24 Aug 2014

OMG Bath Time!

the bathory

I never really was much of a bath person, but being denied the choice of having a bath for the past 3 years really took it's toll.. sometimes you just want a relaxing bath, dammit! (I should explain I HAVE washed regularly - I've just not had a flat with a bath tub for the past 3 years ha!)
So you can imagine my excitement a few weeks ago when we moved & finally had a bath!! I immediatly hopped on amazon and ordered this massive bag of Dead Sea Salts for a bargain £4. I think next time I will try epsom salts or pink himalayan salts. I just want the saltiest bath possible.

I also finally have a use for my Burt's Bees Lemon Bath & Body Oil (it was a bit too thick for a body oil in my opinion) it smells GORGEOUS and makes the water silky and my skin so soft (though I think the salt helps a lot too) It's quite expensive for the small size, and I always feel like I use a lot per bath... but it's not actually going down too quickly so we'll see how that goes.

Lastly I have my newest bathing addition, a Soothe Bath Soak* from The Bathory. If you haven't heard of The Bathory yet (where have you been?) they let you invent your own bath soak, simply choose the base and add the essential oils of your choice for a totally custom bath! magic. I have only used my soak once & I used it with the addition of the dead sea salts and some lemon oil so I'm going to use it again all on it's own and report back with a full review (initial testings are inconclusive but some reports say the smell is "incredible" and skin is left feeling "amazing"... more to follow soon)

Are you team bath or shower? I have to say I'm sitting in both camps at the moment ;)


  1. I much prefer a shower than a bath but there are times especially in the winter when all I want is a warm bubble bath. I love the idea of the Soothe Bath Soak but know I wouldn't get much use out it x

  2. Ah, I am team bath, everytime! A shower is fine for the morning, but there is nothing like the ritual of a bath to relax and wind down in the evening.

  3. Team bath here, too. A few minutes (literally) in the morning and a nice long soak once or twice a week in the evening. For the longer bath I use dead salt salts, ground oatmeal and whatever essential oils I'm in the mood for that day. The combination of the salts and the oatmeal leave my skin pretty soft and not in need of much moisturizing afterwards. I only take showers if I've put on a lot of sunscreen or am pretty grimy (i.e. covered in something I would prefer to rinse off right away and not to stew in).

  4. The soak sounds amazing! I love that it's custom.


  5. I'll admit I am a shower girl over baths, however there are a few times when I want to feel truely pampered so I hop into the bath. I def want to try some Epsom salts as I've heard such good things about them!

    ​​Leanne @ Leanne-Marie ​ x​​

  6. I've just posted my review of The Bathory Soothe blend, absolutely love using mine! Such cool packaging too :) x

    Evelyn @ We Were Raised By Wolves

  7. I love bath salts, but at first I really didn't get how salt could be soothing for skin, seemed rather contradictory, but glad I caved!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  8. I injured my lower back and hips when I was pregnant with my son and since then have become a bath addict sitting in the warm water is one of the few things that really helps me, I have the Westlab salts and a bathory bath soak I highly recommend you get a Bodhi and Birch bath and shower therapy too to add to that collection you deserve it! :) Xx


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