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    29 Things To Help You Turn Your Next Bath Into A Spa-Like Experience

    Rub a dub dub, you'll probably want to add these bath bombs and soaps to your tub.

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    1. Body wash from Love Beauty and Planet to leave your skin silky, smooth, and refreshed with floral packaging that'll transform your tub into a garden escape.

    a handle holding the pump bottle of murumuru butter and rose body wash, the bottle is covered in pink roses
    lovebeautyandplanet / Via instagram.com

    I'm a sucker for anything made by Love, Beauty and Planet. This product is infused with organic coconut oil and Bulgarian roses. It smells AMAZING and leaves my body feeling like velvet — definitely a luxurious add-on for any bathing experience. Can't beat it!

    Promising review: "This literally feels like hair conditioner for your skin, and leaves it just as smooth and moist as you would hope! It even has the same white coloring and conditioner. I'm usually into soaps and scrubs, and skip body washes. This wash has a light floral scent and goes on smooth. It has a subtle lather but you can feel it moisturizing. I like to use it after I shave. My toddler uses it on his legs to soap up and likes how it smells. It doesn't irritate his skin or his eyes on the rare occasion we've had splashes." —Scarlett

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $13.98.

    2. A mesh body exfoliator from Luv Scrub with so many uses you'll want to spend more time in the tub than ever before. You can use this unique piece of material to dry brush your skin, exfoliate with your fave body wash, and remove ingrown hairs.

    the luv scrub in pink and black
    luvscrub / Via instagram.com

    Luv Scrub is an incredible black-owned business with product inspired by a traditional West African morning routine. I've personally met the owner, Caroline, and she is an actual ray of sunshine. In addition to being a fan of hers, I'm a big fan of this product — I personally love using it in the tub to exfoliate my legs. The best part about it? It lasts for up to 18 months! No more loofahs for you.

    Get it from Luv Scrub for $18 (available in five colors).

    3. A bag of prosecco bath bombs that'll leave your tub water shining, shimmering, splendid.

    Amazon

    A little goes a long way with these over-the-top glitter bombs. If they're anything like the glitzy bath bombs I've used in the past, they are sure to leave your skin with a shimmer that will last for days (in a good way!).

    Get them from Amazon for $12.35.

    4. A luxurious satin robe to make you feel elegant after you finish watching episodes of The Crown on your phone while taking a bath (guilty).

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    Promising review: "I wear this robe all of the time in my house, it's really great if you are sensitive to slight changes in temperature because you get neither too hot nor too cold under the light satin fabric. It's also great for covering yourself up when there are people at home, but you don't have time to put a bra on. The pattern is also really interesting and makes me feel fancy." —Breezy The Mage

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in women's sizes XS–2XL and 10 styles).

    5. Tea bags for the bathtub that'll turn your bath water a lovely shade of purple, fill it with luscious bubbles, and create a soothing aroma that'll make you completely forget you have responsibilities.

    the box of bath tea on a wooden shelf above purple, foamy bath water
    Made With A Mission

    When I'm stressed out, the first thing I want to do is retreat to my bathtub. I recently gave this bath tea a whirl and I was pleasantly surprised! I usually shy away from any products that might fill my tub with pieces of debris (yuck), but this "tea" was sealed in a bag so there were no stray bits to worry about. It soaped up really nicely and completely filled my tub with moisturizing bubbles. The scent was really relaxing and my skin felt very soft afterwards.

    Get a box of three tea bags from Made With A Mission for $9.49.

    6. A 12-pack of bath bombs made with natural ingredients you'll love for how soft and moisturized your skin feels after using one.

    an array of colorful bath bombs
    Amazon

    I've purchased this set multiple times for myself (ya never know when you'll want to treat yourself a bath bomb-filled bath!) and given it as a gift. It's a reliable set that'll help add a little luxury to your nightly routine.

    Promising review: "Love these bath bombs! One of the best purchases I’ve made on here. There’s such a great variety, and I love the scents and colors! And they make my skin feel soft while I’m soaking in the tub. Will definitely buy again!" —Chelsea

    Get it from Amazon for $26.80.

    7. A 7-piece manicure tool box from Olive and June complete with everything you'd need to craft an Instagram-worthy (or at least not a hot mess) mani at home — use it after your tub when your nails are nice 'n' soft.

    hands painting their nails while surrounded with items from the mani kit
    oliveandjune / Via instagram.com

    I'm a big fan of Olive and June — their mani kits have helped me keep my nails in tip top shape while I haven't been able to visit an actual spa or nail salon. This (quite literally) handy kit comes with a nail polish remover pot, a clean-up brush for easy touch ups (my fave item), a nail clipper, a dual-grit nail file, a buffer cube, a cuticle serum pen, and The Poppy universal polish bottle handle. The polish from this brand is also proudly 7-free which means it doesn't contain harmful chemicals that most polishes do, so I'd suggest selecting a few new colors to complete your at-home mani experience.

