What is Dry Skin Brushing?
Dry skin brushing is a very simple technique where one uses a stiff bristled brush on the skin, making strokes in the general direction of the heart. Our skin is the largest organ and it needs to be taken care of. Dry skin brushing has many benefits including healthier and softer skin, increased circulation, and enhanced body detoxification, improves skin elasticity, gives you energy and much more! Daily brushing of the skin can greatly improve the health and appearance of the skin: Gets rid of dead skin cells on the surface creating softer, smoother, glowing skin. Reduces the occurrence of ingrown hairs. Increases blood flow to the skin, allowing more nourishment and oxygen to the reach the skin. Stimulates the oil glands of the skin, bringing more natural oil to the surface. These natural oils help protect the skin and provide extra suppleness and elasticity for the skin. Increases skin cell renewal and enhances collagen and elastic production, which improves the skin's texture and prevents premature aging.
When should I brush?
Dry body brushing is best done everyday in the morning before your shower. The morning is a good time because dry brushing will energize you, which is a great way to start your morning. Your dry brushing session should not take more than 3-5 minutes. After the shower it is recommended to use a natural moisturizer such as coconut oil or any natural butter. Check out our Avany products which specializes in natural and organic oils and butters for the body and hair.