That first bath, bubbles rising up around us in a scent that would soon become associated with warmth, comfort, and safety. It started with the love of a mother’s hands, and in time we began to pamper ourselves.
Rich bubbles, beautiful candles, quiet music, and a little time to ourselves have all been the hallmark of the bubble bath. Bubblebath Day reminds us of these little luxuries, and to take time out of our day to treat ourselves to a little special TLC.
Learn about National Bubble Bath Day
Is there anything better than having a relaxing, warm bath, especially during the winter months? The only horrible part is getting out of the bath and into the cold again! Taking a bath is also a relaxing experience for people after they have had a long day at work or looking after the children. It enables them to unwind, ensuring their muscles recover and that they feel relaxed and refreshed. If you don’t have a bath in your home, we are sure that you feel delighted whenever you stay at a hotel and they have a big, luxurious tub for you to use.
When you consider all of the joy and other benefits that the humble bathtub brings, it is only right that we have a National Bubble Bath Day. On this day, though, it is all about making sure that your bath is filled to the brim with bubbles. There’s something extra cozy and plush about having a bath filled with bubbles, isn’t it? It just looks much more tempting! Plus, did you know that these bubbles can actually insulate the bathwater? This means that they will keep the water warmer for longer. You can also get scented bubble baths, offering a refreshing and therapeutic smell.
There are a lot of different bubble bath products that have been released over the years. You can get children’s bubble baths, which have been designed to make bath time fun for children while also being friendly on their skin. Some foaming bath, bath foam, and bubble bath also have a dual purpose, meaning they can be used to wash the hair or skin as well. If you do a quick search online or in your local store you will also be able to see that bubble bath comes in a lot of forms as well. This includes gels, liquids, tablets, grains, powders, and more!
History of National Bubble Bath Day
Bubble Baths have been popular for as long as baths with surfactant-based soap have been a thing. There are multiple practical uses for them, ranging from the unexpected to the curiously unthought of. Bubble baths have been renowned for their ability to soothe and relax, but this doesn’t actually address the more interesting reasons behind their popularity.
You see, bubbles have the ability to help remove and prevent the nasty ring that forms around your bath-tub, leaving you, and your tub, that much cleaner. Additionally, it can effectively preserve the modesty of one in a bath as the bubbles obscure vision. Additionally, the bubbles act as an insulator, preserving the heat of the bath and allowing you to luxuriate in it even longer.
Bubble baths in general, speaking of the substance one puts in one’s bath to cause the bubbles, are often pleasantly scented, and many of them are combined with ingredients that serve to help moisturize the skin and relax the bather.
How to celebrate National Bubble Bath Day
If we have to tell you how to celebrate National Bubble Bath Day, you may be in worse need of one then we could ever have imagined. Bubble Bath day if best celebrated by pampering yourself in a long, luxurious, scent rich bubble bath.
The only thing better is having someone else give you a bubble bath, complete with scented candles, luxurious body oils, and your favorite book or music to help you let the tension of the day just drain off your shoulders. Better yet! Bathe with a friend!
If you’re feeling particularly inventive, and have the right kind of Hot Tub, you can actually create a huge bubbling tub of an ever warm bath, and join a group of friends in one and while away the evening playing with bubbles and having a generally grand old time! Be sure to check with your manufacturer to see if your hot tub can handle bubble bath, and if so what the best kind to use is to make sure you don’t end your night in a flurry of hot-tub damage induced sorrow!
Another way that you can celebrate National Bubble Bath Day is by making your own bubble bath. There are a lot of instruction guides online that can take you through the steps you need to follow. Generally speaking, you’re going to need a container for your concoction, an essential oil, coconut oil or glycerin, Castille soap, and water. Of course, there are a number of variations online, but these are the sorts of products you are going to need to make your own bubble bath. The essential oils you choose are important because they are going to dictate the smell of your bubble bath.
You can also look for different ways to pimp your bath and ensure that you have a more relaxing and therapeutic experience. You can choose essential oils that help you to relax and sleep, for example. Lavender is a good option here. You should also think about adding some Epsom salts to your bath as well.
These can be particularly beneficial when it comes to easing sore muscles. So, if you are looking to unwind after a session at the gym, some Epsom salts can be ideal. Why not treat yourself to a bathtub tray as well so that you have got somewhere to put your book and a glass of wine?