Skin Detoxification Methods

There are essentially two ways to assist skin detoxification.

Both of these processes enhance the skin's ability to eliminate toxins and metabolic wastes.

  1. External stimulation
    - directly manipulating the skin
  2. Internal stimulation
    - indirectly assisting the skin

External stimulation is best done by dry brushing the skin with a body brush.

body brush

These special kind of brushes, also called massage brushes, not only enhance elimination, they also increase circulation, improve your metabolism, remove dead skin cells, reduce cellulite, and make your skin feel incredibly clean.

The best time to dry brush your skin is right before a bath or shower.

Start at the feet, work your way up to your waist. Then continue with your hands and work your way toward your chest. Then do the face neck and chest, being extra gentle as these are sensitive spots.

Always remember to brush towards your heart. The whole process of body brushing shouldn't take more then 5 minutes.

Internal stimulation is best achieved through saunas and steam baths.

couple enjoying a sauna

The whole point here is to SWEAT. A lot.

Infrared saunas are the best, if one is available to you. Typical saunas are too hot for the body to process oily toxins. Infrared saunas are at a much lower temperature, allowing the body to release many more toxins per session.

Just make sure to shower afterward with a natural soap. And don't be afraid to scrub to make sure no toxins are left behind. A loofah works well for this.

If you don't have access to either a sauna or steam bath, a hot bath works too. Especially if you add in some Epsom salts and baking soda.

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