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Does dry brushing really reduce cellulite?

Also, find out what is the right way to use a dry brush for smoother skin.

You must have heard about dry brushing and that it is touted as an excellent way to prevent as well as get rid of cellulite in your body. But is dry brushing a miracle solution to get rid of the cellulite? Beauty expert Nandini Agarwal from Marvie Ann Beck Academy helps us with the facts.

What is dry brushing?

Dry brushing is a technique in which you can brush your body in long strokes before your bath. The idea is to increase circulation and improve lymphatic drainage with dry brushing.

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Can dry brushing prevent cellulite?

But if you are wondering, if dry brushing can prevent cellulite on your thighs, hips, or buttocks; know that you cannot prevent cellulite. Yes, the appearance of cellulite can be reduced especially when you dry brush every day, your skin can appear much smoother. Would you try these 15 shocking beauty treatments?

What is the right way to use a body brush?

When you dry brush, use gentle circular motions to clean your body from your ankles to your upper body. Just make sure that you do not brush too hard over sensitive skin like your breasts and abdomen. Then take a shower and follow it with some application of essential oils like almond or sesame oil. Also, make sure that you don t brush too vigorously or use a brush that is too abrasive.

How to select the right body brush?

Selecting a brush is a personal choice. However, it is important that you invest in a brush with natural bristles with a long handle so that it is easy to reach the spots of your back.

Can dry brushing have any side effects?

Many dermatologists do not recommend the repeated brushing of skin with a dry brush as it can lead to inflammation. Further, repeated rubbing can also cause scaly plaques or calluses.

Bottomline Dry brushing can make your skin look healthy and plump, but there is no real cure for cellulite. Here are 10 more things that don't help you get rid of a cellulite.

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