For centuries, crystals and stones have long been revered by many ancient cultures for their transformative healing properties. Today, we’ve kept up with tradition, tapping into the frequency of these naturally occurring formations to aid in spiritual and physical healing. When it comes to Keys Soulcare, there’s one stone our rituals can’t do without — the obsidian stone.
WHAT IS OBSIDIAN?
While obsidian comes in a host of colors and types — including Golden, Mahogany, and Snowflake obsidian — the black obsidian stone featured in our offerings has a sleek, inky appearance that makes the stone stand out. The igneous rock is actually a natural volcanic glass formed by cooling magma — you know, lava — the molten material that erupts from volcanoes. Despite its fiery origins, obsidian is cool-to-the-touch. Our Obsidian Facial Roller is a testament to that truth, working its wonders to soothe skin and reduce puffiness.
WHAT ARE THE HEALING BENEFITS OF OBSIDIAN?
The stone’s cool factor doesn’t end with its touch and feel. Obsidian is a highly-regarded protective stone, known for its ability to block, absorb, and transform negative energy. Obsidian is believed to be a stone of clarity, with the ability to release emotional, physical, and spiritual blockages, drawing out stress and tension. Obsidian is also known for clearing ancient traumas, detoxification, and encouraging personal growth.
HOW IS OBSIDIAN USED?
Obsidian can elevate any routine, just ask our goddess-in-chief. Alicia introduced the stone in our very first ritual, which features our first three offerings. “I’m thrilled to share a ritual I’m turning to a lot lately to achieve calm, clarity, and grounding,” Alicia boasted with the release of the Goddess Skincare Ritual. To benefit from obsidian’s protective properties, the stone can be worn as jewelry, held during meditation, or placed in high traffic areas like doorways and halls.
HOW CAN I USE OBSIDIAN WITH KEYS SOULCARE?
Take Dr. Renée’s advice and slow your roll. For an enhanced daily moisture ritual, pair our Obsidian Facial Roller with our Skin Transformation Cream. (Fun fact: our hydrating face cream is powered by another Keys Soulcare favorite, malachite).
We’ve said a lot, but it still goes without saying — obsidian is a fab addition to your space or your face. So please, let this earthy wonder work its magic however you choose and put this mantra on repeat: I am strong, capable, and unstoppable.
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