By Mary N. DiZazzo

Dry Brushing

Ciao bella,

Brushing your hair and brushing your teeth are a necessary part of health and beauty care every day.

However, what about the benefits of Dry Brushing your skin every day?

The Ancient Chinese were popular in bringing this habit to an actual daily routine. Dry Brushing can be seen as an offered service at spas as of late. There are many potential benefits from Dry Brushing your skin. It helps in smoothing your skin and helps with lymphatic drainage, stimulating the normal lymph fl ow in the body and helping the body to detoxify naturally. The skin is brushed in the direction of the heart. The feet and hands are Dry Brushed first aiming toward the heart.

Exfoliating your skin is a noticeable benefit for soft, smooth skin by Dry Brushing. Cleans pores on your face diminish large pores. An all-natural complexion brush should be used for this. Regular Dry Brushing has helped cellulite with some people.

Dry Brushing helps to stimulate and circulate the blood, promoting a feeling of well-being and increasing energy. Something we all can use.

When choosing a brush, make sure the bristles are natural and not synthetic. Make sure your body brush has a long handle to reach everywhere, including your back.

Use a soft all-natural bristle for your complexion.

As you form a habit of Dry Brushing your body every day, you will want to use a stiffer brush.

After Dry Brushing, you can shower to wash away built up skin cells.

So, start off your Dry Brushing routine using a softer all natural brush with moderate pressure. Then graduate to a firmer brush with firmer pressure. Your skin and body will thank you!

Buona Giornata and God Bless the USA!

Mary N. DiZazzo-Trumbull

Read prior weeks' "All That Zazz" columns at Mary is a third-generation cosmetologist and a Massachusetts distributor of Kosmea brand rose hip oil products. She may be contacted at (978) 470-8183 or