Surely you've heard of dry brushing, because it is very fashionable among the top beauty celebrities. The secret is that it tones the skin and activates circulation naturally to obtain a firm, toned, and very smooth skin.
Gwyneth Paltrow shows her body brushing detox routine to her fans in a video during a detox routine. By removing dead cells, it allows the body to better eliminate toxins through the skin, the body's largest organ.
What can dry brushing do for your skin?
It is now known as Dry Brushing, but it is the dry brushing of all life, which seems to have been re-discovered. This ancient technique will help you achieve smooth skin, but also firmer, more toned legs and arms, and even improve cellulite and prevent it.
Dry brushing, the dry exfoliation technique that sweeps among the beauty tricks of the experts, is nothing new and has been used since ancient times in various cultures: Egyptians, Romans, Greeks ... and always in the same way: with a natural bristle brush that exfoliates the skin without irritating it.
We'll tell you everything you need to know about dry brushing, and you will understand why the most pampered women on the planet love it.
What is dry brushing? It is a natural way to exfoliate your body using a natural bristle brush.
It's as simple as picking up the brush and rubbing it from the feet upwards, moving across your body in firm and uniform gestures, always brushing towards the heart, in the direction of blood circulation. This is beneficial for circulation and helps smooth cellulite.
The Dry brushing technique is loaded with benefits, as during application, the natural bristle brush is gently moved over the skin in circular motions, starting at the feet and moving up towards the torso and arms.
One of the keys to this technique is that it should not be painful or cause skin irritation. The movements should be gentle but energetic (it can be tiring). More pressure is not going to achieve more or better results. It is better to do many repetitions than to exert pressure.
This technique can be performed at any time of the day and year, although it is recommended to perform it before the shower or bath to finish removing dead skin cells and leave it even softer. Afterward, we can apply the creams or body oils that we like the most, as they will penetrate much better after eliminating the layer of dead cells that obstruct the skin.
What does dry exfoliation do for your skin?
Dry brushing removes dead skin cells, stimulates blood circulation, and even reduces cellulite, if performed continuously. Cellulite is a chronic process directly related to fluid retention and poor microcirculation, dry brushing, improving blood and lymphatic circulation, and reducing the accumulation of fluid in the tissue, helping prevent and treat cellulite. It also has a cosmetic effect that aesthetically smoothes the appearance of orange peel skin.
In addition, this technique stimulates collagen production and improves skin elasticity and firmness.
It is an essential technique to perform during the summer, for several reasons:
- If we do not want to expose our skin to damage from ultraviolet rays, and our option is self-tanning, exfoliating the skin will allow us to remove the remains of dead skin and achieve a more even and lasting tan.
- Exfoliating the skin before and during the summer will help remove the layer of skin that is formed by constantly applying sunscreen. This makes the skin appear dry, especially as soon as we return from the beach to our usual routine.
- The moisturizing cream or after sun will penetrate much better and will allow us to have much more hydrated and beautiful skin.
Which brush to choose for dry brushing?
With the latest innovations, you can choose a manual dry brush or an electric one, which makes the task easier, but always with natural bristles. It should be used dry, on dry skin without creams, and dry.
At Glo, as experts in body care and cellulite treatment, we developed an exfoliating accessory for the Glo910 device, so that you can do professional dry brushing in just 10 minutes, effortlessly and with great results.
Can I use the Dry Brushing technique while pregnant?
Of course you can! It is a totally natural and mechanical treatment that will allow you to keep your skin soft and toned during pregnancy. Afterwards, apply a very moisturizing cream that helps to keep the skin elastic, which is vital in the care during this stage of a woman's life.
What are you waiting for? Try it and you will see how much better your skin feels!