Feeling a bit sluggish lately? Missing your skin’s summer glow? Want to help your body detox more efficiently? There’s a single solution to all these wishes and it’s as simple as brushing your skin for five to ten minutes every morning.
Just like your hair and teeth need a bristled clean on a daily basis, so too your skin could benefit from regular brushing.
While dry brushing has gained popularity among wellness experts over the past few years, this practice has been around for centuries.
Called ‘garshana’ in Sanskrit, dry brushing forms part of the ayurvedic tradition and is typically prescribed to help the body rid itself of toxins (or ‘ama’ in Ayurvedic speak).
Being the body’s largest organ, the skin plays a major role in eliminating waste from our systems. This takes place in two basic ways: excretion of perspiration through the sweat glands and the sloughing off of dead epidermal cells.
The average person’s body is pretty adept at getting rid of any…
This is only a snippet of a Beauty Article written by Nadia Krige
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