I will admit that when I first saw face rollers take off on social media I was a skeptic. I loved the idea of having a stable and full skincare routine, but I just couldn’t be fussed with all the accessories I was seeing. After testing out the Teaology Rose Quartz Vibrating Roller, I am a changed woman and all the better for it!
Face rollers date back to ancient China, found to be part of skincare rituals as far back as the 7th century. They are designed to massage the face in order to relieve stress and tension in the face (or body) while promoting lymphatic drainage. The Teaology Face Roller is crafted from luxurious rose quartz, the crystal of love and beauty which carries great healing energies. But what really sets it apart from the traditional face roller is the over 6000 sonic vibrations per minute. While you roll the Teaology Rose Quartz Vibrating Roller on your skin, the sonic vibrations amplify the benefits of traditional face rolling including the toning of relaxed facial muscles, reduced puffiness and temporary reduction of the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Paired with the Teaology collection of Infusion Serums I immediately found myself taking a little extra care with my skin and creating a routine I thoroughly looked forward to each morning and evening. All because of the Teaology Rose Quartz Vibrating Roller. Once my face is washed I now place a few drops of the Teaology serums (usually a blend of the Organic Blue Tea Hyaluronic Infusion with the Organic Black Tea Vitamin C Infusion in the morning, and the Organic White Tea Peptide Infusion in the evening), then spend a few minutes rolling my face with the Teaology Rose Quartz Vibrating Roller.
It has become a precious moment where twice a day I am actively taking time for myself, feeding my skin and stepping into a type of meditation. The soothing action of massaging my face and neck is amplified by the calming vibrations creating a rhythmic practice, performed step-by-step with purpose. And while face rolling boosts the absorption of serums, creams and face masks, improves circulation and therefore enhances your skin’s natural glow, it’s the relieving of tension in my facial muscles that’s the ultimate for me. As someone who grinds their teeth and suffers from holding a lot of tension in my jaw and neck, the Teaology Rose Quartz Vibrating Roller has helped me start and end my day in a more peaceful state both physically and mentally.
It is not just an aesthetic act of self-care: adding only a few more minutes, the routine has created a consistent space for me to show up for myself, relax myself and feel better each morning and each evening. And did I mention how good my skin is looking? She is glowing! The extra stimulation from daily face rolling has made an incredible difference, plus the addition of Vitamin C has helped even out my – usually overly rosey – skin tone (something I have always been a bit self-conscious of).
Want to carve out some self-care time in your skincare routine? You can find the whole Teaology range on Superbalist and Takealot including the Teaology Rose Quartz Vibrating Roller and the Teaology Infusion Serums mentioned here.
Joëlle Davidson is Woman and Home’s Editorial Assistant whose two cats are very pleased she is typing from home these days. When Joëlle isn’t typing or reading she can be found enjoying the beauty of Cape Town’s outdoors. Or just the beauty of her favourite wine bar.