Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:19 PM

THE NEW WAVE OF WELLNESS-ORIENTED BATH PRODUCTS

Photo Credit Mari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi

Like so many other things, baths have recently reached a new level of wellness: The bubbly elixirs of the past have now been replaced with high-performance essentials with advanced skincare ingredients and spirit-boosting add-ons.

To buff away dead skin and revitalize limbs this winter, try Aesops Redemption Body Scrub[1] ($35), which contains milled pumice and bamboo stem, plus a dose of refreshing fir and pine needle essential oils. For the body-care equivalent of your face serum, theres Rens Atlantic Kelp and Microalgae Anti-Fatigue Bath Oil[2] ($30): The blend of kelp, plankton and algae oil is rich in potent antioxidants, which have anti-inflammatory functions and may enhance wound healing, explains the Los Angeles-based dermatologist Dr. Kelly Bickle[3]. It would be hard to say the same of the fizzy bath bombs from decades ago, which featured drying surfactants that often outnumbered natural ingredients in formulas. Post-bath, blot with a towel lather on a moisturizer like physician Dr. Barbara ...

News source: The New York Times

See also: Karma Wellness Spa