Ladies, if there’s anything that will put that smile back on your friend’s face, then it is a trip to the spa; and in case you have been feeling down of late with all the holiday work piling up, then take a trip to your nearest spa and rejuvenate those tired nerves
Stress and tension has become synonymous with our daily lives. Our days start with running for work amid the crowded and polluted roads instead of a healthy jog in nature’s lap. We work like there is no tomorrow and at the end of the day we seek the comfort of the bed. The lifestyle we live will eventually take a toll on our physical as well as mental being. A little bit of indulgence and pampering is something that can set things right. Spas and massages are a wonderful option for de-stress therapy. Let’s take a look
Deep Tissue/Sports Massage
A therapeutic massage that helps soothe the inner-most layer of your muscles. This deep-tissue massage will ease the frayed nerves and help you emerge rejuvenated. Also referred to as the Sports massage, it is beneficial for people who have an extremely strenuous job schedule or who have to work for long hours at the computer. This kind of lifestyle takes a toll on the muscles for it cause stiffness in the neck, backache and headaches. The massage lasts for an hour giving you a complete relaxed and renewed mind-and-body experience.
One of the most sought-after massages, the name itself makes one feel relaxed. The massage includes the most natural ingredients from flowers, roots, bark, fruits to seeds and nuts as well. The essential oils used in aromatherapy are the life force of the plants from which they have been extracted. These oils can be massaged on your body, inhaled, added to your bath or sprayed in the air. This is as natural as it gets, and the use of the aromatic oils helps in cleansing the system and also your overall health.
This is a deep-tissue massage that is ideal for getting rid of stubborn knots and is great for sports injuries. This massage has its roots in Ayurveda and combines pressure-point work, skin folding and kneading strokes with long gliding strokes. This type of massage is quite deep and relaxing. You’ll leave the massage feeling relaxed, yet energised.
Not in a mood for a massage, then help yourself to something to pamper all your senses.
Marine mud wrap
Starting with a steam session, this marine mud wrap reduces the pains within your body. It is followed by applying a marine mud powder. which exudes heat helping your muscles relax and flush out the toxins from your body. In the process, you also enjoy a head and a face massage followed by a massage of moisturising lotion to protect your skin. This wrap leaves your skin feeling toned and supple.
Need we say anything when its chocolate. The name itself it so indulgent that one could just pamper oneself without thinking twice. Cocoa is known to posses antioxidant properties making it a much preferred ingredient in chocolates. Here it is used first in the form of a scrub mixed with sweet almond oil to exfoliate, followed by a much tempting session of chocolate cream spread all over your body, and you are then wrapped in banana leaves. This helps in releasing impurities from the body. After this delicious session, the body is washed with ocean or cenote water. This tantalising session ends with dollops of chocolate cream all over the body applied using a massage technique. Using a chocolate body wrap, you can calm and soothe the skin, to give the skin a hydrated and smooth complexion.
Natural fruit wrap
It’s not very hard to find people who are not so keen on the chocolate massage. So for the ladies who like the essence of fruits, this orange and honey wrap makes for one of the most interesting wraps to indulge in. It consists of mashed banana, fullers earth, tomato and lime juice, and it nourishes your skin with all the freshness and rehydrates it with all the minerals making your skin firmer, softer as well as lightening your skin tone.
Self-indulgence is the best way to treat yourself and if you don’t love yourself, why would anyone else? So go ahead and raid those spas and treat yourself with what you deserve, ‘the best’!
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