Between work, love, friends, and social media, the life of millennial women can be truly exhausting. Luckily, there’s one self-care ritual we can count on to calm our minds and soothe our bodies: a long, luxurious soak in the tub. Of course, the perfect bath isn’t complete without a relaxing, hand-crafted bath bomb to make it really special. Most of us have experienced the relaxation and stress relief that comes along with a proper, soothing bath. But some of us have taken this “Just me alone time” activity to a whole new level with the help of bath bombs.
If you’ve never heard of something called a “Bath Bomb”, we assure you there is nothing dangerous about them. Besides the original fizziness when thrown into your bath, you shouldn’t expect anything about this wonderful invention to explode.
When a bath bomb is dropped into your bath the sodium bicarbonate (also known as baking soda) in the bomb reacts with the citric acid to release carbon dioxide gas. This chemical reaction causes the bath water to bubble, fizz and let off a subtle fragrance.
This ingredient can assist in all-over skin care, aiding blood circulation and can help you relax. While the health benefits of lavender oil.
Lavender essential oil—renowned for its soothing and calming aroma—makes the Lavender Calming Bath Bomb perfect for unwinding after a long day, while the Stress Relaxing Bath Bomb is a special treat thanks to the inviting, vanilla-lime scent of Stress Away oil.
Sea Salt absorbs dirt, grime, and toxins and cleanses your skin's pores deeply. Salt's mineral content helps restore the protective barrier in skin and helps it hold hydration. You may notice that your skin won't wrinkle or prune after a good, long soak in salted water, which is evidence that a salt bath helps your skin retain its moisture. The magnesium in sea salt may also help reduce water retention (i.e., bloating) in the body.