What is Facial Gua sha?

Facial gua sha is another traditional Chinese technique that has become popular in skincare and wellness practices. It involves using a smooth-edged tool, often made of jade or rose quartz, to massage and scrape the skin of the face in gentle, upward strokes.

Young woman receiving facial guasha

What are the benefits of facial gua sha?

  • Increased circulation
  • Improved lymphatic drainage
  • Reduction of puffiness
  • Enhanced absorption of skincare products
  • Some people also find it to be relaxing and stress-relieving

Frequency: Facial gua sha can be done as part of a regular skincare routine, although it’s essential to use gentle pressure and avoid overdoing it, as excessive scraping could potentially damage the skin.