Questions and Answers
Infrared Body Wraps Questions and Answers
Q: What should I wear during a body wrap?
A: During a body wrap: Please wear heavyweight natural cotton fiber long sleeve top and calf-length pants. Thin, synthetic fiber clothing can conduct too much heat to be comfortable for most. All areas being managed should be covered throughout the session. Sweating occurs, so you may want to bring a change of clothes.
Q: How long does each session last?
A: Formostar Body Wrap sessions last 50-60 minutes
Q: Will changing dietary and health habits improve results from wrap sessions?
A: Of course any diet and lifestyle improvement will be of benefit whether or not you decide to undertake a Formostar program. Thus, if you’ve made a commitment with the Formostar program more value will be inferred from that commitment if additional lifestyle changes are also engaged.
Q: Why should I drink water before, during and after a session?
A: Drinking room temperature water beforehand, during and following a session enables the body to stay hydrated including replenishing body fluids that have been sweated out during this session.
Q: How often can I repeat treatments?
A: This will depend on a person’s lifestyle. If you are very physically active the treatments can be as often as every 2 days. For excellent outcomes, it is better immediately before a workout as this will help destroy the most dramatic volume of calories and also has the highest result on body definition. Recommended for inactive people a minimum of 3-days between sessions. More regular sessions are unnecessary and may actually be detrimental to results. Upon arriving the intended body contour, it is likely to return to maintenance only program, which for most people, should be about 2 to 4 times per month.
Q: Who can use Infrared Heat?
A: Virtually everyone can gain benefit from Infrared Body Wraps. However, sessions should not be undertaken unless clients have received their Doctor’s advice, especially where any of the following conditions exist.
- Overactivity of the thyroid gland
- Cardiac infarction
- Cardiac weakness
- Constriction of the coronary blood vessels
- Marked high or low blood pressure
- Diabetes requiring insulin treatment
- Disturbances to the function of the kidneys and associated organs,
- Severe general infection
- Contact allergies
- Skin conditions
- Open cuts
- Recently acquired shingles
- Prescribed drugs producing enhanced sensitivity to physical stimulation (ex. antibiotics)
- Evidence of severe varicose veins
Again if ambiguity subsists it’s recommended that patients obtain their doctor’s or health practitioner’s guidance and advice.
Q: Can clients use multiple infrared treatments, such as tanning sessions, on the same day?
A: The same as a tanning bed the Formostar body wraps deliver infrared heat, hence, it’s possible to receive a burn and or heat rash if two sessions are held on the same day. It is not recommended, especially if you are fair-skinned and prone to burning. Tanning the prior or the following day should be perfectly fine.
Q: What Is Infrared Treatment?
A: Infrared which is a band of light that is regarded as heat. This band of light is not visible to the naked eye. We can feel infrared light in the form of heat. Infrared energy is the same energy our sun produces, these infrared rays heat your body without having to heat the air in-between, this process is called conversion.
Q: Which body parts can be targeted?
A: There are six high-density silicone pads providing several wrapping options. For some women, the silicone wrapped pad are put around the thighs, hips, abdomen, and arms. Furthermore, some men the silicone pads get wrapped around the thighs, abdomen, chest, and arms. If the upper arms don’t need toning you can opt to use those pads on the calf area. According to your comfort level, the heat for the silicone pads is controlled individually.
Q: How does Formostar Body Wrap work?
A: Formostar’s energy comes from the Earth’s natural light spectrum. This particular body wrap is designed to use energy to achieve the maximum effects on the body, minus the UV elements. When Formostar energy goes through your skin, it changes from light energy to heat energy, and increase the temperature of your subcutaneous body layers. Your body is tricked to think you’re working out, burning 900 – 1,600 calories in a 60-minute session.
Q: Who’s qualified to use Infrared heat?
A: Everyone can benefit from Formostar’s Infrared body wraps. However, you should seek doctor’s notice that you have any of the following condition: cardiac weakness, contact allergies, constriction of the coronary blood vessels, prescribed medicines causing increased sensitivity to physical stimulation (for example antibiotics), thyroid gland, problems with kidneys and associated organs, fever, severe general infection, severe varicose veins, cardiac infarction, diabetes requiring insulin treatment, newly acquired shingles, open wounds, high or low blood pressure, pregnancy, or skin diseases.