    Get the kit from Olive and June for $42.

    8. A subscription to Book of the Month because there are few things as soothing as diving into a page-turner while lounging, undistracted in the bath tub (careful not to drop it though!!!!).

    a stack of five books
    bookofthemonth / Via instagram.com

    I was gifted a year of Book of the Month for my birthday one year and to date it is one of the best things I've received. There are few things as satisfying as getting truly lost in the pages of a good book — and it'll provide for a great distraction for your mind if you have tendencies to over-think. Each month you'll be permitted to choose one of four books, all of which are different genres. Then the book you selected will be delivered to your door. Magic!

    Get three months from Book of the Month for $49.99.

    9. Or a Kindle Paperwhite — a must-have for any bookworm who doesn't trust themselves *not* to get droplets of water all over the pages of a physical novel.

    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    It's the thinnest and lightest Kindle Amazon has released to date! And — as is made abundantly clear by the photo above — it's 100% waterproof.

    Promising review: "I love the fact that I can read on this Kindle in both daylight and dim light conditions. It is so light and compact, which makes it easy to hold, easy to travel with, and the battery lasts forever. I love it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99 (available in four colors).

    And check out our full breakdown of the Kindle Paperwhite here.

    10. A "Do Not Disturb" candle that'll set the mood for an hour (or so) of devoted soaking time.

    the candle with a white glass jar and a label that says "do not disturb, do me a favor and leave me alone"
    Evil Queen

    This candle has notes of African violets, exotic sandalwood, sweet vanilla, a touch of lavender and violet, and is infused with orange, lavender, cedar, and lemon essential oils — sounds delightful! I love *carefully* placing a candle at the edge of my tub and turning off the bathroom lights to create an extra relaxing aesthetic.

    Get it from Evil Queen for $25.

    11. An OXO tub stopper you can rely on to keep all of your hot water in place instead of sloooowly going down the drain — no more finding yourself naked and cold because your water has disappeared.

    a blue tub stopper underneath a running water faucet
    Amazon

    This lil' gadget is *key* to a great bath. There's nothing worse than realizing your hot water is slipping away, cutting your time of rest and relaxation short.

    Promising review: "My tub drain has a slow leak when plugged. This OXO Drain Stopper works really well, as advertised. I love that it is weighted, so it really stays in place! I even unplugged the tub's plug mechanism to see if this would keep a good seal... and it keeps it leak-free all by itself with zero help from the tub's 'plugger'! And the little suction cup on the tab of the silicone is really handy for sticking it to the side of the tub or tile when you're done! " —Michelle R.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

    12. A crystal facial roller that is said to help alleviate headache pain and increase circulation in the face. I've been using mine to help with my seemingly endless tension headaches and jaw pain.

    a pale green jade roller
    Anthropologie

    There's something *so* satisfying about gliding this cool-to-the-touch roller over my hot-from-the-bath skin. It's also a great way to massage facial oil into my skin without wasting product on my finger tips.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $28 (available in three styles).

    13. Lush's "Sleepy" body lotion featuring a comforting lavender scent to help lull you to sleep and leave your skin feeling soft and hydrated.

    Lush

    I've been using this product for years after my baths and before bed and it's one of my favorite ways to remind my body to ~r e l a x~ and get some much-needed rest. It goes on really smoothly and doesn't leave my skin feeling greasy or oily. The scent truly is heavenly — even the pastel purple coloring of the product puts my mind at ease.

    Get it from Lush for $10.95+ (available in three sizes).

    14. A supportive bath pillow, a must-have for anyone who desperately needs to soak the stress of their day away (ahem, me) before hittin' the hay.

    a white, squishy bath pillow
    Amazon

    I have this, obviously, and my only suggestion is to make sure you wipe it down now and then to ensure it stays free of water stains.

    Promising review: "My husband bought this for me because I LOVE taking baths; it's a nice way to relax and unwind after a long day, but I've recently had some health problems which has caused me to lose a lot of weight and taking baths has become excruciating. Due to the lack of extra cushion back there now, lying back on the porcelain tub was extremely painful on my spine/bones, and I had resigned to the fact that I wouldn't be taking baths anymore. But, GOOD NEWS, this pillow is a dream come true. I wish I had always had this pillow. It's soooo comfortable! I could almost nap in the tub (but don't!)." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in two styles).

