Forget about always taking a shower. Relax in the bathtub and use one of these delicious-smelling bubble baths.
Happy Bubble Bath Day! Yes, it is a real holiday, just like National French Fry Day and National Hamburger Day. You probably take a shower because it is quick and easy. However, today is the one day you definitely need to have a soak in the tub. Grab a great new book, light a candle, and add one of these bubble baths to your bathtub. Once you’re in there, you might never want to get out. This could be the start of a new weekend ritual.
Check out 12 bubble baths that will make you forget about showers:
1. Creamy Cocolada 3-in-1 Beauty Smoothie ($16, Ulta)
Everyone is all about their smoothies, but this one is not for drinking. The 3-in-1 product works as a shower gel, shampoo, and bubble bath. There are six scents to choose from, but the Creamy Cocoloada one will have you dreaming of a tropical paradise as you chill in the tub.
2. Sweet Pea Luxury Bubble Bath ($14, Bath and Body Works)
If you want something a bit sweet and fruity, you will like this bubble bath. It has notes of sweet pea, watery pear, raspberry, loganberry, and blackcurrant. Plus, the nutrient-rich formula hydrates your skin.
3. Honeymania Bubble Bath Melt ($15, The Body Shop)
Drizzle this into the tub, and you’ll get creamy bubbles and a pleasant floral scent. The bubble bath melt contains Community Fair Trade honey made from the nectar of thousands of wildflowers.
4. A French Kiss Bubble Bar ($8.95, LUSH)
This looks like it could be a fancy meringue dessert, but this is firmly for your bathtub. Crumble the herbal bubble bar under the running faucet and watch your tub fill up with lots and lots of bubbles. The lavender, rosemary, and thyme oils will transport you to the French countryside.
5. Pure Grace Foaming Bath and Shower Gel ($25, Philosophy)
This three-in-one product is one of the few things you need in your bathroom cupboard. Pour some in the bathtub for bubbles galore, then use it to cleanse your body and hair. If you love clean scents, this is the product for you.
6. Verbena Foaming Bath ($36, L’Occitane)
If your New Year’s resolution is to take more bubble baths, get this 16.9 fl. oz bubble bath. Organic verbena extract and essential oil mix with a coconut and palm oil foaming agent to create a silky bubble bath. You cannot beat the lemon-y scent.
7. Sugar Lychee Sugarbath ($39, Fresh)
This may not be the traditional liquid bubble bath, but you can still get lots of bubbles from these naturally scented bath cubes. Pop one of the cubes in the tub, and the bicarbonate of soda creates massaging bubbles. The lychee scent will make you want to stay in the tub until the water gets cold.
8. Classic Rosewater Bath & Shower Gel ($30, Crabtree & Evelyn)
Attention, all rose fans; you need to add this to your collection ASAP. You will love everything about it, from the pretty packaging to the rosewater scent. The multipurpose bath and shower gel are pH-balanced, so you can use them every day.
9. Stress Less Foaming Bubble Bath ($13, Aromafloria)
If you are feeling stressed, a bubble bath can do wonders. This elegant bubble bath has notes of lavender, chamomile, and sage to restore and revitalize you. Problems? What problems?
10. Crème Brûlée Honey Bath ($45, Laura Mercier)
If you are looking for an indulgent experience, try this honey bath. It literally smells like the dessert that it is named after, and it makes your skin feel so soft, thanks to the rich formula. If you are wondering, the wooden honey dipper is included. You place it under the running tap to create bubbles.
11. Lavender & Acacia Relaxing Foaming Bath ($25, Le Couvent Des Minimes)
Lavender is a popular scent in bubble baths because it helps to relax you. However, this time it is mixed with acacia in a vegetable base. It will make you feel a bit more relaxed as well as getting you squeaky clean.
12. Grapefruit + Aloe Soapy Suds Body Wash + Bubble Bath ($18, Bliss)
Bliss always has interesting combinations. This nourishing body wash and bubble bath have an uplifting scent thanks to the mix of aloe and grapefruit. Pour a bit into the tub for a refreshing soak.