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Natural Ways To Unwind With A Tranquil & Luxurious Bath

The human body is made mostly of water and that is why we are encouraged to drink plenty of it. But soaking in it is also extremely beneficial. You can enhance this by adding certain natural products.

Not only does a warm bath make the blood flow easier, it also makes it more oxygenated by allowing you to breathe deeper and slower, particularly when taking in steam. Taking a hot bath or spa can kill bacteria and improve immunity, it can also relieve the symptoms of cold and flu.

Below are YK DAILY'S top tips on making yourself the ultimate natural bath...

Oatmeal And Lavender Bath

The lavender scent is known to be soothing and calming, so you can eliminate stress at the same time. The flower contains antiseptic qualities which can reduce any inflammation and aches. Combined with oatmeal and Epsom salt, this is truly a power-packed soak.

Fill Your Bath Full Of Pretty Flowers & Light Candles

Such a pretty, simple yet effective way to enjoy a bath. Pop out to your garden, or even use flowers as they are about to start drooping, add them to the water and light some tea lights, (pay attention to health & safety of course). Not only will this be a beautiful setting to enjoy your down time, it will make for a great Insta pic too.

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Bath Caddy

A bath caddy is such a practical addition to bath time, perfect to lay a book, glass of vino, the options are endless! If you don't want to buy one, you can even make one yourself.

Bath Time Playlist

A must for a chilled evening in the bath. Either make one yourself or find one on youtube or Spotify.

Have Herbal Tea Straight After

The antioxidants and vitamins found in herbal teas are great for helping fight disease and infections, protect against oxidative stress, and lower the risk of chronic disease. Some of the best immune-boosting herbal teas are elderberry, echinacea, ginger, and liquorice root tea, enjoy one straight after your bath, you will be in ultimate chill mode.

Add A Scented Oil

Open your senses and add a few drops of essential oil into your bath for peace and tranquility. The steam will clear your sinuses and make you feel totally relaxed.

Soak In A Bath Full Of Herbal Teas

The argument for bathing in tea versus simply drinking it is all about reaping the benefits quickly. When you bathe in green tea for example, you’re directly absorbing the nutrients in your skin versus sipping a cup every once in a while and getting disappointed that you’re not glowing with health. In short, it’s easy, it’s quick, it’s all-natural, and it’ll be a fun, different treat for your skin.