Skincare has always been a trend that many men and women spend time searching to find the perfect routine and regimen for their own skin because let’s be honest, not every product works perfect for everyone like they advertise to. It will always be a hot topic for almost any adult at any age, whether they are looking for skin perfecters, the best products to prevent acne, anti-aging serums, items to prevent dryness, the list can go on and on. Chances are, if you are reading this right now you may be looking for some type of skincare routine for yourself. If you have been doing your research, it is possible that you have come across two products that many people are currently using and loving. Jade facial rollers as well as in home microneedle pens are on the rise and both are becoming some of the top skincare tools. What are these products and what can they do for you? Let’s dive in and find out.
Jade Facial Rollers
The Jade Facial Roller is a tool with two jade stones on each end that roll across the skin, it may sound too simple or maybe even a hoax, but each roll can offer a large variety of benefits. Jade facial rollers have played a big part in Chinese skincare practices since the 7th century. Although many of us may be late to the game, it isn’t too late to join in on the wide range of healing and protective benefits.
Now that you know what the jade roller is, let’s look into the benefits that everyone has heard so much about. These facial rollers/massagers are specifically designed to increase blood circulation while reducing swelling to help your skincare products to penetrate deeper and work better on your skin. The roller is designed to be used warm or chilled by simply placing the roller in the refrigerator. By chilling the roller, puffiness and dark circles can easily be erased.
Jade Rollers allow you to massage your face better than your hands can. By using a roller, you can access muscles and tissues with the perfect amount of pressure while still being gentle and safe. To receive the best results of the roller, it is recommended to use the roller back and forth, up and down, as well as out to the side. Using more pressure while moving upwards, lifts the muscles in your face. This may be one of the simplest ways to get clearer and improved skin.
See one of our favorite jade rollers here!
Have you ever thought of running tiny little needles across your face as a skincare routine? Yeah, we thought it was crazy too when we saw the new in-home trend but after learning about the amazing benefits of micro-needling at home, we jumped right on board. One benefit that we are most impressed with is how the pen reduces fine lines and wrinkles. As microneedles move across the skin, your body responds by sending collagen and elastin to heal the area where the needles were placed. During this process, the surrounding areas are healed which aids in reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Another benefit of micro-needling is how the skin absorbs active ingredients. Through micro-needling, the skin absorbs 90% more than it would otherwise which stops early signs of aging and prevents new fine lines and wrinkles as well as a decrease in sun damage, acne scars, and age spots.
Using needles .3mm or less, allows you to use the pen pain free at home without any downtime while still receiving the best results. Feel free to use the pen 3-5 times a week and replacing the micro-needles every month. The needles can become dull over time and will be less effective. Only use the pen over the same area 2-3 times in one session, always remember to sanitize the pen after each use. It may be nerve-racking at first, but you will love the results you get from using the micro-needle pen.
There are many varieties of tips and tricks to these new skincare tools. Feel free to try these products out and see how they work on your skin. No one knows your skin better than you which is why it is so important to only try things you feel comfortable with.
Photo: Cassie Brady (@thedarkplum)