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Body Wrap Information - Body Wrap Techniques and Solution

Even though body wraps have pretty long history of existence and application in healthcare and cosmetics; nevertheless, this type of beauty treatment became widely spread, known and applied both by beauty professionals and by amateurs only in the beginning of 60s, when body wraps were introduced to USA consumers. There are several things body wrap treatment can be used for. Moreover, there is a range of body wrap techniques and a range of ingredients that can be used for attaining different cosmetic and health improvement results. So, let us take a look at some of them.  

First of all, body wraps can be used for getting rid of extra and undesirable inches on various area of one’s body. For, body wraps indeed represent probably the only fast and safe method to ‘cut down’ those extra inches in a matter of few hours. However, loosing extra fat is not the only reason to resort to body wraps. For, body wrap treatment can be used for general body detoxification and as a very efficient skin care and skin softening therapy.  

Traditional body wraps consist of clay, mud, sea clay or seaweed. One of these ingredients has to be gently applied on one’s body and then the body has to be wrapped with towels or sheets. However, besides using clay or mud, one may also add certain ingredients into body wraps and make the treatment even more efficient and pleasant. One may, for instance, use aromatherapy, reflexology or herbal body wrap treatments. In this case, one should just add certain ingredient, such as natural oils, herbs or salts, to the main ingredient of one’s body wrap. Here are the examples of some herbal and oil ingredients, that could be added to clay or mud and turn your regular body wraps into special ones. As to the herbs, one may use alfalfa leaf powder, chamomile flower powder, ground basil, rosehip powder, rose petal powder and many others. As to the natural oil essences, one my add the oils of such plants and fruits as lavender, lemon, sage, rosemary, grapefruit, sandalwood, lemongrass, olive, etc.

Body Wrap - How do they work?

Now, keeping in mind all the above said, one may still have some questions about applying body wrap treatment. First of all, can you apply body wraps at home or do you need to go to some special beauty salon to get one? Well, body wraps are kind of messy. So, it can become a good reason for not doing them at home. However, besides that the process of applying body wraps is not complicated and can be successfully done at home. Though, applying body wrap ingredients one may want to resort to massage therapist services, for, in this case, one may increase the efficiency of body wrap treatment with gentle body massage.  

Another question as to the body wraps is how long should your body wrap stay on? Well, it can be anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour. Then you may take the towels and rinse the mask off with warm water and apply some body lotion for moisturizing your skin. It would also be a great idea to combine your body wrap treatment with aroma or relaxation therapy.  

Finally, besides valid health and cosmetic results, the advantage of body wrap treatment is its great accessibility. For, one may easily find body wrap kits and body wrap images both in local stores and through the Internet.