The benefits of lymphatic drainage range from a decrease in facial puffiness and a boost in immune function to a smoothing of cellulite and a soothing of muscle soreness.
Apart from relaxing, manual lymph drainage decreases facial puffiness, boosts the immune system, smooths cellulite and soothes sore muscles.
Here are 13 detox treatments to try in 2013—from signature spa therapies to DIY at-home detox!
Before the powder snow had arrived at Montage Deer Valley, a luxury resort and skier’s paradise, our Senior Editor spent a weekend of wellness amidst the majestic alpine terrain as she was “reset” from sluggish to whole. Spa Montage’s dynamic “Surrender” program takes an integrative, individualized approach drawing on the idea that “from powerful land comes powerful healing.”
Our favorite kind of trend is hitting airports around the world; the spa trend. More and more airports around the world are installing in-terminal spas, so when you land in London or touch-down in Tokyo you can unwind before you even pick up your checked baggage! Check out or directory of airport spas before you fly and keep in mind some of the best treatments for curing post-flight-stress.
Lymphatic drainage massage is a very specialized type of massage used to detox the lymph nodes. Lymph nodes act as the garbage cans of the body and catch all the ‘bad stuff.’ Lymph drainage allows the body to flush out that bad stuff. The technique involved is very unique and the benefits can range from post-operative healing from breast cancer, to allergy and sinusitis relief.