A simple complete guide to crystal face rollers

by Nubess Stories on December 31, 2020

Are crystal rollers only a big trend or there is more to why all beauty experts are talking about them, Let look at the science behind how these crystals work in your skincare. From mother earth's bounty, crystals not only make for a great ingredient in beauty care and makeup for both its physical qualities but as well as that special energy they bring to your body, mind & spirit.

 For those of you looking to try out crystal beauty tools like rollers and gua sha or crystal-infused beauty products, there are many options available from Nubess which are serums, face masks, hair oil, skin bar, handcrafted body soaps. Some of these products can even be used to enhance a rejuvenating, relaxed experience, destress and let the glow begin within radiating to outside beauty.

 Let's dive into the arsenals of beauty tools


What is a crystal facial roller?

 It is a skincare tool that has been used for thousands of years. Perfected over the years, It's built to soothe, calm, skin and facilitate lymphatic drainage by opening pathways that gently improve the draining of lymph flow, which reduces puffiness, boost circulation, and helps stimulate oxygen flow to the skin.

What do rollers do?

 Using a crystal roller as a beauty tool delivers a facial massage technique that aids in boosting circulation in the skin that works out our face muscles and in conjunction with a serum or face mask it will help your skin absorb the product for a deeper and lasting effect that will help tone & firm the skin

Why use crystal face roller:

 When paired with the right skincare products, the right face roller delivers you a healthier, more youthful complexion. As the roller gently glides on your face and neck, it allows for gentle lymphatic drainage, which helps to flush toxins out of the skin, boosts circulation to draw nutrients to the skin, softens the appearance of lines by releasing muscle tension, restoring smooth radiant skin.


What is a gua sha?

 Also, Known as ''nature's botox,'' gua sha as a beauty tool is part of Chinese tradition that scrapes your skin, since its curvatures and hand held pressure allows it to be manoeuvre, stretches your connective tissue to relieve facial and pockets of jaw tension. It helps to lift, firm, tone the face overtime. Releases facial tension relaxes the muscle that contributes to fine lines & wrinkles. Use daily morning and night with skincare products for noticeable results.

What are the benefits of these beauty tools?

 The key benefits of gua sha are:

  • Releasing muscle & jaw tension
  • Improves range of motion
  • Promote lymphatic drainage
  • Depuffing skin
  • Boosts circulation
  • Detoxification
  • Releases stress
  • Smoothes wrinkles
  • Improves skin elasticity

 Some of the key benefits of using a crystal roller are:

  • Detoxification
  • Enhanced product absorption
  • Cell building
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Improved lymphatic drainage
  • Increased blood flow
  • Brightened complexion
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Contoured definition

 How do you use these facial tools?

 You can use the tool on your face, neck, and jawline. The tool often has dual ends, with a long oval-shaped crystal stone on one end for the flat planes of your face like your cheeks, forehead, and chin, and a smaller rounder crystal on the other end for under-eye areas, nose, and eyes.

 Start with freshly cleansed skin, Apply serum, moisturizer, facial oil, or mask. Start rolling, apply gentle pressure, and start in the middle of the face, working upwards and outwards. Use the small crystal under the eye, sides of the nose to drain any puffiness. Repeat this motion a few times and then roll downwards on the outer side of your face, down to your collarbone where your lymph nodes will flush all toxins. It’s a great way to give the muscles in your face work out and relieve tension.

 Pro-tip: If you have blemishes, try freezing your roller for a few minutes and then slowly roll over them to clear inflammation and drain toxins.


How to clean your crystal facial roller?

 Well, it’s super easy and can be done in under 2 minutes! Take a damp soft cloth and wipe down the face roller thoroughly after every use. For a deep clean wash with nontoxic gentle soap water for 10 seconds and thoroughly rinse, unless you are using a selenite roller that will start to dissolve so never clean it with water.

 Always wipe the roller with a dry towel and leave it out to dry completely for a few minutes before you store it again. This will ensure that the hardware on the roller does not corrode. The way you take special care of your skin, you’ll also want to do the same for your skincare tools.

 How to keep it charged with a vibrant energy that will heal your skin. All Nubess crystal-infused skincare products and crystal face rollers are charged with healing Reiki energy to bring out the crystal gems' inherent healing properties. Overtime your crystal face tools will begin to recede, to renew that positive energy, We recommend charging them with master crystals like clear quartz, selenite, amethyst, or recharging under a full moon's light with positive affirmations.

 How to spot a fake?

 There are several ways to spot a fake crystal facial roller:

 You can tell your face roller is real by its color, temperature, type, price point, and fragility. Here are some key points to look out for:

  • Color – Real crystal will be natural light & dark shades of color imperfections with natural patterns, swirls, and black dots. If a roller has only perfect color or no imperfections, it’s a fake.
  • Fragility – crystals are easily broken due to fragility, while fake marble is not.
  • Temperature – Fake rollers are not cool to the touch and do not cool down quickly after use.
  • Cost – If a roller is priced low and cheap, it is most likely fake or a coloured knock off.

 How to use crystal facial rollers with crystal infused skin care?

 Crystal-infused beauty products not only help give you a natural glow but they amplify the benefits of ingredients tenfold. As topical skincare does not penetrate your skin layers deeper otherwise, a crystal facial roller boost blood circulation and draws nutrients to reach hypodermis.

  • They offer rich energetic benefits that nourish skin & hair. Each blend becomes a bundle of liquid vibrating energy that is supercharged to improve circulation and ease stress, tension, and restore homeostasis.
  • Whether or not you believe in the energy power of crystals, it makes you feel happy and uplifts your skin, and adds joy to your self-care rituals., we consider it a positive energy win.
  • They can help you achieve a healthy radiant complexion. Take for example crystal facial rollers which feel cool and calm on your skin, make your skin supple, while improving circulation, encouraging lymphatic function, and easing muscle tension.

The products and tools are created with the intention of healing. Facial rolling with crystal-infused skincare incorporates natural one of a kind gemstone skin benefits that are in multitude. Nubess Crystal power Activated Charcoal Mask infused with tourmaline will cleanse your pores of impurities while nourishing and restoring cell renewal. This clay mask contains pure saffron & geranium oil and other natural powerful ingredients that will reduce pores, clear blemish, and illuminate skin glow. If used with rose quartz or jade gua sha will lift skin, plump skin, release stagnant energy and depuff skin, for acne-prone skin will reduce inflammation.

 The unique dual-action facial roller features a smooth, polished end and a textured, studded end crafted from high-quality crystal. Applied with Nubess Miracle booster crystal-infused Vitamin C+ serum with hyaluronic acid formulated with Vit E & B5 and other natural ingredients that reduce hyperpigmentation, prevent breakouts, reduces the appearance of fine lines, promotes skin regeneration and reverses UV damage. The studded side glides on the face and improves circulation, tones, and firms the appearance of skin and improves product absorption, while the smooth side cools and calms, eases muscle tension, reduces the appearance of puffiness, and encourages lymphatic function.


Again, this is just our suggestion on what a skincare routine looks like with our facial tools. Always, get the roller for the face from a trusted and repute brand to avoid buying any fakes. The fake rollers may end up causing more harm compared to the few hundred saved. We believe that skincare is a self-care ritual so simple 'Me' time to care for your skin is a gift to yourself. Our goal is to provide you with everyday rituals that act as a breath of calmness in your busy life and what better than crystal-infused skincare and beauty tools to restore your skin, senses, and spirit.