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The Best Bath Oils for Total Relaxation

By Rebecca Jenkinson - 1 year ago | Updated
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Sometimes we all need a good soak in the bath to help us unwind after a hard day. Sure, it can’t solve all the big problems, but it can ease muscle pain, de-stress the mind and even improve sleep quality.

Baths hold a certain power, especially when all the perfect components come together - think luxury new candle, a great book and a deeply hydrating face mask. Whatever floats your boat is OK with us, as long as it includes some of the best bath oils in the biz.

Bath oils are the secret to total relaxation and help take your bath time routine from glum to glam. We simply can’t get enough of the indulgent fragrances and the oh-so-soothing formulas, which help nourish the skin from head to toe.

Of course, choosing the best bath oils is not easy, but we’ve come to the rescue with our 8 top picks.

1. Aromatherapy Associates Support Breathe Bath & Shower Oil

Take a deep breath and relax into a bath filled with this luxury offering from Aromatherapy Associates. Using eucalyptus, this bath oil helps decongest, cleanse and protect your body all in one go. Sounds dreamy, right?

Aromatherapy Associates Support Breathe Bath & Shower Oil

Aromatherapy Associates Support Breathe Bath & Shower Oil

£31.45

2. ELEMIS Life Elixirs Embrace Bath & Shower Elixir

Elemis bath oil is obviously a must if you want to take an indulgent soak in the tub. This one in particular is infused with 11 pure essential oils including warming vetiver, spicy rose pepper and aromatic frankincense within a conditioning amaranth and bacuri oil base, helping you to drift off into the land of nod.

ELEMIS Life Elixirs Embrace Bath & Shower Elixir

ELEMIS Life Elixirs Embrace Bath & Shower Elixir

£46.75

3. Tisserand Aromatherapy Muscle Ease Bath Oil

Dabbled in running during lockdown? We commend you, but it’s time to take a soak and ease those muscle aches with this bath time go-to. This relaxing bath oil is formulated with 100% natural, high-quality essential oils that ensure a luxurious and calming bathing experience that soothes any pains.

Tisserand Aromatherapy Muscle Ease Bath Oil

Tisserand Aromatherapy Muscle Ease Bath Oil

£7.09

4. Feather & DownSweet Dreams Bath Essence

Lavender cures all bedtime woes according to the experts. And this bath essence certainly is no different, aiding the ultimate relaxation! Not to mention, it also contains a wonderful blend of essential oils to help moisturise dry skin. Simply add a few capfuls of this oil into your next bath to soothe the body and mind.

Feather & Down Sweet Dreams Bath Essence

Feather & Down Sweet Dreams Bath Essence

£5.60

5. Neal's Yard Remedies Soothing Bath Oil

Organic? Tick. Cruelty-free? Tick. Super nourishing? Tick. What more could you want from this soothing bath oil, which helps you unwind after a day of stress and tensions. The mixture of lavender, bergamot and germanium oil deliver a spa-like level of relaxation.

Neal's Yard Remedies Soothing Bath Oil

Neal's Yard Remedies Soothing Bath Oil

£15.00

6. This Works Deep Sleep Bath Oil

Sadly, lockdown has been wreaking havoc on our sleeping patterns. This Works helps you counteract the hours of counting sheep with their heavenly Deep Sleep Bath Oil. Draw a bath before bed and ease your mind, body and soul with this blend of lavender, vetivert and chamomile.

This Works Deep Sleep Bath Oil

This Works Deep Sleep Bath Oil

£38.30

7. REN Atlantic Kelp & Microalgae Anti-Fatigue Bath Oil

Sure, we get sometimes you want to relax without nodding off and this anti-fatigue bath oil is the perfect product for the job. It’s a luxury treat for the skin, keeping it hydrated, brightened and moisturised. Better still, it helps revitalise and de-stress so you’re ready to face whatever the day brings.

REN Atlantic Kelp & Microalgae Anti-Fatigue Bath Oil

REN Atlantic Kelp & Microalgae Anti-Fatigue Bath Oil

£21.26

8. Cowshed Relax Calming Bath & Body Oil

If stress is taking its toll, give yourself some ‘me’ time and treat yourself to a pamper session. Start it with a bath using this stress-busting oil from Cowshed. Enriched with a moisturising essential oils, such as lavender and eucalyptus, this is truly a treat to the senses.

Cowshed Relax Calming Bath & Body Oil

Cowshed Relax Calming Bath & Body Oil

£22.50

No matter what the day brings, we always recommend taking some time for yourself, whether that’s with a hot bath, a sheet mask or makeup tutorial. To find out more tips and tricks for treating yourself take a look at the best massage oils and what they do for your body.

Rebecca is a content writer with over three years’ experience and a keen interest in cosmetics. Cosmetify allows her to combine her blogging skills with her passion for beauty.

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