DIY Body Wrap -lose up to 1 inch over night!

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Hello Sweeties! This is T.J. from Sugar Blossoms and I’m so excited to be here today to share this DIY body wrap with you! School is out and I’m ready for summer but I have a problem: I don’t like how I look in a bathing suit. I’ve been working on losing weight but the fact that I’ve had 3 children has left me with a less-than-stellar stomach . . . if ya know what I mean.

Today I’m bringing you a wallet-friendly version of body wraps. I’ve been seeing these around the internet lately and mentioned them to a friend. She’s from Mexico and said she’s been doing those for years, just not the commercialized type. I tried it one night and lost .5 inches on my gut overnight!

DIY Body Wrap on I Heart Nap Time ... lose up to 1-2 inches overnight!

Here’s her “secret recipe” for DIY Body Wrapping. You only need 3 things:

DIY body wrap supplies

  • Lotion (it’s best if it contains something from the ocean: seaweed, kelp, mud. I couldn’t find any, so I just used what I had on-hand.)
  • Clear plastic wrap
  • Bandage wrapDIY Body Wrap on I Heart Nap Time ... lose up to 1-2 inches overnight!

It’s a simple process!

Step 1 – Apply a thick layer of lotion to the area you want to target. {Don’t rub it in completely!} You can do it on your stomach, your thighs, your upper arms, wherever your “trouble spots” are.DIY Body Wrap on I Heart Nap Time ... lose up to 1-2 inches overnight!

Step 2 – Wrap the ENTIRE area with your plastic wrap. I went all the way around my mid-section several times. Make it snug but not tight; you do have to wear it ALL night long.DIY Body Wrap on I Heart Nap Time ... lose up to 1-2 inches overnight!

Step 3 – Now wrap the area with a long bandage of some kind, anything that will keep your wrap in place. Be sure to cover the plastic completely.

DIY Body Wrap on I Heart Nap Time ... lose up to 1-2 inches overnight!

Secure it well and you’re ready to hit the sack!DIY Body Wrap on I Heart Nap Time ... lose up to 1-2 inches overnight!

The idea behind this is to help your body release water that’s retained due to weather, food consumption; even Mother Nature’s visits. The combination of lotion and plastic helps sweat it out of you.DIY Body Wrap on I Heart Nap Time ... lose up to 1-2 inches overnight!
I’ve only tried it once but I LOVED the result!  Maybe a little something to help get you swimsuit ready.  Let me know how it goes for you!

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DIY body wrap on iheartnaptime.com with supplies you already have at home ...lose up to 1-2 inches overnight!

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  1. Jami @ What the Graham posted on June 2, 2013 at 5:17 pm (#
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    I sell the It Works wraps themselves and I’m curious about these wraps! I LOVE my wraps and have been blown away by their results but I am always interested in learning more!!! How long do they last? Thank you!!

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    • T.J. replied on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:48 pm

      Awesome! I’ve heard amazing things about those but I’m CHEAP! =)
      You can re-use the lotion and bandage for sure; possibly the plastic wrap, if you’re careful. =)

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      • Amanda replied on June 25th, 2013 at 6:27 am

        But how Long does it Last?

        • ingrid Holloman replied on August 3rd, 2013 at 4:02 pm

          it wont last if you are not eating right. Clean eating or maintain a healthy diet and exercise.

        • misty replied on March 21st, 2014 at 10:57 pm

          The wraps will not work unless you exercise and eat properly, it’s a waste of $$ Plastic wrap and hemorrhoid cream works 10 times better but like I said unless you eat properly and exercise Don’t do either…

      • Lindsey replied on April 20th, 2014 at 11:42 pm

        How often do you have to wrap ?, every night

    • Celina replied on May 30th, 2014 at 5:06 pm

      I also sell the it works wraps. While this may work, this is different from it works bc our wraps do not help you lose water weight, only tone, tighten & firm.

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  2. Kaycee posted on June 2, 2013 at 6:15 pm (#
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    Awesome! Thanks!!! Though I have to say, with that stomach, you have no need for any wraps!!!

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    • TJ {Sugar Blossoms} replied on June 7th, 2013 at 9:14 am

      Haha! This stomach is the result of wrapping AND dieting. It’s a lot of work! LOL! :)

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  3. Sacha | l8estobsession posted on June 3, 2013 at 5:57 am (#
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    Cool!! Does it matter what kind of lotion, or just lotion in general? My first thought was that it should be a tightening lotion, perhaps?

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  4. Melissa posted on June 3, 2013 at 9:08 am (#
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    How long do the results last???

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  5. Lianne posted on June 3, 2013 at 12:56 pm (#
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    I’ve heard there are dangers in using plastic against the skin like this with open pores…do you know if that is true or not?

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    • TJ {Sugar Blossoms} replied on June 7th, 2013 at 9:13 am

      I haven’t heard of that. I’ll have to look into it!

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      • Jessica replied on June 24th, 2014 at 11:03 am

        I make my own wrap by first applying a cellulite get with Q-10 then boiling a few cups of water with a cup of sea salt and a small bottle of vitamin E oil. I soak my ace bandages in the mixture and wrap tightly. Then I go over that with cling wrap. Leave it on for 1-2 hours and you will see results immediately, but the next day will look even better. It lasts anywhere from 3-5 days. I love it!. You can add all kinds of stuff to the mixture such as tea grounds, chamomile, Rosemary and Ginger to help with fat. Muds and clays are great for skin tone. Menthol is also a good ingredient. But the salt is important as it helps to draw water from the fat cells.

