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How Body Scrubs Benefit The Body And Skin
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How Body Scrubs Benefit the Body And Skin

A body scrub is a skin treatment that’s applied on the body rather than on the face. The solution or mixture of a body scrub is comprised of abrasive ingredients such as sugar, salt and grounds of coffee. It is mixed with essential oils to hold them together as well as give off an aromatic scent. Body scrubs can be availed at skin care clinic or spa or can be prepared and done at home.

The important part of the scrubbing process is exfoliation. Through exfoliation, dead skin cells are removed and brings out lighter, radiant and glowing skin. In order to exfoliate, the scrub solution is applied on the body by a therapist, or your own hands if you’re doing it at home. The scrub will be left on your body for a few minutes, followed by a shower.

At the skin clinic or spa, you will be asked to disrobe and lie face down on the massage table. The therapist will apply the scrub mixture on the your back, legs and thighs. When this process is done, you will turn over and the therapist will begin the process again.

After the whole process, you will then rinse off using a shower. Application of lotion or oil and a massage may then commence. At home, you can do the process yourself, although you might find it difficult to reach some parts of the body.

You can purchase a ready made body scrub at a health shop or prepare your own mixture at home. Homemade recipes are often easy to do and less expensive than going to a spa or buying body scrub.

There are several benefits of body scrubs. For one, the procedure will leave your skin healthy and young-looking. Pollution and aging can contribute to the formation of dead skin cells on the epidermis, leaving your skin looking tired and dry. A body scrub effectively removes dead skin cells and reveals a healthier and fresher skin. Most scrub recipes will also help your skin become glowing and even minimize the appearance of cellulite.

If you avail a body scrub with a massage, you are also improving blood flow in your body. Daily stress does not only leave your skin look dull, but it also makes your body sluggish. Getting a body scrub with massage is like hitting two birds with one stone – you improve your skin’s health at the same time enhance blood flow so you feel refreshed and invigorated.

Lastly, a body scrub can help you feel relaxed. Essential oils such as lavender is added into the scrub mixture for its aromatic properties. These oils also help you calm and relax your senses.

Spa body scrub treatments vary in price and duration. Some may be expensive depending on the scrub and oil used, while others can be availed at an affordable price. Regardless of the cost, getting a body scrub is a a great way to reward yourself for a long day and guaranteed to make you feel refreshed afterwards.


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