9 Amazing Beauty Benefits Of Dry Brushing
By: Pinki Mon, 08 Mar 2021 8:12 PM
Dry brushing may sound strange for most of people, except those who concern with health care on traditional touch or have much knowledge on it. As the name implies, you may likely be able to imagine that dry brushing is brushing activity conducted in the condition of drought or without water.
When this idea comes first at your mind, you should wonder whether it is true and how could brushing be done without water. It is normal to ponder this question because daily, brushing is closely connected with water.
Brushing the teeth, brushing the dirty cloth, brushing the floor and the likes are done using water, besides any special complementary materials. Those materials range from toothpaste, detergent, floor cleaning liquid and so on and so forth.
Traditional people liked to have dry brushing when they did not know and use any soap or modern beauty and health treatment or care. This simple practice could cover their need to keep the healthy as well as the beauty at one time.
A common saying states that it is even traditional people who have longer life and more beautiful body and face. Whether it is true or not, the following list of dry brushing benefits almost reveal that how traditional people do the dry brushing as the skin treatment turns out as really beneficial for body, heart and mind. Pay very much attention on this following list to ensure yourself about the power of dry brushing.
# Removing Dead Skin Cell
Dead skin cell attaching at your body does not only make your skin look dark and delay skin regeneration, but also block your skin getting nutrition from sun light or other liquid—such as soap or moisturizer—you use for skin treatment.
Therefore, people try so hard to remove the dead skin cell by consuming various types of food and doing various kinds of treatment. Unfortunately, there is still a few of them who rely on dry brushing as a reliable treatment.
Dry brushing could give more direct impact in stimulating the removal of the dead skin cell as it gives direct and proper touch on your skin. You can prove by yourself that only in your very first few days of routine dry brushing, your skin would feel softer than before.
By doing dry brushing, you would be naturally and freely exfoliate any dry and rough skin, which are the signs of the remaining dead skin cell, and assure your skin look in relatively short time.
In addition to block any nutrition you give to your skin, dead skin cells could also prevent your skin to breathe through its pores. It would automatically block the access of oxygen and your skin would not get what it deserves.
This condition could harm ranging from very low to very serious effect in either health or beauty aspect. You, therefore, could ‘trust’ dry brushing in clearing any clogged pores because of the dead skin cell.
# Unclogging Pores and De-Congesting Skin
This one benefit still closely relates to the previous one. As the positive effect of the removal of dead skin cell, the problem of any clogged pores and congested skin could be solved. Unclogging pores and decongestant skin would therefore influence your performance and health.
For your performance, it would make your skin look dense and fresh while for your health, it would assuring oxygen supply of your body covered well and the sweat finds its exit easily.
# Glowing Your Skin
In addition to make your skin dense, dry brushing could also make it glow through some ways. Firstly, maximizing the function of lotion, moisturizer or other cosmetic liquid you use for your skin care by opening the pore.
Secondly, gently stretching connective tissue serving as reproduction medium of collagen and elastin fibers through its touch. Thirdly, stimulating sweat and oil glands to restore moist and supple character of skin.
# Stimulating Lymphatic System
Lymphatic system is a system responsible for collecting then removing the waste of body metabolism ranging from feces, sweat, cholesterol, stone of kidney, crystal around joints and others. Those wastes are collected from all tissues of your body then sent to the blood stream for elimination process. All ‘lines’ of this process is called lymphatic drainage.
As you could see and imagine, the removal process of your body is determined by this system. If it works well, there will be no waste hiding at your body and changing its function into toxin. At opposite, if your lymphatic system is not at the good condition, the waste of metabolism would become toxin and could harm your body as it is the main cause of inflammation and various types of disease.
Here, dry brushing really helps in stimulating lymphatic system work well particularly in detoxification. Dry brushing does it through touching lightly to the nerve under skin playing role in connecting lymphatic system or line.
When this nerve gets the right touch, it would automatically stimulate the smooth run of lymphatic line and assist in draining out those waste or toxin from the body.
# Increasing Blood Flow
As it applies to the lymphatic line, the touch of dry brushing also gives positive effect on the nerve of blood artery. This would automatically increase the blood flow by making it smooth.
If you could ensure the blood flows smoothly in entire body, it means that all your body organs would work well and properly as they get adequate supply of oxygen and food carried out by the blood stream. Particularly to the skin, the smooth blood flow would energize your skin and make it look healthy and fresh.
# Energizing Body
One of the positive effects of increasing blood flow to the entire body is making it energized. You could easily imagine how much energy you could get when the blood flows smoothly to your entire body and your whole body organs get what it deserve in the right portion.
Therefore, it is recommended to do dry brushing at the morning for supporting your whole day activity.
# Relaxing Mind
Making mind relaxed is another concrete proof of the dry brushing benefit. Some testimonies say so and the same thing may apply to you particularly if you begin to do it routinely. Technically, the relaxed mind is closely related to the smooth blood stream which is one of main benefits of dry brushing.
When the blood could easily reach your entire body organ, particularly the brain, you would feel more enjoyable. Additionally, brushing could also reduce muscle tension and calm your mind, especially when doing it at any quite place. It is not a few people who say that doing dry brushing is addicting as they feel so invigorated after doing it more and more.
# Increasing Sleep Quality
As your mind relaxed and your body organs work well, you would not find any trouble in sleeping and would deserve for a high quality sleep.
This is also confirmed by dry brushing practitioners saying that after a few first day or week of dry brushing, they could get better sleep quality.
# Curing Cellulite
Although it is still debatable, some people believe that dry brushing could also heal and prevent the cellulite. Dry brushing is considered having the ability to do it through softening hard fat deposit below the skin while distributing it more evenly and broadly.
As everyone may know, cellulite appears because of a bundle of fat is deposited below the skin. It should be distributed to other broader part but the body could not do so then it accumulates in one point and appears at the skin surface.