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Which stone roller or gua sha you should be using: Crystals and their meanings

Seeing so many facial tools and crystals used in the form of rollers and gua shas in the beauty industry today, we might get a little bamboozled as to which one we should buy. Oftentimes, we do not know what crystal or stone would suit our personalities or aura. Just because a jade roller is all you are seeing in everyone’s vanities doesn’t mean you should also have the same. We break down types of crystals and their properties for you to figure out which stone roller of gua sha you should be using according to your needs.

1. Jade

Jade is a natural stone with ornamental minerals and is known as a “Symbol of grace and beauty”. It boosts blood circulation and stimulates collagen production while removing toxins away from the skin. So if your purpose is mainly to boost collagen production in skin while keeping the toxins at bay, then

VW Recommends: Dromen & Co Jade, Facial Roller

Benefits: Helps relax the nervous system, boosts blood circulation beneath the skin granting a visible glow on the face, drains congested lymph nodes, stimulates collagen production and helps in sinus issues.

VW Recommends: House Of Beauty Jade Gua Sha

Benefits: A scraping tool improving circulation and vitality, giving that much-needed boost to freshen your complexion and luminosity.


2. Rose Quartz

Rose quartz crystal is the stone of universal love and helps in stimulating lymphatic drainage and increasing microcirculation. It helps in absorbing the products better into the skin so that they enhance the skin better.

VW Recommends: Face Rituals Rose Quartz Roller

Benefits: Reduces Ageing, Puffiness, Dark Circles, Redness and Acne.

VW Recommends: Ethiko Gua Sha

Benefits: Gives a skin firming, sculpting effect,  gives smoother radiant skin, reduces signs of ageing, encourages lymphatic function and increases elasticity in the skin.


3. Amethyst

Amethyst is a natural relaxer. It is a natural precious stone linked to the crown chakra. This roller gets rid of any negative emotions such as stress, anxiety etc.and further helps in stimulating collagen and aids in skin anti-inflammation.

VW Recommends: Love Earth Amethyst Face Roller

Benefits: Fades acne marks, improves elasticity, relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear, and anxiety.

VW Recommends: Myoho Pure By Priyanka Amethyst Gua-Sha

Benefits: Reduces acne and other skin conditions caused due to clogged pores and congestion, fastens the healing process of acne.


4. Obsidian

The beautiful Black Obsidian stone protects you against negative energies, which is why it is also known as the 'stone of protection'. When it comes to skincare, Black Obsidian is an ancient crystal that has been used to treat skin ailments for a long time. 

VW Recommends: Myoho Pure By Priyanka Black Obsidian Facial Roller

Benefits: Reduces puffiness, helps your skin absorb products better, hydrates and softens the skin, slows down signs of ageing and enhances blood circulation.

VW Recommends: Face Rituals Black Obsidian Pro Gua Sha

Benefits: Reduces Ageing, Puffiness, Dark Circles, Redness and Acne.


5. Kansa

Kansa loosely translates into “healing metal”. A special metal alloy known as bronze, made of copper and tin, has many special properties. Copper reduces pain & inflammation, enhances immunity and tin reduces headache, stress & insomnia.

VW Recommends: Love Organically Love Veda Kansa Facial Massage Roller

Benefits: Helps tone and lift skin, much like a massage it also elevates your mood and stimulates skin-regeneration.

VW Recommends: Purearth Kwansha Facial Beauty Coin

Benefits: Helps tone, firm and lift from the deepest layers of the skin and musculature, imparting vitality, glow and elasticity. Tones the jaw, jowls, and moon rings on the neck. Work the Kwansha Coin on the mouth, cheek, jaw and neck muscles to counter the sagging effects of gravity and time.


6. Opalite

Opalite is the stone of universal love. It  improves communication on all levels, especially the spiritual. It removes energy blockages of the chakras and meridians. Emotionally, opalite helps by assisting during transitions of all kinds. It engenders persistence and gives us strength in verbalizing our hidden feelings.

VW Recommends: Love Earth Opalite Face Roller

Benefits: Efficiently reduces the look of fine lines and plumps to smooth deep wrinkles,  promotes lymphatic drainage.

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