|Posted on October 17, 2013 at 2:15 PM|
You want me to brush what??!! Yes, body brushing is awesome and has incredible benefits. Check out this article we read:
BY LEE SUTHERLAND
Fast, effective, numerous health benefits – what’s not to love about dry body brushing in the morning?
You may be thinking, Why do I need to add something else to my already busy morning routine? Let me assure you, the extra five minutes this takes is well worth the investment.
Think back to your human biology class (minus the traumatizing exam) and answer these questions: What is the largest organ in the body? What is one of the most important elimination organs in the body, playing a large role in daily detoxification? What organ receives a third of all the blood that is circulated in the body? When the blood is full of toxic materials, what organ will reflect this with problems? What organ is the last to receive nutrients in the body, yet the first to shows signs of imbalance or deficiency?
Answer for all: the skin!
The benefits of dry skin brushing include:
Can you try dry body brushing at home?
Good news – you don’t have to book a pricey spa treatment to reap the benefits; this one can be done in your very own bathroom. All you need to do is purchase a natural bristle brush (not one made from nylon or synthetic materials). One with a long handle is also a plus, as it means you can reach all areas of the body.
The directions are pretty simple:
Give it a go for 30 consecutive days and your body will love you for it!