Innovation and advances in technology have transformed the way we look at our skincare routine. Clever at-home tools designed to lift, firm, de-puff or just facilitate a little self-care are all around us, no trip to the dermatologist or aesthetician’s office required.
Now feels as good a time as ever to integrate some of these additions into our routines, given the excessive amounts of time spent at home. So we’ve compiled 6 of the best, guaranteed to give you your best skin from home.
BeautyBio Facial Microneedling Regeneration Tool
Microneedling at home is an excellent way to brighten the skin, improve texture and get the most out of your serums. BeautyBio’s tool also comes with red LED light to help with reducing inflammation, meaning plumper, glowier skin with ongoing use. Just be sure to start slowly (once a week is plenty), don’t apply too much pressure and clean your roller between sessions.
Mount Lai Jade Gua Sha
Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese healing modality where a stone (often jade or rose quartz) is used to scrap and sculpt the face, improving lymphatic drainage and releasing facial muscle tension. Mount Lai’s stone is female AAPI owned, and the stone is the perfect shape to shape, lift and massage the contours of the face. Use it in conjunction with your favourite facial oil.
Joanna Czech Facial Massager
Created by famed aesthetician Joanna Czech (who treats the likes of Kim Kardashian West) this facial roller is made from cooling zinc and aluminium alloy to de-puff and increase circulation. Try keeping it in the fridge and roll over a sheet mask next time you wake up bloated from too much salt, wine or both.
When it comes to lifting and toning the face in a pinch, you really can’t beat microcurrent. NuFace is one of the market leaders, and the handheld device releases small electrical currents that work to stimulate facial muscles, resulting in smoother, more defined facial contours. The results are instant, but it can also be used daily for a more defined complexion.
Omnilux Contour Mask
Omnilux is the gold standard when it comes to at-home LED devices. Contour is fitted out with red and infrared lights that are clinically-proven (and FDA-approved) to stimulate collagen production, reduce inflammation and reduce the look of lines and wrinkles. It’s pricey and a little cumbersome, but if you’re committed to skincare it’s one of the best tools money can buy.
Ere Perez Quartz Sculpt & Lift Face Stone
With its unique spoon shape, this clear quartz stone is perfect for sculpting smaller areas of the face, or teasing out jaw tension. You could even use it in tandem with your traditional gua sha, if you want additional benefits.