Jade Rollers, you see them everywhere. But what does it actually do for your skin? We answer the frequently asked questions about Jade rollers! Let's dive in to it..
What is a Jade roller?
First of all the Jade roller's name says it all: Jade. This stone is from Japan and it's called a Jade stone. For those people who do eyelash extensions, probably know you have a jade stone to put glue on. Lash technicians put glue on a jade stone to keep the glue cold. This cold hard stone benefits the skin in many ways. But what are the benefits of a jade roller? Here you go:
Helps with jaw tensions
Drawing away toxins
Stimulate blood circulation
Facial muscle relaxation
How often should you use a jade roller?
Next to the fact that you can use a Jade Roller to let products soak in deeper into the skin, you can also use it without any product or moisturizer underneath to just massage the tissue of your skin, or to relieve stress in your muscles.
We advise you to use a Jade Roller twice a day. In the morning and in the evening. Remember that when you stop using the Jade Roller the effects will disappear as well. Not immediately, but you need to keep on rolling to keep the benefits.
How to use a Jade Roller on your face
Here's a step by step guideline to use a Jade Roller on your skins face
- Clean your face!
- Moisturize with the product you wish
- Use the roller soft on your cheeks and jaw
- Move the roller from your eyebrows up to your forehead
- Use the roller from your cheeks softly to your nose, do not press too hard
All motions should be soft and gentle, the whole motion should not feel painful.
Is a jade roller good for your face?
Yes! The rolling motion of the Jade Roller on your face can help decrease puffiness, and clear toxins. If you use a Jade roller often you can even erase wrinkles, stimulate the blood circulation and therefor the collagen, and improve inflammatory skin. How awesome is that?!
How long should you roll your face?
A study in 2018 showed that using the Jade Roller for just 5 minutes increased the blood flow in the facial skin. And you should use the roller for about 10 minutes twice a day.
Should I keep my jade roller in the fridge?
It's up to you. If you would like to have a cooler Jade roller then yes, leave m in the fridge. The coolness of the Jade roller benefits the skin as well. But just for your information a Jade Roller made of a Jade stone is meant to be cool by itself already!
How can you tell a fake jade roller?
You can simply see it. If a Jade roller has some air bubbles, it's not the legit version made out of a Jade stone. Besides that there are a lot of fake versions on the market, and you can tell by the price. If the jade roller is usually under the price of € 20, the roller is probably fake. The material of real Jade stone is not majorly expensive, but it's not cheap either.
The color can variate as well. This means your Jade roller should look white and creamy, and does contain dark spots, if it doesn't, it might be fake! Also the real Jade stone can break when you drop 'm. If it doesn't it's probably another type of material.
Should you clean your jade roller?
All you need it soap and water. And now harmful scratching tools to clean your jade stone with. A Jade Roller needs a gentle cleanse.
What oil do you use with a jade roller?
If you want a skincare product to be soaked and pushed into your skin by using a Jade roller, you should choose something that hydrates the skin and is not too oily. If a skincare product is a pure oil, or a product that's too oily anyways you can only cause your skin to be infected and it will give you extra sebum in the end.
If you're looking for a mild and hydrating serum try this Gold Serum Elixir. It contains vanilla which helps you soothes down your skin, and decrease inflammation.
How much does a real jade roller cost?
So as we talked about it before; a Jade roller should not be less than € 20,-. This is because a Jade stone is not cheaper than this, but also not a lot more expensive. Then it only depends on what brand, how big the roller might be, what comes with it (maybe a skincare product), etc.
It's up to you what you would like to pay for it. We advise you: stick with this price, don't spend much more, and do not spend less! You do not want to end up with a fake Jade roller. This will not help you get the benefits we promised all the way up.