Body wraps and how they work
What are body wraps
A Body wrap is a cocoon-like treatment that is highly beneficial for shedding extra pounds , releasing stress, repairing damaged skin cells and opening the pores up for proper ventilation of oxygen.
Body wraps involve wrapping the body in cloth, wrap covers, plastic... etc. Underneath the wrap is a layer of herbal or natural ingredients like clay, mud, and extracts of fruits and vegetables.
There are many different options of body wraps, each with its own unique benefits and ingredients.
How can a body wrap treatment help
Depending on what body wraps are combined with, the treatment can have different benefits, like:
There are body wrap treatments that require a body scrub prior to the wrap, so your skin is going to be exfoliated. The methods of exfoliating might be dry brushing, using sea salts, sugar...etc. they will scrub away dead cells from the surface of your skin, which will prep your skin for the next step of the body wrap treatment . Exfoliation is known to unclog pores, prevent acne, and boost circulation to your skin.
All types of combined ingredients with body wrap, at the end of the treatment will leave you with a smooth, nourished skin. People with dry skin find body wrap treatments to be very beneficial for their skin.
Usually during the cold months of the year our skin feels more tight and dry, this happens because there is less humidity in the air. Some people choose to apply lotions to help with this condition, however using a body wrap treatment (even at home) will give your skin a deep moisturization, making it feel smooth and hydrated.
Body wraps combined with ingredients like mud, clay or seaweed, help pull toxins out of the body through metabolic skin cell stimulation. With the skin being the largest organ, detoxification of the epidermis can help improve your health and overall wellbeing.
Weight loss and cellulite
Although this is a temporary fix, wrap treatments can help you lose a few inches. Body wraps combined with caffeine or green tea, promotes fat burn and reduces the appearance of cellulite. These wraps are thought to work by increasing metabolism and breaking down fat cells, leading to a temporary reduction in inches around the treated area.
So, how do body wraps work?
Most body wraps involve applying a layer of ingredients to the skin, wrapping the body in plastic or wrap covers to keep the ingredients in place, and then allowing the skin to absorb the ingredients over a period of time. The length of time the wrap is left on can vary, but it is typically between 30 minutes and an hour.
The benefit enhancement wrap cover that we suggest from our shop, has a durable material, reusable and easy to clean. The wrap cover is made 100% of Neoprene Stretchy Comfortable Finest Fabric, which fits any body type and will not irritate your skin.
During the wrap, the body may be heated using a heating pad, sauna blanket, or other method to help the ingredients penetrate the skin more deeply.
In conclusion, body wrap treatments are very beneficial for your body, helping the skin deeply moisturize , detox, exfoliate while feeling relaxed and enjoying a self care treatment on your day off.