In these unprecedented times, taking time out to relax and de stress is a must, implementing some self care into your weekly routine can be beneficial to your wellbeing.
One of life’s little pleasures, taking a bath, can actually have numerous health benefits. It can elevate your mood, help you sleep, relieve muscle pain and even keep your heart healthy by increasing blood flow and circulation.
We have rounded up our favourite products to help you get the most from luxuriating in the tub….enjoy
Sleep inducing essential oils of lavender, bergamot, cedarwood and chamomile are blended with coconut and jojoba to leave you relaxed and moisturised from top to toe. Squeeze two full pipettes into a still, deep, warm bath. For a more intense experience, massage lightly into the skin before stepping in. Take three slow breaths and relax.
Add 1-2 tablespoons of these magnesium rich mineral salts to a warm bath to ease tired muscles and soften the skin. Infused with the uplifting GLOW blend of orange, geranium, myrrh and litsea essential oils to revive the body at bedtime. White tea and coconut seed oil provide an antioxidant boost and leave the skin nourished and moisturised.
100% natural moisturising soap made using nourishing coconut and aromatherapy oils of orange and geranium to gently cleanse the skin leaving it feeling soft and beautifully scented. Each soap is made by hand in the UK using traditional methods, with no artificial perfumes or preservatives. They come beautifully wrapped in compostable glassine paper helping you avoid unwanted plastic bottles and pumps.
ishga Oranic Hebridean Salt Scrub £16 for 50g
ishga Hebridean Sea Salt Scrub is made from pure, natural, unrefined salt which retains over sixty naturally occurring trace elements such as Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Zinc. Certified organic by the Soil Association, the scrub boasts a heady blend of uplifting essential oils including Lavender, Rose Geranium, Lemongrass and Juniper Berry for the ultimate at home spa experience.
Enhanced the ishga’s potent polyphenol seaweed extract, the sea salt is hand-harvested using the simplest of recipes. Sea water, heat and time create pure white crunchy sea salt flakes. These flakes are then blended with Jojoba Oil, Thistle Oil and Almond Oil to produce our Hebridean Sea Salt Scrub.
This gentle body scrub with Organic Sugar helps exfoliate and smoothes the skin, captured in a base of Rhug Honey and Organic Safflower Oil, known to help deeply moisturise and soften the skin. It is naturally fragranced with a soothing blend of Organic Geranium and Rosemary essential oils. It is perfect for invigorating and nourishing dull and dry skin.
Olverum Bath Oil 125ml £36.50 (25 baths)
A highly concentrated, therapeutic bath oil which contains 10 pure essential oils, carefully blended to work synergistically, and a very effective way to naturally relieve stress and help you achieve a great nights’ sleep. Olverum is also a great way to ease aching or sore muscles (such a treat after a workout!) and is the perfect soothing antidote to a cold or flu. It has a gorgeously aromatic, unisex scent.
This time-honoured formulation has remained largely unchanged for almost 90 years, and until now has only been known by a cult following in the UK. Now beautifully re-packaged, yet still retaining the same formulation loved for eight decades by its’ passionate devotees, during these unprecedented times of lockdown, Olverum is the ultimate comforting companion to help us with our self-care routines, which are so beneficial at this time for our physical and mental wellbeing.
Odylique was one of the first companies to create certified organic cosmetics and formulate the purest cosmetics possible. Each and every one of their products is organic, natural and cruelty free. Their gentle and calming body washes are enriched with organic extra virgin olive oil which has terrific skin-conditioning properties, plus biodynamic calendula herb to soothe.
While their Coconut Candy Scrub is deeply exfoliating, leaving your skin polished and silky smooth.’
Relax in pure indulgence surrounded with fenjal Classic Crème Bath Oil, RRP £12.49 (200ml) – luxurious bath oil containing a mix of pure plant oils and cleansing properties, blended together to lock in moisture and prevent dehydration. Scented with a light fragrance that lingers on silky-smooth skin for hours after bath time.
