Snowflake Obsidian Body Comb
Body combing is an ancient Chinese self-healing treatment. Working on the idea that health issues begin within the body on an energetic level. The act of body combing aims to unblock these energy channels, bringing balance to your everyday life. This holistic style of body massage assists with feelings of harmony and relaxation by releasing tension in the body.
Like an extension of gua sha, the body comb works at a deeper level to engage the meridians. The result that occurs “sha” is the light pink flushing of skin indicating the promotion of circulation. Stimulation through regular practice is said to reveal nourished, hydrated, smooth skin by reducing cortisol levels and boosting circulation. Stroke it down your arms, legs and torso to stimulate lymphatic drainage for a spa-like treatment at home.
Our largest sensory organ is our skin. Through this grounding technique we can create a safe space within ourselves. This assists to effectively release any stress we are holding from the day and return to the present moment, allowing us to be mindfully aware of all our body has done for us over the day and offer gratitude to nourish ourselves from the inside out.
Tip: This piece is a natural snowflake obsidian stone and looks beautiful styled on your bathroom countertop. Place on a piece of petrified wood for a masculine modern style. Leaving the item on display also encourages the daily reminder for regular use.
Use: Use with your favourite body oil after a warm shower. The idea is for the comb to provide a body massage by gliding smoothly over the skin to ease stress and tension.
This Born in Byron body comb works with natural snowflake obsidian, a detoxification stone used to promote balance for mind and body. Take care with your daily ritual, slow down and enjoy the experience.
-Apply body oil in slow circular motions, take extra time to provide each limb with the sensory pressure of touch.
-Wash hands free from oil or serum being used prior to commencing work with your body comb.
-Keep a gentle but mindful grip, feel the piece in your hand, connect and appreciate the massage it is providing.
-If using in the morning you may choose a more brisk movement to assist with energising for the day.
-In the evening concentrate on a slow gliding motion to work in with your sleep hygiene routine.
Ritual: For a more immersed experience set up by misting your favourite aura spray, put on your essential oil diffuser, dim the lights, play relaxing music. Inhale and exhale deeply and slowly throughout this experience. Finish with a warm herbal tea while sitting with eyes gently closed, being still and supported in this moment.
Simple technique in included in the product photos as a guide. You are provided with a copy of this technique card when purchased.
Crystal on skin contact. When crystals have direct contact with the skin they are better equipped to align their vibrations with your own energy.
Snowflake Obsidian: Balance. Purity. Grounding.
Chakra: Base - the first chakra located at the base of the spine. It is the starting point for developing and maintaining balance, when aligned it brings a sense of grounding, safety and connection.
Intention: For added meaning set an intention to your piece or use a mantra such as 'I let go of what no longer serves me’, 'I am relaxed in this moment’ or 'I deserve this’.
Country of origin, stone: Mexico
Interesting: Snowflake Obsidian is an ancient stone believed to assist with circulation and deep tissue healing for rejuvenation and youthful fresh skin hence it's modern day use in holistic beauty products. It is a powerful stone requiring regular energy clearing. Running water is ideal for recharging the beautiful stone, so wash clean your body comb before and after each use. A gentle handwash is suitable with warm water to remove residual oil.
Measurements: This crystal body comb is approximately 10cm x 5cm. This item is for one comb.
*Cleansed with Palo Santo & charged under the full moon in Pisces
**Take gentle loving care of this piece as you would other crystal items. It may break if dropped.