What is a Moroccan Hamman?
Have you ever heard about the Moroccan Hammam? Have you thought of trying The Moroccan Hammam at least once in your lifetime?
Well,the name of “bath” in arabic which is “Hmmam” can be a trouble word to the non-Arabs; since it contains difficult letters. The Moroccan Hammam is a very old aspect and a daily life act in the North African culture, especially the moorccan culture , and in Turkey as well . moroccan hammam is all about natural products from soap to lotions, a full body cleaning and exfoliating using the heat ,meniral water vapor and the natural products .traditional moroccan hammas are to be found everywhere in the cities of Morocco; at least one hammam in every quarter or popular places.
Steps for having a luxurious Moroccan Hammam
in the old medina of fes, and preparing for this relaxing experience, you’re gonna to go shopping from the local souk, your moroccan Hammam and spa bath products , you will need to buy the Moroccan natural beauty product; the locals men and women inside the Hammam, have been using these products as body and skin care routine for centuries.
in this routine they use, El Henna, El Rassoul (natural clay), rose water, Chamomile, green and white clay, argan oil, almond oil, Morocco soap “Saboun El-Beldi ”, black soap, special Morocco comb ; a scrubber so-called “kiess” to exfoliate dead skin.
The Moroccan Hammam is a culture in Morocco for hundreds of years; characterized by cleaning and peeling the skin. It usually begins with pouring warm water over your body to make it wet. Then put the Moroccan soap on your entire body to enhance the exfoliation later. After you go the very hot place and relax for almost 10 to 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.
After that, the exfoliation starts with the Moroccan exfoliating glove; it is a medium harsh rug that helps to get rid of dead skins. Then the step of cleaning the hair comes using just natural products like Ghassoul, and Rosemary masque that gives a beautiful smell to the hair. After taking care of the hair and body. Here comes the tie for the face; with natural products like Moroccan Mud Lotion, It contains minerals useful for skin such as; magnesium, potassium, calcium, it is used to moisturize, as a mask of the face.
Then cleaning the entire body with Natural lotions with the lavender.you can also have a massage session with aromatherapy , enjoy a cup of drink or team mint and relax .
The benefits of Moroccan Hammam
- Stimulate blood circulation
- relieves muscle tension
- Calm nerves reduce the intensity stress.
- Enhance the production of collagen.
- Improves skin elasticity and clarity.
- Balances oil secretion in the skin and controls acne
- soothes redness and flakiness
- Increased physical and emotional detox.
- Enhances deep relaxation and rejuvenation
Characteristics of natural cosmetics products:
There are many characteristics of the Moroccan Hammam; including black Moroccan soap; it is a rich soap with vitamins. this soap extracted from olive oil
besides other natural ingredients it really deeply cleanses the skin and reduces signs of aging.
Argan oil: the gold of Morocco, harvested from the tree argan that grows in the southwestern region of Morocco, considered a rare and high-quality oil; as well as it contains antioxidants and fatty acids, enriched with vitamin E, which has the ability to promote intracellular oxygen, The body against diseases. It is easy to use all over the body to moisture it.
the moroccan soap: most used in Haammam; it is made of olive oil and other differents oils that exists in the Moroccan shops . it really helps getting rid of black heads , age stretch , and many other usages .
The exfoliating gloves: little harsh rug which helps to effectively peel the skin and remove dead skin.
Eventually ,The Moroccan Hammam is must to do activity to experience the locals lifestyle , it’s really magical and amazing for reducing fatigue, stress, dead cells. Moreover, it is a matching place to discover and explore the Moroccan culture , relax and have some leisure time on your own in the moorish imperial cities .