Detox From Your Festive Overindulgence At A Luxury London Spa Day
Christmas is never a great time for keeping yourself in shape. In the run up to the big day youâ€™re hurrying around buying presents, putting up the decorations and filling out Christmas cards so healthy meals and exercise goes out the window. And then the mince pies and chocolates start flowing at work and before you even sit down to your Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings youâ€™ve consumed your own bodyweight in sugar, fat and alcohol.
Itâ€™s all fine at the time, and part of the Christmas spirit, but come the New Year youâ€™ll be feeling the aftershock: enlarged love handles, bad skin and a general state of lethargy. To combat that post-Christmas bloat, why not sweat it all out on a luxury London spa day? Enjoy a series of relaxing and replenishing treatments and youâ€™ll be back on your A game in no time.
You can find a great selection of luxury London spa day deals by visiting www.spafinder.co.uk/spaguide/london
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When you arrive at your London spa destination, be sure to spend some quality relaxing time in the spaâ€™s wet rooms. Soak in a bubble tub and let the water cleanse and soften your skin before hitting the sauna. In the sauna your pores will open up and youâ€™ll start to sweat out some of the toxins that have been storing up in the skin.
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Be sure to have a full body massage to help relax you into your spa day in London. You should definitely have some targeted massage sessions to tackle problem areas, but a full body massage is one of lifeâ€™s great luxuries. As your muscles are kneaded from your neck all the way down your legs your circulation will be improved as well as your lymphatic systems and toxins stored deep in the muscles will be released leaving you feeling supple and relaxed.
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One of the first things hit by eating a lot of sugary, high fat food and drinking quite a bit of booze is your skin. Blotchiness, pimples or dry skin are all hallmarks of Christmas excess. Start the New Year afresh with a cleansing spa facial. There are all kinds of options in London and all of them combine powerful anti-oxidants and nourishing natural oils and minerals to leave your skin radiant and youthful.
Mud, Glorious Mud
Mud wraps are fantastic for giving your body a deep detox. Theyâ€™ll generally start with a light massage or body brushing to encourage lymphatic flow before youâ€™re coated in a nourishing mud mix, laden with vitamins and minerals. Once youâ€™re caked in mud a warming body wrap is applied to let the mud do its work and draw out and eliminate toxins and relieve sore muscles. On some mud wrap treatments youâ€™ll also be treated to a relaxing face, scalp or foot massage to heighten the pleasure.
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Be sure to drink plenty of water during and after your luxury spa day in London as itâ€™s vital for helping your body flush out the toxins and leave your body hydrated and healthy.
With a series of treatments like that youâ€™ll feel rejuvenated in no time and ready to face 2014 with a spring in your step and a smile on your face.