June 2, 2020

As your skin ages, it becomes less effective in eliminating dead skin cells on its own. Fortunately, the simple solution to this is known as “dry brushing”—which involves brushing the surface of your skin (in circular motions) with a dry brush. The firm bristles help to exfoliate impurities, reduce the appearance of cellulite and stimulate blood circulation in the body. Unsure of what brush to use? Here are top picks to make your skin glow. Pro tip: Apply some body oil before you begin brushing to avoid irritating your skin.

The Organic Pharmacy Skin Brush

The main draw of this brush is its long detachable handle, which is especially useful for targeting all parts of your body, including hard-to-reach areas like the back. What’s more, you can easily remove the handle to tackle your arms or legs. The combination of stiff and soft bristles does create an invigorating feeling.

Province Apothecary Daily Glow Facial Dry Brush

If you only want to target your face, try Province Apothecary’s facial dry brush that is handcrafted with goat-hair bristles to give you the ultimate facial detox. Similar to facial massagers, this brush decreases puffiness, exfoliates dead skin cells and brightens your complexion.

The Mio Body Brush

Have you been battling with cellulite for a long time? Now you can beat it using the Mio body brush. Easy-to-hold and ergonomically designed, this effective brush increases blood flow, reduces bump and rids your body of toxins. To get the best results, use before or after you shower daily.

Aromatherapy Associates Polishing Body Brush

Unlike traditional dry body brushes, the bristles on Aromatherapy Associates’ body brush are much softer and gentler on the skin—making it suitable for those with sensitive skin. It also comes with a strap for better control when you make long or short strokes to stimulate lymphatic circulation.

Goop G.Tox Ultimate Dry Brush

Sometimes you don’t have to spend tons of money to get smooth and radiant skin. Made with biodegradable sisal bristles, this curved dry brush from Goop is perfect for eco-conscious consumers. 

Image credits: Province Apothecary, Aromatherapy Associates & Goop