Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Holistic Hottie™: Dry Skin Brushing Daily Detox

Our skin is the LARGEST organ in the body and is one of our most important detoxification organs! Keeping it clean is important and sometimes we want more than our usual showering routine for a deep down clean. One thing that facilitates toxin removal on a deeper level is DRY SKIN BRUSHING. It does this by stimulating the lymphatic system and overall circulation.

Brush your entire body with a natural bristle brush BEFORE you shower or bathe. Brush the soles of the feet, up the legs, across your stomach circular counter-clockwise strokes, buttocks, then up the arms and down the back. Brush gently in long sweeping movements towards your heart. Avoid broken skin, thread veins and varicose veins.

Aim to brush for 5 minutes every morning. Trust me - it feels great! Then take a warm bath or shower followed by a cool rinse to enhance the increased circulation even more. Try this every morning for one month and notice the changes in your skin texture and tone.

Brushes can be washed in soapy warm water and allowed to dry naturally. I recommend using a natural bristle brush with a long handle so you can get harder-to-reach places like the back.

1 comment:

  1. I love this blog site. I tried this tip. It is great. I think I can now ditch these expensive body scrubs now. I am spreading the word. Love it. -Ava