How to choose Gua sha oils that will help you get great results
You may be wondering what lubricant you can use with your Gua sha tool. If you've read any of my material, you'll know that I don't have any that I specifically recommend as I think you can get results with a whole range of options from vapour rub to olive oil. However, if you were thinking about using oils and you're not sure which one, here's a chart I put together with common oils and the supposed effects on your skin. Remember though to be very careful with oils on your face and if you're trying out a new oil, test an area of your skin first to see if you have a reaction.
When I do body Gua sha in my clinic I almost always just use sweet almond massage oil because it seems to be very rare for people to have a reaction to it. But there are lots of choices. Here are more:
And here are some more:
Please feel free to let me know what works for you and what doesn't and then I can pass it on to others.
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