People On TikTok Are “Dry Brushing” Before Showering, And Experts Say It’s One Of The Best Things You Can Do For Yourself

Although dry brushing has recently gained popularity on the Gen Z app, it’s actually been around since ancient times. “Historically speaking, dry brushing has been a part of beautification and health rituals in a variety of cultures for thousands of years,” Katie told BuzzFeed.

“We have seen it in the rituals of ancient Egyptians, Scandinavians, Indians, Chinese, and Native Americans — each of them used brushes, sand, and other tools to awaken the lifeforce in our skin,” she said.