Which Gua Sha stone should you choose?

Which Gua Sha stone is best for you?

Gua Sha massage originated in China, but can now be found all over the world. It’s particularly popular with natural wellness and beauty enthusiasts – and for good reason! Gua Sha offers many benefits, both therapeutic and aesthetic, but in order to reap these benefits, you need to choose the right stone.

Why is it so important to choose the right Gua Sha stone?


Over the past few years, more and more people have started to include an accessory in their beauty essentials: the Gua Sha massage stone. This flat, smooth, soft stone is easily recognizable, as it’s usually shaped like a heart. A Gua Sha tool is carved from natural, semi-precious stone and can be used on both the face and body. It can also be used in many different ways, for pro-aging and stimulating benefits. Ideal for brightening and firming the skin, as well as boosting blood flow, it is believed to have healing and protective properties, and the ability to rebalance chakras and harmonize the flow of vital energy. However, in order to fully harness these many benefits, you need to know which Gua Sha stone to use.

Le Gua Sha

32 €
Rose Quartz Gua Sha tool
4.8 22 reviews

As you may have noticed, there are many different Gua Sha stones, and each one has its own characteristics, effects and uses. You’ll find them made from rose quartz, jade stone, black obsidian, green aventurine, and amethyst – to name a few. No wonder it’s so difficult to choose!

When looking for a Gua Sha stone, make sure you take into account your emotional needs and your skin type. Once you’ve found the right stone, you can use it at least two or three times a week – and even every day if you’re really motivated! The more you use it, the quicker you’ll see results.

Before using your Gua Sha, always remove makeup and cleanse, then apply an oil so the stone will glide over your skin easily. Once you’ve finished your Gua Sha massage, make sure you clean your stone with a gentle soap and apply moisturizer if your skin needs it.

Which Gua Sha stone is best for which skin type?

A Gua Sha stone should always be made from a high-quality, pure, natural stone. Most Gua Sha tools on the market today are made from jade or rose quartz, but there are many Gua Sha stones available. Generally speaking, each stone suits a particular skin type.

If you’ve had acne, the best option is probably an obsidian Gua Sha tool, to help fade scars and smooth the skin. If you still have a few acne spots on your face, opt for a gentler solution, such as Absolution’s Le Roll-On Drainant lymphatic drainage roller, which is made from obsidian too. This stone can also be a good choice if you want to tackle skin pigmentation or frequent and persistent dark circles.

Le Roll-On Drainant

35 €
Face lymphatic drainage made easy!
4.9 7 reviews

If you have oily skin with open pores, a green aventurine Gua Sha would suit it better, as it’s said to have purifying and healing properties. Jade, meanwhile, is more suitable for dull skin that’s exposed to pollution or cigarette smoke.

If your skin reddens easily due to blushing, amethyst is probably the best stone for you. It restores balance and calms the skin, while also helping to relieve emotional stress. Last but not least is rose quartz. This is one of the most popular Gua Sha stones, for many reasons. It represents femininity, passion and youth, smoothes lines and wrinkles, and helps to delay the effects of skin aging.

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