Summer time calls for the perfect body with your skin as silky smooth. And if you think winter layering was of any benefit, then think again because that was dead skin and now’s the time to shed it as the days get warmer.

So here’s what you need to know about body brushing and why you should be doing it

WHAT’S BODY BRUSHING

Dry body brushing is an ancient self-massage technique using a brush with rough bristles.

WHEN SHOULD YOU DO IT

This is best done before a bath on dry skin without any product on it. You can also perform this after a bath. Give your body 10 minutes before hitting the shower.

HOW SHOULD YOU DO IT

The trick is to move the brush in the direction of your heart. You will be brushing your entire body starting from your feet and legs and moving upwards. Short quick strokes do better than long and slower ones. You can adjust the pressure on different parts of the body depending upon sensitivity. Just make sure it is sufficient enough to improve circulation.

BENEFITS OF DRY BODY BRUSHING IN SUMMERS

If you start now you can reap certain benefits of this technique for the season up next. Winter had you covered, but as you take those off all the negligence of colder weather might show up in the form of ingrown hairs, dead and dry skin accumulation, and whatnot.

YOU GET THAT GODDESS GLOW

Practicing dry body brushing regularly you will notice your skin attaining a healthy glow. It is due to improved blood circulation, better oxygenation and improved nutrient supply to the skin and all other organs of the body as well. No cream or lotion can bring in this effect. Your health reflecting through bare skin will look and feel plain grand!

PREVENTS INGROWN HAIR

If you are prone to pesky ingrown hairs dry body brushing is the deal! Whether you wax or use a razor running a brush over your skin once every day will help to keep clogged pores and ingrown hairs at bay.

SHEDS DEAD SKIN

Synthetic micro-beads are neither good for your skin nor are they environment-friendly! A quick and natural alternate is dry body brushing. It aids your skin to shed off dead cells all the while increasing cell turn over making your skin look fresh and shiny.

BYE BYE CELLULITE

If you have tried every product and totka under the sun but still live with cellulite we feel you. Of the easiest {and cheapest 🙂 } methods to prevent and disrupt cellulite appearance is dry body brushing! Moving a brush over your skin it will aid in an even distribution of fats deposit under the skin, improve circulation making your limbs look firm and smooth all the while contributing positively to tone and elasticity of your skin.

DETOXIFIES

Dry body brushing has been proven as a method to improve lymphatic drainage. lymphatic systems are the way your body gets rid of toxins and wastes. Giving it a boost with dry body brushing means lesser toxic build up in the body and that accumulates a whole lot of perks from lesser breakouts to an overall uplift of your health.

WHERE CAN I GET A BODY BRUSH

Besides ordering online, you can also check out

  • Body Shop
  • Al Fatah
  • ENEM

 

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