Top 5 Kinds of Body Wraps, and How They Work

by Trudi Schrieber
06/13/11


Body wraps can provide many benefits to your skin, improving moisture and firmness, as well as detoxifying the skin. Many spas offer a variety of body wraps, which use different oils, herbs, lotions, seaweeds, or muds to improve the skin in different ways. The solution is applied to the skin, which is then wrapped in cloth or plastic. The wrap stays in place for approximately 20 minutes, while the solution works on the skin. Depending on the specific type of lather and technique used, you can reduce cellulite, achieve a slimmer appearance, detoxify skin, and/or improve moisture.

Cellulite Body Wrap

Cellulite body wraps may use a number of ingredients aimed at improving the appearance of the skin in problem areas. The wraps are usually applied only to the problem areas, which are often the thighs or upper arms. Cellulite wraps often use herbal solutions, but may also involve mud or seaweed. The wraps cannot remove cellulite altogether, but can make the skin appear much smoother, so that the cellulite is less noticeable. Individuals often notice a significant reduction in the appearance of cellulite after a series of treatments. Additionally, skin will appear healthier and will be more moisturized.

Slimming Wrap

Slimming wraps help you lose inches in mere minutes, through the use of wraps to contour the body while drawing out excess water. Slimming wraps usually involve a clay-, seaweed-, or mineral-based formula that may also include a combination of herbs or essential oils. The wraps are usually applied and stay on for close to an hour. As the herbs and/or oils promote the release of excess water, the wraps help tighten and smooth the skin. Through eliminating excess water that builds up in your cells, slimming wraps also enable the body to release toxins. Those who choose slimming wraps have reported up to 30 inches lost from their bodies, overall, after the treatment.

Slimming wraps are not a permanent weight loss solution, as they primarily involve the release of excess water, and the shrinking of fat cells, but not the elimination of fat. Slimming wraps can also help improve your body’s ability to burn fat by releasing toxins that slow down metabolism, but the initial inch loss is caused by shedding water. Slimming wraps are great if you have a big event and need to look thin fast.

Herbal Wrap

Herbal wraps involve a powerful combination of herbs that help to tone and detoxify skin. Most body wraps involve some combination of herbs as the key ingredients to help reduce the appearance of cellulite, shed inches, and improve the health of the skin. Many herbs are identified as helping the body burn fat and promoting the elimination of toxins. You should choose an herbal wrap that will promote the benefits you are looking to achieve.

Mud Wrap

Mud is one of the oldest beauty treatments upon which men and women have relied to improve their skin for centuries. Like wraps that use herbs, wraps that use mud are designed to ease water retention and to draw out toxins in the pores. Mud wraps have also been used to relax muscles and soothe aching joints. Mud is a common ingredient in many types of wraps, including slimming and cellulite wraps.

Detoxifying Wrap

Most wraps have a detoxifying element to them. Detoxifying wraps typically use a clay or seaweed solution to help draw toxins out of the body. It is important to realize that after your detoxifying wrap, you should work to consume healthy foods to reduce the amount of toxins that build up in your body. Repeating the detoxifying wraps over time will also help your body to keep eliminating built up toxins from the cells.

To learn more about body wraps and their benefits, contact Signature Forum today to set up a free consultation at a medical spa near you.

Featured Provider Near You

American Laser Skincare - Alamo Heights, TX

add to del.icio.us Share on Facebook
Want to share your thoughts?
Post your comment
Comments(0)

The SignatureForum Experience

  • Your concierge to life.
  • Lifestyle services including home improvement, cosmetic enhancements, health clubs and many more.
  • Research made simple.
  • Real consumer reviews, ratings and analysis.
  • Valuable promotions.
  • Experienced guest services liaisons ready to answer your questions and arrange your consultation.
  • Industry news and the latest trends.

Schedule a FREE Consultation!

866.363.6434
or Fill Out Our Online Form
 

Full Name Phone Number Zip Code Email Date of Birth :
Procedure

Schedule Your Consultation

Purchase Gift Certificates

Share the gift of superior service! The perfect gift for any occasion...stocking stuffers, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, graduations, and more.

Purchase a Gift Certificate!

Follow Us:        

Sign Up for our Newsletter

Whether it's interesting factoids, introductions to local providers, or the latest industry news—SignatureForum's newsletters are something to look forward to.

Click Here to Sign Up for the Newsletter

Exclusive Promotions

Enjoy exclusive promotions and savings worth up to hundreds of dollars with SignatureForum membership packages!

Click Here to Join SignatureForum

Become a Network Provider

Does your company provide superior service? Submit your application for becoming one of our elite network service providers.

Click Here to Inquire About our Network!