    • Kelsea replied on November 9th, 2013 at 1:46 pm

      I’ve seen this a few times – the statement that plastic wrap on open pores is cause for concern. Wanted to share my “spiel” I guess. Maybe it will help. :) I have plaque psoriasis on my elbows/arms. I was diagnosed at 7 years old. Around 12 is when I began to develop it on my arms. At which point my doctor recommended occlusion dressings. This is to apply the medicine on the individual spots and then wrap in plastic wrap and go to bed. It completely treats the spots down to bare, healthy skin so of course I have kept this up over the years. Each doctor I’ve seen has said that I’m good to go. I do this about 2-3 times a week with no cause for concern.

      I figure if you only wrap yourself once a month you’re definitely alright!

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      • Kathryn replied on February 4th, 2014 at 5:12 pm

        have you ever tried cod liver oil for your psoriasis? it worked wonders for my friend.

      • Dawn replied on February 27th, 2014 at 11:38 pm

        My guess would be people are concerned about the chemicals in plastic getting in to your system. Personally I used natural supplements and a plan that is a gentle detox and lost 4 pounds and 16 inches in my core in 8 days! Plus I’m adding valuable nutrients to my body to supplement what we can’t get from even good foods anymore (basically an apple today is nutritionally different than it was 50 years ago due to soil depletion and of course toxins). http://www.igniteyourbodyandsoul.com

      • Sylvia replied on March 27th, 2014 at 10:12 pm

        My dad has very chronic psoriasis for 40 yrs now we have tried so many the things, yes they work for a lil while but it’s d gotten to the point that nothing is working right now, please share any of your diy that has worked? Desperately seeking some solutions!!!

        • Jordin replied on April 9th, 2014 at 9:32 pm

          I have psoriasis. When I was 12 it had covered my body, to the point that I had to wear pants & hoodies during the summer, in Texas.. Not a good combination! The only thing that I have found to work for my psoriasis is tanning. Something about the tanning bed helps, I don’t know what it is but I’ve seen amazing results! Now the only place I have it is my scalp. I’m 18 & in the past 6 years, I’ve found nothing that works for my scalp. If anyone knows anything about getting rid of psoriasis on your scalp, please help. If it’s on your body, invest in a tanning bed. I’d rather have leather skin than big red, itchy patches!

          • Name replied on April 13th, 2014 at 2:08 am

            The UVB light from tanning helps increase vitamin D intake, which helps your psoriasis. That’s why sun is good for your psoriasis – vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin.

            As for your scalp, my dermatologist recommended nisoral shampoo (made for dandruff). I’ve also tried herbal psoriasis shampoo from drug stores and health food stores which help. I have tar soaps and natural soaps I use on my hands that might also help the scalp. And medication! I have psoriasis and I’m a nurse.

          • Audi replied on June 4th, 2014 at 1:30 am

            Try warm tea tree oil. That helps my scalp eczema! You can find it at Walgreens or Walmart. Try asking your doctor about a steroid shampoo, a friend of mine has a prescribed one that helps her scalp eczema.

          • x replied on June 13th, 2014 at 2:16 pm

            There is some concern about using tanning beds with reagrds to cancer etc but you can get vitamin d creams which i’ve used on my skin a couple of times and that might help ;)

          • Amy replied on August 1st, 2014 at 12:06 am

            I have suffered from psoriasis and bad acne/acne scars and I am telling you, RED LIGHT THERAPY! It works wonders. Very good for aging, scars, acne, lines, pores, you name it. Read up on it, it’s available at most tanning salons. It’s a tanning bed, but with red light ;) and its actually very VERY good for your skin unlike tanning. I used to tan before I found out about red light therapy.
            http://tropicaltan.net/red-light-therapy-faq/

      • Karen replied on July 19th, 2014 at 11:36 pm

        My 10-yr-old has had terrible skin most of his life. We have tried every lotion out there. They worked for a short period of time and then nothing. I recently started with a new company, Radiantly You – all-natural/organic beauty, family and cleaning products. My son has been using the dead sea mud bar soap and healing calendula faithfully every night before going to bed. His skin has finally cleared up. http://www.radiantlyyou.com/karenh
        I am going to try this “wrap” with our dead sea whipped face wash.

    • Erin replied on December 31st, 2013 at 10:35 am

      When I got my first tattoo the artist wrapped most of my back in plastic wrap and I fell asleep with it. The next morning I had a crazy rash from the skin not being able to breathe. I think it depends on your skin.

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      • katie replied on January 4th, 2014 at 10:31 pm

        I have several tattoos and would have to agree that the plastic wrap could irritate your skin but you are supposed to wash your tattoo after a few hours because your skin is irritated and dirty with blood and ink. So I would agree and disagree. I think it really would depend on skin type.

        • Kimberly replied on January 26th, 2014 at 7:24 pm

          You aren’t supposed to leave plastic wrap or bandages on tattoo for long periods of time. I rarely leave my tattoos wrapped up for 30 minutes. The main reason they do it is to protect it from irritants or anything that you might rub it on. But I’ve been told by reputable artists that bandages aren’t really necessary.

          • Trout replied on February 5th, 2014 at 10:38 am

            As a tattoo artist myself….you think that after 30 minutes you’re not susceptible to anything getting in that open wound? Keeping it protected overnight is what I recommend to my clients.

            And, I don’t just suggest things to my clients without experimenting myself, first. I have tried both taking the bandage off quickly after getting tattooed (30 minutes to an hour or two after) as well as leaving it on overnight. Healing has always been much more efficient and happy leaving it on overnight. It’s extremely important to remember that it is an open wound, and is susceptible to infection if not properly protected.

            Carry on doing what you do, it’s up to you…but I hate seeing people who are NOT tattoo artists giving out aftercare advice.

