The Benefits of Skin Brushing

skin-brushing-bodyDry Skin Brushing

Today a sedentary lifestyle and general lack of exercise keep people from perspiring enough. As a result, toxins and metabolic waste are not released through sweat as intended, but instead are absorbed back up into the body. Dry skin brushing opens up the pores, allowing the body to breathe, and thus enhances proper functioning of the organs. Skin brushing increases circulation, which helps to draw out the stored waste and toxins, which often result in cellulite build up. People tend to lose weight faster and more evenly over their entire body when skin brushing is included in their weight loss programme.

Your skin is your largest eliminative organ!

The skin plays a vital role in ridding the body of toxins and impurities that are a potential source of illness. It has been estimated that skin eliminates over a pound of waste per day. Dry skin b rushing stimulates the sweat glands, opens up the pores, and increases blood circulation to the underlying organs and tissues in the body.
Daily skin brushing removes the top layer of dead skin cells with it’s build up of dirt and acid, and deeply cleanses the pores. Skin brushing is one of the most powerful ways to cleanse the lymphatic system. Waste material is carried away from the cells by the blood and lymph. Dry skin brushing works hand in hand wit an internal cleaning programme.

How to skin brush

Use a brush with all vegetable fibres. Starting at the ankles brush in a circular motion up the ankle and leg, always brushing toward the heart. The brushing should be vigorous, but not damaging. Pay special attention to the Cellulite areas. Your client should be standing rather than lying down during this procedure. The benefits of skin brushing for health and beauty are: it stimulates the eliminative capacity of the skin. Rejuvenates the entire nervous system. Reduces cellulite deposits. Tones and tightens the skin. Improves your overall general health.