5 DIY detox bath recipes to rejuvenate exhausted parents

5 DIY detox bath recipes to rejuvenate exhausted parents

These easy at-home detox bath recipes can do wonders to cleanse and calm a busy parent's body and mind. Read on to know more

Detox juices and diet programs are all the rage these days. But not many people know that detox baths work just as well in calming and balancing out emotions as well as flushing out toxins from your body. In some cases, detox baths may even help you lose weight.

If you’re a busy parent who can’t find time for a relaxing spa day, there are other pampering alternatives to try: like these do-it-yourself detox bath recipes using ingredients that can be found in your own kitchen.

1. Seaweed + Epsom Salt

Adding epsom salt and seaweed to your hot bath helps “recreate” the experience of spending a long, luxurious day on the beach. Plus: the various vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in seaweed and salts has been known to relieve stress, aches, pains, while ridding the body of toxins and inducing restful sleep.

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2. Fresh Herbs + Baking Soda

Salts naturally possess minerals and nutrients like magnesium and sulfate, which are essential to detoxification and skin rejuvenation. Adding fresh herbs don’t only add fragrance to this recipe for a detox bath, they can also help reduce inflammation and promote relaxation.

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photo: Pexels

photo: Pexels

3. Apple Cider Vinegar + Oatmeal + Sea Salt

“Apple cider vinegar nourishes the skin with essential vitamins and minerals. It also helps to deodorize and restore the skin’s natural pH,” Patrick Kelly, founder of Sigil Scent, told the Huffington Post. “Oatmeal calms irritation and redness while softening the skin.”

Get the full recipe here.

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4. Lavender + Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay is a gentle exfoliant while lavender calms the mind, relieves anxiety, and instills an overall tranquil feeling.

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photo: Pixabay

5. Himalayan Pink Salt + Ginger + Grapefruit

Himalayan pink salt has been used for centuries in both food and skin preparations for its healing properties,” Alana Riviera, founder of Etta+Billie tells the Huffington Post. “It naturally balances moisture content of skin and improves circulation. Grapefruit essential oil acts as a gently stimulant to your lymphatic system, aiding your bodies natural toxin elimination process. It also tones skin and soothes nerves. Ginger is a stimulating essential oil that aids circulation enhancing bodies natural healing process.”

Get the full recipe here.

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photo: Pinterest

READ: 10 Easy-at-home spa treatments for busy moms

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Bianchi Mendoza

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