This is a proven way of losing a few pounds without dieting and exercising.
The wrapping technique is something unusual that you probably haven’t tried yet, but the people who tried it are satisfied and are very positive about its effectiveness in losing the water weight fast.
The equipment needed: Vicks VapoRub and a plastic wrap.
Almost every family has the VapoRub at home, as it is used with aiding properties for colds, fevers, and chest pains. In addition, what you may not know is that this cream finds its place losing weight and improving the look of some parts of your body.
According to many doctors and health spa experts, this wrap therapy just makes your skin tighter and help you with your weight loss.
Looking in the past, the wrapping technique was extremely popular in the ‘80s and ‘90s, but many people are still practicing this effective way of losing weight.
The big advantage is that you can do it in your home.
Here is a detailed explanation how the wrapping technique can help you:
- Weight Loss
According to the “Step to Help” magazine, the VapoRub has an amazing active ingredient, camphor that is able to stimulate the fat burning process in some areas of your body.
Another source explains that when the VapoRub is combined with the plastic wrap it causes the body to sweat and boost it to water loss, not fat as many expect.
You should be aware that the weight loss is temporary, and lasts a day or two because the body tends to rehydrate itself, backs water very fast.
However, you shouldn’t be disappointed, as this is a great opportunity to lose an inch or two for a specific occasion.
- Cellulite Reduction
By combining the VapoRub with rubbing alcohol and baking soda, you’ll get the perfect mixture which helps you to reduce the cellulite, moisturizing your skin, as well.
- Stretch Mark Reduction
According to LiveStrong, the oils in VapoRub could minimize the appearance of stretch marks. This cream can’t do amazing things, as it is making the marks feel softer and reduce the dry appearance.
However, your hopes shouldn’t be raised up too much because the stretch marks are difficult problem to solve completely and there is no cream that could make it disappear.
Vicks Vaporub is effective thanks to its topical ointment that contains a combination of eucalyptus oil, petrolatum, cedar leaf oil, camphor and turpentine oil, which make overly stretched skin feel softer and reduce a dry appearance
Here is a video of the wrapping technique.
We believe that you’ll find it useful in some specific situations.