What Is A Traditional Moroccan Hammam?
The art of the Traditional Moroccan Hammam (steam bath/bathhouse) is an ancient ritual…
Before being marketed as ‘spa’, Hammam is the most popular thermae during the Roman Empire in the Mediterranean more than 2000 years ago
Similar to a Turkish bath, a Traditional Moroccan Hammam is a steam room where people go to clean themselves. This is usually a weekly ritual and is considered a social activity in villages and towns, with men, women, and children all participating
Baths are separated by gender and many people will spend hours here chatting with friends!
How to get prepared for A Traditional Moroccan Hammam at Home?
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To create a steam bath use the smallest bathroom in the house, shut the door and don’t forget to close any small areas.The bathroom should have a water heater because we need hot water.Fill the hot bath with warm water until the bath is saturated with steam(or pour hot water for a while to create steam)…
How to live the experience of Moroccan Hammam at Home?
✿✿ Step 1 Preparing the Bath
- Place the Rhassoul Clay into a bowl, and mix in yogurt and water
- Fill your bathroom with steam
- Protect yourself against dehydration: Drink Water
- Sit in the steam for 10-15 minutes to let the steam work into your skin…
► Before entering the shower run it very hot to allow steam to rise and fill the shower; Then lower the temperature to a heat you can tolerate
► If you feel lightheaded, open a door or window and drink more water
✿✿ Step 2 Cleansing Your Skin
- First, soak in the bath water for five to ten minutes
- Then massage the Black Soap – also called Beldi Soap – onto your body: Use circular movements to knead the soap into your pores
- Exfoliate in strong circular strokes with your favorite loofah or Moroccan kessa glove
- Finally, rinse off the soap residue
✿✿ Step 3 Applying the Mud
- First, rub the Rhassoul Clay on your body
- Let the Rhassoul Clay for 5-10 minutes: to let your skin absorbs the cleansing minerals.
- Then rinse the Rhassoul Clay off your skin.
- Blot your skin with a towel until dry instead of rubbing
- Add a few drops of rose water onto a dry washcloth and pat it into your skin
- Voila! You have just created the Traditional Moroccan Hammam experience for yourself at home!
► Cold showers work best to re-close your pores
► Rose water is sweet smelling and cools the skin, reducing inflammation and oiliness.
Finally, continue that feeling of relaxation and sip on a hot glass of mint tea to hydrate!
► One of the keys to enjoy the benefits of the hammam is by keeping the body hydrate by drinking water
Disclaimer: The information provided is general and should not be taken as medical advice.
Neither Queen Lynn Cosmetics or associated business entities guarantee the accuracy of the information.
Please Note :
- If you get mud/Clay in your eyes, flush them out with cool running water for 15-20 minutes …
- Consult a doctor before using Clay (Ghassoul) , especially if currently experiencing any of the following : (Thin, delicate, or sensitive skin /Sun-damage skin/Allergic skin reaction or outbreak/Skin inflammation or swelling/Wounded or a scratched skin )
- When using clay, do not mix in a metal bowl or with metal utensils; always use glass, ceramic …