    15. Disco lights for your bathtub, that'll encourage you to have a dance party while soaking in a sea of bubbles.

    a bath tub filled with colorful disco lights
    Firebox

    Promising review: "Excellent, bought it for my 6- and 8-year-old soap dodgers who can't wait to get in the bath now. Good quality, fun gadget." —Dave

    Get it from Firebox for $7.99.

    16. An ice roller, which is said to help decrease under-eye puffiness, minimize fine lines, and shrink pores — as well as to relieve headaches and sore muscles. Your skin will thank you and you'll feel like you just had a facial at the spa.

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    This my favorite thing to unwind from my day with, but I also use it in the morning before I apply any makeup. All you have to do is pop the separate roller piece into your freezer and you'll be ready to de-puff in no time.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in eight colors).

    17. Drunk Elephant's F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial Masque to add to your skincare routine. It'll absorb into your skin so quickly and leave your face looking dewy.

    the light blue and white packaging of the f-balm masque
    Amazon

    It also comes with a T.L.C Framboos Glycolic Night Serum! I've been using both for two months now and my skin is soft and smoother than ever.

    Promising review: "I am new to skincare routines and was brought to this product via Hailey Bieber’s endorsement (she has amazing skin) so I thought I’d give it a try. I was unsure about the price tag on it, but I would say it’s well worth the money! I used it after a moisturizer right before I went to bed and used it as an overnight mask. It went on pretty thick and sticky but most of it absorbed and it was only slightly sticky when I went to bed (could be because of the moisturizer pairing with it?) but it was fine. I rinsed it off the next morning and my face was amazingly soft, not oily or sticky. I have a combination skin type so I’m always scared about being oily or too dry, but this product was perfect. I plan on using once a week. Would highly recommend!" —TK

    Get them from Amazon for $51.99.

    18. A waterproof Bluetooth speaker you can suction onto your wall and pump in soothing nature sounds to truly give your bathroom a spa-like aesthetic.

    an orange circular speaker attached to a bathroom tile wall
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Have owned and used this for a couple of months now. I do not use it every day, but I have yet to have to recharge this from the initial charge. I think it sounds great. I love the volume controls and the ability to go back or to the next song. Have had NO ISSUES with pairing or losing connections. The suction cup has worked great. My kids want to use my shower so they can listen to music. Will be buying another one for their bathroom." —Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in three colors).

    19. Dr Teal's "Calm and Serenity" Epsom Salt you can sprinkle into a hot bath and relax yourself from head-to-toe.

    a bag of dr. teal's pure epsom salt being poured into a tub
    drteals / Via instagram.com

    Dr Teal's epsom salt is an important part of my pre-bedtime ritual. I'm a bath aficionado and have tried many (many) products in my tub — nothing compares. It smells heavenly of lavender, relieves any aches and pains in my body, and helps me to relax overall.

    Get it from Target for $4.89.

    20. A five-minute sand timer filled with sparkly crystals you can use to feel more ~zen~ during an at-home spa night or to help you remember when it's time to wash off your face mask.

    a small glass timer that says "check in with yourself" on one side and "take time to breathe" on the other
    Chronicle Books

    It also comes with a 20-page illustrated booklet with ideas on how to use the timer for some me-time (rituals, meditations, and self-care activities).

    Get it from Bookshop for $22.46.

    21. A golden under-eye mask even someone who has never set foot in an actual spa can pop on their face and feel like they're livin' large while they soak.

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    Promising review "I was a skeptic about these in general but I kept seeing all the Real Housewives wearing them while getting their makeup done so I thought I must be missing out! The skin below my eyes got really puffy, dry, and dark within a quick two-week period. I thought it was just the joys of middle-age until my doctor suggested a warm cloth 3x a day. I bought these to help too and was so relieved they worked. The puffiness, dryness and discoloration subsided. I’ll be adding these to my evening prep before an event going forward!" —MoonRep

    Get 12 pairs from Amazon for $13.97.

    22. A plush robe you can wrap yourself in after soaking in your tub and feel like you've been transported to the nicest spa in town.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this for my fiancee as part of her 'luxury at-home spa package' I put together for her birthday and this robe was by far her absolute favorite. I bought it oversized for her as that's the way she wanted it and it's perfect! Super warm and constructed of ultra-soft fleece with quality stitching. I would recommend this to friends and family for personal use or as a gift." —James K.

