One of the easiest ways to perform self care is the simple act of taking a bath. Besides being a way to relax, studies show that sitting in the tub can soothe the nervous system, balance hormones, and improve heart health. In honor of International Bath Day (yes, an actual holiday), we've rounded up our favorite products that enhance our soaking experience. Below, 9 items that will change the way you bathe.
Locally made in New Orleans, this vegan and paraben-free bath bomb is a guilt-free addition to your bath. The champagne bubbles, ginger soda, citrus and bergamot zest are just part of the fun: the bomb also moisturizes dry skin.
Take the time to exfoliate with a fine-grain scrub like this one from Vibrant Market. Guarana seed oil is one of the key ingredients and helps tighten and tone skin, while reducing visible signs of cellulite.
Relieve sore muscles by pouring this bag of CBD infused bath salts into your next bath. Active botanicals, essential oils, and healing salts are also in the mix, ensuring a very relaxed experience.
Leave the tub with clean and glowing skin with the help of this shower gel. From antioxidants to organic vanilla and calming lavender, this formula will nurture your body and awaken your senses.
Multitask during your soak and sooth tired eyes with this balm. While cool to the touch, it warms on contact and refreshes under-eye skin.
Wrap up in a slinky robe after your stint in the bathtub. The casual yet sophisticated piece is sure to become one of your favorite lounging outfits.
A bath isn't complete without a soothing candle. This scent from Otherland has notes of champagne, saffron, and leather, and frankly, smells luxurious. With 55 hours of burn time, this blend should last you plenty of bubble baths.
Scrub yourself clean with one this hand made and natural soap bar that contains notes of dry, dusty cedar and smoke.
Employ this mitt once a week for a deep exfoliating treatment. The fabric is made from plant fibers and both sides have a coarse texture, perfect for buffing those extra-dry zones.