The Ayurvedic practice of dry brushing boost circulation and therefore also boost lymph flow and detoxification. Perspiration is only one avenue to remove toxins from the body. Dry brushing helps to remove dead skin cells and toxic waste as well as stimulate sweat glands by opening pores and promoting underlying lymphatic circulation.
Dry brushing can improve the quality of your skin and boost immunity. This practice is as simple as using a coarse bristle brush and moving the brush along the skin and towards the heart.
BENEFITS OF DRY BRUSHING
HOW TO DRY BRUSH
Brush skin when it is dry, once or twice per day
Just prior to a shower or bath, is best.
Use long sweeping strokes, starting with your feet
Always brush towards your heart
Avoid sensitive areas
End with a shower (3 cycles of hot/cold) optional
Add few drops of essential oil to your shower
Clean your brush regularly.
That’s it. Enjoy!!