          • martha replied on May 16th, 2014 at 1:44 am

            Theres actually a new product out that is a seran wrap-like tape that is applied immediately on a fresh tattoo and left on for 3 days. Whatever is on it with its seal makes it heal completely. It’s amazing but begins to stink the second day.

  6. Amber @ Dessert Now, Dinner Later! posted on June 5, 2013 at 2:01 pm (#
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    This is so great! Totally better than spending a ton of money on the essential oils for the “Slim & Sassy” wrap. Thanks for sharing!

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    • TJ {Sugar Blossoms} replied on June 7th, 2013 at 9:13 am

      Hope it works well for you too! =)

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      • kammie replied on December 22nd, 2013 at 6:44 pm

        Will it still work if I use a different lotion? Like a bath and body works one?

      • carley replied on April 6th, 2014 at 9:11 pm

        I see it’s been a year since you posted this. Is it still working for you? How many times a week can I do it? I need my bikini body back!

  7. MrsJAM posted on June 13, 2013 at 2:49 am (#
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    I’m going to try this!!!!

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  8. JoXa posted on June 13, 2013 at 10:39 am (#
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    So I tried this a couple of days ago and lost an inch exactly on my tummy :) Last night I thought I would try my thighs and no such luck. So tonight back to the tummy and see what happens. But it was nice to know that it actually did work.

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    • Bree replied on June 18th, 2013 at 6:59 pm

      Hey JoXa… I sell the It Works wraps and I’ve wrapped plenty of tummies and thighs since I started about 6 months ago… I haven’t tried this lotion trick but I know that with our wraps we’ve been told that the skin on the thighs is much tougher than tummy skin so it takes longer to penetrate and absorb the lotions into the skin! Like I said… not sure it’ll work on this trick but it’s worth a shot huh? Good luck to ya! My thighs are totally my trouble spot! lol

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      • Cheena1331 replied on July 14th, 2013 at 9:51 pm

        Hi, I was wondering do you still sell the wraps, I’m interested! :)

        • Melissa replied on July 15th, 2013 at 11:36 pm

          Hi Cheena! If you don’t hear from Bree, I see the It Works wraps and would love to help you! My website is https://lovemywraps.myitworks.com
          Or you can call me at 660-909-6145

      • Laure replied on March 27th, 2014 at 9:17 pm

        Hey I just wanted to add some extra info for the thies, a new step 1 take a 15 minute bath in epsom salts hot as you can stand it and then just lightly towel drying then use your lotion and it does penetrate the skin, then your wrap this works as a whole so go with this first and the results will or should be better for you guys

  9. Kels posted on June 14, 2013 at 9:19 am (#
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    Have you tried this on other parts of the body? Would it work on arms or legs?

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  10. Karoline posted on June 16, 2013 at 7:10 pm (#
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    How often should you do this? Are we talking, you could do it every night for a week? Or more like once or twice per week? Thanks!

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  11. Shannah posted on June 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm (#
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    The other day I just used Saran Wrap on my tummy and took a 15 minute walk.. In the middle of June.. In Louisiana. I sweated like a goose! It took half an inch off. Next time, I will try a lotion. Thanks for this advice!

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    • TIlly replied on July 1st, 2013 at 4:51 pm

      @Shannah: That might have seemed like an efficient way to lose weight, but wraps are meant to make you lose water weight. They don’t help you tone your body. Stay hydrated and good luck!

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  12. Garryjames posted on June 17, 2013 at 10:58 pm (#
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    You wear the wrap for at least 45 minutes. I kept mine on for 2 hours.

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  13. Sabrina wells posted on June 19, 2013 at 6:18 am (#
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    Did you have trouble keeping it in place?, I did

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    • jenthewife replied on June 23rd, 2013 at 9:19 pm

      I use the gut sucker panties from victorias secret… they have the leg and high waisted combo, i bought three kinds for my wedding and never thought they would come in handy again but here i am and they work way better than ace bandages because those didn’t stay in place for me either. I suggest gut sucking panties or the slip version too. Best of luck! Love the blog!

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  14. Name posted on June 24, 2013 at 12:39 am (#
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    Could this be used in other parts of your body other than just the stomach?

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  15. Jodi posted on June 24, 2013 at 10:30 am (#
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    Hi! How often can you do this?? I’ve been looking into being a distributor for It Works! but it’s just so expensive. Thanks :)

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    • Jodi replied on June 25th, 2013 at 7:09 pm

      did it last night and lost an inch! LOVE THIS! i used a cupid brand girdle from wal-mart and it worked like a charm! Thanks!!!!

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      • Name replied on July 22nd, 2013 at 1:30 pm

        How did u fix the girdle? Did u also use plastic wrap?

  16. Alejandra posted on June 24, 2013 at 12:45 pm (#
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    Hi! I did this last night, and it worked wonderfully! I was just wondering, how often is it safe to do them? I really want to do another wrap, they’re great!

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  17. Motherofone posted on June 27, 2013 at 7:49 am (#
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    did this last night and i think i notice a difference & it was so cheap and easy to do ! thanks!

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  18. Crystal posted on July 2, 2013 at 12:25 pm (#
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    i wonder if cocoa butter would work??

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  19. Ashley posted on July 2, 2013 at 3:06 pm (#
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    When I wake up in the morning my stomach is automatically flatter than when i went to bed because your body digests your food and naturally flattens.. so idk if I’m all that convinced.

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    • Ashley replied on July 3rd, 2013 at 10:27 pm

      I’m with u on that one!

