Chocolate Indulgences

Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder ”. Well, 21st century women would rather say “Beauty lies in the chocolate ”. That’s’ right friends. You might be fat, obese or diabetic, and chocolate just might be your enemy, but if you have a glow-less skin, acne and wrinkles, chocolates can be your best friend. Chocolate Therapy is the most advanced treatment which has come up as a boon in the world of skin treatment.

Beauty experts in India are proving that one can never have too much chocolate with the rise of chocolate therapy. They claim that the sweet treatment has anti-aging properties and is beneficial to treat lusterless, acne-prone and blemish prone skin. Chocolate is a natural product derived from cocoa beans, hence it makes it safe to use in any skin type for its natural ingredients. Imagine enjoying the tantalizing temptation of real chocolate without the guilt of calories? It is possible when you appreciate delectable, pampering chocolate facial or body treatments at the spa make with real chocolate.

Chocolate Therapy is not a new invention, it has just come with a new package and more advanced solutions. An amazing fact is that chocolate therapy started as a primitive form 2000 years ago by the Maya civilization. They considered it as the “Food of Gods”. In contemporary times, chocolate therapy has come up as a session for body relaxation and nourishment.

Skin specialists have found out that this therapy has two-pronged effect. This therapy works on the endorphins and the senses by hydrating and nourishing the skin. In the long term it acts as a drainage system and helps in the anti-cellulite treatment. Chocolates constitute of caffeine, polyphenols, teobromine and tannin. These constituents act on the nervous system as an anti-depressant and anti-anxiety aid. The phenylethylamine causes a euphoric effect.

This is an advanced form of regular day facials and skin toning programmes. This therapy helps to hydrate, tone and nourish the skin which is aided by the protein and amino-acid present in the product. It starts off with a body cleansing of sugar peeling, a melted chocolate wrap and finally a relaxing massage with chocolate and orange cream. The peeling is performed using a mixture of sugar as the active exfoliant ingredient enriched with macadamia nut oil, avocado pear oil, almond oil, and cocoa butter, which cleanses while nourishing the skin.

In this therapy, chocolate is not only used for the face but also on the hands and feet, like a pedicure or manicure. Chocolate wraps have been specially developed for proving therapy to the whole body and nourishing it. With this new therapy, a chocolate paste is applied on the skin and is peeled off like a mask after it dries.

So gals, it’s time to indulge in the world of chocolate for the euphoric pleasure and enigmatic refreshment.

Sridatta Gupta

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