Made by Yoke Ayurveda Apothecary Dry Brush
If your skin is thick, or holds moisture well, then use this classic brush to remove dead cells and create a more even skin tone. This is the harshest of all the brushes sure to help detox the lymph. Use this if you are already an experienced dry brusher and know what you’re doing. This is also great for removing a lot of dead skin or dirt. But don’t forget, if it hurts then stop as this may be too harsh of a dry brush for you. This is best for Kapha skin.
Dry brushing - also known as gharshana, or skin brushing, is a technique that is recommended by Ayurveda practitioners around the world.
The practice is quite simple, but can provide you with profound health benefits by helping to speed up the removal of toxins from the body.
Dry body brushing helps shed dead skin cells resulting in smoother and brighter skin. It also stimulates blood circulation and lymphatic drainage.
This brush has tough bristles and is best for thick, oily skin, or deep exfoliation.
The ideal time to dry brush is in the morning before showering. Read more about how to preform dry brushing properly.
Still not sure if this is the best dry brush for your skin type? Read about how to choose the right dry brush for you to help decide between the various Made by Yoke dry brush options.
- Vegan bristle dry brush is made of sisal and wood.
- 3 1/2" w x 9 1/2" l
- Made in Japan
- Improved muscle tone
- Enhanced skin health, ‘glowing’ skin
- Decreased physical effects of stress
- Helps to enhance metabolism and thus helps to regulate weight
- Encourages the removal of ama (toxins)
- Improves circulation
- Helps to fight and remove cellulite
Dry brushing also stimulates your nervous system leaving you feeling invigorated. Be sure not to brush too hard, you don't want to irritate or tear the skin.
Prep Your Bathroom
Dry brush upon awakening in the morning before showering. Dry brush in the shower, or on a towel, in the bathroom to collect dry skin.
General Rules of Thumb
Apply medium pressure so that you can feel the movement, but not scratch the skin.
You always dry brush towards your heart to help get the lymph moving upward. Once you get above the heart, on the neck, move strokes in a downward motion towards the heart.
Feet and Legs
Begin at the feet with long sweeping motions moving towards the heart. Move along each limb on its own, repeating strokes 2-3 times on both the front and the back of the legs.
Use shorter motions when working around joints like knees and elbows
Use light circular, clockwise motions. Repeat 3-4 times at a slow-to-moderate pace.
Starting with the hands make your way upward toward the shoulders. Repeat strokes 2-3 times on both the front and the backs of the arms.
Neck and Heart
Start at the jaw line and very lightly move toward the chest. Repeat strokes 2-3 times on each side. Complete by drawing light circles around the heart.
Shower and Hydrate
Always take a shower post dry brushing to remove dead skin. Hydrate with body oil to ensure your body is moisturized to replenish the new layer on the surface of the skin.
Care: Be sure to change your dry brush every 4-5 months.
Excellent brush. This is the third time I buy this type of brush. I look forward to know what other Ayurvedic items you carry
Great product. Very well made.
Great brush- I felt a difference after first time using it. I recommend you look up instructions depending on why you got the brush (lymphatic, cellulite etc) to help you figure out how you want to use. Good customer service too
Live this dry brush-it’s different that any other one I have had the feeling of it makes me excited every morning to dry brush! Love the handle and the design! Looks great in my bathroom as well
Perfect and sturdy works exactly as I wanted. I have tried many dry brushes this by far has been the best brand