Does your skin look dull and lifeless? Do you wake up most mornings feeling sluggish and tired? If so, it may be time for a health and beauty intervention—in other words, it’s time to get your detox on.
Introducing healthy alternatives on a regular basis allows you to reveal a more vibrant energetic you. Detoxing is not just about losing a few extra pounds or the elimination of toxins in your body it’s about enhancing your liveliness and making you feel good on the inside and have a radiant glow on the outside.
1. Body Brushing
Did you know your skin is your body’s largest organ? Toxins and impurities are often eliminated through the skin so it is important to keep your skin fresh and clean. Body brushing boosts circulation which encourages your skin to eliminate those unwanted toxins. The results – an energy boost that leaves your skin smoother with an all over glow.
Use a natural bristle body brush and brush towards your heart (this is a must) with nice, gentle strokes. Make this part of your daily morning and evening routines.
2. Delightful Detox
Eating well is crucial if you want to keep your body cleansed. The key is to start each meal with a raw fruit or vegetable. These are filled with an abundance of nutrients that cleanse and balance your body. A detox smoothie is a quick way to all-around goodness.
- Add 1 mango (ripe), 1 pineapple and 4 kiwi fruits (peeled) to your blender or juicer
- Blend this vitamin packed drink until it’s as smooth as you desire
3. Tea Time
Sipping tea is an enjoyable way to get your detox on! This refreshing ginger tea serves as a diuretic, which assists in speeding up the detoxifying process.
- Add 2 tablespoons of fresh grated ginger to a caraffe
- Add 16oz of boiling water
- Steep for about 5-8 minutes
- Strain, Add honey to flavor and enjoy