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in women's sizes S–L and 10 styles).

    23. Or stylish tie-dye pajamas you'll likely enjoy lounging in post-bath or, honestly, anytime of the day.

    a model wearing a pale blue and white tie dye t-shirt and shorts set with ruffled edges
    Amazon

    The best part of my nightly bath routine? Drying off and putting on crisp, lightweight pajamas. I'm always hot for at least an hour (likely my own fault) so I like to wear loose-fitting PJs afterwards.

    Promising review: "Really great quality and soft. I ordered a size up and it’s perfect if you want the oversized, comfy look like in the picture. Only annoying thing is that it’s hand-wash only otherwise I love it." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $13.98+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and 20 styles).

    24. A bamboo bath tray to give you just one more reason to fill your tub to the brim and soak for hours while listening to Enya.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I only just recently purchased this product, but I already love it. I have flat areas on the side of my tub, so I had no trouble adjusting the tray to the size I needed to make it fit. I also love that the trays are adjustable and can be moved to either side; I've utilized this function more than once when in the bath. Seems very sturdy. My glass of wine was very secure in the wine holder, and I didn't have to worry about knocking it over. My phone kept dry in one of the caddies, and it was nice to have the glow of the candle right in front of me. Dried off easily and is ready for next time!" —Eldarsevenstar

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99 (available in two colors).

    25. A towel from Havly that'll get softer each time you wash it — don't you think you deserve it?

    Havly

    I have a set of these towels and it is unbelievably soft. It's thicker than most of my towels but seemingly takes up less space. The loop to hang it seems super sturdy which is an added bonus. It really DOES softer with each wash!

    Get it from Havly for $44 (available in five styles).

    26. A beautiful bar of soap with a rainbow moonstone embedded in it that'll impress anyone who enters your bathroom.

    a clear bar of soap with purple and blue sparkles throughout and a crystal stone in the mdidle
    crystalbarsoap / Via instagram.com

    This one is fittingly named "This Too Shall Pass," a must-have for any spa-like environment. I have *many* of these and love saving the stones after the soap has worn down — not to mention they smell amazing and leave my skin feeling soft.

    Get it from Crystal Bar Soap for $14 and check out all their other soap options here.

    27. A trio of chic glass apothecary jars to store bath bombs, cotton balls, or whatever else so you can take a breath and chill out since your bathroom is no longer a hot mess.

    three glass canisters in different sizes holding various beauty products
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these! They are larger than I thought but not overpowering on my sink. The lids are easy to grip and there is plenty of room on all three for whatever you might want to put in them. I have cotton swabs in the small, cotton balls in the medium, and makeup circles in the largest. My husband likes that the mouth of the containers is large enough for his hand to get out one cotton swab instead of having to dump the container out. They are beautiful — crystal clear and they don't look like cheap plastic, they look classy." —Diannah S.

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in four size options and two styles).

    28. Lavender essential oil and a tiny diffuser you can use to fill your bathroom with a soothing scent. Let it wash over you. Breathe in, breathe out.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    When I don't feel like scooping bath salts, managing a bath bomb, or soaking in suds, I reach for lavender essential oil. You only need to add drop or two into this adorable cactus diffuser to fill your bathroom with the relaxing scent.

    Promising review (for the oil) : "The scent is strong and pure, and 4 oz is a lot! There's no alcohol-y smell. I like to use it on my wrists before I fall asleep, or put it in my bath. The smell is a lot stronger than the flowers or sachets you could buy, so just be aware that a little goes a long way." —E.C.

    Get them from Amazon: Lavender essential oil for $21.50, cactus diffuser for $19.99.

    29. And a pair of splurge-worthy UGG's fluffy "Oh Yeah" slippers because you might as well extend the luxury of bath time into the moments you step out of the tub.

    ugg / Via instagram.com, Ria Sethi

    My sister's best friend recently treated herself to these babies and she loves 'em! She said, "I came home for what I thought was a long weekend, but it quickly turned into six weeks. I had to basically buy a whole new wardrobe and these were definitely the best purchase." These are definitely at the top of my wish list to really enhance my nightly bath experience into one worthy of a fancy spa.

    Promising review: "I would say go with your size that you wear in UGGs and if you don’t have any, go a size down than your regular size of what you wear in sandals. They’re sooo cute!!!! You’ll fall in love if you get a pair." —Bri

    Get them from Zappos for $99.95 (available in women's sizes 5–12 and eight styles).

    OK, now leave me alone, it's bath time!

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