from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A procedure in which the body is coated with a usually herbal or mineral preparation and wrapped tightly in strips of cloth, performed for cosmetic or medicinal purposes such as skin tightening, detoxification, or temporary weight loss.
  • noun The ingredients and materials needed to perform such a procedure.

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  • noun massage The practice of wrapping the recipient of a massage in something resembling cellophane as a beauty treatment.
  • noun massage The air-permeable wrapping material used in this process.


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