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Gua Sha: TikTok’s latest viral beauty trend for natural, glowy skin

12/05/2021 / Beauty

If you’ve spent most of 2021 scrolling through Tiktok (because let’s face it, what else has there been to do), you’ll most likely have come across 3 things: Addison Rae, *that* feta pasta, and the holy grail of beauty routines; Gua Sha. 

The technique is a firm fave amongst celebs and influencers, and involves scraping an insanely aesthetic-looking tool across the face, with the goal of achieving ultimate lifting-plumping results. 

It’s said to have countless health and beauty benefits, and has been hailed as the secret to healthy, glowing skin. What’s more? Celebs including Lizzo, Kendall Jenner, and Miranda Kerr have all pledged their allegiance to the treatment, and the hashtag ‘#guasha’ has over 376.1 million views on TikTok. 

So, what’s all the fuss about? Here’s what you need to know.

By Beth Ryan