FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When should I use body butter?
Body butter is the thickest of all moisturizers and is applied to lubricate and nourish the skin. It is extremely effective on very dry areas of the body including lips, hands, elbows, legs and feet. Use during a massage or after bathing to lock in moisture.
What is a body scrub massage?
A popular full body treatment, body scrub massage combines the exfoliating power of sea salt or sugar scrubs with the relaxing properties of traditional massage. The fine crystals exfoliate while essential oil infused cream deeply hydrates, leaving the skin smooth and soft.
What is Aromatherapy Massage?
Aromatherapy massage is Swedish massage therapy using a carrier oil or lotion infused with essential oils. Throughout the massage, essential oils are inhaled and absorbed into the skin affecting the limbic system, a region of the brain known to affect emotion. In addition to adding essential oils to the massage oil, consider diffusing it for further relaxation.
Benefits of aromatherapy massage are believed to include:
• Stress & Anxiety Reduction
• Promotion of Relaxation
• Decrease in Muscle Tension
• Pain Relief from Various Conditions such as Arthritis & Fibromyalgia
• Reduction in the Symptoms of Depression
What are the best essential oils for massage?
Each single note essential oil has unique properties and aromas that are believed to affect the senses in different ways. Deciding which oil to use in the treatment is best determined by a discussion between therapist and client.
Most commonly used essential oils in aromatherapy massage are:
• Tea Tree