body wrap


Definition of body wrap

: a body treatment involving the application of usually oils or gels followed by a wrapping of the body with a sheet

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Recent Examples on the Web Police later found four of their dead bodies wrapped in plastic. Washington Post, "Uber drivers in Brazil may have been killed for canceling on a gang member’s mother, police say," 20 Dec. 2019 Paul Gauguin’s onboard spa provides for every little need, including skincare therapies, skin exfoliation, massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, body wraps, facials, beauty treatments, nail services, and hairstyling. Sunset Magazine, "Expert Tips for Booking a Cruise," 22 Jan. 2018 Delivered in a combination of light gray and white color, customers can change the car's color using four different body wraps and four different colors of bumper and roof panels. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, "The far out and futuristic cars of CES," 9 Jan. 2020 When uncovering Houston’s remains, police discovered her body wrapped in an unidentified fabric, Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff District Attorney Lynneice Washington told Robyn Merrett,, "Police Find Body of Paighton Houston Who Went Missing After Leaving Bar and Texting 'I Feel in Trouble'," 3 Jan. 2020 Both women are indigenous; but where Aila is willowy and elegantly dressed, Rosie is stocky and awkward, her pregnant body wrapped in mismatched clothing and her hair clotted over the bruises left by her boyfriend’s knuckles. Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, "‘The Body Remembers’ Review: One Prospers, the Other Doesn’t," 28 Nov. 2019 To really pamper yourself, try the Colorado Wild Rose Cure body treatment ($395), which includes a warm lavender compress, a rose oil and wildflower body scrub, a chamomile bath with flower petals, a full-body massage and a body wrap. Sarah Kuta, The Know, "Serious self-care: A guide to Colorado’s must-visit spas," 30 July 2019 Their body treatments include a honey body wrap and an intricate raindrop treatment. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "You Need To Visit These Black-Owned Spas On Your Next Trip To Washington D.C.," 23 Oct. 2019 The highway patrol was preparing to tow the vehicle when officials discovered the body wrapped in a tarp in the trunk. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Police say man’s body found in car trunk in California," 19 Oct. 2019

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1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Body wrap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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