Many ancient civilizations used a variety of different tools to create wrinkle free skin.
Many of the line or facial smoothers are modeled after the European spa technique of facial spooning.
The facial roller and line smoothing technique can be viewed as a mini-facial massage to stimulate the skin cells, thereby encouraging cell activity and renewal.
Stimulating cell activity is an important component of any skin rejuvenation regime.
The facial roller and line smoothers are described to literally iron out wrinkles.
Similar to the Ghu Sha, the ancient Chinese practice used to improve circulation, relax muscles, and improve blood flow with a small, smooth credit-card sized stone, (typically made from jade or quartz); facial line smoothers are used to produce similar results.
When used as a facial treatment, the technique works to promote a glowing complexion, skin that's more contoured and sculpted, toned, a brighter complexion, and softens wrinkles and fine lines.
These skin care tools encourage the skin's ability to absorb moisturizers while helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles by enhancing the moisture content within the skin's layers.
There are many beneficial ways to accomplish this activity that doesn't require a home spa device. A gentle massage with your fingertips in an upwards, sweeping motion from the center of the chin outwards to the temples is one technique.
Simply tapping the facial skin's surface with your fingertips repeatedly (like playing a piano) will stimulate the skin cells and offer some of the benefits achieved by using the facial smoothing technique.
On the other hand, the basic type of facial roller and line smoothers are quick and easy to use and actually quite inexpensive, including:
Then there are the more professional facial roller and line smoothing devices such as:
A handheld portable jade device with a crystal stone rolling massage head.
Nurse Jamie Facial Massager
The Uplift Wands holds 24 massaging stones utilizes a unique rhythmic rolling action, replicating the techniques used professional spa facials.
Nuface Microcurrent Toner:
FDA cleared mini facial trainer device to lift, contour and tone.
Using a vitamin and nutrient rich serum directly after a facial smoothing treatment improves the absorption of the product, providing more effective long-term results.