Gwyneth Paltrow took to Instagram to share a video of her ‘body brushing’ during a quirky detox routine and as it turns out, the internet was into it.
You can always rely on Gwyneth Paltrow to bring attention to something quirky. Remember the vagina-scented candles? Or the 24-carat gold dildo?
Now, the star has caused a stir online once again. This time, with a quirky detox routine that involves brushing your body.
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Gwyneth brushes her body as part of her detox routine. Images: Instagram
Gwyneth Paltrow’s body brush detox routine
In a post shared on Instagram, the actress and mother of two shared how she undergoes a complete body detox to give her body a reset each year.
“I started messing with detoxes in the 90’s and never looked back. I think have tried them all during my annual quest to give up all the fun stuff. I actually love the feeling of giving the body a break from alcohol, dairy, gluten and fried everything,” she explained in the post.
The post included a video of Gwyneth brushing her body as part of the quirky detox routine and the star goes on to explain how the technique is the perfect way to detox along with her program sold on her wellbeing website, Goop.
“Some of the cleanses are harder to do than others which is what led us to create a cleanse that is all about nourishment. It doesn’t feel like a punishment! Our science and research team developed a whole-body reset that focuses on eating real, delicious food and creating a time where we can focus on cultivating mindfulness, resetting the body, and supporting overall wellness,” she added.
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Gwyneth with her children Apple and Moses. Image: Instagram
The internet was intrigued with Gwyneth’s body brushing
Watching Gwyneth brush her body is both satisfying to watch and intriguing. And strangely, the internet didn’t hate it.
Many fans wanted in on the trend.
“I’ve never used a skin brush before. What have I been missing? I need to get one immediately,” one fan commented on the post.
“I can’t wait to try it,” added another.
Others admitted they had tried body brushing before and found it strangely addictive.
“I looooove my skin brush,” one shared.
“I love dry brushing! It’s so invigorating. I imagine every cell renewing when I do it,” another added.
Of course, as with anything Gwyneth, there were a few who weren’t quite convinced about the quirky health hack.
“Why are you brushing your arms though?” one questioned.
“Yeah…thankfully we don’t have the internal organs that “detox” for us…” another added with a good dose of sarcasm.
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