It is said chocolate was used for thousands of years as medicine by tribes in Central and South America, before becoming more commonly known as a sweet snack. Cocoa, from which chocolate is made, actually contains more than 300 chemicals. Some scientists say that cocoa contains molecules that can stimulate the release of endorphins and stimulate the brain.
Research from Germany claims that flavor-rich cocoa improves the skin. It can help improve skin structure, wrote the researchers in a recent issue the Journal of Nutrition.
The mechanisms by which flavor-rich cocoa improves skin texture are unknown, but experts suggest that the flavor-mediated rise in the blood flow of the skin is likely to improve its appearance.
Chocolate SPA is most beneficial to skin that is sun burnt, and also helps treat spotty backs and make skin generally smoother.
One can also make the lotion at home. The inGREdients include: cocoa powder, ossein powder, milk, honey, peppermint or other essence oil together, mixed together and stirred into a lotion. Such a SPA treatment was suggested to be had every two weeks.