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SenSpa's Guide To The Perfect Bath

1st Oct 2020

There’s nothing quite like a blissful bath after a long day, especially when the skies look ominous and the temperature slowly drops. It seems what can be so unkind to our water bill, can be so kind in other ways.

A warm bath can be very beneficial to your mind, body and soul, much like a well deserved spa day and as we enter the season of hibernation, we’d like to offer some helpful tips in experiencing the world’s best bath.

The Benefits to Bath Time

To de-stress or to soothe, a bath can not only relax your mind and body but can also lower blood sugar levels, relieve pain from joints and muscles and keep your bowels working normally. With a warm bath comes the hope of a little steam, this will unblock your pours and cause sweat to detox those unwanted toxins so if you’re feeling under the weather – it’s bath time!


When it comes to the temperature of your bath, it's about how warm you want it, and how warm you should have it. Experts say a bath should be no warmer than between 32-35°C as any hotter could cause dizziness and potentially even physical damage to your skin.


There are many factors as to why you shouldn’t spend too long in the bath and one is overheating. When in hot water (and we mean hot, hot!) the skin cannot release heat sufficiently which can cause the body to overheat. Another risk is drying out your skin. This is why the after-bath routine is just as important. An effective, safe bath should never last longer than 20 minutes.

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We believe in the old theory that less is more. Baths are not to be overdone however creating a relaxing atmosphere and using the right products will certainly ensure you have the tranquil experience you are after.

Step 1 – Float Away Bath Soak

Add a few drops of the Float Away Bath Soak for an uplifting and cleansing experience. The Frangipani extract will create the soothing atmosphere you desire and as it is often associated with love in Feng-Shui, it’ll lift your spirts. As you slip into a deep feeling of contented relaxation, allow the Hibiscus in this product to moisturise your skin leaving it feeling hydrated and soft.


Step 2 –Nourishing Body Wash

Envelop your skin with pampering Frangipani extract and organic hibiscus flower extract to cleanse and moisturise, while neroli, ylang ylang and jasmine essential oils leave your mind and body relaxed and skin delicately scented. 


Step 3 – To finishing touches

Step out of the bath and wrap your warm body in a soft clean towel. Dry your body by dabbing the towel gently over your skin and moisturise to keep the skin hydrated. Our Nourishing Moisture Bliss Body Butter is the perfect aftercare solution following a relaxing bath for continued easing of muscles and mind. A nutrient rich organic argan oil and a comforting blend of geranium, cedarwood and ylang pure essential oils combine together to quench skin’s thirst and help rebalance moisture levels that leaves your skin feeling soft, smooth and supple.


Then put on your favourite PJ’s and slippers to enjoy the rest of your evening feeling completely calm, warm and content. 

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