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Dry body brushing

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pippinandtog Wed 13-Jul-16 08:43:17

Have read about this in magazines, and have bought a body brush to try using before my daily bath or shower.
Has anyone used them, and do you think it made a difference to your skin?
Does it mean that you don't need to use a body moisturiser as often?

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Wed 13-Jul-16 08:50:47

It's really true everything comes around twice, this was the rage in the 80's grin

pippinandtog Wed 13-Jul-16 08:54:11

Didn't realise that.
Well, I'm definitely old enough to remember it, but missed it last time round.

specialsubject Wed 13-Jul-16 16:32:23

what evidence is there that you are not wasting your time?

beauty magazines are not known for being big on science or logical thinking.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Wed 13-Jul-16 16:47:20

I remember my mum doing it in the 80's- she'd also read it in magazines. She has lovely skin. I think it works as an exfoliation.

FeliciaJollygoodfellow Wed 13-Jul-16 17:30:30

I think if you can be bothered doing anything religiously it'll 'help'.

I prefer to exfoliate in the shower, I tried dry brushing but it takes too long and I keep forgetting. This was maybe 15 years ago though!

I still have the brush, it was nice to brush my babies hair when they were still babies! smile

Doobigetta Wed 13-Jul-16 21:21:36

I do my thighs every day. It definitely shifted my (admittedly mild) cellulite and has kept it at bay ever since.

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