All About Mud Body Wrap

All About Mud Body Wrap

Body wraps are in vogue these days and when it comes to pampering yourself at a spa, nothing can beat the wonderful feeling that these body wraps have to offer. When we think of body wraps, perhaps a mud wrap is something we just can never ignore! Sounds familiar, right? Well, if you want to get an answer to your questions regarding a mud wrap, here is a research article for you. Read on and get your doubts clarified.


Mud wrap: What is it?

A mud wrap is a spa treatment you would love to indulge in. In this treatment, layers of mud are heaped up on your skin so that your skin benefits from the mud your body is wrapped in.

Why use mud in body wrap?

Mud, which is known to be saturated with detoxifying and healing properties, has been used in beauty treatments, from the beginning of times. Thus, mud not only has aesthetic application but also medicinal application and here are the top benefits associated with mud:

  • Improving skin texture and skin elasticity.
  • Improving cell metabolism.
  • Hydration of skin.
  • Providing nourishment to skin.
  • Improves blood circulation.

Since mud has so many benefits to offer, how can it be ignored when you want to go for a pampering and relaxing treatment!


Benefits associated with a mud body wrap:

Wondering what to expect from a mud wrap treatment? If you are still not sure regarding the benefits associated with a mud wrap, check out the following points:

  • Your immune system is strengthened.
  • Dead cells are removed.
  • Toxins are eliminated.
  • Cellulite is reduced.
  • Promotes healthy skin by helping in production of necessary oils.
  • Skin is tightened and regenerated.


Mud wrap: The procedure

Mud body wrap treatment procedure might vary from one spa to another.  Generally a coating of mud, rich in minerals, is piled on your skin. Then, your body in wrapped in a bandage. Normally, you expect the following treatments to be meted out to you in course of a mud body wrap:

  • Dry brush exfoliation.
  • Application of mud.
  • Wrapping and relaxation.
  • Shower.
  • Massage.
  • Steam (optional).

Mud body wrap – What to consider?

Before going for a mud wrap, you must consult a doctor if you have sensitive skin, you are allergic or if you are pregnant. Moreover, if you are suffering from heart ailments, blood pressure problems or diabetes, you must ask your physician before going for this treatment. Furthermore, mud wrap should not be considered as a permanent method to lose your extra pounds.

Mud body wrap – Tips and Tricks:

  • Go to a well-known spa or beauty salon to get the best mud wrap treatment.
  • You must finish up with your eating business at least 2 or 3 hours prior to the treatment.
  • Restrict your intake of fluids for 1 hour prior to the treatment as you cannot use the washroom while your skin is piled with mud.

How To Make Mud Wrap at Home:

You may wish to be experimental enough to prepare mud wrap at home. Wish to try out one such recipe? Here is all that you need! Take a cup of powdered clay, half-a-cup sea water (if you are clueless as to where you would get seawater, try mixing sea salt with some distilled water), half-a-cup powdered kelp and a cup of aloe vera gel. Now, mix all these constituents thoroughly in a bowl and make a smooth batter and apply all over your body. You may ask your mom, your sister dearest or your best friend to help you in applying the same. Wrap a plastic sheet around your body. Relax by resting for half-an-hour and then wash off with normal water. Smother yourself in a rich body lotion.

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7 thoughts on “All About Mud Body Wrap

  1. Sounds good Somreeta, mud wrap is used in Ayurveda to treat various ailments……it’s a famous treatment in kerala…..

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