Puressentiel’s Rest & Relax Bath-Shower is a gentle, soap free and non-irritant, bringing the nourishing experience of a spa to your very home. Whether it’s poured into a full bath, or absorbed into the skin in the shower, the mix of 12 essential oils in this formula works to help reduce anxiety, aid healthy, deep sleep and balance the body. Pour 1 to 2 capfuls into the bath or use a capful in the shower. The 12 essential oils used in Puressentiel Rest & Relax Shower are: Ho Wood, Roman Chamomile, Cypress, True Lavender, Green Mandarin, Sweet Marjoram, Neroli, Bitter Orange, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Amyris Sandalwood, And Fat Spike Lavender.
Yogandha vegan and ethically-sourced body and bath oils are available in Muscle Soothe, Relax and Detox, depending on what you need. They were formulated to bring daily self-connection and calm into the lives of all they touch. 100% natural, Muscle Soothe is great as part of your restorative routine after exercise. Detox works to support your body, in particular liver and kidneys, for when you’ve been burning the candle at both ends. Relax helps wind you down to prepare mind and body for a deep sleep. £27 each or £67 for all three.
Relax, unwind and treat your body to the stunning aroma of ARRAN Sense of Scotland’s Lavender and Tea Tree Bath & Shower Gel. Made with essential oils of lavender and tea tree to offer not just an indulgent scent but the ability to de-stress, reduce anxiety and relax muscles, this tea tree shower gel is the ultimate herbal treat for an evening bath or shower.
Relax and unwind in the beautiful scent of Woods of Windsor’s NEW Fine Fragrance Bath Salts. Not only will they leave you smelling gorgeous but they will treat and rejuvenate your skin! Available in the best selling True Rose and Lavender fragrances.Soak away your stresses with these soothing bath salts. Infused with the beautiful fragrance of Lavender or True Rose, enriched with 99.5% naturally derived ingredients, feel your worries melt away as you unwind in their delicate scent.
Bath Salts also hold great benefits for improving the skin barrier function, hydrating the skin, decreasing inflammation and stress. A stress free soak also helps insomnia, offers vital healing properties and soothes pain! Just add two handfuls of salt into warm water, stir then relax and soak in a delicately scented bath. The elegant True Rose petal fragrance combines crisp green violet leaves, rose otto and warm damask rose. These bath salts will soften your bath water and leave your skin lightly fragranced and are designed for everyday use. Paraben free, cruelty free and vegan friendly, these salts are sure to soothe your senses this season!
Your wonderful woman deserves a nice relaxing bath as it’s perfect at the end of a long day and using lovely luxurious products at the same time adds a little something extra and makes it that little bit more special! Our True Rose Hand Wash and Hand Cream contain crisp green violet leaves, rose otto and warm damask rose in the True Rose essence, leaving hands feeling clean, nourished and fragranced. Our Luxury Soap bars are Paraben-free and contain sustainable shea butter as well as raw ingredients for a soft lather and long-lasting fragrance.
Our True Rose and LOTV Body Lotions contain 96% naturally derived ingredients, including Shea butter that absorbs into your skin quickly to help keep it soft and smooth. Our True Rose EDT and LOTV will take you on a unique journey, capturing the radiant beauty of the huge, rich florals that your mum will enjoy wearing. Does anything express love to your leading lady more than roses?
This range of luxury Body Washes contains 96% naturally derived ingredients including sweet whey powder, sourced from British cows, a highly efficacious and nutritious ingredient. Enriched with aloe vera, sustainable poppy seed oil, vitamins and natural extracts, the creamy formulations cleanse the skin leaving it feeling soft and silky smooth. The dairy industry annually wastes 870,000 tonnes of whey, a by-product of milk and cheese production. Byre is delighted to make use of this unwanted whey as a key ingredient in their new range.
Byre Bodycare are pleased to commit a percentage of annual net sales to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, www.rabi.org.uk, to help support farming people facing adversity. FREE FROM PARABENS, SILICONES, SYNTHETIC COLOURS AND MINERAL OILS BOTTLES AND CAPS ARE WIDELY RECYCLED.
