Consumers take to face brushing off back of wellness trend

By Sarah Parsons 25-Jan-2017

As consumers increasingly take their health into their own hands, an ancient practice is finding new life

Variations of skin brushing have been practised for thousands of years across the world.

According to the Association for Bodywork and Massage Professionals, Greek athletes would use the technique to improve circulation and ease muscle exertion, while the Cherokees, a Native American tribe, would brush their skin with dried corn cobs to enhance skin durability.

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