Considering the skin is the largest organ of our body, who wouldn’t want to learn more about a growing phenomenon that claims to detox skin, leave you feeling more energized, and reduce the appearance of cellulite?! Now that we have your attention, before you grab your hair brush and begin stroking away at your skin, there are a few things you should know about this skin treatment that now graces the options at spa menus across the globe.
What is Skin Brushing?
Skin brushing involves using a special brush to slough away dead skin and exfoliate in a manner that has been linked to reduce toxins, promote energy, and reduce cellulite. The trick is that it is done on dry skin, preferably on a daily basis before showering.
Does Skin Brushing Work?
I know we had you at reducing cellulite, right? Well, this is one claim that isn’t completely scientifically founded but has been reported by a large number of loyal skin brushers and providers. A chance for a few less dimples peeking from outside our bikini bottoms? We’ll take it! The benefits of skin detoxifying through dry brushing are well established. Many devout skin brushers tout not only feeling refreshed, but invigorated and energized after a dry brushing session. Similar to a massage, when the dry skin is brushed it moves lymph fluid into the lymph nodes allowing waste to be eliminated.