THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING A CALMLISH GLOW GUA SHA
The textured heart-shaped Gua Sha is designed for quick and easy stimulation of blood circulation to your face and neck. The textured part of the Gua Sha works like an eraser on fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, and scars. The flat and smooth part is for the classic Gua Sha facial scraping techniques. The Glow Gua Sha rejuvenates the skin and brings a healthy glow to it.
SKIN BENEFITS OF REGULAR GUA SHA MASSAGE
- Creates a youthful glow in the skin
- Hydrates skin tissue from the inside
- Reduces wrinkles
- Minimises pore size
- Promotes skin smoothness and even skin tone
- Reduces dark circles and bags under the eyes
- Improves muscle tone and lifts facial skin
- Removes stagnant lymphatic fluid and toxins
What is Gua Sha?
Today, Gua Sha (pronounced “gwa shaa”) is one of the most popular natural face sculpting techniques in Asia and it's becoming a real rockstar in the beauty industry worldwide.
Gua Sha is an ancient healing technique, originating from China but also used in Japan and Korea. It is an essential part of traditional Chinese medicine, used as folk medicine in many Chinese homes. It ́s origin dates back thousands of years and involves scraping the skin to eliminate toxins, waste products, tension and pain.
Gua means ”to scrape” and Sha means ”red spots / redness”. It is a highly effective treatment that provides immediate benefits. The tools used to scrape with, are special Gua Sha tools. In our facials, we have chosen to combine Gua Sha with crystal healing. Therefore, our Gua Sha tools are carved from genuine crystals collected all over the world. Each crystal is unique and our beauty tools will vary accordingly. Read more about the crystals here
HOW DO I CLEAN MY GUA SHA?
You should wash your Gua Sha with soap and water after each use. Crystals absorb energy so we also like to clean our Gua Sha crystal energetically with sea salt baths.
Fill a bowl with 3dl of water and 1 tbs sea salt. Place the Gua Sha in the bowl and let it be there for up to 24 hours. If you have more than one Gua Sha crystal to clean, clean them separately, not in the same salt bath.
You can also place your crystal Gua Sha tools in the window sill during full moon to charge them.
Some crystals don't tolerate water, however all crystals from our selection does.
NB the metal on our glow rollers don't tolerate salt water, so to clean them energetically you just place them on dry salt for up to 24 hours.
It's important you use an oil appropriate for your skintype or a balm.
There are no rules for how often you need to use your Gua Sha. However for visible results, we recommend you start by doing Gua Sha 5 times a week. Once you have your desired results you can maintain them by doing Gua Sha 3 times a week or as needed.
The arch side is for relaxation of muscle tension and lymphatic drainage.
2) Textured side
Side 2 is reducing lines and wrinkles by stimulating blood flow.
3) The end
Side 3 is great for jaw tension and releasing tension under the eye brows.
4) The long, smooth side
The long side of the Gua Sha is for lymphatic drainage and lifting
HOW TO USE THE LIFT GUA SHA
Start by applying your favorite face balm or face oil on clean skin. Take a moment to check in with yourself, let your breathing become deep and calm and do a few neck rolls to release tension in neck and shoulders. This helps the lymph fluid flow more easily and enhances the effects of the treatment.
This is a long facial but a few minutes a day is better than 30 mins once a week, so it's totally fine to break down the facial into smaller bits and focus only on the areas you need.
Jaw & Chin
Neck & Jawline
At Calmlish we practise zero waste from production to post consumption, meaning we have a return system where we upcycle your broken beauty tools and we use the leftover crystals from our factory’s production. It has taken Nature millions of years to produce each crystal, so it’s important to us that nothing is wasted.
We repurpose the leftover crystals and broken beauty tools into earrings and rings in collaboration with the amazing jewelry artist Nordling, some become meditation stones and others become high vibe filling in our upcycled silk eye masks.
Our gua sha carry bags and eye mask are made in collaboration with the sustainable clothing brand Sissel Edelbo using the left over silk from the vintage silk sari clothing production.
When not to Gua Sha
Gua Sha massage is not ideal when you have:
- Infected skin
- Damaged skin
- Skin cancer
- Swollen lymph nodes
NB: If you are in doubt, always ask your doctor. Be aware if you are taking medication, especially if it is blood thinning. If you have any type of blood disorders or have extra sensitive skin due to illness and medicine talk your doctor first.
Can i use my Gua Sha while pregnant?
You can do Gua Sha Facials no problem, but ask your doctor first before doing Gua Sha on your body, as doing any kind of detoxifying treatments during pregnancy is your own responsibility.
Who is CALMLISH?
Calmlish is a holistic and honest lifestyle brand carrying stylish products
that promote a state of calm; a calm mind, calm body, calm skin.
We believe in beauty rituals that create harmony through balancing the bo-
dy’s energy systems, lymphatic system, nervous system and hormone system.
Thus, creating a healthy foundation where beauty can manifest itself.
We have a strong mission to create pleasurable, peaceful moments trough
honest and stylish products you only need to buy once.