Originally published on faciallounge.com
WHAT IS GUA SHA?
Quickly gaining momentum, the technique of facial gua sha has been sweeping across social media. Unknown to many, gua sha is a healing technique that has been around for centuries. Originating in East Asia, gua sha was and still is a treatment meant to cleanse the chi of an individual. Healers would use any number of different tools to scrape across a person’s legs, back, arms, neck, etc. to allow their chi to flow freely.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF FACIAL GUA SHA?
- Relives tension
- Instant slimming and contouring
- Promotes blood circulation
- Breaks down scar tissue
- Lymphatic drainage
- Faster healing
- Skin tightening