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The 8 Best Bath Oils of 2020 for Total Relaxation

By Rebecca Jenkinson - 3 months 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 - and don't forget to check out our guide to bath oils!

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

£31.90
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2. Jo Malone London Red Roses Bath Oil

Jo Malone bath oil is obviously a must if you want to take an indulgent soak in the tub. This one in particular is infused with seven types of roses and blooms to create an intoxicating scent that helps you drift off to the land of nod.

Jo Malone London Red Roses Bath Oil

Jo Malone London Red Roses Bath Oil

£18.00
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3. Mio Skincare Liquid Yoga Bath Soak

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 isn't strictly just a bath oil, but it does contains a blend of nourishing essential oils and Epsom salts to help soothe any pains.

Mio Skincare Liquid Yoga Bath Soak

Mio Skincare Liquid Yoga Bath Soak

£6.49
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4. Dr Hauschka Moor Lavender Calming 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 avocado oil and almond oil to help moisturise dry skin. Simply add a few capfuls of this oil into your next bath to soothe the body and mind.

Dr Hauschka Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence

Dr Hauschka Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence

£17.00
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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

£10.00
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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

£38.40
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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

£19.50
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8. Neom Organics Daily De Stress Bath & Shower 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 Neom Organics. Enriched with a whopping 24 pure essential oils this is truly a treat to the senses.

Neom Organics Daily De Stress Bath & Shower Oil

Neom Organics Daily De Stress Bath & Shower Oil

£8.00
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No matter what the day brings, we always recommend taking some time for yourself, whether that’s with a hot bath, a face 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.

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