The Benefits Of Dry Brushing

The skin is our largest organ and is responsible for 25 percent of the body’s ability to detox. Skin brushing the body has been used for thousands of years and is believe to come from ancient Egypt and has been seen practiced in Scandinavia, Russia, India, Japan, Greece and the Cherokee tribe. Skin brushing helps remove dead skin and stimulates the lymphatic and circulatory systems, improving detoxification, plus kidney & liver functions.

The benefit of dry brushing include:

  • Exfoliating dead skin cells

  • Increasing blood circulation

  • Plumping the skin

  • Stimulates the lymphatic system

  • Smooths & tightens skin

  • Boosts the immune system

  • Promotes relaxation and relives stress

  • Improves skin appearance

  • Reduces cellulite

  • Stimulates collagen production

  • Supports liver detoxification

  • Unclogs pores

  • Assists in the detoxification of excess hormones

  • Improves kidney function

  • Prevents ingrown hairs

  • Releases toxins

  • Promotes even fat distribution

  • Rejuvenates the nervous system

  • Improves digestion

  • Improves muscle tone

  • Enhances nutrients absorbed by the skin

  • Boosts mood

  • Increases energy


  • Brushing should be light pressure, you are not wanting to hurt the skin or cause irritation.

  • The best time to dry brush is before you shower.

  • Your brushing should be upwards, with light pressure, and short strokes. Making your way towards the heart will help remove the toxins, fluids, and inflammation.

  • Start with the soles of your feet, brushing them in long, quick strokes.

  • Next, move up your legs, brushing from the top of your feet to your thighs and buttocks. You can also do a few short strokes behind your knees.

  • Next brush your hands and arms upward with short, gentle strokes towards the heart.

  • Next brush your chest, stomach, shoulders and back with inward gentle strokes towards the heart. Brushing the stomach should follow a counterclockwise brushing.

If you are wanting to dry brush the face- PLEASE BE CAREFUL & GENTLE

  • Start with your neck brushing downwards.

  • Then move to one side of your face, moving upward from the bottom of your chin to the top of your forehead. Working from the centre of your face outwards, then change sides.


Dry Body Brush