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      • Zee replied on July 5th, 2013 at 9:44 am

        Why not try doing the wrap on Saturday morning and then see the results on Sunday. It might eliminate the digestion factor

    • Chel replied on August 3rd, 2013 at 8:03 pm

      I agree with you, Ashley. This is such a crock. Forcing one part of your body to sweat out some water weight doesn’t really count as weight loss.

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      • Olivia replied on January 4th, 2014 at 1:20 pm

        Ya it just seems kind of lame that everyone will just sweat in their sleep instead of sweat from exercise and eating healthy which will actually produce real and lasting results if it is kept up. hmm

        • emily replied on February 19th, 2014 at 5:24 pm

          I think only using this technique is more of a quick way to lose inches for a special event or something, but I agree you really do need to pair it with a healthy diet and daily exercise if you want lasting results.

    • nickie replied on December 9th, 2013 at 1:11 pm

      Thought the same.

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    • Carla replied on July 26th, 2014 at 1:48 pm

      Exactly. And how hard is it to flex the abs for a photo? I have loved iheartnaptime for a long time, but I have just lost a ton of respect. Wraps are a big FAT scam that have no basis in science.

      “”It’s all pseudoscientific gobbledygook,” said Dr. Victor Herbert, a doctor at Mt. Sinai Veterans Research Center who is also on the board of Quackwatch, an organization that debunks false medical claims. He says any weight loss that results from getting a body wrap is temporary, because it is water loss.”
      -http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=126814

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  20. Ash posted on July 5, 2013 at 9:11 am (#
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    This idea still blows me away and they charge out the butt for it at spas and where ever else! I just decided to try your DIY wrap except I used organic coconut oil. Its a natual detox as well as moisturizer so I thought it couldn’t hurt. I hit a bit of a bump and cant get these last 6 lbs off – love a little push.

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    • cully replied on July 10th, 2013 at 4:52 am

      how did the coconut oil work?! I love the stuff and it seems to be beneficial in every other aspect!

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  21. Dayanna posted on July 5, 2013 at 3:14 pm (#
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    hey, for how long do i have to keep the wrap on the whole night or just for several minutes?

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    • Isabella replied on April 20th, 2014 at 9:19 am

      Whole night!!!!

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  22. Jackie posted on July 5, 2013 at 9:22 pm (#
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    You know I do this too but I use the Nivea cellulite cream and Bengay too and it does work wrap in plastic wrap and a corset .i do it every day and it works

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    • Judy replied on July 21st, 2013 at 12:46 pm

      Bengay wrapped can be dangerous !!!! The package warns of this. Speaking from experience and a 4 day hospital stay for my husband.

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  23. Raina posted on July 6, 2013 at 7:48 pm (#
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    Is the bandage necessary if the plastic wrap stays on?

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    • Alejandra replied on July 7th, 2013 at 11:53 pm

      I think the bandage helps you sweat more :)

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  24. Corrie posted on July 9, 2013 at 11:04 am (#
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    Do you think this would work on your thighs??

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  25. Savanah posted on July 9, 2013 at 7:39 pm (#
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    I absolutely LOVE this!! It works great! I was wanting to try this on my thighs but I wasn’t sure if it would work. Has anyone tried it?

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  26. amber maddux posted on July 9, 2013 at 10:52 pm (#
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    I use spanx to hold my wrap in place and leave it on all night long, Sunday evening once a week.

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  27. Lauren posted on July 12, 2013 at 12:06 am (#
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    I just found this on Pinterest and I read through your little description above. I think what you call a “less-than-stellar” stomach is actually a very nice one. You have a lovely stomach, dear. Don’t let anyone (or a wrap) tell you otherwise! :)

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  28. Courtney posted on July 15, 2013 at 3:38 am (#
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    Preparation H cream!!!!!! It’s an old dancers trick to fit into costumes quickly! Lol

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  29. Courtney posted on July 15, 2013 at 12:05 pm (#
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    Do you think that the sweat bands that you wear around your waste during work outs would work to hole the plastic wrap in place?

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  30. Danielle posted on July 15, 2013 at 3:06 pm (#
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    On the body wrap, could you use lotion that has aloe?

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  31. Julie posted on July 16, 2013 at 2:52 am (#
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    I too am an It Works Distributor. This wrap is great for water loss. It will come back as soon as you drink your regular water. Our Ultimate Body Applicator has an all natural botanical gel on the cloth. It is designed to shrink the fat cells under the skin and release the bad toxins out of the cells. Bad toxins increase the bodies acidic levels, which can be breeding grounds for disease! Your wrap is great for water loss but if you want to actually get healthy from the inside out, you should try the It Works body wraps and have inch loss that can last 2-6 months! Good luck with your wrapping ;)

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    • Jackie replied on July 18th, 2013 at 8:22 am

      Julie have you heard of kangen water? its alkaline water that flushes acidic waste out of your body. it’s the most important water you can drink. check out kangendemo.com and let

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    • Cammie replied on August 17th, 2013 at 5:50 pm

      The only problem with it works wraps is no one can afford them. Just eat clean and exercise. It’s hard work but worth the effort.

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      • Andrea replied on October 24th, 2013 at 3:31 am

        I totally agree with you. There is one distributor here in the Philippines, but he/she is on Pre-Order basis and costs a lot!!

