Made by Yoke Ayurveda Apothecary Dry Brush

7 reviews
$ 12

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.

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Michelle D.
United States United States

Nice size

I like the size of this brush. Very convenient and I really like the texture! Very happy with my purchase. Thank you

Estela M.
United States United States

Dry skin brush

Excellent brush. This is the third time I buy this type of brush. I look forward to know what other Ayurvedic items you carry

Tyler C.
United States United States

Dry Brush

Great product. Very well made.

Emma I.
United States United States

First time using dry brush

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

Sarah W.
United States United States

Dry brush

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