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I noticed there are no reviews on body wrapping, and I even tried to find reviews through a web search before I scheduled the appointment. I was curious about this after seeing a segment on TV that this type of Body Wrapping (I think the brand is Slender Wrap) is guaranteed to take inches off permanently. I did not go into this procedure with high expectations. I am basically close to the weight I want to be and exercise and eat very well, but I thought it would be nice to firm up a bit more and maybe to "compact" myself a bit...if I lost 1/4 to 1/2 inch in my thighs or waist I would consider it worth it.

The procedure consisted of being measured all over, being wrapped in ace bandages that have been soaked in this mineral solution which is supposed to be cleansing. You then get on an exercise machine for 3 15 minute increments with 5 minutes in the sauna and bastings in between. The bandages are taken off and voila, you are supposed to have lost all these inches. The procedure itself took almost 2 hours (a big chunk of time to sacrifice out of your day!). It was not uncomfortable really but was of course awkward to try to move around tightly wrapped in bandages. It also got a little cold at times.

When I was measured just after, I has lost basically 1/4 inch in my thighs and 1/4 inch in my waist. Since they take about 15-20 measurements, the technician proudly announced that I'd lost 8 inches overall. I followed the after care instructions and measured myself ove rthe course of the next few days only to find that my measurements went back to exactly what they were before the wrap.

I would consider this a total waste of money. I knew I was taking a chance, and I was very skeptical about how this could possibly work. I should have followed my instinct. I was surprised that I didn't see more reviews from real people on this procedure.

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Don't eat junk food. I just saved you a lot of time and money. Don't promote products before your100% sure works as you look like a fool.
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I think the wraps works for some and not for others. I have done them for over 10 years and love what they have done to my body, however I'm not overweight and do them for occasional bloating, cellulite, loose skin and just overall increased energy, so personally I don't think overweight clients should do the wraps as for obvious reasons as to why they are overweight in the first place (lack of diet and exercise). Mainly lack of diet. I know some salons promote inch lose but personally I got rid of that form of marketing a long time ago.. When a 200 pound women walks through the door and wants a wrap cause she heard "loose inches" on the radio (In her mind she heard loose weight), I say oh boy.....what is this possibly going to do for this person as they obviously don't have their diet under control and often times I will turn this client down and direct them to a nutritionist first.. By not promoting the inch loss like many salons do, it weeds out the ones looking for a quick fix.. Sorry to be so harsh, but often times people expect magic without even dong their part. Most the people that complain will never be happy and if you see them years later they will still be struggling with their diets and exercise. Look at Oprah, who I absolutely love, but she is always promoting the newest and latest weight loss program, but to this day, she is still struggling with her weight. A program that might actually work for some, didn't work for her, but it doesn't mean it won't work for you. If she was to write a blog stating that a particular diet didn't work for her, her words wouldn't mean much, as no diet has really worked for her because she can't control her eating and hates to exercise... I have had many clients say they eat good and exercise but can't loose weight, but after doing a thoroughly reviewing with what they are eating, often times they are eating way too many calories. Just recently I had a client that couldn't figure out why she wasn't loosing weight, after all she was eating all the rights things, but when she told me exactly how much of the right things she was eating, ex( over a cup to 1/2 bag of raw almonds a day), It was like "No Wonder"! You should only have a small handful a day, 1/4 cup.... She was honestly surprised that she couldn't eat that many almonds and not loose weight. Or I have had clients who drink alcohol every day and still can't figure out why they can't loose weight.. Sorry I know the Italians drink wine everyday, but wine is still alcohol, which turns to sugar and adds useless calories which make fat... As far as clients that do need to loose weight, I recommend my clients come in for a wrap every 5 pounds they loose, so it helps keep them focused, makes them feel better about themselves and help tighten loose skin and cellulite. I agree they aren't for everyone, especially for those overweight, but for those that need a little boost and have their weight under control for the most part, they are invigorating, healthy, skin tightening, and really help with cellulite reduction... They are not for the poor though, so if you are using your PGE money for wraps, I would try dieting and exercising, since its free and one wrap is not going to be enough to give significant results on someone who is 10 pounds or more overweight, so save your money unless you plan on using them in conjunction with diet and exercise...
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You lost some water weight basically. The process they put you through is where you lose the weight and size. MMA fighters do the same thing to make weight for a fight. Exercising and Saunas will do that regardless of being wrapped up or not.
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This is not true for all wraps.. Have you ever had a mineral wrap before? Some wraps do make you sweat, but others are actually very hydrating... How can you sweat when you aren't hot? Get your facts straight before generalizing all body wraps are the same and saunas don't do the same thing, I know I sell saunas and also get mineral body wraps, two totally different treatments...
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I have gotten a body wrap before it was the best thing ever! Let me explain something first. A body wrap does NOT make u lose weight. U stay the same weight u were before. Wat it does is tighten ur skin so u measure a smaller number. I did the body wrap because my body was a rectangle. I had no shape at all. So it basically sculpted me a small waistline to show. Now I have always been a chubby girl. All my life I have been a size 12. Now I am a size 14. My stomach looks different so I have ordered the "perfect body wrap lite " off a groupon. I am going to try it this Friday I hope to get the same results that I did before at the spa at home. I will post a review for that.

