It is very common for us to drool over the skin of TV actresses and models wondering how they manage to maintain that even & translucent skin from top to bottom! The treatments they took must have been expensive and luxurious, such as microdermabrasion and chemical peels.
They likely took expensive and luxurious treatments such as chemical peels or microdermabrasion.
What if that’s not true? Would it be possible to avoid the harsh chemicals used in spa treatments? Yes, of course! The dream skin that we all desire can be achieved at home. Here’s a nice gesture, homebody polishing!
This word invariably conjures up images of luxurious spa treatments reserved for special occasions.
Yes, the word “body polish” is indeed heavy. Salon experts are best suited to handle this messy, complicated process. You will be able to do it as easily as snapping your fingers if you master the skills.
However, how? What is body polishing? In what kind of conditions would you be able to use this? If you are wondering these things, just relax! Keep scrolling while you sip your tea. Everything will be explained to you.
Body Polishing – what is it?
In a body polishing procedure, products made of natural materials are used to cleanse and moisturize the body. Taking care of your body skin before your wedding is the perfect way to keep it glowing. Brides are often offered body polishing treatments at salons.
Taking a closer look at the fancy phrase is essential before we begin.
As the term implies, polish means to remove all the flaws and bring out the shine, lustre, and natural shine of something.
In addition to removing dead skin cells, body polishing promotes cell regeneration, as well as moisturizing the skin.
It is often offered as part of a spa package to prepare the skin for other treatments.The same applies to body polishing. Your body must be covered in different potions to bring back its glow.
Yes, indeed! Body signs of ageing, dryness, and acne are just as bad as those on your face.
Love and pampering are also necessary for it.
Therefore, it can be concluded that good body polishing at home takes care of many skin concerns. We will soon say good-bye to sagging skin, blotchy patches, and lacklustre complexions.
Would you still like to think about it again? With this step-by-step body polishing guide, you’ll discover your secret of body polishing.
Let’s get you the skin of your dreams!
What is the purpose of this?
Your skin will benefit from body polishing in several ways, including:
- Exfoliating your skin removes dead skin cells
- Taking care of clogged pores before applying a body treatment
- Enhancing the regeneration of skin cells
- Skin hydration and moisturization
- Blood circulation is stimulated by exfoliation
What are the differences between it and body scrub?
There are many similarities between the two products.In both cases, dead skin cells are removed by exfoliation.
Body scrubs remove dead skin cells and hydrate the skin, while the body polishes cleanse and exfoliate the skin.
Here are some easy ways to polish your body
Get Rid of All Those Unwanted Hairs
Before you do body polishing at home, always wax two days in advance. You would have a more flawless polishing experience.
After waxing, bleaching is usually recommended. Your hair would benefit more from bleaching the next day.
Bleach powders are laden with chemicals in the market, and a number of those chemicals are harmful.
- It’s all good! By soaking ten tamarinds in water overnight, you can create your bleach. In the morning, collect the pulp.
- In a bowl, combine two tablespoons of curd or yoghurt with the pulp.
- Take the mixture and wrap it around your skin
- For the best results, allow the paste to sit at least 30 minutes
- After washing with cold water, the skin will appear luminous and revitalized.
What is Dry Brushing?
In home body polishing, dry brushing is an important step
Well! Exfoliation and lymphatic drainage are the main benefits of dry brushing. Additionally, cellulite is reduced.
These steps will guide you through the process.
- If you are using a brush to remove unwanted body hair, choose a soft brush for the face and a semi-stiff brush for your body.
- You can benefit from lymphatic drainage by brushing your chest
- Start brushing from the feet and use light, long strokes
- Continue with the hands. Brush the palms and arms beginning with the hands. Circular motions are appropriate for brushing armpits.
- Buff in a circular motion the abdomen and the back of the body
- The elbows, knees, ankles, and soles are areas where the skin is thicker and needs to be brushed more vigorously.
- Brush only for three minutes and very gently
- No point in exfoliating hard
Using a dry brush to release toxins aids the lymphatic system. Moreover, it rejuvenates the skin.
Preparation for self-oil massage
Cook Virgin Coconut oil, Olive oil, Jojoba oil in double boilers
Adding essential oils is now possible. One of my favourite essential oils is lavender. Aside from its wonderful aroma, this blend has many therapeutic properties as well.Play soothing music while lighting aromatherapy candles to create an inviting spa environment
Using long circular clockwise strokes, massage your body now.
Give your skin a good 15 minutes of massage so that the nutrients can be absorbed effectively
Make sure you massage your toes and hands
Do the same for your belly button
To knead out body kinks, concentrate on working the stressed parts more. Dry, scaly, and stubborn skin bonds, when softened, can be easily removed when scrubbed.
