Dry skin brushing and detox baths
Article 4 of 4: Detoxing
Add these two wonderful therapies to your detox programme.
1. Detox Mineral Bath
Take a detox mineral bath made from simple ingredients to feel refreshed and awakened.
1 Cup Epsom Salts
1/2 Cup Regular Sea Salt
4 Tablespoons Baking Soda
2. Dry Skin Brushing
Dry skin brushing is a wonderful detoxification aid as your skin is your body’s largest eliminative organ and is responsible for one quarter of the body’s detoxification each day (that’s why it’s also known as our third kidney). If you dry brush regularly your skin will be noticeably smoother with an improvement in colour, texture and clarity and you can improve conditions such as cellulite and water retention.
Dry skin brushing stimulates your circulation, boosting the blood flow that delivers oxygen and other nutrients to the skin, and helping the skin appear more radiant and glowing and warm to touch. Dry skin brushing also stimulates the flow of lymphatic vessels, indirectly aiding the immune function and improving lymphatic drainage throughout the body.
The basic tool for dry skin brushing is a firm, natural bristled, with a head about the size of the palm of the hand.