woman having body scrub massage by a professional therapist

Body scrubs are often touted by experts as the best way to slow down the aging process. Since each skin type differs in texture and sensitivity, body scrubs also come in different varieties to cater to every skin type. Skin exfoliation is the best gift that you can offer your body. Indulge in a relaxing day at the spa and have a body scrub done while listening to some soothing music as you inhale in the wonderful fragrance of essential oils.

Body scrubs often consists of ingredients which have large particles to help in the removal of the dead skin and buff your skin up in the process. Some scrubs are made up of salt, sugar, nutshells, coffee beans, honey, coconut oil and so on. All these ingredients work to relax your body as all the impurities in your body are drawn out and unblock your pores. Some ingredients also help your skin stop from drying out by moisturizing it.

 River, group of Salon and Spa, has eight luxury Day Spa and Massage Centres well spread across South India. It’s a haven of exotic spa services, scrubs & wrap treatments and ayurvedic massage therapies. Explore the wonders of an authentic massage at our massage centres in Egmore, Porur, Vellore, Trichy, Tirupur, Coimbatore, and Other Spa Locations.


Customised Body Scrub Service Chennai, For Different Skin Types

Skin type ranges from normal to dry, to oily to sensitive. It is important to understand your skin type before deciding which body scrub to go for. Most reputed spas have professional therapists who can help you determine your skin type and choose the scrub that will work perfectly for you.

  •        Normal Skin

If you are one of the lucky few who has been blessed with normal skin, you have plenty of choices to choose from. This gives you the option of opting for a scrub offers pure efficiency while keeping the skin healthy at the same time.   An example of a great body scrub would be one that includes ingredients like crushed walnut shells, botanical oils, green tea extracts and so on. All your dead skin will be exfoliated while the menthol refreshes your skin and the tea extracts help protect from environmental damage.

Young woman getting salt body scrub massage treatment in Riverdayspa
  •        Dry Skin

Dry skin stands to benefit the most from regular body scrub sessions. As the scrub buffs away the dead cells, the flaking is kept to a minimum. However, you need to be careful while choosing a body scrub, as you do not want to risk drying your skin further. Choose a body scrub that includes aloe vera, jojoba oils, green tea extracts, this will help hydrate your skin better. Professional massage therapists will follow up your body scrub Chennai with a heavyweight moisturiser to seal in the moisture content within your skin.

  •        Oily Skin

Oily skin needs to be scrubbed deeply to de-clog all the pores and prevent breakouts. A body scrub formula with salicylic acid as well as micro-fine beads is perfect for the job.  Since oily skin tends to attract more dirt and grime, it is better to opt to go for a body scrub at least once a week. As time goes by, you will be able to notice the difference in your skin.

  •        Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, you need to very careful while choosing a body scrub. Choose the gentlest ones that contain microderm crystals which work gently on your skin to remove the dead skin cells.  Spa therapists at luxury spas in Chennai usually do a patch test for sensitive skin customers before going ahead with the session to ensure that the body does not have any adverse reaction to the treatment.


Frequently Asked Questions

What services do spas offer?

Spas are known for the massage therapies that are offered. Massage therapy exists since many centuries and offers a plethora of benefits. These days, spa offers massage therapy and other body treatments as well.

What does Thai massage include?

Thai massage therapies use gentle pressure and stretching of the skin and underlying muscles to help relax the body. It offers benefits including boosted energy, lowered stress and improved athletic performance.

What is Balinese massage technique?

Balinese Massage involves deep-tissue, full-body, holistic treatment. The therapists specialized in Balinese therapy combines gentle stretches, reflexology, acupressure and aromatherapy to stimulate oxygen and blood flow throughout your body.

Is foot massage same as reflexology?

Reflexology is combined with massage and is not a type of massage. It is a practice in which pressure is applied to reflex the zones on your hands, feet and outer ears.

What is Deep Tissue/Sports Massage?

Deep Tissue Massage involves applying firm pressure using deep, slow strokes to force the inner layers of the muscles and connective tissues. It is mainly treated for musculoskeletal issues such as sport injuries and strains.

What is the Ayurvedic massage?

Ayurvedic Massage is an important part of ayurvedic therapy. It is taken from the principles of Ayurveda to make a special experience that focuses on stress relief, relaxation and releasing emotional blockages.

What is a body scrub at a spa?

A Body Scrub is a body treatment, which exfoliates and hydrates skin leaving it soft and smooth. It is performed using an abrasive material such as sugar or sea salt mixed with aromatic or massage oils.

What is a body wrap?

A Body Wrap is performed by wrapping the body with natural materials including clay, mud and other organic ingredients. There are different types of body wraps including detox body wrap, slimming body wrap, etc.

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