Do It Yourself Body Wrap to Lose Weight
A DIY Body Wrap You Can Make Right Know
Slimming body wraps for weight loss plans are an up and coming trend in the weight loss community. The best way to go about losing weight is a weight loss diet plan, but body wraps can help you target specific areas of your body for instantly slimming results. According to Debra Jaliman, an MD who also reviews on WebMD, body wrap results are not permanent, but can help you slim down for an important event or a fun day at the beach. Do it yourself body wraps for weight loss are a safe and effective way to go about losing weight that save you a great deal of money. Store brand body wraps can average in the $100 area, but body wraps at home can drastically cut that price.
One natural recipe for body wraps at home is:
2 cups Dead Sea clay
1/2 cup chamomile powder
1 cup sea salt
1/2 cup parsley powder
18 mL essential oils
1 cup kelp powder
2 tbsp aloe vera gel
2 tbsp shea oil
1.8 liters water
This recipe is safe to use for all parts of the body including: arms, chest, legs, buttocks, thighs and abs.
A recipe safe for the face is:
Face mask to wrap with
How to use a body wrap:
Set up a clean, dry area of the home that can stay very warm
Boil water then blend all ingredients and add to boiling water.
Let mixture cool for 15 minutes then soak bandages in the mixture
Apply soaked bandages tightly to your naked body
Leave body wrap in place for at least 45 minutes but no longer than 60 minutes
Suggested use of body wraps is once weekly for up to six weeks and up to once monthly for maintenance after the six week period. Wraps are safe enough to be done daily to help achieve quicker results if need be.
There are a few tips to remember when using a body wrap.
Before using any body wrap, you should always strive to eat clean and avoid substances that are unhealthy for you such as caffeine, alcohol and cigarettes
Drink plenty of water before and after you use any body wrap to help your body rid itself of toxins
Take before and after pictures to help you see instant results
A weight loss diet plan can be hard to stay focused on and may not yield desired results for a particular event. Although weight loss plans may not give you desired results in the desired time, do it yourself body wraps at home can help give you that extra boost. Livestrong.com has a great article at http://www.livestrong.com/article/277682-homemade-body-wraps-to-lose-weight/ to help you get started on your home body wraps.
Howstuffworks also has a very informative article at to help with any questions you might have about do it yourself wraps.