Hallo Schrubbel-Routine!

Hello scrubbing routine!

Anyone who belongs to the Power Sprotte Instagram community already knows:

Skin care for compression wearers is important, important, important! Do you apply cream before and after wearing compression? Yes, congratulations! You're already on the skincare routine winner's podium. But believe me: there is more.

Brush set

Next Level: Scrub routine

Did you know that dry brushing in the morning can stimulate your lymphatic system and rid your skin of dead skin cells? Yep – tried and tested! Scrubbing not only stimulates blood circulation - but also lymph flow . Additionally, regular scrubbing also improves the comfort of your compression . A real win-win situation: you treat yourself to some relaxation, pamper your skin and in the end you have more fun with your compression in everyday life because it fits better. But why is that?

Why scrub?

The condition of your skin can have a major impact on the hold of the compression stocking. Loose skin flakes build up in the fabric and cause the supply to slip. With regular scrubbing and brushing you can prevent exactly that - dead skin cells are simply eliminated. Anyone who no longer works can leave, right? If you scrub and brush every now and then, you not only get velvety-soft skin, but also prevent ingrowing hairs. If used regularly, brushing can also prevent clogged pores. Goodbye, unwanted pimples on your bottom, back or décolleté. Hello, peach skin! Incidentally, scrubbing has a long tradition in Ayurveda teachings and is called Garshana dry massage (from garshana = “rubbing”). The massage is usually carried out with a glove and is used for fatigue, obesity, metabolic disorders such as diabetes, edema and lymphatic congestion .

And when should you not scrub?

Scrubbing is great - but under certain circumstances you should avoid it or avoid certain areas of skin: contraindications include inflamed skin, psoriasis, eczema, open wounds and infections, after sunbathing, varicose veins and thrombophlebitis. If you are not sure whether one or more points apply to you, please consult your doctor .

Soap bags and soap

From dry to wet

In the scrubbing set you will find four different brushes and a soap bag. We start with gentle dry brushing before showering to stimulate blood circulation and remove the first dead skin cells. The soap bag has two functions: It can be used to lather and apply solid shower soaps - at the same time, the texture of the bag ensures a peeling effect .

You can also start the scrubbing routine with the bath massage brush in the shower. After brushing and showering, your skin is particularly receptive, so please “feed” it plenty of care. You can of course find the right care products for compression wearers in the Power Sprotte online shop . With the Nubbel massage brush and the Nupsel massage brush you can then incorporate your care really well.

Scrub after liposuction

Brushing stimulates blood circulation, among other things. This can speed up the wound healing process after liposuction. It also helps reduce swelling. It's important that you approach it very slowly and don't scrub too hard. This is where “less is more” applies. You get the greatest effect in conjunction with the two massage rollers Rollo Banano and Rollo T-Rexo , which prevent so-called fibrosis.

Hand holding dry brush

Now it's time to scrub

Dear flat knitting hero, would you like to get into the scrubbing game now? A quick recommendation: approach the brushes slowly and don't try them all at once. From “zero to hero” is ambitious, but it can be a bit overwhelming for your skin. Additionally, when establishing new habits , it can be beneficial to approach it in small steps ( see blog article about goals and habits ). The so-called anlymphatic treatment before brushing is particularly important so that the stimulated lymph flow does not stand in front of “closed doors”. You can do this with deep abdominal breathing and massaging your groin and armpits. You can read more about this in the book “The Little Coach for the Lymphatic System” by Henry A. Schulze.

Now I don't want to keep you from your happiness any longer. Click here for the scrubbing set made of certified FSC wood . How to use the different brushes and what to pay attention to is written in a scrubbing routine workbook created especially for you . This is a service, right?

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