The skin is the largest organ of the human body and it’s one of the most important elimination organs, playing a large role in our daily detoxification. Our skin receives a third of all the blood that is circulated throughout our body and when the blood is full of toxic materials it’s reflected visually on our skin. Our epidermis or skin is also the last organ to receive nutrients but yet the first to shows signs of imbalances and or deficiencies.
Some Of The Benefits Of Dry Skin Brushing
- Increasing Circulation To The Skin Can Reduce The Appearance Of Cellulite.
- Dry Skin Brushing Sheds Dead Skin Cells While Encouraging New Cell Renewal Resulting In Smoother Skin.
- Improves Blood Circulation And Lymphatic Drainage, Releases Toxins By The Body’s Discharge Of Metabolic Waste.
- Dry Skin Brushing Rejuvenates The Nervous System By Stimulating Nerve Endings In The Skin.
- Helps With Muscle Tone And Gives You A More Even Distribution Of Fat Deposits.
- Dry Skin Brushing Helps Your Skin To Absorb Nutrients By Eliminating Clogged Pores.
- Dry Body Brushing First Thing In The Morning Is A Wonderful Habit.
Purchasing a natural bristle brush, one with a long handle is also a plus, as it means you can reach all areas of our body.
Dry Skin Brushing Techniques
- Begin On Dry Skin Before Morning Bathing.
- Work In Gentle Circular Upward Motions And Then Longer Smoother Strokes.
- Begin At The Ankles In Upwards Movements Towards The Heart, Lymphatic Fluid Flows Through The Body Towards The Heart, It Is Important That You Brush In The Same Direction.
- Your Back Is The Exception, Brush From The Neck Down To The Lower Back.
- Starting With Your Ankles, Move Up To The Lower Legs, Thighs, Stomach, Back and Arms.
- Be Cautious Of Softer And Sensitive Skin Around The Chest And Breasts, Do Not Brush Over Any Inflamed Skin.
- Ensure You Shower To Wash Away The Dead Skin Cells And Impurities.
- Varying The Water Temperature With Short Blasts Of Cold Water Will Also Increase Blood Flow To The Skin.