From spices to cocoa and caffeine
We all heard of the noted benefits of body wraps including eliminating toxins from your body, to tightening up the skin and even taking inches off your waist line. These wraps usually contain seaweed, mud, Shea butter and has you basically wrapped like a mummy usually for about twenty minutes.
What if you could have that dose of caffeine without filling your coffee cup? Coffee has been linked to health benefits such as lowering the risk for stroke and type 2 diabetes. What happens when you take that dose of caffeine and put into a body wrap? That caffeine extract used in those wraps provides health benefits as well that include stimulates blood circulation and helps to rid the body of toxins, excess fluid and burn off that unwanted fat. Add in some clay and you have a detox system.
How about some grapefruit oil in that wrap. Grapefruit oil is promoted to keep cellulite at bay along with fat deposits along with removing the unwanted toxins in your body. The oil with its antioxidants and vitamin C boosts the immune system and battles the free radicals.
If you love espresso a wrap with one may be the answer you’re looking for in health benefits. Espresso can detoxify and firm up your body. It will also rehydrate giving your skin that refreshed and toned look.
Clays are usually used in the body wraps and contain their own list of benefits. The clay absorbs and removes the toxins from the body. Adding clay into the wrap will improve circulation and remove those aches and pain from the joints.
How does the weight loss figure in? When the clay removes that excess water out of your skin you are left with empty pockets that are between the layers of your skin. The clay will compact those layers leaving you with toned skin a few inches less than what you had. However, that loss only really lasts about one day according to the American Council on Exercise.
How about ginger. Ginger has been used for hundreds of years in medicine. In wrap it relaxes both your mind and body. It is said to help restore the skin and increase circulation.
Cocoa butter frequently used at spas and easily absorbed into the skin. Known as the ultimate moisturizer keeping the skin soft. When applied to the skin it creates a barrier between the environment and sensitive skin. It promotes relaxation and feeling of well being.
If you’re feeling a little adventurous, exotic or both you can try out the wraps and body treatments right here in Detroit.
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