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Bath additives

bath, oil bath; bath additives What could be more soothing after a challenging day or during cold, damp weather than a relaxing bath? The warm water and delightful bath products offer solace for both body and soul, effortlessly melting away stress and busyness. A bath can also be beneficial for relieving tension, soothing aching muscles, or warding off an impending cold. In the best-case scenario, it can even leave our skin feeling rejuvenated. However, several factors must align for our skin to truly flourish after a bath. The temperature of the water and the choice of bath additives play crucial roles in ensuring effective skincare and a blissful experience.


Pleasantly tempered water and high-quality products: This makes bathing fun!

To fully enjoy a bath, it’s tempting to turn the hot water tap to its maximum. However, it’s important to remember that bathwater should not exceed 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit), as higher temperatures can impact circulation and dehydrate the skin. The perfect bath temperature depends on the desired effect. For a refreshing and invigorating experience, a maximum water temperature of 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) is recommended. If you seek relaxation and soothing benefits, a range of 36 to 38 degrees Celsius (97 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit) is ideal. Moreover, it’s crucial to limit the duration of a bath to a maximum of 20 minutes, as even the most resilient skin barrier cannot withstand prolonged exposure. Excessive bathing can cause the skin to swell excessively and make it susceptible to unwanted bacteria. Individuals with very dry skin should reduce bath time even further, as extended baths often trigger itching, redness, and flaking.

When selecting bath additives, it’s essential to consider their quality and effects on the skin. Beware of products that produce excessive foam, as this indicates a high concentration of surfactants. Conventional bath additives like soaps tend to disrupt the skin’s natural acidic barrier due to their alkaline nature. Furthermore, bath products containing artificial fragrances significantly increase the risk of allergies. So, what exactly makes a good bath additive, and what options are available?


These bath additives turn the tub bath into an indulgent wellness ritual

Nourishing and moisturizing oil baths are a real boon for the skin. They contain lipid-replenishing substances that prevent the skin from drying out and give it a supple feeling. Good oil baths are based on kahai, wheat germ, coconut, almondavocadoargan or jojoba oil. These bath additives gently coat the skin with a protective greasy film while bathing and regenerate it at the same time. Therefore, it is important that the skin is not rubbed with a towel after bathing, but only lightly patted dry. For SPA application in the home bathroom, bath additives or oil baths with essential oils are ideal. They stimulate the senses in very different ways: rosemary, camphor and citrus aromas, for example, have a refreshing and invigorating effect, lavender is relaxing, and spruce needles and eucalyptus are soothing for colds. Bath additives with essential oils are like a little aromatherapy at home. Luxurious and yet wonderfully skin-friendly are bath salts. They bind moisture in the skin and have a slightly firming effect. Depending on the composition of the product, the minerals they contain can even support the healing process in the case of skin irritations. Bath salts are an excellent choice especially for very sensitive skin or neurodermatitis. They often contain additional valuable plant extracts such as shea butter or jojoba oil. Incidentally, such bath additives are also popular with children. The reason: bath salts transform into cheerfully colorful baths in no time at all with a few drops of food coloring!

In bath additives there are many cosmetic ingredients known for their beneficial properties.

  1. aloe vera: aloe vera is known for its moisturizing and soothing properties, especially useful for dry and irritated skin.
  2. shea butter: shea butter contains many nutrients and vitamins that can help nourish and protect the skin.
  3. coconut oil: coconut oil is a natural moisturizer and can help soothe and nourish dry skin.
  4. sea salt: sea salt can help remove dead skin cells and exfoliate the skin, while providing minerals that are good for the skin.
  5. chamomile extract: chamomile extract has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties that can be helpful for sensitive skin.


Bath additives especially for face and hair

A cozy bath is virtually predestined for nourishing beauty rituals. So why not treat your complexion to a fine mask and your hair to a pampering treatment? Relaxing in the warm water, the time it takes for the mask to work will pass in no time … and afterwards the body will be perfectly cared for from head to toe! The care program in the tub is also practical, because the water for washing off or rinsing is finally within reach!


Products for use after bathing

After bathing, the pleasurable pampering program is far from over. Now the skin is happy about delicate body mousse, a rich lotion or moisturizing creams. Ideally, such bath additives are free of artificial fragrances, colorants and preservatives. Arms and legs in particular need extra care after bathing, as they have relatively few sebaceous glands. A callus softening cream is also recommended after bathing. It makes the feet soft and tender. A moisture-binding foot cream rounds off the care ritual. Now slip into your cozy bathrobe and warm socks and relax on the couch for at least half an hour if possible!


Pampering and caring bath additives from Cosmacon

Whether moisturizing oil baths, bath salts or oil baths with essential oils, Cosmacon develops the right bath additives for you according to your needs. We attach great importance to the careful selection of ingredients. As a supplement to the classic full bath, we naturally also offer formulations for hair treatments and face masks. Ask us!

Costing services cosmetics is very simple at Cosmacon: After your enquiry, you will receive a complete overview of the maximum costs within 24 hours. Once we have signed a non-disclosure agreement, we will make you a fixed price offer for your desired products.




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