Body Polishing Benefits and Methods


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body polishing benefits

Don’t you admire and long for that supple and radiant skin with a rejuvenating and refreshing appeal. Well, we all do, and specially after age 30 when our skin becomes a little dry and needs more and more care. Body polishing is all about the right creams and packs for body nourishment, detoxification and a facial massaging spa all over the body. This not just brings beauty and shine but also makes you feel great too.

What is Body Polishing:

Well for beginners it is just a step by step way of getting that charming and glowing skin, also pampering the body for a more youthful appeal. There is gentle yet firm exfoliation, skin pores are cleansed deeply and body detoxification in addition to moisturizing the body well. This can be just like a spa treated facial with an elaborate and whole body focus.

Home based products can be used for even more enriching benefits in body spa, beginning from salt, sugar, honey, oats, olive oil, coconut oil and more. Body polishing removes dead skin from skin surface and brings a glow like never before. This also firms our skin, removes discoloration and sun tan, improves skin health, repairs dehydrated skin, improves oxygen supply to skin and also repairs skin damage too

Benefits of body polish:

Benefits of body polishBody polish aims at bringing the soft and supple skin back on the entire body, cleanse and detox our body and also refresh and calm you. There are many other benefits of body polishing which include:

  1. Body polishing helps in removing dead skin from entire body, and also cell regeneration brings in new cells which make you feel the glow and look radiant
  2. Body polishing enriches new cell growth
  3. Body polish helps in deeply moisturizing your skin and brings back the hydration
  4. Body polish helps in bringing soft and supple skin
  5. Body polishing helps as a cleanser which removes oil and dirt from skin too
  6. Body polishing helps in skin exfoliation all over the body. This enriches the blood flow and makes the skin detoxified
  7. Body polishing helps in soothing with its therapeutic benefits
  8. Body polishing unclogs pores and also helps in the skin care products to reach deeper into the roots

Types of body polishing treatments:

body polishing treatmentsThere are ample body polishing treatments available at spa and parlors in addition to the home based which you can proceed without any hassles. Some types of body polish based on their uses or objectives for which they are taken include:

1- Body polish for blood circulation:

This body polish helps in increasing and enriching the blood circulation in our body. This largely aims at bringing about more and more scrubbing effects and stimulating the skin cells for enhanced blood circulation.

2- Body polish for removing sun tan:

When you see excess sun damage and tan on your body proceed with this body polish for sun tan removal and prevention of further sun damage on the skin. This specially uses sea salt to remove the toxins off our body.

3- Body polish for blackheads and whiteheads:

Body polish for blackheads and whiteheads is largely based on the objective of getting rid of these embarrassing hair spurts on our skin. Inner buttocks and underarms specially cause us those awkward moments. Body polishing helps in removing the sebum which causes blackheads and whiteheads.

4- Body polishing for nourishing;

Nourishing your body and keeping up the health and shine can be done easily with a home based body polishing. Use the ingredients which are rich in nutrients like almond, coconut, walnuts, turmeric which help in making the skin shiny and nourished. An elaborate application of these skin enriching nutrients in addition to scrub can help in deep nourishing and health of skin

5- Himalayan salt rub body polish:

The purest salts anywhere are taken from the himalayan rock crystals and used for body polish. These are oozing in minerals and replenish the skin nutrients too

6- Brightening body polish:

For women looking for brighter body and a radiant skin quickly, this body polish removes old skin from head to toe giving a rejuvenating and refreshing appeal

7- Anti-cellulite body polish:

This anti-cellulite body polish helps in redistributing and decreasing the formation of fat cells. This body polish uses coffee the stimulate the skin and bring shine and health to it.

Some home made body polish:

Some home made body polish1- Rice flour body polish for blood circulation:


  • 1 cup rice powder
  • 1 cup pounded fresh mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon camphor powder
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 10 drops of peppermint oil


  1. Mix all the above ingredients
  2. Now stir them with rose water to make a fine paste
  3. Apply it all over body using your hands
  4. Leave them for 15-20 minutes
  5. While they are semi-dry scrub them off with your hands and use a bit of cold milk onto the skin.
  6. Now take a bath with lukewarm or cold water and use a good moisturizer.

2- Sea salt and essential oil body polish for detox:


  • 1 cup sea salt
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 10 drops of geranium oil
  • 4 drops bergamot oil


  1. Mix all these above ingredients in a bowl and make a fine paste
  2. Now using your hands apply and keep rubbing to scrub this all over the body.
  3. Leave for 20 minutes
  4. Now take a bath in lukewarm or cold water
  5. Apply moisturizer

3- Flour based body powder for nourishing:


  • 1 cup almond powder
  • 1 cup barley powder
  • 1 Teaspoon rice flour
  •  2 Teaspoon sandalwood powder


  1. Mix all these ingredients together
  2. Make a fine paste in a bowl
  3. Now add almond to even the paste, stir well so no lumps are left
  4. Now using your hands apply and keep rubbing to scrub this all over the body.
  5. Leave for 20 minutes
  6. Now take a bath in lukewarm or cold water
  7. Apply moisturizer

4- Body polish and exfoliation at home:


  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • Half a cup orange peel powder
  • Half a cup lemon peel powder
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1 tsp orange rind
  • Some marigold flowers
  • 10 drops lemon oil


  1. Mix all these ingredients together
  2. Make a fine paste in a bowl
  3. Stir well so no lumps are left
  4. Now using your hands apply and keep rubbing to scrub this all over the body.
  5. Leave for 20 minutes
  6. Now take a bath in lukewarm or cold water
  7. Apply moisturizer

5- Some more exciting and enthralling body polish recipes for home based ingredients:

  • Salt, Sugar, and Honey body polish: Mix equal quantity of salt and sugar, with a half cup of honey, in a bowl. Using your hands apply this paste on your body and gently exfoliate the skin. Now keep it for 15 minutes and take a warm shower for polished and beautiful skin
  • Sugar, orange and olive oil body polish: Mix half cup sugar, one forth cup of dried and powdered orange peel, and half cup olive oil. Make a paste and using your hands apply all over your body. Then keep it for 15 minutes and rinse off.
  • Strawberry and sugar body polish: Strawberries are textured and oozing with vitamin C. Just blend some strawberries and a half cup of sugar, add some honey for moisturizing benefits and use it on the body. Keep it for 15 minutes and rinse it off.

Precautions when doing body polish at home:

  1. Never polish the neck and areas near thighs as they are too sensitive
  2. Check with your cosmetologist before doing it for probably allergies
  3. Do body polish just once a month as overdosing can cause other reactions and side effects.
  4. Always hydrate and use a good sun block for the entire body.
  5. For skin infections and deformities first, cure them and then proceed with these body polish.

The body polish is specially included in pre bridal parlor package and beauty treatments in India. As this not just helps in getting the much-needed glow but also relaxes and calms the about to be a bride.

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