There are some areas in life where few people consider being green. And pampering yourself at bath time is one of those times. Many people enjoy scented soaps, candles and a good soak in the bath. But reverting to greener beauty and bath products does not necessarily mean that you will be feeling any less pampered.
While we all know that because of the amount of water used baths are not as eco friendly as showers. However, an occasional bath is one of life’s greatest pleasures but there is much you can do to still remain green and enjoy a good soak.
Some bath salts are not from sustainable sources and are laced with chemicals but eco friendly and sustainable bath salts are available. Often, these green bath salts are part of a gift box containing other bath and beauty products.
Many shop bought salts contain a myriad of chemicals to produce their lather and smells but naturally produced soaps that contain just plant extracts, not only smell just as nice but they lather just as well and can leave your skin feeling less dry and chapped than some chemical soaps do.
Candles are another bath time pleasure but these too are often manufactured from chemicals and animal fats. Soya candles are far more sustainable and eco friendly as only natural products are included in their manufacture. The scent from these candles is just as relaxing though and many people in fact prefer soya candles.
Other Eco Beauty Products
A whole host of other beauty products from moisturisers to skin cleansers are available that are completely eco friendly and natural. Often the natural ingredients in these products are far less damaging to your skin and can leave it feeling far softer than some of the harsh chemicals used in modern body lotions and moisturisers.
Green gift boxes are a great way of introducing yourself to eco friendly bath and beauty products. These are often themed and can contain everything you need to pamper yourself in the bath.