Do You Use A Body Brush? Because You Should

According to Miranda Kerr, at least.

Ladies, it’s time to master the art of dry brushing.

WTF is dry brushing?

Dry brushing is exactly what you think it is—using a brush on your dry skin. In an interview with Vogue last year, Miranda Kerr revealed that dry brushing is an essential part of her daily routine, as it “aids circulation and lymphatic drainage and it’s also a great way to exfoliate [her] body.”

So how do I do it?

Get yourself a natural-haired body brush—a synthetic one might be too abrasive—and begin your morning routine by giving yourself a good scrub. Start scrubbing your feet and work your way upwards, towards your heart. Once you’re done, turn on the shower and proceed with your other bathroom rituals.

Don’t forget to be more careful around sensitive areas like your inner thighs, crotch area, and breasts.

But why should I do it?

Because Miranda Kerr does it.

Just kidding. Some of the benefits of dry brushing include: exfoliation, unclogged pores, reduced cellulite, and a stimulated lymphatic system to flush out toxins better. And because you will get rid of dead skin, lotions and other moisturizing products and treatments will adhere to your skin better.

So where do I get a dry brush?

You can easily grab yourself a dry brush in any drugstore—like Watsons—or in beauty specialty stores like The Body Shop and Beauty Bar.

Happy brushing!

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