We know how tired you are, how tired every mom is. So we put together 5 bathing soaks that we think are sure to help you create a spa environment in your bath. So get those kiddie toys out of that tub, break out the good towels, not those ones, THOSE! Have some wine or herbal tea and pair an aromatic candle with one of these super soaks. Yes moms, it’s at home spahhhh time.
Mustard Bath Soak
Not only do warm baths increase blood flow, they also help you oxygenate the body. Think deep relaxing breaths. Yes, moms, yes… A warm bath can kill bacteria and improve immunity. It can also relieve symptoms of the cold and the flu. And they are known to reduce blood pressure. Bathing can improve hormone balance and can also help joint and muscle health. Last but not least, in addition to regulating your body temperature, a good bath soak is also good for your brain and nervous system.
The ancient romans soaked themselves in mustard baths. The detoxifying benefits from mustard seeds are amazing. Mustards seeds alleviate stress, insomnia, muscle soreness, and can relieve sinus pressure.
Lavender Bath Soak
If you want healthier skin, then a lavender bath soak is for you. Lavender aids in hydration, can soften the skin and is also a great muscle reliever. And the soothing properties of lavender make it the ideal soak before bedtime.
Rose Petal Bath Soak
Rose is a natural mood enhancer, so getting out of mommy mode and into a romantic mood can be easy with a rose soak. Not only does rose enhance mood, it is also rich in vitamin A, C and E, which can help hydrate the skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and dark circles. Rose are antibacterial as well and act as an anti-inflammatory. Have this soak with some rose tea and get into a loving mood.
Sea Salt Bath Soak
Mineral rich in magnesium and sulfate, a sea salt soak can help with circulation. And it can ease muscle cramps and relieve joint pain. So next time you have back pain from carrying around a kiddo in full tantrum, get a sea salt bath soak on your schedule, and relax.
Seaweed Bath Soak
Science back studies have confirmed that seaweed baths can lower stress, relieve psoriasis conditions, and eczema. And it can also improve muscle circulation, and relieve muscle and joint aches. So if an ocean escape is not scheduled soon enough, get yourself to the sea in a tub.
Mommy needs a timeout- taking time for yourself with a bath soak
We hope that you try one or all of these bath soak suggestions and take bath time for yourself to breathe better and feel better. So go soak! Oh and don’t forget to lock the door.