Beach season is in full swing, and we have more and more questions to our own body. After all, you want to look your best. In addition to diets, gyms and salons, there are SPA procedures. For advice, we turned to Maya Brodskaya, the leading SPA operator at SPA-CLUB Petrovka 19.
Modern man constantly feels heavy burdens from intense rhythm and wrong way of life, bad ecology, a lot of stress, excess information. This condition leads to a weakening of the protective functions of the body and, as a result, to various diseases: weight gain, deterioration of the skin, internal organs, hair, increased excitability, irritability, sleep disturbances and other important functions. "Traditional" methods of relaxation - alcohol, food, Russian bath - no longer help many, the body can not stand it. And then the questions arise: “What to do? How to help yourself relieve fatigue? How to learn to be in harmony with yourself?”
For effective rest and restoration of the vitality of a modern person, the SPA system was created. SPA is an abbreviation of the Latin Sanus per Aquam or Sanitas pro Aqua, which in Latin means “he alth through water” or “he alth through water." This concept has been known since ancient Rome, where thermal springs and thermal baths were used to heal ailments. Today, SPA is a wellness complex of procedures using any water - mineral, sea, and fresh, as well as seaweed and s alt, therapeutic mud and medicinal plants. The action of SPA procedures is aimed at improving and relaxing the whole organism as a whole. Influencing through the skin, SPA-components activate metabolic processes, improve blood circulation, remove toxins and toxins from the body, improve overall well-being and saturate the body with vital energy.
Thalassotherapy - healing effect on the body of sea products: algae, sea water, sea silt, sea s alt.
Action: Restoring shape and strength, cleansing the body of toxins, intense mineralization of the whole body, gaining a he althy skin tone, smoothness, elasticity, rehabilitation after all types and forms of fatigue, illness, stress, treatment of cellulite, stretch marks, breast strengthening, destruction of unaesthetic, excess body fat.
Course: Applied by a course of 6-12 procedures 2 times a week. Depending on the need.
Ozone therapy is one of the most popular and effective methods of body shaping and cellulite elimination today. Ozone restores oxygen transport, normalizes metabolism, hormones, relieves intoxication, dilates blood vessels, improves blood microcirculation.
Action: The technique consists in local injection of problem areas with ozone on any parts of the body, including the face. This procedure gives a quick, lasting effect aimed at uniform, without skin deformation, reduction of the subcutaneous fat layer.
Course: Ozone therapy is used in problem areas with a course consisting of an average of 10 procedures, which are carried out every other day or two and last up to 40 minutes.
Burning s alt peeling, seaweed peeling. There are many types of peeling. The sensation of vanishing tension arises during a body massage using mineral and sea s alts, flavored with natural essential oils. The effect is obvious - the skin simply shines from the inside.
Action: Peeling helps cleanse the skin, exfoliate dead cells, stimulates peripheral skin circulation, evens out relief, has a pronounced detoxifying effect, saturating the skin with microelements, minerals, and oxygen. The skin seems to shine from within, becomes clean and smooth and perfectly prepared for further care.
Course: The procedure lasts about 45 minutes, the course - depending on the rest of the set of procedures, but not less than 4.
If free time is too expensive for you to spend several hours on body care procedures, choose LPG. This is a revolutionary invention that allows you to quickly and effectively solve the problems of overweight, cellulite, and in addition, treat muscles and ligaments.
Action: Cellu M6 Keymodule i is the key to effective body modeling technologies: cellulite treatment, fat reduction, body contouring, skin structure improvement, edema removal of any localization, minimum contraindications, as well as the absence of side effects.
Course: Cellu M6 Keymodule i treatments are recommended as a single course (10 to 20 treatments) and greatly enhance the effectiveness of body care programs for weight loss, for strengthening and toning tissues and anti-cellulite programs.
Heating (steaming) takes place in a Finnish sauna or a Turkish hamam steam bath.
Action: Relaxes the body, removes excess fluid, relieves nervous and muscle tension.
Peeling - deep cleansing of the skin, removal of dead skin particles.
Action: Enhances the effectiveness of the subsequent therapeutic wrap.
Wraps are made from therapeutic mud, algae or herbs. At this stage, you spend 30-40 minutes lying on a warm marble bed.
Next, you relax in a bubbling hot tub or plunge into a Japanese barrel called furo, infused with various ingredients such as cream, honey, herbs, aromatic oils or rose petals. To achieve deeper relaxation, the SPA operator performs a head and neck massage.
Action: Relax muscles, remove toxins from the body.
At the end of the SPA-complex - massage: from therapeutic classical, intensive anti-cellulite, relaxing to exotic oriental types of massage. After the massage, a special moisturizing cream or gel is applied to the body, which fixes the effect.
Action: Depending on the purpose. From the offered types of massage with the help of a consultant, you can choose the one that suits you.
SPA - home treatments
You can have a spa treatment at home, following all the steps, as in the salon.
It is advisable to eat a hearty meal an hour before the procedure, and after it do not eat for an hour (in the evening - a light salad and fruits), but drink a lot, better water and green tea.
Prepare the body for the next steps. To do this, draw water into the bath at about 430C from the shower, while hanging the shower on a holder on the wall so that steam comes from the stream of water pouring from above. Close the door tightly so that the steam fills the entire bathroom - the homemade hammam is ready. Now add sea s alt and immerse yourself in hot water for 10 minutes. Try to relax as deeply as possible and let go of all unnecessary thoughts and experiences.
This can be done with a special gommage (scrub) based on algae from the Algotherm home line, or you can make a scrub yourself in advance. You can mix honey and s alt (preferably sea s alt) - perfectly cleanses, nourishes the skin, removes excess fluid from the body. You can use coffee grounds - deeply cleanses, tones, improves microcirculation. So, in a circular motion throughout the wet body, rub the scrub, removing dead skin particles, and then rinse it thoroughly. The skin is now so soft and clean that in some cases it is possible to stop at this stage.
Put an unnecessary sheet on the bed, prepare cling film and a warm blanket. You can also prepare the wrapping mixture yourself: all the same honey and s alt are an excellent detox, removing excess fluid, losing weight. You can mix a deeply moisturizing mixture of yogurt and crushed fruit, for a pronounced nourishing effect, add brewed rolled oats. Apply the mixture evenly on the body, gently wrap the film over the entire surface of the body, lie down on the sheet, wrap yourself in it, and on top with a warm blanket. Turn on relaxing music in advance, light an incense stick - you are waiting for 30 minutes of he alth, benefit and pampering in your own bed.
Finally, after a warm shower, apply a suitable cream for your skin with gentle movements. If you did a bath, peeling and wrapping from the Algotherm home line, then use the cream from the same line in accordance with its orientation. Procedure completed.
Action: Just like the procedures carried out in the salon, SPA at home is aimed at achieving the best physical shape. It is not necessary to use professional tools for their implementation. Peelings and wraps made from natural products are very effective. During the course of procedures, whether they are in the salon or at home, watch your diet: drink more water and green tea, eat fresh vegetables and fruits, only bran bread, fish and seafood, and most importantly, try not to gorge yourself at night - be patient until the morning. The result will not keep you waiting.
Course: Depending on the problems, at least 10 procedures with an interval of 2-3 days, until the result appears.