It’s Steam Time!
In warm water, soak an absorbent towel and wring out the excess moisture
Let’s use this towel to wipe our entire body
The pores will open up, allowing nutrients to enter.
Put on a scrubber
Body polishing includes scrubbing
Make sure all the dead skin is removed by using a good body scrub. It instantly softens and brightens your skin. A coffee body scrub is the best for getting rid of dead skin cells, as it not only exfoliates off dead skin but also brightens the complexion.
Make circular motions while exfoliating your skin. Pay attention to the body parts that are out of place. Pumice stones help remove calluses from heels and feet. Well! This will also lead to good foot care.
Scrubbing enhances the effectiveness of other topical products. It also penetrates deeply into the skin rather than sitting on top. In order to make scrubs at home, you need to get the consistency correct.
An uneven distribution would occur if the mixture is too runny or crumbly. Nevertheless, do not use body scrubs on your face. The ingredients used in facial scrubs are milder than those in body scrubs. Take a shower and clean off all the dirt and dead skin afterward. It is best to use lukewarm water. Do you already feel good?
Apply a Body Pack
Put a hydrating pack on your body to keep it nourished. Thickly coat the surface.
Place two cucumber slices or cotton balls soaked in rose water over semi-dry eyes
Rinse your body with water and remove the mask
Take a cold shower this time. Be careful not to rub the towel too hard when drying. Aaah! Do you feel refreshed? There’s more to do. Finally, here it is.
Don’t forget to moisturize
A good moisturizer should be applied generously and massaged in for a few minutes to lock in moisture.
Most of our bodies have a combination of skin types; some parts are dry, while others are extra dry and sensitive. More moisturizer should be applied to the dry parts of the body, such as your feet, soles, knees, elbows, and palms.
Do You Need to Have Your Body Polished Often?
In the case of body polishing at home, persistence is the key to success. So, stick to a monthly routine. You will like how soft it feels as well.
Which of these can you use?
Choosing the right body polish comes down to personal preference and reaction to specific ingredients. The following points should be taken into account.
You can DIY it if you like
Make sure you choose the right exfoliant. For example:
- rice bran
- coffee grounds
If possible, avoid ground pits of stone fruits, such as peaches or apricots, and ground shells of nuts, such as ground walnut shells.
Following that, you need to select an oil base. The most common types of oils in body polishes are olive oil, coconut oil, and jojoba oil.
The final step is to add extras that are beneficial for your skin. They include:
- aloe vera
- fresh fruit
- essential oils
Is there anything unique about a salon experience?
While you can achieve similar results with body polish at home, salon treatments are more tailored to your skin’s needs.
At salons, you can choose from a wide range of services, such as:
- The anti-cellulite polish improves circulation by using invigorating ingredients
- A polish that enhances the glow of the skin by softening and moisturizing it with oils
- Optimum spray-tan application prepared by an optimal tan-optimizing polish
When it comes to your treatment, what can you expect?
During a salon appointment, you can expect the following:
Don’t fear if you feel shy or modest since you will be covered most of the time during the treatment.
A massage table will be placed in front of you, and a sheet will cover your body as you lie on it.
By gradually exposing small areas of your body, the technician keeps the rest of your body covered.
Using a steamer, your technician opens your pores in preparation for application. Afterwards, a warm oil massage will be performed. Your skin will be exfoliated next with a gentle but firm rubbing in circular motions. They’ll apply the mixture to half of your back, then turn you around and repeat the process on half of your front.
A technician will rinse everything off after the whole body is exfoliated. Some people pour water over a table from a bucket. In some cases, the salon may also require that you shower there. After that, the technician will apply moisturizing cream to your entire body. In this manner, the moisture will be sealed in and the result of the exfoliation will be more prolonged.
The results last for how long?
Considering that body polishes are stronger, you should only use them about once a month.
You can remove dead skin cells from your body by exfoliating at home between treatments.
The polishing of the body should not be overdone. Exfoliating your skin too frequently can cause irritation and redness.
It is recommended that you avoid polishing and exfoliating if you have open wounds, cuts, or sunburns. As soon as your skin has healed, you may resume your regular schedule.
In a nutshell
No matter whether you do it at home or the spa, body polishing encourages healthy blood circulation and removes dead skin cells.
Do you need body polish but don’t know what type you should choose? Make an appointment for a (usually free!) consultation at the salon.
In addition to advising you on DIY treatments and spa therapies, your technician will review your skin’s needs during your visit.