Are you tired of the regular baths with only water and soap as companion? Bath is not only about removing the dirt and grime from the body, but a proper bath should also be capable of nourishing the skin and making it soft and supple. To make your regular bath an enjoyable experience you can include some extra items in the regular bath menu. Here are some bath recipes, which you can try.
Milk bath was the favorite bath recipe of Cleopatra, the charming empress of Egypt. Here’s a version of the milk bath, which you can try at home. To make milk bath, you need 2 to 4 cups of milk. People with oily skin should use low fat milk. Full fat milk is most suitable for dry skin. Add warm water in the bathtub. Add milk, one tablespoon of honey and one teaspoon of rose water or five to six drops of rose oil to the bath water. For scrubbing your skin, you can add a quarter cup of oatmeal. Blend the ingredients well and your milk bath is ready.
Bath recipe for dry skin
Rinsing the body with water washes away the natural body oil from your skin. To reduce the dryness of the skin after bath, you need bath recipes that make the skin soft and supple. To moisturize your skin while bathing, add few drops of almond, olive or coconut oil to the bath water. Baby oil could be beneficial for sensitive skin.
Refreshing bubble bath recipe
For a refreshing bubble bath, add half a cup of grated castile soap, a quarter cup of liquid glycerin to four cups of water. Blend the ingredients and pour the soap solution in the bathtub filled with water. Add ten to twelve drops of lavender or lilac essential oil to the bath water and enjoy a refreshing bubble bath.
Herbal bath recipe
Certain herbs are extremely good for the skin. They can nourish the body and treat mild skin ailments. For an herbal bath, boil two teaspoons of basil, mint, chamomile or rosemary in a liter of water for about 15 to 20 minutes. Now add the herbal concoction to your bath water.