What is Dry Brushing?
If you’ve ever wondered what that bristly long-handled wooden brush is hanging next to the homemade soaps and essential oils at your local natural pharmacy - it’s called a “dry brush” also known as a “skin brush” or “body brush”. It is purported to be the latest health and beauty miracle cure to all sorts of things ranging from flushing the adrenals to getting rid of cellulite. While there hasn’t been any scientific evidence substantiating those claims there is one thing we do know that dry brushing does really well - exfoliate the skin. The idea of dry brushing is exactly as it sounds - using a brush with slightly firm bristles and brushing your dry body with it to get rid of the dead cells on the skin's surface.
Benefits of Dry Brushing
If you’ve read any of my other blogs on anti-aging and beauty - you will already know that I’m a big fan of exfoliating as a form of detoxifying the skin. Exfoliation is simply the process of gently removing the dead skin cells that look dull and life