The Skincare Tool You Keep Seeing & Why It's Everything, Says This PVD Holistic Dr

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What Do Jade Rollers Do? A Guide to Jade Rolling

Anyone on Instagram in the last year has seen jade rollers in the hands of influencers and on flat lays with high end facial products. These trendy beauty tools aren’t new, and with the weather heating up, rolling smooth and perpetually cool jade over your skin may be just what the doctor ordered. 

Used by ancient empresses going back thousands of years, Jade rollers improve circulation and collagen production. By activating the lymphatic system, they can decrease puffiness (even around the delicate eye area!). Some say they help skin care products penetrate the skin when you apply before rolling, and others tout the anti-inflammatory effect of a cool jade massage. The jade roller makes an appearance in treatments by celebrity estheticians like Cecilia Wong in NYC, and it’s a simple tool you can use at home for 10 minutes a day for noticeable results. 

Jade rollers come in different shapes and sizes. Some have two-sides and one with a textured end. This design is ideal for enhancing collagen production. Some double rollers have a large end and a tiny end. The tiny side is great for delicate eye area! Some rollers aren’t even made of jade but semi-precious stones like Rose Quartz or Agate. Any type of jade roller you choose will help your skin be calmer, less puffy, and glow! 


If you don’t have a jade roller yet, check out the rollers at Emerging Energy. These Roller Kits include how-to quick instruction guide, goji glow facial oil, plus a roller all packed in a sweet cloth bag (great for storing your roller!). These are available for PattyJ readers this month at 15% off with code PattyJ or you can save on shipping and stop by our office in Providence. Just mention that you read our post at Patty J for your discount.   

PS. Mom’s love jade rollers too! These make a perfect Mother’s day gift! 

About Dr Dilks

Dr Mary Claire Dilks is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and owner of Emerging Energy Acupuncture in Providence (RI). She has also been named Best Of RI ("Best Inner Healing"). Visit her at