THE POWER IS IN YOUR HANDS
how to’s & tips to support your facial gua sha journey
The Apoterra x Cecily Braden Facial Gua Sha Tool was developed and designed by Cecily Braden, creator of the Gua Sha Facial Fusion method and founder of CJB Beauty Secrets. The tool is no longer available for sale through Apoterra Skincare. As promised, this library and its resources will remain available to all those that have purchased a tool. We encourage you to explore the power of facial gua sha through trained practitioners and carriers of this tradition.
HOW TO CREATE THE PROPER GLIDE BEFORE YOUR PRACTICE
Don’t forgo skin prep before you begin using your stone - it’s a kick-start to your self-care ritual. Read on for how to create the ideal skin surface for your tool to work its magic. Reduce tugging of the skin and discover how it maximizes the benefits of your stone.
Unlock key tips on how to apply the correct amount of pressure with your stone for both the lymphatic sequence and the facial gua sha protocols; a must-read before you begin.
It's important to understand the lineage of any practice we choose to integrate. Here are some links where you can continue learning about the practice & history of Gua Sha + Facial Gua Sha.
THE APOTERRA X CECILY BRADEN LYMPHATIC SEQUENCE
Discover the benefits of the Apoterra x Cecily Braden Lymphatic Sequence developed by Cecily exclusively for the Apoterra x CJB Facial Gua Sha Tool. This quick 3-5 minute protocol will become the foundation of your practice, a routine to practice daily. Let this sequence open your pathways and allow for optimal flow and circulation below the skin’s surface. Practice this lymphatic sequence on its own, or to prep your skin before moving on to targeted facial gua sha protocols to maximize their benefits. Follow along as Cecily teaches Dominique this 12-step sequence.let's flow
targeted FACIAL Gua Sha techniques
THE APOTERRA X CECILY BRADEN FACIAL GUA SHA PROTOCOL
Once you’ve completed the Apoterra x Cecily Braden Lymphatic Sequence, you’re ready to dive into facial gua sha techniques that target various skin concerns. From relieving tech-neck, erasing elevens, to working through fine lines and wrinkles, watch as Cecily guides Dominique through this complete facial gua sha tutorial.MASSAGE IT OUT
A MAP OF YOUR APOTERRA x CJB FACIAL GUA SHA TOOL
Explore the many angles of your stone. Use this map as a reference point as you begin to discover just how many ways you can use this multifaceted tool.
Explore the muscles of the face and neck to better understand what you're targeting with each facial gua sha technique.