Chances are you've seen this little green tool known as a jade roller all over Instagram or in your favourite skincare stores. A centuries-old skincare tool used in traditional Chinese medicine, jade rollers are more than just a pretty face massage tool - they actually work!
Able to stimulate collagen production, boost your skin elasticity, and get rid of any unwanted puffiness, jade rolling not only works to deliver radiant skin but also feels great.A jade roller is super simple to use, and you can ‘roll’ morning, noon and night. Personally, we prefer to jade roll first thing in the morning to wake up the complexion and give our skin a little love before the day begins. But if you want to use it as a midday boost or nighttime soothe, be our guest.
If it’s your first time, here’s our step by step guide on how to use a jade roller:
Step 1: Cleanse your skinA significant benefit of jade rolling is improving your skin’s ability to absorb your skincare products. Once thoroughly cleansed, apply your favourite serum or face oil. These formulas allow the jade roller to easily glide on your skin for efficient application. If you’re in the mood to treat yourself, you could even apply a sheet mask, like the Soothe & Hydrate Aqua-Porin Sheet Mask or the Rejuvenating Papaya Sheet Mask. When your 10-15 minutes are up, begin rolling in any excess serum!
Step 2: Invigorate your skinA jade roller is double-sided with a smooth head on one end and a ridged head on the other. To properly stimulate your skin with a jade roller, start with the ridged head first. Roll from right to left over your forehead. Then roll from your chin all the way up to your ear. Then repeat this on either side of your face between 5 to 15 times.
Step 3: Calm the complexionYour skin should be looking and feeling hydrated and plump at this point. Now, take the smooth end of the roller and run it over your forehead, cheeks and jawline. This will soothe the skin and reduce any puffiness. When you get to the delicate eye area, roll from the inner corners to the outer edges. If you’re wondering how to get rid of eye bags, don’t tug or apply pressure - a gentle touch is all you need to calm your complexion - then finish by rolling your neck. Start at your jawline, and roll down to your collarbone for the best results.
Step 4: Wash your roller
To keep your jade roller in tip-top condition, give it a rinse after using it to maintain its longevity.
Pro Tip: Pop your jade roller in the fridge between each use. The cool stone will feel amazing on your skin and help reduce puffiness even more than at room temperature! You can even warm up your jade roller thanks to its inherent thermal stability. Which is just a fancy way of saying it will hold its temperature.
Step 5: Use healthy makeup to keep your skin glowingYour skin is your biggest organ and reacts to everything you put on it, so to keep your skin looking radiant day in day out, you’re going to need to nourish it with healthy ingredients. We stock high-quality, healthy makeup made with the best skin-loving ingredients to rival the high-end brands: healthy foundations, hydrating primers to get your skin glowing, and nourishing BB Creams. Plus, our cosmetics are certified vegan and cruelty-free!
Pro Tip: To add to your healthy glow, you can even have a look at our healthy highlighters and mineral bronzers, also made with the best skin-loving ingredients such as Aloe Vera, Q10, Vitamin A & E to keep the skin looking fresh and fantastic. Our makeup is so good for your skin it basically works as skincare!