From boosting the body’s circulation to improving the overall condition of the skin, dry brushing is a much-loved practice
In our quest to get perfect skin we started dry brushing. The latest trend that helps your skin erase cellulite by promoting the shedding of dead skin. It also stimulates the lymphatic system, which is part of the circulatory system and plays an important part in the immune system by drawing out waste from the skin and increasing blood circulation, which all promotes a healthy, radiant glow.
But the list of benefits doesn’t end there, it can also help to stimulate the sweat glands, increase skin cell renewal, improve appearance of cellulite, assist digestion and improve overall health of the liver and kidney function.
Done on dry skin (just as the name suggests), the best time to dry brush is first thing in the morning, pre-shower, but you can also do it before bed. Begin at the ankles and brush upward using light but firm strokes. You always want to brush toward the heart because that is the way the lymph flows naturally. After you finish your legs, brush your stomach, arms, and shoulders. Be careful not too brush too hard; skin should be stimulated and invigorated but not irritated or red.
This trend is slowly catching on and offers more than simple exfoliation in the shower.
Check out our selection of Body Brushes to try:
Detox Beauty Body Brush
The Pursoma Detox Beauty Body Brush is priced at around 117 AED is a natural and vegan brush made with ethically sourced jute fibre and can gently get rid of dead skin and toxins.
Professional Dry Skin Body Brush
The Hydrea London Professional Dry Skin Body Brush is priced at around And 52 and is very easy to use because of its hand strap. It is made with Mexican Tampico Fibre, a very firm and coarse cactus fibre.
Medium Combination Body Brush with Natural and Nylon Bristles
This is an ergonomically designed brush is priced 69 AED with a long handle that makes it easy to reach the back, shoulder and feet.
Sure Body Brush Short
The elegant Shaquda Suve brush is made with soft goat hairs and mounted on a walnut handle. Priced at 703 AED, it is gentle enough to be used on the face, body and décolletage.
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