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Hey tonya, I tried one for the first time (overnight) and drank 2 water bottles before going to bed. It didn't give me any results :( I was really hoping to see a difference. Maybe since im not a BIG water drinker , but ill finish the pack I guess and drink more water ...
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This is to all trying to loose weigh and keep your body cleansed. Try the Rasberry Ketone pills as on the Dr. Oz show. read about it and see what you think. Some are expensive and some are cheap to purchace. Look for Rasberry ketone Pure. Not only will it help you loose from 3-5 pounds in a single week but it is healthy and it's good for your brain. Look on ebay and find it cheap there. Start at 100mg of ketone twice a day. You will love the results.
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No one advocates you sit on your butt and eat bon bons. I always encourage a healthy lifestyle. But you CAN NOT get the same results in 72 hours with diet and exercise. It's a boost. Photos don't lie. I wrapped my arms last April and lost an inch on each arm. It has NEVER come back, that is because I have included wise choices. But I sure didn't mind the kickstart.
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amen to that!
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Come on now, all you xxxxx touting that this works wonders. As the reviewer stated, it's total BS.
Do you seriously think you can lose weight with out dieting and working out?

No wonder it works, it works because you are so desperate to lose inches without any effort that you fool yourselves.
All of these + reviews that fight the reviewer are just pyramid sellers scheming to get you money.

Use your brain, if it's too good to be true, it is.
Wake up people.

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I am no schemer nor trying to sell anything. I'm simply putting my personal experience here. You can either try it or not. I don't care.Like I said before, I eat healthy and do some excersice on top of taking care of my skin.It just takes a little time. It is work but I don't over do it. I went from a size 8 to a 5 in 3 months and that was from doing all those things I mentioned.
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Great Response!!!!! Really Now??????
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These pro reviews look like they were written by the SAME person using MANY aliases.....This "Crazy Wrap Thing" has ALL the earmarks of "Snake Oil", that doesn't do a darn thing except get fat people to HOPE they can also get the same AMAZING results, as these "Real" people did....A stereotypical, "If it sounds too good to be true, it usually IS!", to all these incredible "Results"....Bottom line, if you don't eat correctly, AND exercise, you will remain as outta shape as you are right now....save your money, & start running, lifting, bicycling, & MOVING AROUND, instead of watching "American Idol"....You will be AMAZED at the "Results"...guaranteed!
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Who says you can loose weight? I'm sorry but I have been doing wraps for over 15years and have never promoted weight loss.. Please tell me what wrap says they can loose weight and that you don't need to diet and exercise? Please tell me which one?
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Agree. Too many suckers
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Google the ingredients, see what they are before using the product. Question people, why not make a home wrap? Anyone out there that has done this?
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I have done my own body wraps and it has been working tremendously. I use aloe vera, vitamin e oil,pure lemon juice and african shea butter. I purchased a derma roller on line and right after a hot bath and using the derma roller, I applied all those incredients in my problem area. Not only does it help with lbs but it helps to tighten your body so that it is not saggy and it hepls to heal and diminish stretch marks. You just need to be patient and have a healthy eating habit so that results are greater...good luck
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Really? I'd love to hear how you do it! How long do you leave it on, do you cover it with anything, etc. It sounds like you are getting good results!

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I have my own aloe plants that should be even better. I will look for a derma roller. Has anyone bought the blue and or red lights to improve their skin, wrinkles and help aking joints?
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I'm not sure if this is what you mean, but I tried the Tanda that was meant to clear up acne, when it first came out. I used it exactly as the directions said & didn't notice any improvements.

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