FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I clean cosmetic and facial brushes?
Whether you prefer natural boar bristle brushes, synthetic facial brushes or a combination of both, cleaning your esthetician brushes should be an important part of your sanitation routine. Experts recommend adding a drop of gentle dish soap or shampoo in a cup of warm water; Swish the brushes in the solution for a few seconds or allow to soak, if necessary, taking care to only submerge the bristles as over exposure of the brush handle or brush head can compromise its life expectancy. Gently massage the bristles to remove excess debris and rinse in warm clean water. Allow brushes to dry thoroughly before reusing.
What is dry brushing?
Dry brushing is a massage technique used to promote circulation, detoxify and exfoliate the skin. The process involves brushing dry skin with a body brush made of either natural bristles or synthetic materials. Experts suggest starting at the lower extremities and working your way up to the neck using circular or long fluid strokes. Take care when brushing sensitive areas to avoid damaging the skin; a few passes over an area is plenty to achieve maximum exfoliation. In fact, using specialty brushes like a Dry Facial Brush on the face, neck and chest are a perfect alternative to traditional dry body brushes for delicate skin. The best time to dry brush is before taking a warm shower and always follow up the process with a mild skin moisturizer.
Does dry brushing help reduce cellulite?
Although there is no scientific evidence supporting the idea that dry brushing reduces cellulite, the technique will promote circulation adding a fullness to the skin, temporarily diminishing the appearance of cellulite. Using quality dry body brushes on a regular basis to gently exfoliate, however, will detoxify your skin and unclog your pores exfoliate leaving behind a healthy glow and overall invigoration.
Why should I use a facial mask application brush?
A good facial mask is not only a great way to keep your skin looking its best, but also a luxurious experience perfect for sloughing off both dead skin and the stress of the day. While applying a mask with your fingers is the typical at-home method, experts advise using a quality facial brush is a superior application method. Oils and dirt from your hands can compromise the effectiveness of the mask and result in a loss of product from uneven application and constant finger-rinsing throughout the process. The massaging effect of a facial brush, like the Brushup Boar Hair Oval Facial Mask Brush, will leave your face feeling rejuvenated and invigorated.