Body wraps that use algae, seaweed, mud or clay are detox treatments that help rid the body of toxins through metabolic stimulation. Body wraps using shea butter and rich lotions are hydrating treatments geared towards softening the skin.
Body slimming wraps are a treatment where Ace bandages or plastic wrap is tightly wrapped around the body to cause quick weight loss through detoxifying the fat cells resulting in a loss of 6-10 inches. When the body is detoxified the metabolism may increase by 25%. These types of "slimming" body wraps result in the loss of weight and inches.
45 minute session is equal to 8 miles of brisk walking which increases metabolism by 25% for 3 days.