Dry brushing with natural vegetable brushes or mitts can provide health and beauty benefits.
Begin by choosing a natural cactus or vegetable brush or mitt. Starting at your feet use gentle pressure and stroking motions to brush legs, stomach and arms (avoiding face) toward your heart. The benefits? It stimulates your lymphatic system (detoxification), improves circulation (good for cellulite) and it provides stress relief.
Sayula Agave Mitt, and Agave Cloth are a great choice for dry brushing. The Mexican-Canadian company’s handknit, biodegradable bath and kitchen products from a co-operative in Mexico use sustainable plant species and benefit rural communities.
This article first appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.