It’s no secret that baths provide an opportunity to unwind after a hectic day. However, what you add to your bath water can help to beautify your skin, calm both body and mind, cure a common cold and even energize your senses.
No matter what your mood, it’s always a great time for a bath. Check out some popular baths below, and discover exactly what you need to create your ultimate bath experience. Milk Bath Some people will tell you that bathing in camel’s milk was the secret to Cleopatra’s gorgeous skin.
While we can’t say for sure whether the infamous Egyptian pharaoh did in fact frequently bathe in milk, it is true that milk baths positively affect your skin’s appearance. Milk baths have a beautifying effect on your skin because milk contains nutrients that rejuvenate the skin, making it appear younger and softer.
Relax your mind and body with Weleda’s Pine Bath Milk, or get a burst of energy with their citrus scented milk bath mixture, ideal for use prior to any physical activity. Moms-to-be can also can enjoy an invigorating milk bath. Erbaviva’s USDA certified formula is safe for both mom and baby, and has a lovely lavender and herb scent. Aromatherapy Bath The essential oils of an aromatherapy bath penetrate the skin and enter the nasal passages as a vapor, calming your mind and instantly relaxing tense muscles.
Aromatherapy baths also improve blood circulation and moisturize dry skin. Adding a few drops of lavender oil to your bath helps to soothe sore muscles and reduce the look of red, irritated skin. Dr.Hauschka’s Lavender Bath dissolves quickly in warm water. Or, if you can’t find time for a soak in the tub, relieve shoulder tension by adding small drops of the lavender oil to a hot compress and place it on the back of your neck.
If you’ve got a cold, an aromatherapy bath can help clear congested respiratory systems. Primavera’s Eucalyptus Cold Therapy Bath Oil helps to ease symptoms of a common cold while in the bath. Energizing Bath Most people are aware that baths can be incredibly relaxing, but baths can also give you a boost of energy while still softening, strengthening and moisturizing your skin. Primavera’s Energizing Ginger Lime Bath Oil uses organic ingredients that do just that! Ginger invigorates the body with its unique warming effect, while lime awakens the skin with its mild astringents and antiseptic properties.
Jojoba and olive oils hydrate and protect your skin by increasing its natural moisture barrier. Create your ultimate vath experience today! Run some warm water, grab your fluffiest towel and jump into the bath that best suits your mood.