Before and after body wrap
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Is Body wrapping good for obese people?

Body wrapping as a way to lose weight is been available for decade already. And body wrapping good for obese people for a lot of reasons. Body wraps are safe and just about anyone can benefit from them for skin conditioning, tightening, pain relief and even fat loss.

Body wraps are considered to be a non surgical weight loss treatment. Slimming body wraps work by promoting sweating, thus depriving the body of  excess water. This helps in the burning of calories, thus causing weight loss.

Body wrapping has evolved since 2 decades ago and now its becoming much more sophisticated. Prices for a body wrap range anywhere from $40 an hour up to as much as several thousand dollars at some of the upscale spas.

How body wrapping works?

Body wraps, as a weight loss solution, is certainly effective and more efficient than any other weight loss solutions out there. It shows result within an hour for a price that is quite reasonable. Moreover, the organic ingredients used in the process don’t just shed off weight. In fact, they act as antioxidants to help clean your body.

Full Body Wrapping
Full Body Wrapping

Body wrapping is a popular spa experience. Many spas and salons offer a process called “body wrapping.”  It offers a variety of benefits such as slimmer figure, and smoother skin. Aside from the physical effects of this service, it is also a great way to spend your Sunday and relax. Usually, a body wrap service is bundled with relaxing massage. It is done right after the wrapping process.

This procedure claims to remove inches from the waist, thighs, hips or other parts of the body. The process includes the use of special weight loss wraps or clothing and can sometimes be used with special lotions or creams that are applied to the skin.

Customers are usually told that they can lose “inches” as opposed to pounds and that fat will melt away bringing about a loss of inches in about an hour. One of the claims is that wrapping will work because cellulite is “water logged fatty tissue.”

Some advertising claims that body wrapping will eliminate, or at the least reduce, cellulite but we’ll leave that up to you to determine. What we can tell you is that visiting a spa or salon for body wrapping may be a wonderfully rejuvenating experience, leaving you rested, relaxed and refreshed.

Wrap Yourself Slim Results
Wrap Yourself Slim Results

What do body wraps consist of?

Some are plastic or rubber garments worn around the waist, some cover the waist, hips and thighs, and others cover nearly the entire body. Some are to be worn while carrying out routine activities, others while exercising, and some while sleeping. One is inflated with air from a vacuum cleaner. Another uses an electric hair dryer to blow in warm air. Some are used after a cream, gel or lotion is applied or after the wrap is soaked in a solution.

After 72 hours of body wrap
After 72 hours of body wrap

Some people have tried using “plastic wrap” as body wrap material. In fact, that was a very popular practice several decades ago.

The garments and wraps, with or without lotions and creams, say that they reduce body dimensions by removing fluids. Most medical experts agree that such treatment will cause a loss of inches and perhaps pounds due to profuse perspiration. But the reductions are temporary. The fluid is soon replaced by drinking or eating.

What are the things to consider in doing body wraps?

Remember, rapid and excessive fluid loss is potentially dangerous because it can bring on severe dehydration and can upset the balance of important electrolytes in the body. Reputable spas are aware of any potential hazards such as this, so do your homework and select a spa with a good reputation.

You need to know the following before going to a spa;

  • How long have they been offering body wraps?
  • Do they have a licensed clinician whose sole purpose is massage and/or body wraps?
  • Where do their herbs and other contents come from?
  • Do they offer any special pricing for new clients?
  • Will they allow a tour of their facilities prior to purchase?
  • Have they had any unresolved complaints reported?
  • Do they have any package pricing for multiple visits?

Can we do body wrap at home?

Wrap Yourself Slim
Wrap Yourself Slim

Yes you can. A home body wrap made with your own body wrap recipes is a unique alternative if you want an inexpensive way to improve skin condition, toning and tightening, and to help relieve joint pain and inflammation. It is recommended that you give yourself a body wrap once every week for up to six weeks   then for maintenance, once a month.

Ms. Ella Simpson popularize this home body wrap with her ebook “Wrap Yourself Slim” ebook.

Finally, i hope this article about the benefits of body wrapping to obese people. Can provide hope to those frustrations that others have experience regarding weight loss.

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