So it has been a busy couple of weeks and you've finally got an evening to yourself where your plan of action involves kicking back and unwinding. Instead of checking into a spa for a few hours, why not recreate the experience at home? Not only is it more affordable, the right products will also allow you to repeat the relaxing session more often. So turn on the dimmers and light a candle because these 5 ways will turn your regular bath into a wonderful spa session.
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1. Add Oil
You may think that essential oils are only an ingredient in face packs or hair masks when in fact, they can work at bath time too. Add a few drops to your bath water and let the scent unwind you and lend your skin a tinge of fragrance.
Swirlster Says: The Wow Essential Orange Oil soothes tiredness, unclogs pores and alleviates anxiety. A pack of 3 is available for Rs 890, reduced from Rs 1,647. Shop here.
2. Get Fizzy
If you have the luxury of a bathtub at your behest, add in a bath bomb for a dose of fizz, drama and colour while you soak it all in.
Swirlster Says: The Aura De Purity Peppermint Bath Bomb releases scent and fizzes up when added to the water. It also deodorizes, energizes and repairs skin. It is available for Rs 350, reduced from Rs 999. Shop here.
3. Scrub Up
Over damp skin, get scrubbing to, not only drive away dead skin and dirt but also leave the body feeling relaxed when washed off.
Swirlster Says: The Beauty Co. Chocolate Coffee Scrub combines cocoa with coffee to give radiant, smooth skin. It is available for Rs 599. Shop here.
4. Turn Up The Tunes
Drown out the sounds of your neighbours and kitchen clattering with a bath radio that will play your favourite tunes without the fear of water destroying it.
Swirlster Says: The Sharper Image Floating Duck Bath Radio will make the cutest addition to bath time. It is waterproof and plays AM and FM radio stations. It is available for Rs 2,843, reduced from Rs 4,499. Shop here.
5. Wrap Up
It wouldn't be a complete spa-like experience without a fluffy bathrobe. Skip your regular towel for it to wrap yourself in after a relaxing bath.
Swirlster Says: The Elevanto Bathrobe is made of terry cloth in deep pink with black trimming. It is available for Rs 590, reduced from Rs 999. Shop here.
This weekend, turn your bath into a spa session.