5 Tips for Enjoying a Relaxing Bath

An ancestral beauty ritual, the bath is a moment of soothing comfort, perfect for reconnecting with yourself. L'Occitane shares the five essential steps to follow, from the preparation to getting out, to fully savor this moment of pure relaxation!
By Mélissa Darré

Choose the Right Time

To make your bath a sweet escape from the everyday, take it preferably in the evening. Ideal for promoting relaxation, this time of day allows you to get rid of tension accumulated throughout the day. Treat yourself to this little pleasure after dinner, when your digestion is complete, bearing in mind that a maximum of 20 minutes is ideal for unwinding in hot water, enjoying its benefits before it cools.

Perfect the Atmosphere

The effectiveness of this escape into well-being depends, for many, on the care taken in its preparation. Make sure that the water is between 34°C and 38°C, the perfect temperature for eliminating toxins from your body, while providing an intense feeling of relaxation. Bath pillow, soft music, and soft lighting are other small touches that will enhance this special moment, notably by escaping to the heart of Provence with the L'Occitane Lavender Relaxing Candle.

Increase the Qualities of the Water

You feel like taking relaxation to its limit? Bath crystals, scented gels, and essential oils are the many allies that will help you to relax and regenerate your body, while releasing a delicate fragrance in your bathroom. This awakening of the senses promises to be incomparable, provided care is taken to privilege natural scents, like the Aromachologie Relaxing Bath Salts, combining essences of lavender, bergamot, mandarin, sweet orange and geranium.

Indulge in a Treatment

The bath is the perfect time to enjoy the luxury of total beauty care. And for good reason, as heat opens the pores of your skin and your hair cuticle, the active ingredients of your products penetrate more effectively, for instant results. Try for example the Aromachologie Rebalancing Black Soap or Face Mask by L'Occitane, taking advantage of this moment to rid your skin of impurities. Their formula enriched with essential oils will purify your skin and reveal its radiance.

The Art of Getting Out of the Bath

To prolong the pleasure, make a gentle exit by slightly increasing the temperature of the bathroom, and so not putting a brutal end to the tranquility in which you have been immersed. After drying yourself using a warm towel or a soft bathrobe, apply Aromachologie Rebalancing Massage Cream that helps stimulate microcirculation and reoxygenate the skin. Body and mind will be fully regenerated after this experience of total relaxation!

5 Tips for Enjoying a Relaxing Bath
5 Tips for Enjoying a Relaxing Bath
An ancestral beauty ritual, the bath is a moment of soothing comfort, perfect for reconnecting with yourself
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