We recommend using your sisal body brush on a daily basis in order to detoxify the body, eliminate dead skin cells, stimulate the lymph nodes, aid digestion, and reduce the appearance of cellulite. If you are new to dry brushing or have sensitive skin, you can start dry brushing once a week and work your way up to every 2-3 days depending how sensitive your skin is. You should also listen to your body and can adjust your dry brushing frequency as needed.
We recommend brushing rhythmically and with light, smooth, and gentle strokes. Make sure to adjust the speed and pressure in order to match the sensitivity of your skin. Start by brushing the soles of your feet and then work your way up and inward. We also recommend brushing with long, straight strokes in the direction of the heart. This is the direction in which lymph flows in your body, so brushing in this direction (as opposed to brushing in a circular motion or away from your heart) will have the most beneficial effect on your lymphatic system, which is responsible for detoxifying your body. In addition, brushing in this direction will help stimulate the nervous system and increase your blood circulation. After brushing, take a shower or bath to ensure that dead skin and toxins are washed away.
*Please note that if you have a skin condition such as eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, or extra-sensitive skin, the sisal body brush may not be for you. Dry brushing of any kind is often too abrasive for these skin types and conditions.