Leg Wraps for Sagging Thighs

Leg wraps for weight loss sound too good to be true�and they are. Choose cardio and strength-training instead.

Sharon Perkins
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Stomach Wraps and Weight Loss

Obesity and belly fat increase your risk of developing many chronic diseases including heart disease and certain types of cancer.

Shannon George
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Benefits of Bodyweight Chair Dips for Your Triceps

Chair dips are a convenient alternative strength exercise to regular dips. Dips target your triceps, the muscles on the back of your upper arm. Regular dips are an advanced exercise; chair dips are an easier, but still challenging, alternative.

Jolie Johnson
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Body Toxins From Weight Loss

Losing weight provides many health benefits, such as lowering your cholesterol and blood pressure and reducing your risk of conditions such as heart disease, stroke, osteoarthritis and certain forms of cancer such as colon cancer.

Kay Uzoma
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How to Use Vaseline in a Body Wrap

Vaseline is a common brand name for a petroleum jelly product made from a mixture of mineral oils and waxes. The resulting product has a melting point slightly above body temperature, enabling it to melt and flow into your skin.

Katherine Kally
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What Are the Benefits of a Paraffin Hand Spa?

Petroleum-based paraffin wax is used in salons and spas to soften and soothe skin, most often on the hands and feet, and sometimes on arms and legs. Your hands are submerged in the warm liquid wax of a paraffin hand spa, and the wax then hardens slightly on your skin and is removed after a few minutes.

Lindsey Robinson Sanchez
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The Dangers of Wrapping Your Stomach With Plastic Wrap

Society�s preoccupation with weight loss has led to the rise of many quick-fix products and methods to lose weight. One of these is the body wrap, which is touted by some spas as a means of permanently losing weight.

Angela Joseph
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Benefits of Seaweed Wraps

Seaweed may look gross when you spot it on the beach, but this slippery, stringy sea plant contains powerful ingredients that can benefit your skin. A seaweed wrap is typically made by combining seaweed with hot water and sometimes essential oils, clay and other skin care ingredients.

Kimbry Parker
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Weight Loss for the Adrenal Body Type

According to the Body Type system, founded by Dr. Eliot Abravanel, the term "adrenal body type" refers to those people whose metabolic system is dominated by the adrenal glands and the hormones they produce.

Stephanie Romo
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Homemade Body Wraps to Lose Weight

If you want to lose weight quickly, you may have heard of the trend of slimming body wraps. During a salon visit, a technician applies cloth coverings to the body that have been dipped in a blend of herbal extracts. You are measured in inches before the wrap is done.

Heather Topham Wood
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Paraffin Wax Treatment for Feet

A paraffin wax "dip" or "bath" is a soothing treatment in which the feet are submerged in a warm mixture of paraffin, a petroleum-based wax, and mineral oil. This warming treatment soothes aching joints and improves circulation, and the combination of oil and wax softens rough skin.

Lindsey Robinson Sanchez
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Operating Instructions for an Ionic-Detox Foot Bath

One of the treatments you may have seen at your last spa visit is the ionic foot bath. In the bath, salted water is separated, or "ionized," into positive and negative ions. The negative ones are thought to help with detoxification. You can also do this treatment at home using a home ionic-detox foot bath.

Nicole Vulcan
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