If you are ready to upgrade your skincare routine with extra self-care, the addition of gua sha to your regimen is the way to go. The ancient technique originates in traditional Chinese medicine and includes scraping your skin with a stone. While for anyone unfamiliar with the tool it might appear like the perfect beauty hoax, the benefits of using a gua sha are many and instantly visible. Incorporating it in your skincare routine a few times a week will help release tension, reduce inflammation and puffiness, boost lymphatic drainage, and soften fine lines and wrinkles. Watch here as cosmetologist Rasha Harb Tarak takes us through a simple technique to introduce in your morning or evening routine.