There are so many health and wellness benefits associated with regular bathing. When you soak yourself in a bathtub after a long tiring day, you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. A good warm bath can be really helpful for the mind and body to work well. It also calms down the nerves, soothes the stiff muscles and boosts up your energy level. We mostly use commercial bathing products which are full of chemicals and toxins. It is recommended to go for all-natural and cruelty-free products for bathing that will not only benefit you but the environment as well.
By making such little changes in your lifestyle you can bring big changes in your overall wellbeing. So throw all the store-bought products and welcome the all-natural and environment-friendly bathing products for your wellness.
In this article, we have compiled for you the top natural bathing accessories that will ensure your health and wellbeing.
Health experts recommend these sea sponges as an alternative to synthetic sponges and body scrubs. These plant-like sponges are all-natural and free from any chemical or toxins.
These sponges are an amazing organic product that can be used for gently cleaning your body and removing makeup. These are very durable hypo allergic bathing accessories that have exfoliating characteristics.
How to use
Gently rub this self-cleansing sponge on the body. It will remove all the dirt and dead skin cells effectively.
This carrier oil has a plethora of health and beauty benefits. It is great for your hair and skin. Use it in its raw form to get most of its benefits. It’s moisturizing, antimicrobial and antifungal properties are enough to add it in your bathing and skincare routine. You can use it directly to your skin or as a part of scrub or bath salt to make your skin glowing and healthy.
How to use it:
Apply coconut oil to your scalp and hair using your fingers and massage well. It will get absorbed into your scalp and make your hair shiny and strong. After 2 hours wash your head with an organic shampoo.
Add 4 tbsp. of coconut oil into your bathtub and soak yourself in this. It will nourish and moisturize the body.
After taking a shower, apply it to your body and chapped lips for extra hydration and moisturization.
This beautiful pink colored natural rock salt is full of essential minerals that are really good for the skin. You can use it in so many ways on your body. Make a Himalayan bath salt using essential oils or exfoliating salt scrub or salt spray and gain its immense benefits. When you apply it to the skin, all the minerals get absorbed into the skin making it glowing and healthy.
How to use it:
Add a cup of fine pink salt and a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the bathtub and enjoy a spa-like treatment at home. It will calm down your nerves and relieve the muscle and joint pain. It will rejuvenate your senses through its therapeutic properties.
Scrub the mixture of Himalayan salt, Aloe Vera gel and olive oil on the body and massage gently. It will exfoliate the body by removing all the dirt, dead skin cells and bacteria. It is a natural remedy to cure back acne.
Add some fun factor along with other health benefits to your bath with the different variety of bath bombs. By using the ingredients available in your kitchen you can easily make your own chemical-free bath bombs. You can even make them with your kids as a fun activity.
They could be a useful gift for your loved ones as well. The benefits of the bath bombs will depend on the ingredients you use. The scent of these bubbly bath bombs will calm your senses and make your bathing time more enjoyable.
How to make it:
Make your own bath bomb by adding 1 cup of citric acid and baking soda each into the ½ cup of corn starch and coconut oil each. Also, add a few drops of your favorite essential oil and vegan food color to make it fragrant and colorful. Mold this mixture into different shapes.
How to use it:
Put a bath bomb in your bathtub. It will start bubbling as it gets dissolved in the water.
If you want to make your bathing more relaxing and invigorating then adding these fragrant natural plant and herb extracts to your bath is mandatory. There are so many essential oils available to choose from based on your suitability and requirement such as lavender, lemongrass, rosemary, jojoba, and peppermint. Every oil has its own specific properties and benefits for your mind and body. Some are antibacterial others are antidepressant or therapeutic in nature.
Essential oils can be really helpful in relieving fatigue and stress. They can heal and nourish your skin. Their aromatic essences can calm down your senses and lift up your mood.
How to use it:
Simply add a few drops of your favorite essential oil in the bathtub and immerse yourself in the relaxing aromatic water.
Aloe Vera Gel:
This succulent plant has been used for thousands of years for its therapeutic properties. This is not just good for your internal body system but also for the skin. This soothing plant has anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties due to which it is being used widely in skincare products around the world since ages. It could be a great addition to your bathing rituals. It soothes and cools the burned skin and heals the wounds. It is also very helpful in treating infections. It is a great thing for your hairs too. When applied to the scalp, it increases blood flow and accelerates hair growth.
How to use it:
Apply the gel of an Aloe Vera plant to your scalp and hair before the shower.
Apply the gel to your body after showering for hydration. It will help in producing collagen in the skin.
Jeffrey Lewis: (Author Bio)
Hi! There, I am Jeffrey! A writer and blogger at Ittefaq Rock salt. My love for trying out new things is never-ending. I love to share my knowledge and experiences with others and help to bring a positive change in their lifestyle. I am here to provide useful tried-and-true tips and tricks to a healthier, more vibrant you. I mostly write about home décor, health, natural beauty, and skincare. Go Natural, Go Healthy!