To help you make the most of your relaxation time, I've written a little blog post all about my favourite thing to do to relax - take a bath! Read on to find out how to take the most relaxing bath ever and get that super chilled feeling...
When Nicole and ! started NINI we created a vegan bath milk to help create a full-on ritual from top to toe. Fast forward a few years and our bath range expanded to four incredible rituals.
But before we go into NINI's magical creations and my tips on how to get the very most from them, lets go back in time...
The earliest findings of baths date from the mid-2nd millennium BC, Later Greeks established public baths and showers within gymnasiums for relaxation and personal hygiene. The word gymnasium (γυμνάσιον) comes from the Greek word gymnos (γυμνός), meaning "naked." I mean how festive is that!
You may not know this, but Cleopatra used to bathe in donkey milk to preserve her beauty! It's thought that preserving her great beauty required great effort, and women from the ancient world utilized cosmetics made entirely from natural, though often rather questionable, ingredients.
To preserve the vitality and beauty of her skin, it is said that Cleopatra regularly took baths in donkey milk! About 700 Donkeys were needed to provide enough milk for her daily bath.
As we hit the modern-day bathing Is seen as a healing moment...
...One of self-care and self appreciation. I absolutely love a bath ritual, I lock the bathroom door for at least an hour on a Sunday and just connect back to me.
Tips for a better bath
I mix up our Natura Miracle Mask apply it to cleansed skin and then I choose my preferred bath soak by how I'm feeling. When I want to remineralise and detoxify I will always choose one of our salts as they help to feed your system with essential minerals like Magnesium, potassium, and calcium which help to stimulate blood flow and help keep you feeling refreshed and healthy.
Bathing also helps focus your mind and gives you the space you need to help meditate. I personally use the time to get creative and think of all the new NINI magic I want to create.
When it came to creating our bath products, I wanted to formulate something truly magically that would make you feel special.
Coco Mylk – Was the first NINI bath product we produced and was Inspired by Cleopatra.
Organic Coconut milk powder holds the key to Coco Mylk’s magical powders. This bath soak is for those who want more hydration. Pink clay gently exfoliates whilst Coconut milk deeply nourishes and hydrates your skin. I love to use this bath soak on days where I just want to lay back and indulge in the sweet floral swirls of pure skin comfort.
Moonlight Bath Soak – Is one of our powerful salt-based soaks. Consisting of four salts. Dead sea salt, Pink Himalayan, Celtic and Magnesium flakes. This blend is super active and concentrated meaning you only need a little to enjoy the benefits.
Moonlight was inspired by my struggles with epilepsy when I was a young child. I remember my mum getting this gorgeous Lavender vial from her friend who was a homeopath. She used to put a few drops on my pillow at night and I remember it being so soothing and calming.
This is why you will find the most beautiful lavender aroma within Moonlight Bath Soak. We source this gorgeous organic Lavender essential oil and every time I smell it, it takes me back to my childhood.
Moonlight bath soak is for those days when you want to ease muscles and surrender your mind to complete bliss and serenity.
Blue lagoon Bath Soak – Our other powerful salt based bath soak. Consisting of four salts; Dead sea salt, Pink Himalayan, Celtic, and Magnesium flakes.
Whilst I was travelling i came across this incredible blue lagoon (pictured) the healing waters really inspired me to create this bath soak. I blended spirulina with green clay and Irish moss along with the salts, and added Eucalyptus & spearmint oil to the formula to create that spa-like experience.
Blue Lagoon is for those who want to fully detoxify the system. Perfect for those who suffer from acne as the purifying ability of green clay really helps to tackle those pesky blemishes.
Blooming Mylk Bath – LIMITED EDITION – Lovers we decided to bring back Blooming mylk bath for a limited time so you can marvel in its magic. It’s the same gorgeous base as our famous Coco Mylk but with added organic Rosebuds & Cacao Butter that give a tantalising aroma of Sweet orange & Rose geranium.
Surround yourself in a cloud of pure hydration and blissfulness. Blooming Mylk Bath is our most luxurious mylk bath yet. it really does elevate your skin's hydration levels.
So lovers take a cheeky peek at our incredible bath products, there's something for everyone! Every NINI product is made with love and passion and will always be Natural, Organic, Vegan & Cruelty free.
Enjoy the magic of bathing lovers!
Green kisses and wishes
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