Body treatments are essentially a facial for your whole body that leaves your skin feeling velvety smooth and soft. The idea behind a body treatment is that it is just as important to cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate the skin on your body as it is the skin of your face.
The most popular body treatment is a body scrub, sometimes called a body polish, salt glow or sea-salt scrub. This is an exfoliating treatment that takes place on a massage table covered with an over-sized towel and a large, thin piece of plastic. When receiving this treatment you are covered at all times except for the exposed body part that is being treated.
As you lay on the treatment table, the massage therapist rubs a mixture of sea salt or pure sugar cane, oil, and aromatics like lemon into your skin. This exfoliates the skin ridding the body of dead skin, revealing new healthy skin as well as strengthening the skins elasticity.
Once your whole body is scrubbed, which takes maybe fifteen minutes, you shower it all off in our swiss shower without soap, leaving a nice coating of oil that leaves your skin feeling velvety soft. It’s an invigorating treatment, and it’s a good idea to get your scrub before your massage if you’re having both.
Variations can come from the essential oils or scrub materials: you might get a Blueberry Soy Sugar Scrub, or a body scrub done with coffee grounds, finely ground cocoa with a touch of vanilla, designed to reduce the appearance of moderate to severe cellulite or feel like your on a tropical island with shredded coconut aiding in your exfoliation. Sometimes a deep hydrating lotion (body butter) is applied afterwards.
A body mask and body wrap often takes place after a scrub. After you rinse off the salt you return to the treatment table. If you’re slathered with mud, algae, or seaweed and wrapped in a thermal blanket, it’s a “detoxifying” treatment that stimulates your metabolic system, speeding its ability to carry away waste products. If the product is cream or lotion, it’s a “hydrating” treatment.
A body wrap can also be a wrapping treatment used to treat cellulite. It sometimes has a diuretic effect that aids in temporary weight reduction.
Skin health is important for your entire body – which is why Spa Bellezza has Body Therapy products, designed with the same philosophy that looking good is a product of skin health from head to toe. Come in and speak with our spa professional as to which one of Spa Bellezza’s Body Therapy is right for you. Our spa professional will help customize your healthy spa experience in the comfort of your own home in-between visits to our skin treatment center for professional body treatments.
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