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The Best Beauty Product I've Ever Bought Is This $10 Skin Brush on Amazon

Don’t knock dry brushing ‘til you’ve tried it.

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Photo: Yerba Prima Tampico Skin Brush

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Back when I was young, naive, and thought cellulite was a thing that needed to be fixed, I bought a skin brush on Amazon. Many articles claimed it would — among other benefits — increase circulation, slough off dead skin, and yes, improve the appearance of cellulite. The one I bought is the Yerba Prima Tampico Skin Brush, and it somehow has more than 1,500 customer reviews.

I stopped expecting it to diminish the presence of cellulite — I mean, adorable butt dimples — years ago, but I do use it almost every morning while I take a shower. The most common way to use one of these brushes is on dry skin with oil, but I usually wait until I get in the shower to start brushing. The combination of hot water and prickly bristles wakes me up and makes me feel like my skin is on fire (in a good way!). And I do think it does a great job at making my skin soft, even if it hasn’t made it smooth and ripple-free.

Shop It Here Yerba Prima Tampico Skin Brush, $9.85