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How to Body Wrap

Updated on November 11, 2012

How to Body Wrap

You have most likely heard of body wraps and all the benefits they can give to you, but did you know you don't have to visit the spa and spend well over $100 to get one? You can make your own at home with 10 simple steps. These steps, along with our tips, will show you how you can Wrap Yourself Slim!

All the ingredients you'll need for your own body wrap formula are easily available either online or from your local grocery store - and they're really inexpensive!

Preparation

It is best to gather everything you need and have it ready for each step of the body wrap treatment. Everything you'll need is in this easy to use kit available on Wrap Yourself SlimYou'll need about an hour and a half for a full body wrap.Be sure to apply the body wrap in an easily-cleanable area of your houseMake sure you have a sauna suit (or other warm, comfortable, loose clothing) close by.Having a friend around to help with the wrapping is an advantage, but not a necessity

Body Wrap Instructions
Body Wrap Instructions

Printable Instructions for Body Wrapping

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Body Wrap Warming Oven
Body Wrap Warming Oven

Step 1: Prepare the Formula and Heat the Wraps

If you are using cotton/elastic wraps, start by preparing the warm water or formula for soaking the wraps in your Wrap Yourself Slim Warming Oven. If you don't have a body wrap warming oven you can use a roaster oven, a slow cooker, crock pot or even in a pot on the stovetop.

Pour 1 - 2 gallons (4-8 litres) of water into your heating unit using enough liquid to cover the wraps. If you are using a special formula such as the Wrap Yourself Slim Herbal Formula or Aloe Vera Formula add the liquid concentrate at 1/2 cup per gallon of water or as directed on the container. Add the cotton/elastic wraps, still rolled, soaking completely, and heat to 120 degrees Fahrenheit (50 degrees Celsius).Tip: If you have excess liquid formula after the wrap it can be refrigerated for up to one week and re-used. This will allow you to get more wrap sessions from a single cup of solution.

Step 2: Preparing Yourself

Choose a location to perform the wraps where you can stay warm while wrapping.Adjust the air conditioning accordingly so that you do not feel a chill while wrapping.Dress appropriately wearing a bikini bathing suit or similar undergarments.

Measurement chart
Measurement chart

Step 3: Take Your Measurements

Use the Measurement Chart as a guide for where to measure and to record initial measurements and results after each wrap.Each time you measure be sure to stand in the same position. Relax the muscles, be sure to use the same tension on the tape measure each time, and measure in the exact location on the body.Mark above and below the tape to be sure to measure in the same spot after the wrap.Record before and after for a series of wraps and watch the total inches decrease!

Dry skin brush
Dry skin brush

Step 4: Dry Skin Brushing

Using a Dry Skin Brush (included in the Wrap Yourself Slim kit) prior to the body wrap will remove all the dead skin cells from the surface of the skin, stimulate the sweat glands, stimulate the blood circulation and open up the pores.

Apply the clay
Apply the clay

Step 5: Applying Clay or Mud to the Skin

Apply a thin layer of the Clay or Mud directly to the skin area where you wish to reduce inches, the appearance of cellulite or stretch marks.Apply on one section of the body at a time, and then wrap that section before applying clay to another section. For example, apply clay to one leg, then wrap the leg, then apply clay to the other leg, then wrap. Check out the instructions on how to use the wraps in the next section.Tip: The clay or mud is not mixed along with the liquid formula where the wraps are soaked. Clay or mud is applied directly over the skin.Tip: Some people who have bought kits including different muds and clays get confused on which mud or clay to use. You are free to decide which one to use - read the product label to understand the benefits. Try each product during a different body wrap session.Note: Dry clays such as Wrap Yourself Slim European Dry Mineral Clay should be added to warm water to form a solution. Follow the directions on the container.

Step 6: Wrap the Area

Use gloves to remove the wraps from the heated solution a few at a time and wring out the excess water.Always begin wrapping at the ankles or furthest from the heart wrapping upwardWrap firmly, but not too tight to cut off circulation.Each wrap should be tucked in.

Step 7: Continue the Wrap

Wrap until the body or focus area is covered.

Put on the Sauna Suit!
Put on the Sauna Suit!

Step 8: Staying Warm

Get your stauna suit or some warm clothing on, get comfortable because you will be in the wrap for 45-60 minutes.To enhance results you can also perform light exercises.

Step 9: Removing the Wraps

Slowly remove the wraps and wipe off any excess residue with a moist cloth. It is best not to shower for 6 to 8 hours after the wrap to allow the formula to continue to work.Applying anti-cellulite lotion after the wrap will enhance the effects and also help reduce excess residue from the surface of the skin.Note: the wraps are reusable and can be washed in hot water and hung to dry.

Step 10: Taking Measurements Again

Be sure to measure in the exact places you measured before wrapping by following the marks.Record the results on the chart and calculate your inch loss.Most people will see greater results after a series of wraps.

See Sara's videos

See Sara's journey with body wraps at home!

Want a full body wrap kit?

Max Results Body Wrap Kit
Max Results Body Wrap Kit

If you want EVERY benefit that body wraps can give you: inch loss, detoxification, help with stretch marks, cellulite, varicose veins, plus have soft, sexy skin, then Max Results Body Wrap Kit is your best choice.

