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DRY BRUSHING// big deal? or big hype?

Plenty of articles exist on the benefits of dry brushing - making claims that it can do just about anything from removing cellulite, to spider veins, detoxifying, energizing, the list goes on. The internet loves a good hyperbole, and the dry brush fits that bill. 

We come to the dry brushing side of the equation from the sensitive skin camp, and while we are absolutely not against it, we'd like to offer some insight on how best to dry brush, and perhaps help you manage your expectations. 

What dry brushing does do: 

1 - Helps exfoliate your skin....


I have journaled off an on for most of my life, but in the last 10 years with upping my digital experience, I've definitely slacked off. Something as simple as putting pen to paper feels almost impossible to find time to do. Out of all the wellness tactics and strategies presented to us on the internet, I believe that something as simple as writing could be one of the more profound healing modalities. 

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As in any social setting you have the people you gravitate towards, and January was one of them. She was warm and funny - with...