Body brushing has a number of wonderful benefits but before we discuss the incredible positives of body brushing let’s first explain what it is. Body Brushing deeply exfoliates and massages your body using a brittle dry brush. Using long, pressured and upward-moving strokes, this technique removes dead skin cells and encourages circulation leaving you with soft skin. It promotes the drainage of lymph nodes and is beneficial for your general well-being helping your body detoxify naturally as well as strengthening your immune system.

Make sure to listen to your body, there will be areas of the body that are more sensitive so lighten the pressure. It’s best to dry brush before your shower so you can wash away the dead skin cells and/or flakey skin. 


  1. Detoxifying: A body massage with a body brush unclogs pores as well as helps increase blood circulation and drainage which will detoxify your skin. The lymphatic system is responsible for fighting off infections in our body. Our system can get clogged and dry brushing helps release and stimulate the flow of fluids. 
  2. Stimulates the nervous system: Dry brushing stimulates the nervous system and leaves you feeling invigorated. It’s a wonderful way to start your day and wake yourself up! Try body brushing in the morning to replace your coffee and you’ll feel the long-term benefits. 
  3. Skin: Removing the dead skin will leave your skin feeling smoother and softer, making your skin look brighter. There are also some studies that have shown that dry brushing can help with the reduction of cellulite. Body brushing helps with your circulation which is key for optimal overall health. 

We include Body Brushing in our Joy Treatment at The House of Kalmar. It is a great tool to leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. It is also important to moisturise after dry body brushing to replenish the skin of any moisture lost. Try using the Joy Body Lotion for that extra energy boost in the morning time! Book your treatment today by clicking here. Take care of your mind, body and soul with Kalmar. 

April 25, 2023 — Kalmar Journal