Face rollers have been trending of late and you may have seen them displayed on Insta or heard from a friend who was raving about hers. If you haven’t seen or heard of them, these devices resemble a small rolling pin fixed to a handle. The “rolling pin” is usually made of jade but can also be commonly found in rose quartz and are marketed to provide skin benefits when rolled across the face for a few minutes per day.
This may have you wondering, “What good does that do?” or “Do those even work?” Well, read on to see just what a roller can do for your face.
Face rollers are safe to use daily and for optimal results daily usage is recommended—and it only requires just a few minutes of your time! Based on a 2018 study published by ScienceDirect, using a roller for just 5 minutes is all it takes to see vascular improvement on your face.
To use a facial roller, we recommend applying a facial moisturizer or oil to provide lubrication for a smooth glide of the roller over your skin. Excessive pulling or tugging at the skin can be counterintuitive and could contribute to fine lines and wrinkles.
The simple act of rolling a rose quartz or jade facial roller over the skin can have significant benefits like reduced stress and tension—much like a relaxation massage! Other benefits can include:
It is never too late to start making beneficial choices for the health of your skin and your body. Daily massages to your face can serve many benefits and take up only a little of your time, so why not give a facial roller a try?