Herbal body wraps are a relaxing beauty treatment which can have numerous benefits to the client. The herbal body wrap treatment can be applied in different ways depending on the facility and the different types of wraps being offered. For most spas, the use of thick mud-like masks for the entire body is usually utilized. The mask is similar to a facial moisturizing mask which many people apply at home. In a sense, the herbal body wrap is a thick moisturizing mask for the entire physique.
The process of having an herbal body wrap can be time consuming, numerous spas suggest to bring a buddy along to enjoy the fun. In fact some spas have areas where groups of individuals can come in and enjoy a relaxing day of beauty treatment. Or if a quiet relaxing afternoon away from everyone in calming atmosphere sounds more fun; the spa treatment will definitely help ease the daily stresses of life.
The benefits of an herbal body wrap are slimming, detoxification, and hydrating. Everyday life can take a toll on the human form, the exposure to harsh weather and pollutants in the air. Not to mention; the food and drink people intake which may not have the healthiest nutrients. Unhealthy chemicals can build up in a person’s body; the herbal wrap can help withdraw these impurities.
The detoxification process is usually done by administrating seaweed, mud or clay as part of the treatment. The process will help draw out the toxins in the body in a natural manner. The process can also draw out extra water; many clients have reported losing weights and inches after an herbal body wrap. The results will vary from person to person.
The process begins with exfoliation which is the removal of dead skin from the body. The exfoliate agent depends on the spa’s preference. The agent used is generally made up of natural ingredients such as sea salt or sugar. The removing of the dead skin cells is important step in the process. The body needs to be prepared to receive the moisturizing treatment. Basically the entire body is scrubbed in a light soothing manner.
The next part of the process is having the moisturizing treatment applied. The ingredients of the treatment may vary but the results are the same; nice soft skin. By wrapping the ingredients against the client’s skin; the solution will become warm from body heat. The warmth of the body will actually help the solution work in a more efficient manner.
The final step is removal of the wrap and rinsing. Depending on the facility, a client may head to a shower to have the detoxifying ingredients removed from the body or trained personnel may use a hand held shower. After the body is thoroughly rinsed, another moisturizing lotion is applied. The entire process leaves the skin feeling rejuvenated which gives the person a sense of renewal.