Are you looking for new ways to introduce self-care into your life? We think that the ultimate evening spent in the bath is quite possibly the best self-care that you can offer yourself.
We have compiled a list of 10 bath time products that can help to relax your mind, your body and your soul. Firstly, let’s set the scene. Secondly, it’s all about the bath itself. Thirdly, we end with post-bath self-care ideas.
Dim the lights, close the blinds, put on your favourite meditation music, and light a scented candle.
1. Holistic Lavender & Patchouli Candle, from £15, Holistic London
Lavender is ideal to relax your mind and body in an evening. Holistic London’s candle carries a top crisp bergamot accord for a nice kick in, which blends into a smooth lavender heart, in addition to a patchouli and sandalwood base.
The Bath – Part One
Part One: Run the bath water to the perfect temperature for you, add some relaxing bath salts, and climb into your haven.
2. Westlab Mindful Bath Salts with CBD, £6.99 (1kg), Holland & Barrett
The Westlab Mindful salts create a fragrant, mineral-infused bath to induce deep relaxation. Containing magnesium-rich Epsom and Himalayan Salts to relax the mind and body, frankincense and bergamot essential oils to achieve clarity of the mind and CBD (cannabidiol) to promote tranquility. In other words, taking a bath in Mindful bathing salts will leave you feeling centred, calm, and relaxed.
The Bath – Part Two
Part Two: Prepare a face mask, set aside your favourite soap and shaving products, choose an exfoliating scrub, and place your shampoo and conditioner in easy reach.
3. Funderm No Drama Red Clay Mask, £38 (100ml), Funderm
This 5-in-1 treatment balances your skins’ microbiota, purifies your skin, treats breakouts, brightens dark spots, and helps maintain skin elasticity. Above all, it is formulated with Funderm’s exclusive active complex, is also cruelty free, SLS free, and paraben free.
4. The Yorkshire Soap Co. Glycerine Classic Fruity Soap Collection, £16 (5 bars), Yorkshire Soap Co.
Five assorted fruity handmade glycerine soap bars for you to enjoy in this pretty gift box, all individually wrapped in clear plant-based wrap. The Classic Collection may include, but is not limited to: Strawberries & Cream, Coconut, Cherry Bakewell, Apricot, and Rhubarb & Custard.
5. Little Soap Company Eco Warrior Shaving Bar, £4.50 (100g), Little Soap Company
Vegan. Sustainable. Innovative. Biodegradable. Plastic-free. Recyclable. The unisex Eco Warrior Shaving Bar with Bergamot & Lime Essential Oils is gently fragranced. It creates a luxurious lather without the need for SLS. It also contains Coconut Oil and Shea Butter to soothe and moisturise your skin.
6. Sunday Rain Exfoliating Cubes, £7.00 (150g), The Fragrance Shop
Made with natural sugar and Shea Butter these little cubes are ideal for softening your skin. The watermelon purifies and evokes a scent of summer freshness. The perfect exfoliation scrub for your body.
7. Head & Shoulders Supreme Damage Repair Shampoo (400ml) and Conditioner (275ml), around £5.00, Boots and Superdrug
The winning formulation of Argan Oil and Avocado Oil helps to intensely hydrate your dry ends and dry scalp. This power formula of oils will leave your hair feeling softer than ever.
In conclusion, and once you are out of the bath put your hair in an overnight turban towel, and spend some time on your feet.
8. Only Curls Satin Sleep Turban, £16, Only Curls
Your hair will ooze natural curl in the morning after wearing this little beauty. The smooth silky fabric reduces frizz during the night. It helps to keep your curls intact overnight, speeding up your morning hair routine. Less moisture is absorbed by your pillow, keeping your hair hydrated and healthy.
9. Lush Pumice Power Foot Soap, £5, Lush
This soapy pumice bar will break down that tough second skin. With brightening sweet orange oil to refresh and rejuvenate from heels to toes. Lush’ pumice soap will soften your feet and help to remove flaky or hard skin.
10. Lavera Organic Foot Cream, £5.95, Pravera
Lavera’s specially formulated foot cream from their sensitive range helps to heal your skin that is cracked and dry. It contains organic macadamia, organic beeswax, and organic Shea butter to soften and deodorise your feet.