    • Javonne replied on September 29th, 2013 at 5:10 pm

      Hi, I’m a fitness trainer and also an It Works Distributor. The wraps we sell are all natural, botanical wraps that are absorbed into the skin. You can’t sweat while wearing these wraps, that clogs your pores…. Which id what lotion does. Our wraps are designed to tighten, tone, firm and reduce the appearance of cellulite and stretch marks. Most people will experience shrinkage during their first wrap. These wraps detox the specific area by helping the body remove toxins in the fat cells. Water helps to flush these toxins out similar to getting a massage. The results are lasting. The lotion wrap is so temporary and it’s just water loss. It works wraps do all the things I just named…. Definitely worth $15 a wrap. Other expensive spas sell similar wraps for $100 or more. We also encourage eating healthy and exercising for three days after wrapping. Most people continue to because they love their results and want to keep them! You get what you pay for!

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      • Dasha replied on November 8th, 2013 at 3:56 pm

        How many times can you use one of the it works wraps?

    • Valerie replied on November 26th, 2013 at 9:17 am

      Jackie, I just ordered some itworks wraps and was wondering if you knew if they are safe to use whole breastfeeding. I read somewhere to wait until babe is weaned as they release toxins in the system that can be released into the breastmilk but have also had a few sites say they were unsure.

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      • Stephanie replied on December 6th, 2013 at 3:45 pm

        No they’re not safe to use while breast feeding. My best friend is a distributer and she hasn’t been able to try the wraps herself yet because she is still breast feeding her baby.

    • Britney replied on December 2nd, 2013 at 9:44 am

      The it works wraps actually did not work for me. i drank 3 bottles of water an hour using them too. No difference

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    • Val replied on July 18th, 2014 at 11:27 pm

      I’ve tried Itworks, and it works temporarily too, so tell me if I’m doing something wrong, because I drink a lot of water and I eat healthy.

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  32. kris posted on July 18, 2013 at 8:32 pm (#
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    Is this safe if you’re breastfeeding?

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  33. Kimberly posted on July 20, 2013 at 12:43 am (#
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    Body Builders do this same thing with Bengay before a big show it helps define the muscles.

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  34. Stacie posted on July 21, 2013 at 9:08 pm (#
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    Does it matter the lotion you use??

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  35. Ray posted on July 23, 2013 at 12:19 pm (#
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    I tried this last night and i lost about an inch, inch an a half. This is so cool!

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  36. marybeth posted on August 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm (#
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    My hubby used hemorrhoid cream and wrapped himself in saran wrap the day before he went to MEPS. It really does help you lose inches.

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  37. Kayla posted on August 2, 2013 at 9:34 am (#
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    How often do u do this ?

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  38. holly o posted on August 2, 2013 at 3:26 pm (#
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    Bentonite is the sea ingredient that your friend means. I’ve done a homemade wrap before with green clay containing Bentonite, and boiled water and sea salt. Doesn’t feel nice to have a dry mask on your skin all night though, going to give this creamy version a try! Thanks!

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  39. Karen posted on August 2, 2013 at 11:52 pm (#
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    I was skeptical at first, but then I tried it last it night and it really worked! I definitely noticed a difference in the morning.

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  40. Kat posted on August 4, 2013 at 8:57 pm (#
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    Hmm, I love your blog and I think you look great even before the wrap. But I am going to be the negative nelly here and say this can’t really “work.” Have you ever compared the way your belly looks from before bed to when you wake up? My tummy always has this same before and after lol.

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  41. Ginger posted on August 9, 2013 at 4:49 pm (#
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    How many nights are we supposed to do it? Because i didnt see a result right away

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  42. D.S. posted on August 13, 2013 at 3:38 pm (#
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    Will cocoa butter work?

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  43. camelia posted on August 13, 2013 at 4:27 pm (#
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    you may want to check out this http://lorajost.org/photographupr/Do-It-Yourself-Body-Wraps.html , someone is using your pics, unless you own this site

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  44. Melissa B posted on August 14, 2013 at 5:40 pm (#
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    I’m trying this tonight! I have been working out for a long time and haven’t seen much results but I used to do those skinny wraps but I just don’t have the money to always be buying wraps. I really hope this works!!

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  45. ashton posted on August 19, 2013 at 11:44 am (#
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    do you just wash it off the next morning?

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    • Dora replied on January 17th, 2014 at 10:38 pm

      I think you wash it off during your morning shower…

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  46. Kimmy A posted on August 20, 2013 at 12:32 pm (#
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    Does it work on your legs and thighs too?

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  47. Maddie posted on August 22, 2013 at 6:28 pm (#
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    I’ve done this but instead of lotion I used the Bliss “fat girl six pack” lotion stuff. I noticed results right away, I’m going to try it on my legs and arms soon too!

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    • Julie replied on August 25th, 2013 at 7:49 am

      This is a great idea! I use to use a caster oil wrap for pain and detoxing, but never thought to use it for shrinking, I’ll be taking my measurements, Lol! I also sell a dietary/supplement line that works miracles! I lost 2 inches in my thighs and 3 in my baby belly! After twins and a c section! http://Www.acewhyweight.com

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  48. Nury posted on August 24, 2013 at 12:32 am (#
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    OOh, I just found your website through yourhairbeauty.com and I am loving this post! I have to try this, I have a slimming/firming cream that I could totally use for this purpose, I will totally give this a try and let you know how it worked for me. Some people even recommend doing this while you work out, so I might try that too.

    I am subscribing to your website btw! Love it!

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  49. Jae posted on August 25, 2013 at 11:07 am (#
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    If you sub hemorrhoid cream for the lotion in a thick layer the night before a day at the beach, you’ll get even better results because it pulls the water from your tummy, firming it.

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  50. Allie posted on August 25, 2013 at 10:21 pm (#
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    I have done this with Preparation H, unused of course. It works really well, helps with stretch marks and lose skin ;) Works even better if you where it while you working out!

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    • jamie replied on February 12th, 2014 at 1:59 pm

      How often can you do this?

