Vichy Shower And Where To Find One

Anita is a spa chăm sóc sức khỏe và làm đẹp expert who has written about, worked in, and visited some of the world's best spas for the past 20 years.

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A Vichy shower isa way of getting a shower while laying down on a wettable as part ofatoàn thân treatment, such asasalternative text scrub,body toàn thân mask,orbody wrap.Instead of jumping up and getting in a stand-up shower torinse off the salt or mud, you simply lie there. It truly feels wonderful, so when you visit a spa làm đẹp thathasa Vichy shower, you shoulddefinitelytry it out. Some spas that offerVichy showersincludeKohler Waters Spain Kohler, Wisconsin, andMirror Lake Inn và Spain Lake Placid, NY.

What Does a Vichy Shower Look Like?

A Vichy shower is a khung ofhydrotherapy.Ithas multipleshower heads--five sầu, six, or seven --attached toa horizontal bar that is suspended about three feet above sầu your toàn thân.When the water is turned on, it cascades over theentire length of your body & spills onlớn the tiled floor, where it drains away.Some special wet tables havechannels lớn help drain away the water.The Vichy showermight be attached to lớn the wall, or freestanding.The therapist usually turns the water on & adjust the temperature while it"s away from the treatment table. Once it"s the right temperature và pressure, he/she will swing it over your body toàn thân. The cascade of water feels delicious!

Kohler Waters Spa

The protocols for Vichy showers differ,butAmerican spas generally make a Vichy showerpart of a body treatment or a more extended signature service. At Kohler Waters Spa, for instance,the 80-minuteMagnificent Wrap starts off with a drytoàn thân brushing. Next, you soak in a tub for 15 minutes, dry off, then get back up on the table for the application of a toàn thân mask.

Once the body toàn thân maskis on, the therapist gives you a scalp mát xa.Next, she turnson the Vichy shower& removes the toàn thân mask by wearing gentle blackscrubbing gloves and rubbing your skin as the water poured over you.After you"re exfoliated, you have khổng lồ get off the table, dry off, then get baông chồng on the clean table for the application of a remineralizing toàn thân cream. (cảnh báo the word application -- that means, it"s not a mas sa.)

During a Vichy shower, you are usually draped with towels -- one between your legs & for women, one across your breasts. You can wear disposable underwear. When you"re on your bachồng, the therapist might put something over your face to minimize the water spray in your face.

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If you"re anxious about nudity, this is probably not the treatment for you. Turning over with wet towels tends khổng lồ be a little sloppy.Check thespa chăm sóc sức khỏe và làm đẹp menukhổng lồ see if they have sầu a Vichy shower as part of theirbody toàn thân treatments, or ask the receptionist. Large day spas,resort spas, và destination spas usually have sầu a Vichy shower, but a small local day spa làm đẹp probably won"t.

The Origin

The Vichy shower originated in Vichy, France, a traditional spa town with thermal springs.In the original Vichy shower, the client would lie on ahorizontal wet table while a steady stream of warm Vichy mineral water along the length of his or her body.At the same time, two therapists-- one on each side --performed a mát xa.You can still get thisfour-handed Vichy showerin Vichy.

American spas have adapted the original treatment, using regular water, more water coming from multiple shower headsvà just one therapist.It is usually part ofa longer signature treatment, in part because it"s so much work to lớn clean up the room between clients.