What Is Dry Brushing and Why Do It?

What Is Dry Brushing and Why Do It?

Hair looking messy? Brush it!

Teeth feeling furry? Brush them!

Feeling tired and sluggish? Brush your SKIN!

No, this isn’t some prank or “new age” trend that claims to help you live an extra 100 years.

However, dry brushing, which is the act of brushing your skin, has been around in many cultures since ancient history.

Hippocrates dry brushed… and he once said:

“Healing is a matter of time, but it is also sometimes a matter of opportunity.”

So let’s take this opportunity to learn more about dry brushing and its incredible benefits!

What is Dry Brushing?

Dry brushing is the practice of taking a natural bristle brush and brushing, or “buffing”, your skin!

It’s as simple at that!

Health Benefits of Dry Brushing

-Removes dead skin cells, leaving your with glowing skin!

-Detoxifies your internal organs

-Helps reduce the appearance of cellulite and smooths skin

-Unclogs pores and helps trapped toxins come out

-Gets fresh blood flowing to your heart

-Stimulates your lymphatic system

-Invigorates your system and will make you feel energized!

How To Dry Brush

Step 1: Use a natural bristle brush.

Step 2: Start at your feet and use circular motions.

Step 3: Work your way up your whole body, even your face!

Step 4: Take a shower and moisturize with a natural product after (such as coconut oil).

Here is the type of brush recommended:

For more information, check out this video instructional video from Olivia Budgen: How To Dry Brush for Beautiful Smooth Skin

This simple, yet effective, practice can easily be incorporated into your daily health routine so that you can reap the wonderful benefits of dry brushing today!

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Author Bio: Lindsay Sibson
Lindsay turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plane in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging, and "figuring it out" step by step.
Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to unleash their adventurous spirit, discover a world of possibilities, and design life in their own unique way. Follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/traveloholic).

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