrared rays (FIR) that gently raise the surface temperature of the skin to aid in cell repair & healing. It stimulates collagen production that helps the increase of blood and oxygen flow.

Amethyst also carries negative ions that draw out the positively charged toxic particles, to detoxify and cleanse your skin—giving your skin a clean, refreshed feel. It also emits anions that can promote sleep.

2. Cat's Eye - Dalmatian

The cat's eye is known to be effective in treating allergies, skin problems, and digestive diseases.

A lustrous gemstone that bears an uncanny resemblance with the eyes of a cat, thus getting this unusual name. It is a fast-acting gemstone which is said to help combat a series of diseases.

This gemstone is also said to transmit infrared rays which aids in treating chronic diseases like cancer and paralysis. It helps protects one from genetic diseases and is known to be effective in treating allergies, skin problems, and digestive diseases.

3. Lapis Lazuli

Known as the 'blue stone', the lapis lazuli is known to bring more restful and relaxing sleep

Lapis lazuli means ‘blue stone’. This stone is believed to help release stress, alleviate insomnia, headaches, body pains, vertigo, and PMS. It may also bring more restful and relaxing sleep. It also benefits the respiratory and nervous systems - the throat, vocal chords, and thyroid, cleanses organs, bone marrow and thymus. It is also helpful in cooling and soothing areas of inflammation.

4. Black Obsidian

traditionally believed to be a cleansing and protective stone, the black obsidian is said to draw out stress and tension

The black obsidian is known as a that draws out stress and tension. It brings skin imbalances such as acne, psoriasis and eczema to the surface and releases them from the body.

5. Jade


Jade has been used in Chinese traditions for more than a thousand years

Handmade from solid jade, the deep massaging action can help transform your skin and facial contours making you look younger. Jade rollers have a history of more than a thousand years. Chinese women have used jade rollers for centuries as a daily routine to promote youthful skin.

These rollers have been believed to prevent the loss of skin elasticity, promote circulation and integrate natural energy from the jade stone. The XL Jade Roller features a large rolling stone for bigger areas of the face, like your cheeks or forehead, and a smaller rolling stone for tiny areas of the face, such as eyes or nose.

6. Cat's Eye - Orange Marigold

Just like the dalmatian face roller, this cat's eye roller only differs in aesthetic

All cat's eye rollers are the same in nature, differing only in design and aesthetic. In addition to countering health problems, the cat’s eye is also believed to have mental benefits. It is said to help get rid of tension as well.


Japs Medina
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