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  51. Courtney Cates posted on August 27, 2013 at 9:53 pm (#
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    Love this!! Does it have to be Suave Lotion? I have like every lotion except that!! lol

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  52. judy posted on September 5, 2013 at 8:05 pm (#
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    Is it safe during pregnancy

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    • mag replied on September 9th, 2013 at 1:22 pm

      Your pregnant, just enjoy it. wait to try them AFTER, not during :(

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  53. Joe posted on September 6, 2013 at 4:35 pm (#
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    Awesome way to make a wrap. If you are looking for a ready made all natural wrap go here http://www.getyoursexybackwithjoe.com

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  54. Randi posted on September 19, 2013 at 4:55 am (#
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    Hi! I sell the ItWorks! body wraps as well, so I’ve used those tons of times and love them, anyone who has used those and these DIY ones know which gives better results?

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  55. Lakeyshuh Carolina posted on September 26, 2013 at 11:36 pm (#
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    do you have to use an ace bandage or can you use a slim away band?

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  56. lacy posted on September 30, 2013 at 2:55 pm (#
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    Do u have to use it at night or can u use it while you work out?

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  57. Andrea posted on October 24, 2013 at 3:34 am (#
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    A must try with someone looking for a cheaper wrap like me :)

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  58. Kensa posted on November 4, 2013 at 2:32 am (#
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    Try using mud face mask, same amount mask and same amount lotion and mix!

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  59. vee posted on November 6, 2013 at 7:24 pm (#
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    would you happen to know how to apply this on losing back fat along with your stomach? (:

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  60. Hannah posted on November 16, 2013 at 10:17 pm (#
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    Just a thought…. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am ALWAYS more bloated at night and my stomach always “shrinks” during the night….. so the change in the picture is probably just because everyone’s stomachs get smaller at night because you’re not eating.

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  61. blai posted on November 17, 2013 at 2:47 am (#
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    could you where it while exersizing or just doing stuff around the house

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  62. Ciara posted on November 17, 2013 at 10:51 pm (#
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    Hi, I’m just curious if you can do this is you have a belly button ring. Thanks. :)

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  63. Joe posted on November 30, 2013 at 10:07 am (#
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    awesome tips :) if you want want to try a body wrap already made and ready to burn fat go here http://www.getyoursexybackwithjoe.com/it-works-body-wrap/

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  64. Sunhine posted on December 29, 2013 at 12:36 am (#
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    I can put lotion on & I sweat without any wrap but will try this & do my detox bath & my natural cleans to detox my body well & then do the lotion and wrap daily while exercising then 3 times week do detox bath. I am diabetic and need to loose weight and strengthen my back. I have a diet and fitness journal with home remedies like vinergar, honey & lemon juice to help cleanse body & help joints & loose weight. Also honey & cinnamon helps your body. I am doing these things to get healthy I I’ll try the wrap but really just need my lotion to sweat.

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    • smalltowngirl replied on February 8th, 2014 at 4:50 am

      Also if your trying to lose belly fat try triple l- carnitine liquid or safslim liquid I love the stuff and don’t taste bad

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  65. Amber posted on January 14, 2014 at 2:50 pm (#
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    PrepH works by removing fluids. I was told this by a nurse when I reirritated an injury containing scar tissue on my forehead. It was amazing to see my bump go back down! Will definately try PrepH ! Wonder if you could mix it in with the lotion? Hmm!

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  66. Dora posted on January 17, 2014 at 10:36 pm (#
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    Is this a smart thing to do if your a restless sleeper? (toss and turn a lot)

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  67. shenial posted on January 22, 2014 at 8:56 am (#
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    hey there, i am a bit confused does the plastic goes in first or the bandages bcoz i’ve seeing these body wrap videos a lot n i’ve seen the bandages go in first.
    n also can we do body wraps on daily basis for flater stomach ????

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  68. brandi posted on January 22, 2014 at 12:57 pm (#
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    ok so I tried this morning I wore it for bout 3 hrs on my tummy and my thighs…I used jergens bb cream which I slotion for celluilite, stretch marks and firming lotion all in one, wrap in saran wrap and then put my belly trimming belt on I usually wear around the house to sweat it off and I took it off I lost half a inch off my thighs and one inch off my tummy!! im going to try it tonite to see if I can make any more progress through the night I had a 36 inch waist and want to get down to maybe a 32 so we will see over the next week or so..

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  69. jolyn posted on January 23, 2014 at 1:13 pm (#
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    When I did the It Works wrap we had to drink AS MUCH AS WE POSSIBLY could during the 45 min-1 hr treatment. And continue to drink for the next 24 hours. Whenever you detox (get a massage or chiropractic work even) you MUST drink to flush out the toxins you just released. If you don’t drink water, the toxins will linger and make you feel crappy. Gonna try this wrap today though.

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  70. Holley posted on January 25, 2014 at 10:44 pm (#
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    What of you don’t have a bandage will it still work

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  71. susan posted on January 26, 2014 at 5:25 pm (#
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    I have used the It Works wraps and they need to be used regularly. This would save money for sure!

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  72. Cathryn posted on January 28, 2014 at 6:11 pm (#
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    So I feel incredibly silly, and very uncomfortable. But I’m trying this right now. I used “Seacret” body lotion, saran wrap, and used waterproof medical tape(yes, I just happened to have quite a bit of medical tape lying around) to hold the saran wrap in place. I’m doing it on both my thighs and my stomach. I’m having to do it while my fiance is at work, because I just KNOW he would laugh at me if he saw me now. But… I’m keeping my fingers crossed. I’ll keep it on for about 4 hours, until I need to shower and pick up my fiance from work. I hope this works! I have breathing problems and can’t go to the gym right now until after I see a doctor next week, but I’m really wanting a better looking tummy! :) 4 hours of discomfort would totally be worth an inch off my tummy.

