chrysalisspa Gua Sha Detox Massage | Chrysalis

Are you tired of looking tired? Do you suffer from dark circles, puffiness, or fine lines around your eyes, or dull dehydrated skin?

Are you experiencing any of the followings:

  • Dull and tired skin
  • Wrinkles and fine lines 
  • Loss of skin elasticity
  • Facial asymmetry due to tension
  • Dark eye circles

Look no further with our Chrysalis Gua Sha Treatment Singapore technique that blends ancient Chinese medicine with modern skincare technology.

A gua sha stone —also sometimes referred to as a jade scraper—is a little flat pebble of jade that can chisel out cheekbones you didn’t even know existed, de-puff hangover eye bags, and crank up the dial on skin brightness. But what exactly is gua sha and how can a small stone offer so many beauty benefits?

Gua Sha Facial Treatment helps you brighten skin & lift your face naturally – Without Machines or Surgery!

Gua Sha Facial Treatment prevents premature aging & improves all skin issues such as dullness, sallowness, puffiness, wrinkles, dark circles, eye bags, sagging skin, large pores, oily skin, dark spots and acne. Creates a natural V-shaped face by lifting your skin

Discover for yourself:

  • Reduced fine lines & pore size
  • Brighter, firmer and lifted skin
  • Ease fatigue & stress through continual tension-relieving massages
  • Acne control & prevent breakouts
  • Reduce dark eye circles, puffiness and fine lines around your eyes

WHAT IS GUA SHA?

Gua Sha is a face scraping technique based on an ancient healing technique. Originally, to obtain 'Sha'—redness that encourages the skin to heal itself. "Gua" means to scrape, while "sha" means sand, referring to the red spots that occasionally appear on the skin afterward.

The key point is to scrape the skin (commonly the upper back) to invigorate blood flow, release heat-toxins, stimulate lymphatic drainage, activate various points of the body, and bring helpful cells to the area by stimulating an immune response.

Originally a body treatment, Gua Sha has since been adapted to be used in facial therapies, with the scraping motion evolving to a gentler gliding technique.

Gua sha facial massage is a method that promotes lymphatic drainage, which helps to eliminate bloating caused by interstitial fluid (fluid trapped under your skin that needs to be released to your lymph system). In other words, gua sha facial Singapore is good for you—and could have some additional benefits to your
appearance.

HISTORY OF GUA SHA

Before we delve into the practical aspects of Gua Sha, it's essential to appreciate its rich history. Although the Gua Sha massage technique is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine, it has also been used in Japan for centuries.

In Japan, Gua Sha is known as “kashin”, and was initially used as a form of healing, aimed at addressing various ailments by scraping the skin to release blocked toxins and energy. Kashin was used by the samurai to relieve muscle tension and improve circulation after training, and also by geishas to improve their skin and complexion.

Of course, Gua Sha has adapted and evolved over time. It has transcended its therapeutic roots to become a cherished ritual that not only enhances the skin but also nurtures the soul.

DOES FACE GUA SHA ACTUALLY WORK?

So far research indicates face gua sha may work as follows: 

  • Improve blood flow to the treated area: A small 2007 study found that gua sha facial Singapore may improve microcirculation, aka blood circulation in small blood vessels, for about 25 minutes after treatment. 
  • Reduce puffiness: Applying light strokes or movements on the face can help keep the lymph fluid moving, which may reduce puffiness and inflammation.
  • Minimize wrinkles: A 2020 case study found that gua sha facial massage may improve wrinkles and fine lines, but more studies are needed to investigate this benefit further.

While face gua sha may lead to improvements in the skin's appearance, results are often temporary. For instance, your cheekbones may look more sculpted after a round of gua sha facial massage, but will usually puff up again the next morning. That's because when you lie down to sleep, water can collect in the face and cause a mild swelling due to gravity.

GUA SHA FACIAL BENEFITS

The benefits of Gua Sha Facial have been reaped in TCM for years and through generations. When using gua sha for facial massage, you could experience several benefits.

1. Promotes lymphatic drainage

The scraping motions used in a face gua sha massage help to aid lymphatic drainage as you take time to work on the different areas of your face. You’re in complete control, so you can decide to use light or heavier pressure. 

2. Reduce tension and pain

TCM has used gua sha facial tool to help alleviate tension and pain for thousands of years. Adjusting the pressure you apply with your gua sha facial tool stone in different problem areas of the neck or face can help to reduce tension and pain. 

3. Improves circulation

As well as promoting lymphatic drainage, face gua sha massage can help to improve circulation. With improved circulation comes a brighter complexion as toxins are shifted and cleared from the body. 

4. Relieves puffiness

Gua Sha's gentle massage can help drain excess fluid from the face, reducing morning puffiness and promoting a more sculpted appearance.

HOW TO USE GUA SHA FOR FACE BEFORE AND AFTER

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW BEFORE USING GUA SHA?

Before you embark on your Gua Sha journey, here are some important considerations:

Skin type:
Gua Sha facial massage is generally safe for all skin types, but it's essential to be gentle, especially if you have sensitive or acne-prone skin. Consult with a dermatologist if you have specific concerns.

Consistency:
To experience the full benefits of Gua Sha before and after, make it a consistent part of your skincare routine.

Patience:
Results may not be immediate, but with regular practice, you'll gradually notice improvements in your skin's texture, tone, and overall radiance.

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HOW MUCH DOES GUA SHA TREATMENT COST?

Chrysalis Medi Aesthetic offers 3 specialised types of Gua Sha treatments:

(1) Guasha for the Body at trial price of $73.44 (U.P: $138.24), that focuses on pressure points that relief aches, pains, and muscle tenseness

(2) Gua Sha Facial Singapore at trial price of $73.44 (U.P: $432 | 60 mins). Guasha Facial will leave one feeling younger and fully rejuvenated.

(3) Gua Sha Eye Treatment at trial price of $95.04 (U.P: $311.04 | 60 mins) depending on the severity of the condition and duration. Gua Sha scraping and point massage will bring you the most therapeutic and effective treatment for all eye concerns.

All customers are required to undergo a consultation to assess his or her suitability for the relevant treatment(s).

FAQ About Gua Sha Detox Massage

What does gua sha do for eyes?

When used for eye bags, the gua sha tool is pushed over the skin around the eyes with light pressure, using a specific technique. This gua sha eye detox massage works to improve blood circulation and promote lymphatic drainage in the eyes area.

Can gua sha help with under eye bags?

While facial gua sha is great for toning, sculpting, and plumping the entire face & neck, one of its true superpowers is the benefits we see when it comes to de-puffing the under-eye area for reducing eye bags.

What does massaging around the eyes do?

Eyelid massage involves gentle manipulation of your eye area to stimulate blood flow and potentially improve tear production.

Does gua sha have side effects?

Typically, gua sha is considered safe. However, you may have some bruising or discoloration of your skin. You could also be sore and tender for a short while after you have your treatment. You shouldn't have gua sha if you're taking medicine for blood clots.

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