Series: Skin Tools
Benefit: Lymphatic Drainage
Dry Brushing is a practise we are so excited to offer you to use in your daily routine. Awaken your face first thing in the morning, stimulate lymphatic drainage, tighten and tone – the benefits are endless. Here are some of our favourites below:
Gentle exfoliation and cell turnover
Tone & Firm skin texture
Reduce puffiness and dark circle
Smooth fine lines
Improve sinus movement
Natural Energy boost
What is lymphatic drainage?
The lymphatic system is a major part of the body’s immune system. It is responsible for ridding the body of toxins through lymph fluid. When lymph fluid is built up under the skin it can cause tired, puffy looking skin. Many of these lymph vessels run just below the skin and dry brushing regularly can help stimulate flow, helping the body to detoxify itself naturally.
For Acne: When there is a lot of inflammation on the skin or under the skin’s surface – ie cystic acne – our lymph nodes swell. This happens because they are acting as a factory that produce and store white blood cells and immune cells that create a defence. Dry brushing will help move lymph along the channel and clear up any excess white blood cells and inflammation near the cystic lesions – helping them to shrink faster, and reduce pain.
How to Use Your Dry Brush:
Use your dry brush first thing in the morning 3-5 days a week on DRY skin. Press with gentle pressure. Never share your dry brush. Check out our how to video!
1. Start by warming up the face & stimulation lymphatic drainage. This will awaken your face and get your circulation flowing. Start at the top of the temple and brush downward over the neck and throat
2. Brush across your forehead, down the centre of the nose and light circles over the eyes. Repeat
3. Stroke down the cheeks towards the chin. Then brush outward from the apples of your cheek to your temples.
4. Sweep across the jawline towards the ear and continue these motions down the neck. Now apply your serum and go!
Tips for Brushing
Always use brush on clean, DRY skin. There should be no makeup on your skin when you dry brush.
Use lighter strokes than body brushing
Use your Facial Brush 4-5 per week. You are more than welcome to use it everyday, but listen to your skin. If you have dry/sensitive/irritable skin we recommend starting off with 2-3 per week.
Do not share your brush with anyone else.
Our synthetic brush is meant to cleaned every 1-2 weeks. Simply use any gentle shampoo, rinse and dry. Your brush should not be damp or wet. This is important.