Dry brushing your skin to detox, exfoliate, increase blood circulation and more.
I read an article today and watched some videos on dry brushing your skin. Our skin is our largest organ. Pollutants, dirt from the environment can affect our complexion and pores.
A detoxification routine can help with acne, redness and dull appearance.
Dry brushing reduces cellulite and improves muscle tone, sloughs off dead skin can and encourages new skin cells.
It is recommended to use a natural body brush with firm bristles on all body parts but on the face use a more delicate brush.
Dry brushing is the most effective first thing in the morning before you take a shower.
Begin brushing at the soles of the feet, tops of feet, calves, and thighs.
Brush the buttocks, lower back, sides, upper and lower abdomen, and chest. (always remember to brush towards your heart)
Finish with arms, fingers, palms, and backs of hands, forearms and upper arms and elbows.
It is recommended to rub a detoxifying oil all over the body and let it sink in for 5 minutes before showering. The article I read recommended sesame oil.
Dry brushing is wonderful for exfoliating dry winter skin and a few other benefits.
It also helps detoxify by increasing blood circulation and promoting lymph flow and drainage. It stimulates your nervous system and makes you feel invigorated afterward.
Dry brushing is popular in some of the best spas in the country.
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