Give the gift of golden goodness with Guava & Gold’s Paradise Found Shimmering Body Oil. Rich in macadamia, sweet almond, avocado and coconut oil you’ll whisk them away to a tropical destination whilst making sure they look the part infused with golden sparkles for beautifully bronzed skin. Use after a day at the beach on sun-kissed skin, whenever you fancy a splash of summer or to complete your Christmas Eve look.
Bring the ocean to life in your bathroom with a vibrant blue gel that harmonises sweet plum blossom with salt flower, water musk and driftwood. The fresh scent will take you to a new level of tranquillity as you envision the salty breeze on your skin and sand in between your toes.
Scentered’s new DE-STRESS body wash and lotion duo has been blended by leading perfumers. The wash contains organic Aloe to help cleanse, detoxify and moisturise the skin and the lotion has a Jojoba Oil formula to soothe as well as Sweet Almond Oil and Sunflower Oil condition and moisturise the skin.
What’s extra special about this product is that this bottle is made from 100% recycled plastic sourced from previously used food and drink packaging.
Our Liquid Yoga mineral bath soak gives you tranquillity on tap. A moisturising blend of uplifting essential oils, including calming Cannabis Seed oil, herbs and mineral salts to ease the body and mind and leave you feeling perfectly relaxed and calm. Soak away the day’s stresses and douse your bath water with this powerful formula for a dose of complete serenity whilst leaving skin feeling moisturised.
AMELIORATE Softening Bath Oil Milk gently cleanses, protects and replenishes natural moisture in your skin. Soothing Colloidal Oats are combined with nutrient-rich Starflower, Camelina and Sweet Almond Oils in a mild, milky formula to comfort, hydrate and soften the skin. Together with our unique LaH6 Skin Hydration Complex this non-oily milk nourishes and conditions, supporting the skin’s natural protective barrier and reducing moisture loss.
A good night’s sleep has the power to transform our wellbeing. This naturally nourishing, multi-use oil can soothe the body and mind in a number of ways. Designed to create a calming evening routine, swirl into the bath for a soothing soak, use it as a relaxing massage oil or apply it to pulse points and allow the essential oils to bring stillness to the mind and body before bed. Available from 6th November.
Transformative. Restorative. Dreamy. Relaxation is reinvented when you sink into a bath (or slip into a shower) laced with the mood shifting and body caressing properties of this exquisite essential and botanical oil de-stresser. Reinvigorating essences top up mental and physical energy levels while skin cells are renewed and replaced with brighter, smoother new ones. Irritations (whether skin or life induced) are calmed and longed for softness regained. It really is all pleasure; no guilt.
The luxurious body wash is formulated with a blend of amino acids optimally blended to hydrate the skin and boost hyaluronic acid production. The 100% natural fragrances of Ylang Ylang, smoky Patchouli Essential oil , Himalayan Cedarwood and Roman Chamomile are blended to perfection for a calming yet sophisticated spa experience. The Chamomile essential oil will relax the body, the mind and prepare you for a good night sleep post bath. All formulations are vegan, cruelty free and packaged in 100% recyclable aluminium bottles. You can feel even better knowing that for every Nereus bottle you buy, they’ll recover 1 kg of ocean-bound plastic.
This fragrant lavender mist helps restore skin’s moisture levels and calms the complexion. It is known to soothe irritation and redness, promoting a well-rested and healthy-looking skin. Especially beneficial for dull combination skin, it is a useful weapon against imperfections. Alteya’s 100% pure, steam distilled lavender water is made of fresh, organic lavender blossoms – one of the most valuable and widely used essential oil-bearing plants. As well as soothing the skin, the mist is great while having a hot bath to refresh the face from the hot steam and calm the mind with the aromatherapy benefits of lavender.
Purity Self Tan Removing Bubble Bath is a ‘real’ game changer, as well as being great for relaxation and hydration of the skin, for anyone who loves to self tan, one can easily remove any (branded) self tan without struggle ever again. Simply relax and soak for 20 minutes in this bubble bath and easily remove your self tan.