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    • Karmen replied on February 20th, 2014 at 2:45 pm

      aaaaaaand? how did it work out? :)
      i’ll try my wrap with almond oil instead of lotion. fingers crossed… :)

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    • Manda replied on May 5th, 2014 at 7:13 am

      I love using seacret did it work for you? I used the body butter and it did I was thinking about using the salt and oil and doing another treatment

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  73. Alee posted on February 1, 2014 at 11:27 pm (#
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    I am also a distributor of It Works! and I’m fascinated by your post, something I definitely may try. One thing I have to say about the wraps by It Works is that aside from losing inches or water weight that isn’t exactly permanent, I love them mostly for a lot of the ingredients in them that lotions don’t always have. The ingredients make my skin much smoother, more refreshed, and it really does tighten my skin which typically stays as long as you keep up healthy habits. I am more about how it helps my skin than the losing water weight thing. Hopefully this represents me as the realist that I am. Only healthy habits and exercise will truly make you lose weight, but I still love so many of the effects of wraps. I still want to try this lotion thing however. If anyone has any questions though or other interesting comments or even other things to try, feel free to email me at “[email protected]

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  74. mary posted on February 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm (#
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    Sounds interesting. Dont waste your money on the “IT WORKS” wraps. Try this instead. The It Works wraps only work for about a week also so save your money. The It Works wraps will show a result but once you stop using them everything goes right back and even worse after use. I was a distributor for awhile and discontinued when I realized I was ripping people off.

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    • Marjorie replied on March 30th, 2014 at 2:00 am

      I tried the ItWorks Wraps, I call Rip Off, they double charged, refused to return my money, and I DID NOT SEE ANY RESULTS, after the initial inches lost. It costs way to Much money…They say you need to drink lotz of water to see results, I was drinking 8 glasses or more of water, but no more inches came off. I am going to try the lotion and saran wrap and see. at least if it doesn’t work, its not a waste of money. Will be trying this tomorrow.

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      • jessrox replied on April 24th, 2014 at 12:06 am

        I tried the It Works wraps, and I did like them. But they were too expensive to really continue use. My friend is a distributer, and wanted me to sign up, but I have always been untrusting of those types of subscriptions where yo get auto charged.

        I just put on this diy wrap, using a “firming” lotion that I got at Walgreen’s for $14. It should be enough for at least 2 or 3 more wraps. I hope this works!

  75. Jenny posted on February 23, 2014 at 11:12 am (#
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    I have seen this before but they put cellulite cream then wrapped.

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  76. Ally posted on March 2, 2014 at 7:37 pm (#
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    How long does it last? How much weight did you loose?

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  77. macki posted on March 11, 2014 at 11:28 am (#
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    so I’m just wondering, this is less money and equivalent to the product it works? this example looks like it really works, and is less money to get great results then spending almost a fortune on other distributors products….. hope someone will reply to help me get the best understanding on how this actually works and the results are permanent and if so I could go out to the drug store and buy this stuff directly tonight :]

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    • Melissa replied on March 19th, 2014 at 7:05 pm

      Hi Macki! You can get a box of 4 It Works wraps for only $59. That really makes each wrap pretty inexpensive. I use them myself and have had lasting results. Also, right now for new customers if you get a friend to make a purchase you could get a box of 4 wraps for FREE! I help all my customers get lots of free product. I will leave my website if you need any help. http://www.wrapping101.com

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  78. Mallkia posted on March 11, 2014 at 2:34 pm (#
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    Hello I was wondering can I wear my squeem around it or do I have to wear a ace bandit

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  79. Maritza posted on March 18, 2014 at 7:17 pm (#
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    Thanks for sharing! Instead of using regular lotion can i use sliming hot lotion???

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  80. Tiffany Neuzil posted on March 24, 2014 at 4:24 pm (#
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    I’m on spring break currently and I tried this to get ready for the summer a little bit and to fit into my prom dress a little more comfortably and this worked out beautifully. I’m even more satisfied with my body with an inch off my stomach! Thanks for the awesome tip!

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  81. JennyMC posted on March 26, 2014 at 5:02 am (#
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    Can’t wait to try this out! I’ve looked up a few other DIY slimming wraps, and none of them are as simple as this. By “simple”, I mean just needing three things: lotion, plastic wrap, and ace bandages–on livestrong.com, they give you a recipe that uses a few ingredients that I don’t normally carry in my kitchen (kaolin clay, powdered kelp, etc.)

    Instead of using ace bandages, though, I’m going to use this neoprene support belt I found. It’s one of those belts sold as a weight loss aid–completely adjustable, and I think will trap heat better than the bandages will (I know I sweat when I wear the belt alone).

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  82. Demi posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:45 am (#
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    Would this work to eliminate “muffin tops”, considering diet and exercise are included in the routine?

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  83. marta posted on March 28, 2014 at 10:26 am (#
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    Body wraps do not work. What you are losing is water from your body that you will recover again.

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  84. Melanie posted on March 30, 2014 at 12:08 am (#
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    Hi! Do you know if coconut oil would work? We use coconut oil for lots of things, we even use it as a lotion. So could I use that instead?

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  85. Kassee posted on April 2, 2014 at 12:03 am (#
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    I have tried doing a wrap similar before but the ace bandage always rides up and I wake up in the middle of the night barely able to breathe. Is there a way you are able to keep the bandage in the proper place?

