If you wake up in the morning feeling just as tired as you did last night or if the pitter patter of raindrops fail to lift your flagging spirits chances are that you are affected with monsoon induced stress and fatigue more deeply than you think. Your daily dose of ‘perk-me-up’ pill doesn’t seem to be working anymore, meditation and yoga are too demanding for your office. Are you fighting a losing battle? No, say experts. For those looking for a convenient and faster way of combating tiredness and stress Aroma pedicures are the best solution. Let’s find what this science of smell can do for you...
“Aroma therapy is a holistic treatment that works as a natural stress buster that can be easily fused into your work environment with immediate positive benefits for conditions like lack of concentration, depression, agitation and of course stress ,” says Richa Aggarwal, beauty expert , Cleopatra spa and salon and Dr Naresh Arora, aromatherapist, Chase Aroma & skin care.
Beautiful Feet are the mirror of the overall concern and efforts one puts in personal care and hygiene. Soft and supple foot sole, well toned up nails duly filed and shaped and enameled reflect the inner well being too since with proper reflex logical massage, all the acupressure points are pressed stimulating the functioning of the inner organs.
In Rainy season there are problems like tiredness, fatigue, swollen feet, infection of feet, water retention disorders, knee pain, sciatica, varicose veins, etc which can be prevented with a good clinical pedicure. Even fungus infection between the toes and near the Cuticles can also be rooted out with the Aroma Pedi Spa scheme:
Essential oils that form the basis of this treatment are derived from flowers and have calming effects on the central nervous system, thereby relieving you of stress and increasing concentration levels. You can simply use these oils in your daily routine or in pedicures according to the symptoms to get instant boost. Some of the aroma oils that work best include the following suggested by Richa Aggarwal, beauty expert, cleopatra spa & salon.
1. Dip Feet in a lukewarm Water containing one teaspoon of Dead Sea salt ( Epsom salt ), two drops each of Lavender Oil, Peppermint Oil and Tea Tree oil which shall help in taking out all deep rooted impurities, provide antisepticity and heal the injuries , stimulating the blood flow to overcome the effects of overdryness, etc.
2. Towel dry the feet and provide massage on the sides of the cuticle with Aroma Base Cream ( One Tea spoon ) containing 2 drops of Lemon Oil and and one drop each of Patchouli oil and Juniper Berry oil. Lemon Oil helps Natural bleaching of the Nails. Patchouli rejuvenates the skin and helps faster Healing of cracked heals and ankles. Juniper Berry oil helps strengthening the tissues and Tea Tree oil helps fighting the Fungus infection ( Athlete’s Foot ).
3. Wrap the hands and feet in a Steaming Towel containing Sandalwood or Jasmine Oil for that exotic effect .
4. Dry the feet and apply either the Wax pack or Thermo pack mixed with two drops of Tea tree Oil.