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12 Surprising Things to Add to Your Bath
1. Green Tea Bath Recipe- You just need to drop 5-10 green tea bags into your bath while it’s filling. Benefits of a Green Tea Bath- Green tea is well known for its powerful anti-aging benefits. Green tea also has natural antioxidants to detox your body of natural pollutants. 2. Honey Bath Recipe- Pour one cup of honey into your bath while it’s filling. Benefits of a Honey Bath- Adding honey to your bath will moisturize, soften and sooth dry skin. 3. Jello Bath Recipe- Select your favorite flavor of sugar free Jello, add ½ box to your running bath! Benefits of a Jello Bath- Soaking in Jello will not only make your skin smell delicious, it can work miracles on dry skin. Research shows that our mood can be lifted when we inhale fruity scents like watermelon and cherries! 4. Milk Bath Recipe- Add two cups of powdered milk to your bath while it’s filling. Benefits of a Milk Bath- Milk contains lactic acid, which is packed with skin softening properties that leave skin feeling smoother and more resilient. Milk baths are also great for soothing burns and skin after spending too much time in the sun! 5. Olive Oil Bath Recipe- Add three tablespoons of olive oil to your bath while it fills. Benefits of an Olive Oil Bath- When mixed with water, olive oil has the ability to soak deep into your tissues and rejuvenate them. 6. Epsom Salt Bath Recipe- Add 1/2 cup of Epsom salt to running bath water. Benefits of an Epsom Salt Bath- Epsom salts have been known for their powerful ability to relieve aches, pains and sore muscles. Soaking in a bath of Epsom salts will also help reduces muscle inflammation. 7. Oatmeal Bath Recipe- To avoid turning your bath into a giant bowl of porridge, place oatmeal into a tea ball or similar enclosure. Benefits of an Oatmeal Bath- Oatmeal acts as an excellent, all-natural skin softening addition to your bath. 8. Lavender Bath Recipe- Fill a tea bag with dried lavender or put a few drops of lavender essential oil into your running bath. Benefits of a Lavender Bath- The natural properties in lavender are famous for their ability to relieve stress & tension. 9. Lemon Bath Recipe- Squeeze and drop 5-6 lemons into your running bath. If you don’t have lemons, 3/4 cup of bottled lemon juice will work. Benefits of a Lemon Bath- The healing agents in lemons will refresh & revive tired skin. Lemons will also cool the skin, and help tighten large pores! 10. Ginger Bath Recipe- Add one tablespoon of fresh, chopped ginger to your running bath. Benefits of a Ginger Bath- Bathing in a bath of ginger will ease sore muscles, eliminate toxins from the body. The natural anti bacterial properties in ginger will help sweat out colds, flues, and congestion. 11. Baking Soda Bath Recipe- Add 4-5 tablespoons of baking soda to your running bath. Benefits of a Baking Soda Bath- Baking soda acts as a gentle, soothing agent which will sooth & calm irritated skin. 12. Cinnamon Bath Recipe- Drop 3-4 sticks of cinnamon into your running bath. If you don’t have sticks, place ¼ cup of ground cinnamon in a cheesecloth and drop it into your bath. Benefits of a Cinnamon Bath- The natural properties in cinnamon will remove toxins from the body (especially after an illness). Cinnamon baths will invigorate the spirit and elevate your mood.
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would any of these effect your hair ? as in would I need to wash it out after my bath
I've used almost all of this. only i don't use tea bags, i like to rub tha stuff into my skin. i use a lil strainer. its a lot of work bt i love my skin n hair after these baths. id comb my hair through cool water to get tha bits out. honey dissolves into the water. n ill be putting my own beauty regiments on my page soon. ^-^
I do the Epsom Salt bath about 3 times a week, it really does help ease the aches and paines, I sleep better too.
I lovve this. 1 of these special treatments per month would be a year of spa treatments for me