6 Bath Products That Will Make Your Tub Feel Like a Spa

I’ve always loved baths, and the older I get, the more I appreciate their value as a way to de-stress, relieve tension, and rehab sore muscles. And no, I’m not talking about toddler bathtime (that’s a whole other, much less relaxing story). Since becoming a mother, soaking in a hot bubble bath after a long day has become an important, unnegotiable ritual in my week. I think of a hot bath as good for my mental health — a little me-time after a long day/week/month — so I try to make them feel as grown-up and spa-like as possible. That said, here are the six bath products that make my tub feel like a spa.


1. A soothing bath soak

Nothing relieves mind and body tension better than a bath soak. This luxurious soak from The White Company promotes better sleep with a calming scent and soothing essential oils like lavender, chamomile, and clary sage. 

The White Company
Natural Sleep Calming Bath Soak
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2. Salt for sore muscles

There’s no better way to soothe soreness (aching lower backs anyone?) and kick your bath into high gear than with a scoop of bath salt. This one has natural Dead Sea salts infused with a therapeutic blend of eucalyptus oils to help rejuvenate the mind and body.

Dead Sea Mineral Bath Salt
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3. Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles

Mommy-only bathtime doesn’t have to be without baby products. This gentle Mustela bubble bath, for example, is a great way to add bubbles to your bath (since it’s derm-approved and good for sensitive skin).

Multi-Sensory Bubble Bath
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4. A candle to set the mood

My personal motto: there’s a candle for that. Got stress? This yummy mint and eucalyptus candle from Bath & Body Works promises to melt away your worries. Plus, the lighting in my bathroom is a million times better with a candle, just like in the movies. 

Bath & Body Works
Stress Relief 3-Wick Candle
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5. A gripping novel

Reading in the bath is the ultimate luxury for moms or really anyone who has had a long day. If you’re looking for a book recommendation that’ll take your mind off, well, anything, start here.

Elizabeth Gilbert
City of Girls
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6. Luxury hotel-quality towels

Last but not least, fluffy towels are arguably the most important part of any bathing experience. Wrap yourself in this premium set of highly-absorbent, super soft towels and finish that book in bed with a glass of wine. C’est la vie.

Luxury Bathroom Towels
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