Elizabeth Trattner, AP, DOM, is no stranger to gua sha. As a doctor of integrated and Chinese medicine, she's been practicing the ancient treatment for years, and is not surprised to see a resurgence of the practice on social media. What many beauty influencers find to be an easy, at-home remedy, though, comes with its own risks. We met with Dr. Trattner to see for ourselves the proper ways to perform gua sha for clients and on ourselves. Check out our Facebook Live recap below.
For a more detailed step-by-step on how to perform gua sha, check out Dr. Trattner's recent American Spa article on Nine Ways to Safely Perform Gua Sha at Home. And be sure not to miss another American Spa Facebook Live by following us: we're on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.