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  86. Andrea posted on April 2, 2014 at 7:45 am (#
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    Hi do you have to drink loads of water with this one as you do with the expensive ones? Thanks

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  87. Kendra posted on April 6, 2014 at 8:52 am (#
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    I Just Did Mine Last Night , I Didn’t Have An Ace Bandage So I Used A Scarve , OMG I LOVED MY RESULTS . Almost A Whole INCH Was Gone . I Have To Admit I Was Very Skeptical But This Really Worked , I LOVE IT ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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    • Lynn replied on May 17th, 2014 at 11:18 am

      Cream 1st, then bandage then cling film? I’m so trying this tonight!

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  88. Danielle posted on April 16, 2014 at 5:09 pm (#
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    How long do you usually wear the wrap for. I know it says overnight. But I didn’t know if there was a specific time period.

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  89. Ashley posted on April 20, 2014 at 10:01 am (#
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    Just rubbing lotion on your skin then wrapping with Sarah wrap isn’t going to do much. The it works Body wraps anew formulated with skin tightening properties not just shedding water weight and continue to give results for up tip 72 hours!

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  90. Bella posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:11 pm (#
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    Do you have to do this only overnight? Could you do it during the day as well? Thanks.

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  91. Angie posted on April 24, 2014 at 2:19 am (#
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    I’m really looking forward to trying this figured I would try this my cousin just recently used It works body wraps and got so constipated dhe had to go and see her doctor
    hoping for great and healthy results.

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  92. Kallie posted on April 24, 2014 at 1:36 pm (#
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    Omg…is anyone else as concerned as I am that people are buying into this procedure? It sounds like the dumbest thing I have ever heard of in my life…putting lotion and tightly wrapping plastic wrap around yourself will maybe make you look a little lighter for a day…but when you gain it back in water weight and your stomach deflates from being smothered a whole night nothing will have changed. I can’t believe women are this desperate to change their bodies like this overnight! Is anyone, anyone else remotely concerned about this?

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    • Name replied on May 1st, 2014 at 7:32 pm

      well i was told from a boxing trainer that when the boxers had to weigh in and they need to slim down quickly, they used albolene and it would help them lose inches. U can buy albolene at cvs for 11.99 and that with plastic wrap and one of those velcro waist band will have your tummy area saturated with sweat. But remember you will sweating water, so keep yourself hydrated ; )

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  93. tess posted on May 6, 2014 at 4:28 pm (#
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    I’m trying it for the first time tonight! Hope it works and I’m excited for the results!x

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  94. Lynn posted on May 17, 2014 at 11:22 am (#
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    So trying this tonight! I just need that kick start to starting a diet! x

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  95. Ruby posted on May 22, 2014 at 11:28 am (#
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    I am excited to try this!!!!

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  96. Emily posted on June 12, 2014 at 9:31 am (#
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    I tried this last night and it worked great! I just used regular aloe lotion, since that was all I had, woke up this morning and lost 2 inches off my belly! Just in time to go to the lake today!

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    • Kim replied on June 27th, 2014 at 1:02 pm

      I actually do this type of wrap on my abs when every I go to the gym. I do this 5 times a week. It tightens my skin and has helped me to lose inches off my waist.

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  97. jenny posted on July 7, 2014 at 2:54 pm (#
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    hi, I read so much goods things about the body wrap n the diff areas it as helped, would like to know if it helps to tone and firm my breast

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  98. Z.H posted on July 26, 2014 at 3:31 pm (#
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    Hii, umm if you did this three nights in a row would it have three times the results?? :)

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  99. Chris posted on July 30, 2014 at 3:16 pm (#
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    Has anyone tried Preparation H or Bengay with the plastic wrap? If so, do you think it works better than lotion?

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  100. Victoria posted on August 7, 2014 at 9:51 pm (#
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    Hello,I am wondering how long you have been doing this for since you posted this?Is there any good result like a proper flat stomach?or anything?And does it really matter if you don’t use the lotion that has something out of the sea?:)Hope you get back to me soon:)

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  101. Tami posted on August 14, 2014 at 6:21 pm (#
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    I’ve always wanted to try this. How often can or should you do this?

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  102. Megan posted on August 16, 2014 at 12:39 pm (#
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    does this actually last ?

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  103. Ms Bailey posted on August 21, 2014 at 11:54 pm (#
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    Yes! I love to read others having great success with using the body wraps. 

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  104. Katy posted on August 22, 2014 at 12:36 am (#
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    I will be honest I get lazy about exercising! But if I just eat right will the results stay? I just don’t want to have to do this over and over again for my entire life. Thanks so much!

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  105. sade posted on August 31, 2014 at 10:10 am (#
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    Hello I am reading everything about this n all I am seeing is good things but I have a question. Are suppose to do this everyday or once a week? I have no issues exercising since at work I’m walking around everyday n climbing up and down a latter. I would just want to know and also what is the best product to use when doing this. Thank you to anyone that answers this.

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  106. Melissa posted on September 14, 2014 at 12:03 pm (#
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    Seriously?!?!?!?!…. There is only ONE way to get a flat belly and it’s with exercise/clean eating…. COME ON PEOPLE, stop trying the easy way, it never works! STOP BEING LAZY and go work out for God’s sake!

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  107. Tiffany posted on September 15, 2014 at 1:36 am (#
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    I am a massage therapist. I don’t believe that lotion works for this. Not just plan lotion. hemorrhoid cream, certain MUDs, sea weeds, etc. but not plain lotion.

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  108. Tiffany posted on September 15, 2014 at 1:41 am (#
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    Also, NO! do not reuse! U will be putting old sweat back on your body. Use new product. 

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