Civilizations for centuries have realised the benefits bathing offers. Of all the leisure activities, bathing was incredibly important for the Romans, being a part of their daily regimen for men of all classes, and many women as well.

One should not forget the beautiful Cleopatra. The Queen of the Nile was one of the most beautiful women of our history. She had radiant, soft, and glowing skin. Having found the perfect regimen to nurture her skin Cleopatra bathed daily in milk and honey, and the secret soon spread like wildfire... and practiced by many.

New research on bathing has found that it not only cleanses the body, but also keeps away stress and has an important role in increasing the body’s immunity. Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that diabetes sufferers who spent half an hour soaking in warm water could reduce their blood sugar level by almost 13 percent. A study in Japan also shows 10 minutes of soaking in hot water can improve heart health, especially for men.

Bathing is much more than just sitting in a tub. One of the most important ways through which you take care of your body is to by having a good bath. A bath cleans and refreshes your body and is relaxing for the mind as well. It is important to have a bath everyday, in order to maintain good personal hygiene as well. Having a bath early in the morning refreshes you and makes you ready for the whole day. On the other hand, bathing in the evening or night removes all the dust, grime and sweat that you have gathered throughout day and ensures that you are able to get a good and peaceful sleep.

There are various kinds of baths in the present day world, including private baths, public baths, Turkish baths, public swimming pools (also known as swimming baths), steam shower baths, sponge bath, hot baths and cold baths, each suiting a different need. Today, the concept of luxurious bathing has also caught on. Making the right kind of arrangements in the bathroom and adding the right kind of accessories can go a long way in making your bath not only enjoyable, refreshing and soothing, but luxurious as well. In the following lines, we have listed the best tips for luxurious bathing, which will ensure the perfect beauty and a really beautiful body for you.

Luxurious Bathing

  • First of all, you need to prepare the bathroom and the bath.
  • Create a soothing and peaceful environment in the bathroom.
  • Light aroma candles or scented candles and play some relaxing music in the background.
  • Arrange a comfortable bath pillow, which will help you relax.
  • Now, turn off the phone and switch off the answering machine, to avoid any disturbance.
  • Fill your bathtub with warm, not hot water. It will help you relax.
  • Add bath salts and essential oils to your tub.
  • Lie down in the tub and soak yourself for 15-20 minutes. Let your mind and body relax.
  • To clean yourself, make use of a fragrant soap, along with body sponge, loofah or brush.
  • Massage your skin in a circular motion.
  • Rinse off your body with water
  • Pat your skin partially dry with a towel. Please do not rub.
  • Immediately after drying yourself, apply your favorite moisturizer while the skin is damp. Doing so will lock in the moisture from your bath.

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