invigorate, tone and exfoliate
lemon coffee blossom olive stone scrub is the second step in the traditional hammam sequence. this ritual succession has been practiced for nearly one thousand years to heal, detoxify and release the whole body.
vigorously exfoliate and tone with this intensely vitalizing scrub. a deeply invigorating blend of coffee, black olive, sugar, neroli, orange peel, lemon rind and fresh lemon juice. coffee contains caffeine, which acts as a strong stimulant and contains theophylline, which helps to relax muscles. applied topically, coffee helps to redistribute fat cells and decrease the formation of cellulite. additionally, it acts as a vasoconstrictor by tightening and shrinking blood vessels, helping to reduce the appearance of varicose veins. almond oil and black olive oil are very high in oleic fatty acids, which are very nourishing to the skin. black olive stones offer an intense and stimulating massage as they are scrubbed over the body. combined with abundant and fresh essences and oils of citrus fruits to further stimulate and recharge the body.
open the pores under steaming water and vigorously massage a generous palm-full over the whole body, and then rinse.
hammam means spreader of warmth. it is the word given to a sensual bathing retreat that evolved over one thousand years and traces its roots back to the roman thermae. circling time and place, the traditions found steeped in a present day hammam can be experienced from the far-reaching costa of andalusia, spain to the natural hot springs of turkey, tunisia and morocco.
this is a flow of deeply cleansing, detoxifying essential oils and plant, nut and fruit extracts, carefully chosen from indigenous ingredients for their therapeutic and healing properties. a sensual ritual of half-light, quiescence and devotion created to draw deep impurities from the body, for a warm radiance.
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