GET TO KNOW THE MOST COMMON HEALING CRYSTALS
Every stone offers its own array of healing properties, and if you're looking to target specific areas of your life, it's helpful to have an idea which crystals can benefit you the most. Learn about the different energies of some of the most common crystals below—paired with beauty products that feature them as an ingredient.
I always recommend rose quartz to help with learning the lesson of love (or lack of love) that is a part of every experience we live," says Lee. This goes for self-love and appreciation too, so this pink crystal is good to keep around if you've been feeling a little down on yourself.
Black tourmaline helps recycle negative energy into positive energy," says Lee. "This stone is extremely useful when dealing with unhappy and grumpy people, or even when you are unhappy and grumpy yourself!" Keep this tourmaline-infused mist around to clear out any negativity in your home space.
The noise and chaos of the modern world can be deafening at times, which is where this gorgeous green stone comes in handy: Malachite protects against negative energy and mental pollution.
Whether you've already got big plans on the horizon or are only just starting to ponder how to manifest your goals, it might be wise to invest in this yellow variety of quartz, which is all about new beginnings and putting opportunities into action.
Amethyst is a therapeutic stone, offering relief from tension and overall detoxification of the body and mind. It's often used to target addictive behavior and mental chatter, eliminating all distractions that get in the way of healing and growth.
Hematite helps to ground energies and get us more connected to our bodies and physical life here on Earth.