What is included?

Body wrap formula1 quart of highly potent bentonite based Sea Clay blend,1 quart of seaweed enhance Sea Mud formula,1 quart of liquid Herbal Body Wrap formula.15 extra wide body contouring bandagesIn-depth instructions, tracking sheet, and tape measureAloe Vera Body Wash and Marine Bath SoapWrap yourself at home E bookSauna suit

Spot Treatments

Spot treatments are easier for most people to do on their own. You can choose any area to focus on.Wrap lower body one day and upper body the next. To wrap the neck/chin area, pull back hair or use a shower cap. Apply a thin layer of the formula to the skin. Start at the top of the head, wrap and bring to down under the chin and back around.

Rules to keep the inches off!

Do not eat anything after 6:30 pm.Do not shower for at least 6 to 8 hours after the wrap. The ingredients still continue to work on the body even after the wraps are removed.Do not drink alcoholic beverages; limit your salt, sugar & caffeine intake. Avoid carbonated beverages and starches.Do not use soaps, lotions or creams prior to the wrap or for 4-6 hours after the wrap. The body wrap solution is still working.Drink 8-10 glasses of water a day to flush the toxins and impurities out of your system.Cut down on animal fats, (Red Meat and Dairy). Fiber and complex carbohydrates are ideal substitutes because they are easily digested and assimilated by the body.Continue with the wrap treatment program and some form of exercise program.

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      BodyWrap 3 years ago

      @nutribalance: Thank you, David! :)

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      nutribalance 3 years ago

      Awesome work!

      I totally support your work!

      So many people I know use this in tandem with simple exercises and food choices and have never looked back!

      David :)

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      BodyWrap 4 years ago

      @Katyusha: Thank you!

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      Katyusha 4 years ago

      Great lens:)

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      BodyWrap 4 years ago

      @WriterJanis2: I'm glad you liked it! Thanks for visiting!

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      Great instructions.

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      BodyWrap 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Thank you for the thumbs up! :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      This is very good information, I like it, thank you for sharing. :)

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      ramonabeckbritman 4 years ago

      Fantastic lens!

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      BodyWrap 4 years ago

      @MaryClane: Thanks Mary!

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      BodyWrap 4 years ago

      @JJBrock: It's really not that complicated and can be good fun!!

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      BodyWrap 4 years ago

      @RandomP: You can try one too! Check out this lens on body wraps for men: https://hubpages.com/style/body-wraps-for-men

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      BodyWrap 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Hey Sarah! Check out our range of kits on http://www.wrapyourselfslim.com/

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      TerryToole 4 years ago

      Thanks for sharing.. I am now a little wiser in the way of the Body Wrap. LOL

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      J-Smith 4 years ago

      I will send my girl friend this way. I am sure she will love your lens.

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      emilywicker647 4 years ago

      I actually tried one for the first time last month. Can't wait until my next session!

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      MaryClane 4 years ago

      Great lens and thank you so much for the free guide.. A real bonus! If I was a squid angel I would bless your lens.

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      CAndrea 4 years ago

      Wonderful share. Sounds like something I could do of an evening with a nice glass of red wine.

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      NiamhYesPlease 4 years ago

      Long time convert here..

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Brilliant lens. The videos really explain the process very well. Straight forward enough! I will be buying myself a kit :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Thanks for sharing my wife works in a SPA and Body Wraps are one of the most popular services.

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      JJBrock 4 years ago

      It all looks very complicated but I am sure it feels just great,

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      KimmieS56 4 years ago

      Oh yes please. Sign me-up.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Well that's one christmas present sorted. Nice one.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My wife is a frequent flyer when it comes to body wraps. LOL

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I just order the Wrap Kit.. Can't wait for it to arrive now! I will report back.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Is a body wrap for women only or can men partake? It looks very cool.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Is a body wrap for women only or can men partake? It looks very cool.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      For those who have never had the pleasure of getting a body wrap then I highly recommend it. Thumbs-up on the lens. Spread the word :)

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      DamienCraig 4 years ago

      Wouldn't mind giving one a go myself! My friends would never let me live it down if they found out. LOL.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Excellent gift idea for a christmas stocking filler for my wife. Glad I stumbled across your lens.

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      JodyS59 4 years ago

      Love your lens. Would definitely like to give it a try!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have used a seaweed wrap in the past. Very refreshing - makes your skin feel like new.

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      RandomP 4 years ago

      It all looks very complicated! Buy hey, I am a guy what would I know. My wife swears by them though.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Once every two months I take a a few hours at our local SPA for a full body wrap. Everyone should try it at least once.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Nice lens. I shared it on my FB page.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My wife is a big fan of Body Wraps. Sometimes when I get home from work she is wrapped from head to toe like something from "Return of the Mummy". I will point her towards your lens.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have never tried one but I might just treat myself to a Body Wrap kit for Christmas.

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      BodyWrap 4 years ago

      @MirandaForbes: Once you've tried one you'll never look back!!

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      MirandaForbes 4 years ago

      I love body wraps. My friend introduced me to them a few years ago.