Body wrap is the application of lotion, mud, seaweed, algae, etc on the body and wrapping it with towels, plastic sheets and a thermal blanket. Some wraps claim to improve ailments such as joint pains, arthritis and even skin problems. The body wraps are touted for slimming, relaxing, moisturizing and also for its cellulite reducing properties. Fortunately, now there are weight loss body wraps that are highly effective. These can be used to lose weight in inches
Body wraps are the popular cosmetic procedures known for their safety and effectiveness. Such body wraps were used even in ancient times for various reasons. The weight loss effectiveness came to be known few years ago. The body wraps can be prepared at home or bought from the market.
Body Wraps Effectiveness
The body wrap effectiveness depends on the type you choose. The weight loss body wraps are in two types, the weight loss and water loss body wraps. The weight loss body wrap helps the lymphatic system in detoxifying the body by a process referred to as lymphatic drainage. This is a natural detoxification method helping the body to lose inches and there is natural weight loss. This weight loss type is permanent and healthy. The water loss body wrap eliminates water from the body and thus the weight is reduced, but it is regained fast as water is replaced. This weight loss type is temporary in nature and is suitable if there is an emergency to reduce weight.
Preparing a body wrap for weight loss is easy at home and it can be done using few herbal ingredients. Ensure you use ingredients that suit your skin type and also soothe your skin. The body wraps procedures to be prepared at home:
Ingredients: 1 cup clay, water 2 cups, ¼ cup sea salt, 2 tablespoons olive oil and ½ cup powdered herbs.
Recipe: Heat water, mix salt, stir well and remove from heat, mix it with all the other ingredients and make it into a fine paste. Leave it to cool and use it.
Ingredients: Water 2 cups, clay 1 cup, ½ cup powdered herbs, ½ cup sea salt, 1 teaspoon of chamomile oil, lavender oil and rosemary oil.
Recipe: Heat water, add salt to dissolve completely. Remove from the heat; add clay and herbs mix it to make fine paste. Now add essential oils, leave it to cool after mixing.
There is a procedure to be followed. First, hydrate by drinking minimum three glasses of water. Then, indulge in a warm bath allowing your body pores open up. This helps the wrap soak better into the skin. While bathing, remember to exfoliate the skin. Dip rubber or plastic in the wrap solution and carefully apply in the area where you require the inch loss. Allow the wrap to remain for an hour and remove the wrap, thus wash off the solution.
For desired results, use a weight loss body wrap than the water loss one.