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Benefits of Drying Brushing

Dry brushing involves the use of a firm, bristled brush is swept across the skin, from toe to head. The reason it is called “dry” brushing it is not done while a person is taking a bath or shower. When you dry brush your skin, your skin and the brush are completely dry. It is common for people to apply a little bit of body oil to the brush before using it.

While dry brushing seems to be a relatively new trend today, it’s actually been around for centuries. It’s common in Ayurvedic medicine but many cultures, including the ancient Greeks, Japanese, and Native Americans have used skin brushing to cleanse and beautify the skin. In ancient Ayurvedic medicine, dry brushing is done every morning, before bathing, to stimulate blood circulation.

Dry brushing is commonly done as part of a body treatment package at a day spa, but you can easily do it at home and get the benefits. All you need is a body brush, which is generally inexpensive and only takes a few mins.

Benefits of Dry Brushing

There aren’t any formal studies done about dry brushing and the effects this treatment can have on the skin or body systems. But there are some noticeable benefits, and they include:

A few things to keep in mind with dry brushing include:

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