Dry brushing massage: how to do it and what are the benefits

Dry brushing techniques are not new. It appeared many hundreds of years ago in the East and has since been passed from generation to generation. Several years ago, this method of the body massage became popular all over the world. One of the factors of its popularity is its affordability and a large selection. The second factor is efficiency. Ten minutes a day, as promised by many cosmetologists, - and the skin will be smooth and elastic.

What effect to expect


A dry brush exfoliates dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. Moreover, since the skin is dry during the process, only dead skin cells are removed, without damaging the skin. The process of regeneration is started after this. As a result, the skin becomes smoother and more elastic.

Stimulation of blood circulation and lymph flow

Toxins and slagging are removed with lymph. Therefore, the dry brush massage provides a powerful detox effect, removes excess fluid, and reduces swelling. By getting rid of excess fluid, the body looks more toned.

Improving the functioning of the digestive system

Dry rubbing with a brush stimulates and improves metabolic processes.

Muscle tone

Any massage increases muscles tone and rubbing with a dry brush is no exception.

Fights cellulite

Increasing a blood circulation helps remove fat from adipocytes. Therefore, dry rubbing with a brush helps to get rid of the cellulite. Especially in combination with special cosmetics.

Fights stretch marks

Dry brush massage keeps skin toned and stimulates cell regeneration.

Fight skin imperfections

Rubbing your skin with a brush helps fight acne. This is due to the active stimulation of blood circulation, the intensive removal of toxins from the body, and the activation of cell regeneration. The body is cleansed, and with it the skin.

Ingrown hair prevention

Keratinized scales do not accumulate on the surface of the skin and do not create obstacles, which means it is easier for new hairs to break through to the top.

What should be a brush for dry massage

Dry rubbing should be done with a special brush. It should have a dense natural bristle. If you have very sensitive skin, choose a softer brush first. A brush with a long handle is perfect for self-massage.

How to do dry brush massage

Massage should only be done on the dry skin, for example in the bathroom, before taking a shower. Start the massage with the legs and, gradually moving upward, move to arms, back, abdomen. Finish the dry massage on the breast and neck area. All massage movements should be performed towards the heart.

When massaging, the pressure of the brush should be felt, but it shouldn’t be painful. After the procedure, you should not have any damage to your skin, but there may be slight redness due to the blood flow. Also, you can’t perform the massage if there are wounds or inflammations on the skin. Rubbing can take up to 20 minutes.

Dry brushing should be done 1-2 times daily. You will notice a good stable effect after a month of regular procedures.

20 Feb 2021
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