Others believe that crystals hold the power to ensnare a lover. “I don’t stay single for long, I carry a lot of rose quartz, which attracts the male," proclaimed Katy Perry in an interview with Cosmo
. If that fails or you’re looking for quicker results there is even the option to try out a 'chakrub'
– a crystal sex toy in case you’re not au fait. Whether these will become a regular feature in Ann Summers remains to be seen.
The beauty industry however, is well and truly on board: "There is a shift in the way the beauty industry is working. Enhancing the look and feel of your skin becomes a deeper experience when it’s uplifts your mood and state of mind," says Prismologie
co-founder Fatima Alsabah. Their products are said to channel the “energies” of the stones, as well as providing the conventional benefits such as exfoliation and shimmer. Sjal's
latest offering marries sapphire with biotechnology to stimulate cellular renewal while Starskin
have combined the fast acting design of a sheet mask with diamond, tourmaline and emerald to brighten and illuminate. French brand Gemology
is also shining bright in the UK. Their face and body offering, which is hugely popular amongst French celebrities, has undergone three years of research and includes a combination of 18 precious stones.