What is a Jade Roller?

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If you landed on this post you may be wondering, what is jade rolling? After seeing this tool on Dr. Oz I searched the internet to find out how to use a jade roller, what kind of before and after results I might get and any reviews I could find. I came across so many articles that shared the history of this beauty tool.

JADE FACIAL ROLLERS HAVE BEEN AROUND FOR CENTURIES; THERE’S EVIDENCE OF THEM AS FAR BACK AS SEVENTH-CENTURY CHINA, WHERE THE STONE WAS BELIEVED TO HAVE HEALING AND PROTECTIVE PROPERTIES. LIKE MOST BEAUTY STRATEGIES THAT STAND THE TEST OF TIME, THE ART IS IN A JADE ROLLER’S SIMPLICITY. THE MECHANISM IS DOWNRIGHT BASIC: IT FEATURES AN OBLONG STONE OF PURE JADE, USUALLY AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF LONG, THAT’S ATTACHED TO A HANDLE WITH A METAL FRAME, LIKE A PAINT ROLLER. MANY VERSIONS ARE DUAL-ENDED, FEATURING A SMALLER STONE ON THE OPPOSITE END FOR USE ON SMALLER AREAS, LIKE AROUND THE EYES. – FASHIONISTA.COM

ROLLING JADE ACROSS THE SKIN WILL GET YOU GLOWING, COVENANT SAYS. “IT REVS UP CIRCULATION, DE-PUFFS THE EYE AREA, AND IMPROVES SKIN ELASTICITY—AND SINCE IT PROMOTES LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE, IT’S DETOXIFYING.” IT CAN HELP CALM AND EVEN OUT YOUR COMPLEXION, THE SKIN GURU SAYS, AND MAKE IT NOTICEABLY LESS PUFFY, DEFINING YOUR CHEEKBONES, JAWLINE, AND BROWS (AS WE CAN ATTEST). – WELLANDGOOD.COM

WHILE I LOVE THE INSTANT BRIGHTENING EFFECT JADE ROLLING HAS ON MY COMPLEXION, MY ADDICTION REALLY LIES IN JUST HOW SOOTHING IT IS TO PLACE THE COOL STONE ON MY FACE AS SOON AS I WAKE UP. “OUR FACIAL MUSCLES STORES A LOT OF TENSION,” CHANG EXPLAINS. “THIS TENSION CAN CAUSE WRINKLES AND FINE LINES, ESPECIALLY AROUND OUR FOREHEAD AND EYES.” USING THE JADE ROLLER OFTEN CAN HELP IRON OUT THESE KINKS—SO YOU’RE NOT JUST IMMEDIATELY GIVING YOUR SKIN A BOOST BUT ALSO PREVENTING WRINKLES DOWN THE LINE. – BYRDIE.COM

I purchased mine on Amazon and was OBSESSED ever since I first used it. When using it for the first time you will notice the results immediately, I prepped mine with a facial oil then went in for the rolling.

BENEFITS OF USING A JADE ROLLER

  •  brighten complexion
  • diminish appearance of fine lines
  • increase blood circulation
  • assist lymphatic drainage

HOW TO USE A JADE ROLLER

It’s so simple, are you ready?

  • apply your favorite serum or moisturizer
  • roll the jade roller in an upward motion, working from your neck toward the forehead
  • that’s it!
  • pro tip: keep it in the refrigerator to give your skin some help with puffiness

Do you use a jade roller? If so, leave me a comment and let me know your thoughts on this beauty tool!