How to take advantage of the ‘roller’, the latest revolution in cosmetics

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Are photogenic and accumulate likes in Instagram but, in addition to being the beauty gadget of fashion, the rollers facial stones noble enhance the action of the cosmetics, activate the microcirculation and drains the bags under the eyes. Among his legion of fans include many centres pointerswhich include them in their protocols. “The skin benefits from an additional stimulation to help activate the production of collagen, essential to keep it firm, and used with consistency helps to smooth wrinkles such as the frown upside down”, says Diego Mendez-Sâbre, researcher and co-founder of Haute Custom Beauty. More advantages: “Oxygenate the skin, working the contours of the cheekbones and the chin, and help to eliminate excess fluid under the eyes to look more rested and fresh,” he says.



Of green quartz from Sephora (19,95€)

Of green quartz from Sephora (19,95€)
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“The rollers facial serve primarily to reduce inflammation,” notes Sandra Satué Soto, therapist specializing in chinese medicine and aromatherapy Alqvimia. “The treatments we use the jade green because it is anti-inflammatory, decongestant, promotes lymphatic drainage and soothes redness of sensitive skins. If you would like to activate the synthesis of collagen and elastin would use a stone that is more dark, like a red jasper or an agate, orange”, he says.


Jade or quartz

The jade is used in chinese medicine since 2000 years ago and the rose quartz has Arabic origin

The list of celebrities that give the face by them, from Kim Kardashian up Gwyneth Paltrow, is longer than the periodic table. The jade, used over 2,000 years by traditional chinese medicine, and the rose quartz, which the egyptians used to make masks, rejuvenating, are the most popular but there are also of amethyst, carnelian, obsidian, jasper, agate, malachite, sapphire… every one of them is attributed to different holistic properties: malachite to ward off bad energies, red jasper to bring vitality…



The Precious Contouring Facial Massager Haute Custom Beauty is hand made and is sold in three versions:with malachite and bathed in 24-karat gold (180 euros), in pink gold with amethyst (240 euros) and bathed in platinum with sapphire (380 euros)

The Precious Contouring Facial Massager Haute Custom Beauty is hand made and is sold in three versions:with malachite and bathed in 24-karat gold (180 euros), in pink gold with amethyst (240 euros) and bathed in platinum with sapphire (380 euros)
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Many aestheticians like to use one or the other according to the objectives that they seek but there are also skeptics who believe that the choice of stones can be left in the hands of the user, according to your personal taste. Yes there is a match to the time you choose the roller perfect: stones that do not deteriorate with the cosmetic formulae and massagers that slip so easily and have their metal parts well connected. The models of conglomerate presence, as Haute Custom Beauty, hand-crafted and plated in yellow gold, rose gold and platinum, can cost 380 euros. They opt for the “stones faceteadas to increase the effects of the micromassage and by which the tool includes a small sphere to be able to stimulate the points shiatsu and facilitate the lymphatic drainage.

Jade green, the eDiva and Ldreamm accumulate 5 stars on Amazon

Jade green, the eDiva and Ldreamm accumulate 5 stars on Amazon
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Do they work? There is no doubt that are relaxing or that deshinchan dark circles under the eyes but or do miracles or act if they are forgotten in a drawer. And care if it is passed by the pits for botox and fillers: “it Is recommended to wait a minimum of three weeks so that they are correctly seated before using the roller,” says dr. Natalia Ribe.


Clientele VIP

In London sweeps the roller Sarah Chapmanthe facialista of Victoria Beckham and Meghan Markle

Some brands of high cosmetics, as Guerlainalso point to the phenomenon roller. Have just launched their own tool massage along with the serum night line’orchidée Impériale. And in London, demolishing the Sarah Chapmanthe facialista of Victoria Beckham and Meghan Markle (when it goes by there). There is also triumph the massagers that simulate facial treatments of cryotherapy, as the Cryopress. According to the brand, Jennifer Aniston and Gigi Hadid are on your list of VIP clients.

With vibration, of Nikoro. 29,95 euros

With vibration, of Nikoro. 29,95 euros
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Used to enhance their effects

Are saved in the fridge to accentuate its cold effect. Another option: “Put a minute in a glass with ice,” advises the expert of Haute Custom Beauty.

Facial oils and the sérums are the textures more grateful for the rollers. “Serve also to take advantage of the remains that are left after you use a face mask cellulose (sheet mask)”, comment from Alqvimia.

“The narrow part is for the orbicular area of eyes and lips, the widest is used in the cheekbones, neck, jawline, and contours,” says Sandra of Alqvimia.

“Apply the cosmetic, and start the massage on the front, making upward motions, and towards the temples for 30 to 60 seconds. Continue through the area of the cheeks and jaw, upward and from the inside to the outside. Finish on the neck, also in the upward direction. With 30 seconds each zone is enough,” explains Stephanie Nieto, teacher of Omorovicza.

In the circles it is used by rolling it from the inner corner to the tail of the eyebrow, and following the circle passing also under the eyebrows.

“At home I use it at night, after cleansing and tonerand after I apply a facial oil,” says Sandra Satué Soto, of Alqvimia.



Format metallic, L-Roller Guerlain, 82,70 €

Format metallic, L-Roller Guerlain, 82,70 €
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