Crystal Healing has been an esteemed and speculative practice for centuries. Professional healers claim that crystals vibrate at a much higher frequency than our bodies, which allows them to aid our lives in variety of ways. Many crystals are said to help boost our mood, alleviate stress, restore harmony and even aid in physical health and bodily healing. But what happens when we use crystals and gemstones in our skincare? Lately, beauty experts and crystal healers have been combining the effects of gemstone healing and effective beauty products, resulting in the latest beauty buzz – gemstone skincare.
Although a trend, using gemstones in beauty is not just a novelty. The trend has proved itself so effective that specialists all over the world have been incorporating gemstones into their skincare routines using products ranging from Jade rollers to Rose Quartz-infused moisturisers. Using gemstones and crystals in your beauty routine not only takes care of your skin, but cares for your mind and spirit as well.
We want to make sure you’re not only looking your best on the outside but feeling your best on the inside too. So, to discover which precious stone will nurture your skin and soul, we’ve created this gemstone beauty guide to lead the way.
Rose Quartz is best known for its ability improve feelings of self-love, inner-harmony and comfort while its loving effects and light pink colour is said to help open and balance the heart chakra. In skincare, Rose Quartz is used for its calming effects on the skin, helping to reduce redness, fine lines and wrinkles. Rose Quartz is also a very effective highlighting ingredient when used in makeup.
KORENTO’s Rose Quartz Highlighter provides the perfect combination of makeup, skincare and gemstone healing. With a variety of natural waxes, organic plant oils and KORENTO’s Berry Active ComplexTM compound, the highlighter effectively nurtures and softens the skin whilst Rose Quartz and high-quality light reflecting pigments help you to achieve a healthy rose-gold glow.
Amethyst is a relaxing and clarifying crystal known to be incredibly protective and healing. It is most often used to help release negativity, heal the body and soul, and soothe physical and emotional tension. In skincare, Amethyst helps clarify and detoxify the skin leaving you with a healthy, balanced complexion. As crystals are often linked to chakras, consistent use of Amethyst-based products is also said to help open and strengthen the crown chakra.
Flow Cosmetic’s Amethyst Aromatherapy Body Polish is a luxurious Amethyst-infused body polish with Himalayan rock salt, shea butter, coconut oil, Finnish bilberry and aromatherapeutic essential oils that helps to relax and soothe the body and mind whilst exfoliating, nourishing and clarifying the skin.
Jade is known as a soothing, calming and de-stressing gemstone, often used to restore harmony to our lives and purify the mind and spirit. On the skin, it is said to have purifying and protecting qualities that help to heal and strengthen the skin.
Yuli’s Harmony is a luxuriously healing body treatment that combines the effects of Rose Quartz, Jade, Amethyst and organic plant oils, herbs and flowers to effectively heal, nourish and soothe the body whilst calming the mind. The perfect treatment to restore Harmony to your mind, body and soul.
Tourmaline is a grounding stone that is said to help protect against negative energies. When used on the skin, tourmaline crystals heat up, making them effective exfoliators that help to increase circulation and make sure your other ingredients are doing more and going further.
Flow Cosmetic’s Tourmaline Aromatherapy Body Polish is a decadent bodily exfoliator infused with Tourmaline, essential oils, Finnish Bilberry and organic moisturisers to cleanse, smooth and exfoliate the skin leaving you with a healthy, even glow.
Gemstones in beauty are gaining more and more popularity, so with our guide we hope you can find your crystal beauty match and experience the benefits for yourself.
Check out the full range of Flow Cosmetics products, that cover so many gemstones and chakra care too. They are available on our website and also at The Konjac Sponge Company who are the UK distributors of this beautiful brand.