Bye Bye Stress: Steps For The Ultimate Relaxing Bath

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A warm bath is the perfect way to relax and recover your muscles. It reduce cramps, tension headaches and improve muscle elasticity. It is important to engage in quality me time to rejuvenate your body, relax tensed muscles, nourish the mind, body and soul. Bathing can help promote better circulation, relax your muscles so that we sleep better and recover more quickly from workouts, encourage mindfulness, help break up congestion from common colds and allergies. Next time you are feeling tired and have a stressful day, draw a bath and use the tips below to create the ultimate soaking experience.

Gather Your Essentials

  1. Bath Soap
  2. Cream Brûlée
  3. Essential Oil
  4. Candles
  5. Rose Petals
  6. Exfoliating Body Scrub
  7. Body Butter

BATH TEMPERATURE

Run your bath at the perfect temperature, use your wrist to test the water to gauge how the water will feel once your entire body is submerged. Add your bath into a decadent honey moisture bath with foaming bubbles by twirling Cream Brulee under running water.

USE SCENTED BATH OIL

As you draw the bath, drizzle essential oil under the water to create a blanket of bubbles. Use floral scents like lavender, jasmine and rose are associated with relaxation and can help to ease you into a relaxing state quicker. Add oils to the tub when the bath is halfway full, this will help them disperse evenly throughout the water.

SOAK IN SOOTHING BATH BOMBS, BATH SALTS & OTHER LUXURIOUS ELIXIRS

  • Use Epsom Salt – To soothe sore muscles, alleviate aches and pains and generally detoxify the skin.
  • Use Bath Bomb -To add essential oils, scent, bubbles or color to bathwater.
  • Use Bath Salt -To mprove cleaning, enhance the enjoyment of bathing, and serve as a vehicle for cosmetic agents.

PUT ON RELAXING MUSIC & LIGHT SOME CANDLES

Dim the lights and light a few candles and place them around the room and on the edge of the tub. Candles create a relaxing and safe experience. Find something relaxing, calm and positive. Shop for Diptyque Candles Here.

ROSE PETALS

Throw rose petals over water for a relaxing and soaking experience. Rose water is an antioxidant, anti-aging and contains vitamin A,C,E and B3.

TIE UP YOUR HAIR AND SOAK IN FOR A RELAXING EXPERIENCE

Soak in the bath tub and use an exfoliating soap, exfoliating body scrub to prepare your skin to receive moisture. Get a glass of tea and read or listen to music. Want more coziness? Heat a towel in the microwave and wrap around your neck and take a deep and well-earned nap.

APPLY BODY BUTTER TO SKIN TO SEAL IN MOISTURE

Moisturise skin after bath to hydrate, soften and seal in moisture.

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