So you have been working hard on your body. You are losing excess fat and shaping those muscles, but have you given any thought to your skin? Glowing skin turns heads. After all, is often the first thing people notice when they look at you. Here are some interesting facts about your skin and one of the most effective and inexpensive ways to keep it looking its best. So what are you waiting for? Read on ...
Skin is the human body's largest organ.
The thinnest skin is on your eyelids and the thickest is on your feet.
Skin accounts for about 15% of your bodyweight.
The average skin when stretched is over 2 meters.
Every 28 days your skin renews itself.
Every minute your skin sheds over 30,000 skin cells.
Over 50% of the dust in your house is actually dead skin cells.
The best way to increase the shedding of dead skin cells and improve overall skin health is simply dry body brushing. No expensive equipment required. The only item you need is a good body brush which costs around $10 -$20.
The benefits of dry skin brushing include:
Good news – you don’t have to book a pricey spa treatment to reap the benefits. This one can be done in your very own bathroom. All you need to do is purchase a natural bristle brush, not one made from nylon or synthetic materials. One with a long handle is also a plus, as it means you can reach all areas of the body.
The directions are pretty simple:
This blog was created to provide information as it relates to skin, body and food health.