If you don’t already take bubble baths, you may want to start. Not only are bubble baths relaxing, they also can offer some health benefits. For example, given the right ingredients, a homemade bubble bath recipe can help treat certain skin conditions, such as psoriasis. In fact, baths may even be helpful in managing blood sugar, due to the submersion into heat. And taking baths can help to improve the mood, perhaps because they are skin to being in the womb, which promotes a sense of calm and safety. (1)
In this homemade bubble bath, you’ll use several skin-healthy ingredients as:
Lavender oil offers your skin many benefits, and as such, is a great addition to your homemade bubble bath. For example, lavender promotes relaxation. This makes it a very popular choice for baths, as many people take baths in order to induce a sense of calm. Furthermore, lavender has strong antibacterial properties, which can aid in fighting acne as well as various skin infections. Lavender is the perfect balance of gentle and powerful, protecting your skin all while inducing relaxation.
This homemade bubble bath ingredient adds a light but effective dose of hydration to your mixture. Almond oil has the ability to gentle remove debris from your pores all while adding beneficial moisture to your skin. Additionally, almond oil contains vitamin A, which can help prevent acne breakouts.
Plant-based and chemical free, castile soap is a great option for a homemade bubble bath. It’s gentle yet effective, making it perfect for any homemade soap product. You can even use castile soap in your laundry! And yet, despite its effectiveness in cleaning clothes, it’s gentle enough to use on your skin. This is especially great news for those with sensitive skin.
Chamomile Essential Oil
Along with lavender oil, chamomile essential oil promotes a sense of calm, also making it fantastic for a homemade bubble bath. Chamomile can also neutralize skin irritants and is hypoallergenic, which means it’s a good choice for those with sensitive skin.
1/2 cup light almond oil
1/2 cup liquid Castile soap
1/4 cup honey
1/2 teaspoon chamomile essential oil
1/2 teaspoon lavender essential oil
Directions for homemade bubble bath:
1. Combine the almond oil and honey in a bottle that has an airtight lid.
2. Blend well.
3. Add the castile soap and the essential oils.
4. Mix all ingredients by stirring well with a spoon or fork.
5. Store in a cool, dry place.