Besides its culinary and festive aspects to the palate, chocolate contains exceptional benefits for the body.
Contrary to popular belief, chocolate is an excellent cosmetic for skin maintenance.
Chocolate is composed of a mixture of cocoa and sugar which contains revitalizing and energising nutrients which will "recharge the batteries" of those who are experiencing some fatigue.
Chocolate is rich in magnesium, which is useful for the nervous and muscular balance. 100 grams of dark chocolate is enough to bring a third of the recommended daily dosage. Chocolate is also beneficial for the heart because it contains theobromine - a constituent which contains slimming qualities.
The exhilarating values of chocolate have been scientifically proved. Chocolate stimulates the production of endorphins - a substance secreted by the brain which inhibits messages related to pain.
Another advantage includes protection from free radicals responsible for the ageing of the skin, thanks to a cocktail of vitamins such as A, B, D, E and K, which boost cellular renewal and regenerates the skin, making it look more youthful and radiant.
Chocolate contains a powerful antioxidant called polyphenol, which has excellent anti-ageing qualities.
Various institutes propose the use of chocotherapy, taking advantage of all its benefits without consuming a single gram.
To experience the benefits of chocotherapy, 4 easy steps are proposed, each having its own hidden pleasures:
Step 1. To start opening your senses, the beautician will engage in an exfoliating scrub of the skin using the cocoa bean mixed with some honey, which is recognized for its moisturizing qualities.
Step 2. Directly after the exfoliating scrub a foam coating is done using a mixture of chocolate and guarana.
Step 3. This step involves the packaging! The beautician wraps a plastic film around your body, and then uses a warm blanket, allowing the treatment to react with your body and reveal its benefits.
Step 4. After about 20 minutes, it will be necessary take a shower in order to remove the delicious envelope of chocolate. Finally the treatment in completed with an exhilirating vanilla oil massage.
A complete chocolate treatment that is relaxing and at the same time has re-invigorating effects. It will leave your skin sweet-smelling, with a delicious cocoa scent that will certainly give your partner a crazy desire to munch you.