I love a nice bubble bath. Who wouldn’t? There a variety of oils, soaps, and bubbles to give you the perfect bath. I bring you the five baths that will help your muscle aches, dry skin and so much more! Read on for all the perks a bath can bring you.
If you want more energy
add : pepper oil + lemon
why? the peppermint essential oil’s aroma can lead to increased alertness, while the scent of lemon may enhance positive chemical reactions in the brain.
how? juice five lemons into the water. then add 5 to 10 drops of peppermint oil. Inhale deeply to feel refreshed.
If you have a bad cold
add: eucalyptus + tea tree oils
why? breathing in eucalyptus essential oil can break down mucus. When inhaled, tea tree oil acts as a decongestant.
how? add 5 to 10 drops of each. Kick back and feel your sinuses open up.
If you want softer skin
add: powdered milk + honey + oatmeal
why? the fat and protein in powdered whole milk hydrate, honey helps retain moisturizer and oatmeal calms skin and prevents eczema.
how? combine 1 cup of finely ground oatmeal, 1/2 cup of honey and 1 cup of whole powdered milk, then pour into bath.
If your muscles are really sore
add: lavender + epsom salt
why? the magnesium in Epsom salt may ease muscle pain, while the lavender can help reduce inflammation in stuff, tired muscles.
how? mix 1 cup of epsom salt and 1/2 cup of dried lavender into a full bath; soak for 20 minutes.
If you crave a good night’s sleep
add: chamomile + lavender
why? lavender is well known for its relaxing effects; chamomile brings more sooth power and can lower stress hormone levels.
how? put 1/2 cup of dried crushed lavender and five chamomile tea bags into the tub. Steep for five minutes; remove tea bags before bathing.
Does the thought of scouring the tub after your bath make you want to shower instead? Use a mesh bath tea ball to keep your ingredients contained. If any residue escapes, give the tub a quick wipe with a 50/50 mixture of white vinegar and water.