By Srijony Das Last Updated:
One of the major concerns of most brides before their wedding is to ensure that they do not gain even an extra pound of weight, lest they get oversized out of their outfits. Therefore, they prepare for it through rigorous workouts and diet plans months in advance. It feels as if they would allow nothing to come in the way of being able to fit into their perfectly planned and chosen wedding attire. However, brides who wish to skip this challenging journey can try out an easier alternative through body wraps.
For the unversed, body wraps are a unique spa treatment that uses exfoliation to revive tired skin and give it an effective tightened effect. It also releases body aches and makes the body a bit more flexible. Most importantly, it tones the body and gives it a slim look. Let’s look at some of the most useful body wrap techniques for brides-to-be.
As per its name, this type of body wrap finds its effective ingredient in herbal oils. Its procedure is similar to an aromatherapy session; these oils hugely help the brides with dehydrated, dry and dull skin. The herbal qualities of the oils, such as chamomile, lavender and bergamot, help detoxify the body thoroughly. It improves blood circulation and eases body aches and tension. It gives the body a firm look.
Most people love chocolate, and it has a lot of beneficial properties as well. When used as a body wrap, it completely gives the skin a smooth and supple texture. It moisturises the skin and boosts its cellulite content, naturally leading to healthy glowing skin. Also, the delicious smell of chocolate is said to release the endorphin hormone, making the bride happy instantly.
Mud or natural clay has been a part of ancient Indian Ayurvedic treatment for a long time. Known to be highly therapeutic, clay can heal different kinds of body pain and draws out all sorts of impurities from the body. It relieves stress and removes all toxins. When applied to the body and kept on for some time, it makes the skin absorb the good nutrients and appear effectively toned.
The paraffin wrap is the right thing for brides looking for full-body exfoliation. The paraffin soothes the senses, and its deep exfoliation softens the skin. In addition, the warmth of the paraffin gives a deep relaxation effect and reduces body and muscle pain. Apart from it, the warm paraffin also eases stress and tension and boosts weight loss.
A unique magical ingredient, sandalwood is known for its medicinal properties and not to forget its signature fragrance. The sandalwood body wrap provides enhanced lustre and shine to the body before the wedding. It is highly anti-bacterial; it works against acne-causing bacteria. It deeply exfoliates the skin, removes fine lines, wrinkles, and tanning.
Charcoal has been a key ingredient for purification and detoxification purposes. It effectively flushes out toxins from the body. Similarly, the charcoal wrap detoxifies and heals the skin from all infections. It opens clogged pores of the body and binds the dirt and pollution from the body. It gives the bride a revitalised glow, sculpting their natural body shape.
The infrared wrap is one of the classic body wrap treatments for weight loss and a toned look. By using infrared technology, the body produces excess heat and sweats a lot. Therefore, there is even blood circulation throughout the body, which makes some effective calorie burning. It also leads to the removal of excess fat cells through water released from the body.
Tanning is one of the chief complaints faced by our skin. But to eliminate it effectively before the wedding, brides should try out a de-tan wrap. Using turmeric and liquorice, it wipes out blemishes and sunburn from the body, giving it an evenly toned look throughout. It also repairs scars and softens the damaged skin.
Well, which one these body wraps would you like to try for yourselves?