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Dry brushing is what it sounds like: Stroking your body with a stiff-bristled brush while your skin is dry to ultimately make it feel less dry. The little clouds of skin dust you may see as you brush your body are just confirmation that it’s working.

It’s essentially another way to exfoliate, and our reviewer’s favorite dry brush (the $5.98 EcoTools dry body brush) made her skin look smoother and more radiant. And there’s research to back that up.

Each day, the top layer of our skin sheds thousands of dead skin cells. As we get older, our body slows down the process. In other words, lotta old skin cells chillin’. A dry brush physically scrubs them away (RIP). Gently stroking away clumps of cells that are now with God, revealing smoother and more polished skin, also just sounds incredibly satisfying. Just remember to moisturize when you’re done.

We liked a few other dry brushes for glowing skin, too.

Melanie, editor at Nessie Sightings

Editor’s note: Dry brushing isn’t for everyone. Talk to your dermatologist if you have dry, sensitive, acne-prone skin, a skin condition like eczema or psoriasis. Also, don’t use a dry body brush on broken skin or on your face.

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