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How to Use Ruby for Skincare

In Sanskrit, the word for “ruby” actually means “king of the precious stones,” showing how long this gemstone has been valued for its beauty and holistic healing properties. Motivation, love, power, self-confidence and increased concentration are among the emotions and traits that have been associated with ruby over thousands of years. But after years of research, the product formulators at Kristals Cosmetics also noticed that the stone has impressive properties to benefit skincare. Their findings showed that ruby helps with wrinkles and to promote radiant complexions. With this in mind, products formulators at Kristals Cosmetics looked to create the right combination of ingredients to work well with ruby to augment its effects on the skin.

As part of that, Kristals Cosmetics several products based on ruby. Below, you can see for yourself how these ruby skincare products can be used to promote youthful-looking, radiant skin:

Why Diamond-Infused Skincare and Beauty Products Are Hot Right Now

Diamonds have long been the king of all the gemstones. So when it comes to the gems that are most popular when infused into today’s skincare and beauty products, it makes sense that these sparkling beauties are at the top of the list.

Beyond the mere popularity of diamonds, though, the skincare and beauty researchers at Kristals Cosmetics say there are a number of valid reasons why diamonds are effective as a skincare ingredient. For one thing, they are an excellent at exfoliating the skin when ground into the fine, powder-like consistency used in skincare products. They also give the skin a glow and radiance not found from other skincare ingredients.

On a spiritual level, diamonds invoke a sense of power and strength to help you through your busy days. With that in mind, here are a few diamond-infused skincare products that you might want to take a closer look at.

#1 Diamond Select Anti-Gravity Masks
Kristals Cosmetics offers three variations on their diamond-infused masks, one for the eyes, and two others that focus on the entire face. Along with finely ground diamonds, the masks feature ingredients like Collagen, lavender oil and chamomile to reduce lines and wrinkles and firm sagging skin.

Our Diamond Select Anti-Gravity Spark Eye Mask was featured in the December 2016 Glossybox.

#2 Diamond Anti-Gravity Gentle Foaming Milk
As a first-step cleanser to be used before applying other skincare products, this foaming milk from Kristals Cosmetics pairs diamonds with a cutting-edge ingredient called Progeline to hold skin cells together as it cleanses the face.

#3 Diamond Anti-Gravity Firming Serum
The focus of this Kristal Cosmetics product is to make the face look firmer and younger, with reduced lines and wrinkles. It uses diamonds along with advanced ingredients Progeline and Adipofill to accomplish this goal. In the end, a fresher, more radiant look should be the result.

Reviews & Features on Kristals Cosmetics Diamond Products

Gemstones for Healing

Gemstones for healing are a hot ingredient in skincare products right now. And, when paired with other helpful ingredients like peptides, pro-vitamin B5, vitamin C and niacinamide, they can make a real difference in the look and feel of your skin. That’s why the skincare and beauty researchers at Kristals Cosmetics have been mixing gems like diamonds, amethysts, rose quartz and others into their cosmetic formulations.

But there’s a secondary benefit to gemstones that goes beyond skin deep. And that’s their ability to promote healing. Here are five gemstones you’ll want to check out for their unique healing properties.

Gemstones for Healing

#1 Diamonds

As the hardest of the gemstones, it’s not surprising that diamonds can exude a feeling of power. This makes them a great ingredient for both exfoliating and strengthening the skin. But beyond that, the feeling of strength and dominance created by diamonds can bring power to other parts of the body, as well, such as the nails and eyes.

Read a review of the Kristals Cosmetics diamond products line at Jess Oshii here.

And for under your eyes, Kristals Cosmetics has a product that brings quick results: our Diamond Select Anti-Gravity Spark Eye Mask, which Glossybox is featuring in its December 2016 box.

#2 Amethyst

Another common gemstone in skincare, amethyst has a healing reputation as a positive gem. It can help to tamp down negative emotions and help you feel your best each day.

Read a review of Kristals Cosmetics’ Amethyst Oxygen Instant Energizing Reviving Treatment at the New Spirit Journal here and see our Amethyst Oxygen Instant Energizing Activating Serum featured in FabFitFun! You can also check out the entire Kristals Cosmetics Amethyst product line reviewed in Currently Crushing.

#3 Pearl

The healing power of pearls are so intriguing that it’s starting to be used as a nutritional supplement in addition to a skincare ingredient. It strengthens the blood and helps to build healthy cells and bones.

Read & watch a video review of the PEARL Neck & Chest Extra Firming Cream from Kristals Cosmetics over at TheInsideOutBeauty by Heidi.

#4 Rose Quartz

If you need a pick-me-up in your self esteem, then a product with rose quartz in it might be the ticket. The mineral has a nurturing, warm energy that can help you love yourself and feel worthy of the love of others.

#5 Sapphire

Like its cold, calculating color, sapphire might be the gemstone to try if you need to focus in on the task at hand. The stone promotes intelligence and clear thinking.

Top 5 Gems for Skincare that Promotes Beautiful Skin

There’s no question that wearing fine gemstones, whether it’s on your finger, your neck, or your ears, feels good. Considering this, it’s no surprise that people have been fascinated with the unique properties of these gems for centuries. Now, the newest trend in gemstones is gems for skincare. These products feature ground gems along with other helpful ingredients such as retinol, Chronogen and vitamin C.

To find out which gemstone-infused skincare products you should be incorporating into your beauty routine, we reached out to the skincare and beauty researchers at Kristals Cosmetics. They suggested taking a closer look at the following gems for skincare.

Top 5 Gems for Skincare

#1 Diamonds

When it comes to crystals in beauty products, you can’t get much more well-known than diamonds. And as it turns out, diamonds for skincare have some real and tangible benefits. The diamonds found in Kristals beauty products are finely mixed with other helpful ingredients to increase cell regeneration, reduce the appearance of sun damage and bring more oxygen and nutrients to the skin.

Reviews & Features on Kristals Cosmetics Diamond Products:

#2 Amethyst

Among the different gemstones in beauty products, amethyst is typically known as the energizer. The gem has been used for centuries to revitalize the skin by purifying and detoxifying the body. Kristals Cosmetics mixes it with ingredients like vitamin E and Pro-Vitamin B5 to boost collagen and block free radical damage.

Reviews & Features on Kristals Cosmetics Amethyst Products:

#3 Pearl

The gem of the sea, pearl for skin care is well-known as a toning, firming agent that brings suppleness and moisture to the skin. Kristals beauty products make the most of these properties by combining pearl with a cutting edge ingredient known as Hydrotensyl Complex, along with vitamins E and B5.

Read & watch a video review of the PEARL Neck & Chest Extra Firming Cream from Kristals Cosmetics over at TheInsideOutBeauty by Heidi.

#4 Rose Quartz

Another crystal in beauty products that’s worth a closer look is rose quartz. This gemstone is known to purify and cleanse oily skin, revitalizing it with a boost of energy.

#5 Amber

Amber in skin care is like a taste from the fountain of youth, adding elasticity to the skin. Kristals Cosmetics frequently pairs the gem with the antioxidant vitamin C to enhance these properties even further.