Day 2 Of Detox Days
January is here, a.k.a. the detox month.. Naturally, the new year brings along new decisions, wonderful resolutions accompanied by great energy for turning the page into a newer version of yourself.. CIIN has a great month planned ahead for you.. Detox-wise.. Tackling the first and most favoured detox method by CIIN’s editors, dry brushing is our number one subject..
Let’s talk skin now, being the largest organ of elimination in our bodies, it’s very important to know that one third of toxins are excreted through your pores, and that’s where the importance of dry brushing kicks in..
The magic lies in a long wooden brush with natural soft bristles. By incorporating this DIY method and brushing the skin twice a day for 30 days, loving the results and making it permanent, you will gain so much that it will become a major part of your daily routine.. Preferably done in the mornings, where energy boost and blood circulation are much needed, this feel good method will take you places..
The question presents itself now, what are the benefits of dry brushing?
Increased blood flow, dead cell removal, lymph node stimulation are the utmost benefits.. Meanwhile, it improves digestion as well as the appearance of cellulite, clears pores and gives you softer skin..
How to dry brush like a pro?
The trick here is brushing your way starting at the feet and hands upwards to the heart – the chest area is were all the detox and drainage happen- always work your way upwards, using a circular motion with gentle impact so as not to scratch your skin.. Followed by a shower where it’s recommended to alternate between warm and colder temperatures for boosting your circulation and energy.. 3 to 5 minute dry brushing is all you need. Indulge in this feel good DIY technique and you will soon be astonished by the results..
Happy brushing everyone!