Chocolate is known to have certain health benefits, and it seems you don’t have to ingest it to get all of them. The sweet confection is now being used in certain spa treatments, including chocolate pedicures. Neurologists report that eating chocolate can produce euphoric feelings -- and so can just smelling it, which is a pleasant side effect of a chocolate pedicure. Further, the caffeine in chocolate stimulates the circulatory system and firms the skin. Chocolate also contains antioxidants, and cocoa butter has been used as a moisturizer since the middle of the 19th century.
The Chocolate Tootsie Experience
The exact steps performed in a chocolate pedicure vary somewhat from one spa to another. Generally, however, a chocolate pedicure starts with a foot bath in warm chocolate. The feet are then rubbed down with a chocolate scrub or buffed with a cocoa brush. A chocolate mask is then applied to the feet. When the mask is removed, the feet are given a final rub down with a rich chocolate butter cream moisturizer. After that, your toenails are painted as they would be during a regular pedicure. Most chocolate pedicures are accompanied by a chocolate treat, such as chocolate candies or a chocolate martini, and all reportedly smell like heaven.
What Are the Benefits of Chocolate ...
What Are the Benefits of Peppermint ...
List of Chocolate Scented Perfumes
Can You Clean Scuff Marks on Patent ...
How to Get Dark Ankles Lighter
How to Deodorize Suede Sandal Footbeds
How to Soak Your Feet in Mouthwash
How to Use Sea Salt for Cracked Heels ...
How to Wax Your Boots
Which Country Produces the Most ...
How to Dull a Shiny Black Shoe
How to Make Your Own Cocoa Scrub
Vaseline on Dry Cuticles
How to Make a Natural Homemade Mud Bath
How to Clean Scuffed Up Rain Boots
How to Wash Mesh Athletic Shoes
How to Remove Scuffs From Soccer Cleats
The Uses of Alcolado Glacial
How to Clean Mud From High Heel Shoes
How to Get Rid of Sunless Tanning ...
Writing professionally since 2008, Michelle Miley specializes in home and garden topics but frequently pens career, style and marketing pieces. Her essays have been used on college entrance exams and she has more than 4,000 publishing credits. She holds an Associate of Applied Science in accounting, having graduated summa cum laude.