Hey y’all! This post has been on my mind for quite a while now, so I’m excited to finally share it with you.
Every time I go through my bathtime routine I think about how much better I feel about life in general during and after. Having a routine that includes a relaxing process and products that make you feel amazing is such a gift.
So, let’s get into it! I’m sharing my absolute FAVORITE bathtime products that I use during and after the bath that will seriously make you feel like a pampered princess.
Starting from the beginning, I of course pick out a soft towel and find a relaxing Pandora station to listen to or a new YouTube video to watch. I prefer watching travel videos of gorgeous locations. It just puts me in a calm mindset right away. I also pour myself a glass of cold water to sip on during or after the bath.
I always light candles to set the relaxed mood. Some of my favorites are the Yankee Candles in Black Cherry. Anything that smells like food is perfect to me! haha
Next, I run a warm bath with my favorite Honest Company Bubble Bath in the scent Tangerine Dream. You guys, this stuff lasts SO long! I have had one bottle of it for months and months and it only takes a very small drop into running water to make lots of bubbles. I think bubbles are a must for a spa-like bath.
When I step in and get settled I definitely just soak up the warmth for a bit. It’s such a great feeling after a long work day or even a busy weekend day out.
Then, I go through my bathtime routine with these products that I’ve chosen over time with trial and error. These will all have a similar theme…coconut! I love it.
Favorite shampoo and conditioner set: Organix Nourishing Coconut Milk This stuff smells seriously amazing and makes you feel like you’re on an island. The scent also stays in your hair for days in such a light, pretty way.
Favorite body wash: Vitabath Heavenly Cocunut Crème Again, coconut! Take me to the islands with this scent as well. It’s so enjoyable, has a great lather on a bath puff, and feels wonderful on the skin.
Favorite body scrub: Tree Hut Shea Sugar Scrub in Brazilian Nut scent. I also picked up a Coconut Lime recently, but the Brazilian Nut scent is my absolute fave. I’m obsessed with this stuff! It’s perfect for using anywhere on the body to exfoliate off any dead skin and leave the rest feeling super smooth. I don’t take a bath without this now. I can’t even imagine. The link I posted goes to a 3-pack, and trust me, you will want that much! For the price, this scrub is so impressive. It packs a punch for the budget friendly price tag.
Favorite razor: Gillette Mach3 Turbo Men’s Razor Yep, you read that correctly, it’s a mens razor. I don’t know what it is about womens razors but they just do not do as good of a job as mens. I LOVE this razor! For legs, under arms, and any other sensitive areas, it’s perfect. It gives you such a close shave without irritating. I wouldn’t use any other razor. I’ve been using this one for YEARS, and I’ve tried all of the pretty womens brands. No thanks.
Now, it’s time to get into my after bathtime routine! I love this part just as much 🙂 It’s just so relaxing and enjoyable. Ah! I love sharing this with you guys so you can try these products out as well.
After drying off, I put my hair up in a towel for a few minutes to soak up some water. While I am waiting, I moisturize. This is so important for your skin! Especially for us in our early thirties and on.
My favorite body lotion: Cetaphil Fragrance Free Moisturizing Lotion This is another product that I have been using for years. It was recommended to me a long time ago by my dermatologist as a product that is great for sensitive skin. As a fair skinned person, some products do irritate me and this one is wonderful. I’ve never had any issues with it and my skin stays nice and hydrated. I put this all over my body from shoulders to toes!
After I moisturize, I unwrap the towel from my hair and brush through it to detangle. Next, I move on to my hand and foot moisturizing process. All of this stuff is pretty quick as well! I definitely don’t spend hours on this. From start to finish, I probably spend about 30 minutes, depending on how long I relax in the tub.
For hands and feet, I use 2 products by Burt’s Bees and you can get them all in this great combo pack. I recommend trying this first so you can get a better deal on everything together. It includes my favorite Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Cream which is perfect for coating your hands and feet with. It also includes my favorite Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream which I rub into my cuticles. Mine get pretty dry, so my hands love this stuff!
The very last thing I do is moisturize my face. I recently tried a few different facial moisturizers/night creams and definitely prefer the Aveeno Ultra-Calming Nourishing Night Cream. This night cream is fragrance free, so smooth, and my skin just reacts so nicely to it. I love sleeping with this on my face and I also use it under my tinted moisturizer that I use during my makeup routine because my makeup has SPF in it already. So, I don’t need SPF in my moisturizer, as this one is meant for night time specifically but can be used any time.
I hope you enjoyed reading about my bathtime routine fit for a princess! Let me know if you try any of these amazing products from the links in the post and how you like them. Give yourself the gift of a spa-like bathtime, even if it’s only once a week that you have time to go through the whole process. You will feel like a new woman. I always do!