Did you know that the skin is one of the largest organs in the body and is also responsible for about 15% of removing toxins from the body. By regularly doing Dry Skin Brushing, you are helping your body through the detoxification process. There are many other benefits of doing this type of brushing of the skin such as it can remove dead skin cells, increases circulation and also known to decrease cellulite in the body.
Dry skin brushing is very easy to do and does not take up too much of your time. To do this correctly , just purchase a simple bristle brush, preferably with a long handle. When brushing the skin, do not use any water and gently brush your skin with long strokes. This is best done just before you take a bath or shower and should not take you more than 5 minutes to do.
The best way to start brushing the skin is at the feet and slowly working your way up, make sure to brush gently especially around the sensitive areas of the body. If you have a long handle , it is much easier to brush your back or you may need some assistance. You may feel your skin starting to tingle , this is a good sign that your circulation is getting stimulated by this technique.
By doing this technique , you are promoting natural detoxification of your body’s lymphatic system. They consist of tiny vessels , where toxins and waste from the body are drained through and eventually come out of the skin. This should be done for 2 – 3 days straight, and you should find that your skin is much softer and clear. As mentioned above cellulite can also be reduced by doing dry skin brushing.
It can be quite unpleasant when on any detox program and it is extremely important that you remove the toxins and waste from the body as fast as possible. By doing this technique, you will have less die off reactions and also feel much better. It is important that you drink enough clean filtered water daily to help remove toxins from the body more effectively.
Another effective method to remove toxins from the body faster is by going to a day spa or you can easily do it in your own home. Sweating is a natural process that can effectively detox the whole body, but it is important to remember not to do it regularly , only when you are on a detox program or diet.
As you can see there are many different ways that you can detox and cleanse your body, and dry skin brushing is a very popular technique that is simple and not painful at all.