If you like taking long and relaxing baths, you need help dealing with menstrual discomfort, and you want healthier skin and vagina, bath bombs are a must-try. But, before you add one to your hot tub, you owe it to your body and your peace of mind to find out more. What is a bath bomb? What is in a bath bomb? What are the benefits at stake? What are the risks, if any, when using bath bombs? We will answer all these questions and more in the following lines.
What Are Bath Bombs?
They are spheres or blocks that you can add to your bathwater. They dissolve rapidly, making the water effervescent, bubbly, coloring it, and/or scenting it. The effects vary from one product to another and depend on the ingredients in their composition.
What Is the Purpose of a Bath Bomb?
Not all bath bombs are created equal. Some focus on the bathing experience alone, improving it by coloring, foaming, and scenting the water. Others have therapeutic effects and may help relieve stress, discomfort, and provide various health benefits. A bath bomb’s purpose and whether or not it can really serve it will closely depend on its ingredients.
What Are the Main Ingredients in a Both Bomb and What Ingredients Should Be Avoided When Buying a Bathbomb?
A bath bomb contains two primary ingredients: a weak acid, like citric acid, and sodium bicarbonate. Depending on the purpose manufacturers what to achieve, other ingredients can be added to these two: coloring, glitter or luster, perfume, essential oils, foaming agents, Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate), etc.
Generally, bath bombs are quite well tolerated. However, some additives, like fragrances and dyes, can irritate the skin or cause allergic reactions. To be safe, you should choose products made with natural ingredients, free of linalool, limonene, sodium lauryl sulfate, etc.
Our bath bombs only contain citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, Epsom salts, essential oils, kaolin, and a small amount of Red 33, a coloring approved by the FDA and the European Commission. They are not only safe but actually beneficial to the skin.
What Are the Benefits of Using Bath Boms?
Depending on the type of bath bombs used, you can enjoy one, several, or all of the following benefits:
1. Fun, Luxurious, Pleasant Bathing Experience
This experience is guaranteed by the effervescence, attractive color, and pleasant scent bath bombs give to your bathwater. Bathing is a basic, self-care need. Bath bombs turn it into pleasure, especially when you’re fully immersed in the tub, enjoying a glass of your favorite wine, reading your favorite book, or listening to your favorite music.
2. Stress Relief and Muscle Relaxation
What better way to relax and relieve stress after a long day than a warm bath. Epsom salts and essential oils are famous for their relaxing effects and their ability to relieve stress, and the bubbles both bombs create enhance them. When you finally decide to get out of the tub, you will feel rested, at peace, and in a much better shape and mood.
Depending on the essential oils in their composition, bath bombs will release various scents with therapeutical effects. Lavender can help you sleep better, citrus can boost your energy levels, rosemary can improve your breathing.
Beautiful, Healthier Skin
Most bombs contain ingredients known to clean, hydrate, and moisturize the skin. Others can even heal it and improve its appearance. For example, the Queen V bombshells are rich in shea butter and coconut oil, two of the most used and beneficial skincare ingredients.
5. Improved Health
Some bath bombs can work miracles for your health. Those containing Epsom salts could help improve your blood flow, regulate your blood pressure, and boost your nerve function. Baking soda baths help prevent and treat urinary tract and vaginal infections, regulate skin and vaginal pH, relieve skin rashes, eczema, and psoriasis. Essential oils bring similar health benefits to the table as well.
Our bath bombs are based on a unique blend of sodium bicarbonate, Epsom salts, and essential oils which, besides securing all the above beneficial effects, also relieve menstrual discomfort. They are a safe and effective way for you to relax, relieve stress, improve your health, and look and feel better even during your period.
What Are the Side Effects/Things to Watch Out For When Using a Bath Bomb?
Generally, bath bombs should be safe to use. However, there are significant differences from one product to another and, also from one body to another. As shown above, using some products can bring about valuable benefits. Others could prove a threat to your health and well being.
Some bath bombs contain dangerous chemicals that could irritate the skin and cause allergic reactions. Many formulas do not take pH concerns into account and may disturb your skin or your vaginal pH balance, raising the risk for various conditions and infections. It is up to you to find a safe product, suitable for your needs and able to meet your expectations.
Final Advice on Finding the Best Bath Bombs for You and Making the Most of Them
As explained above, ingredients are very important when it comes to bath bombs. Once you’ve determined the purpose that you want your bath bomb to serve, check its ingredients list and:
- Make sure the ingredients have been proven to provide the respective benefits
- The product is free of dangerous dyes, foaming agents, and other additives or substances you are allergic to
- The manufacturer is based in the U.S. and well-reputed.
Don’t just buy the first products you come across. Do your homework, shop around, and choose bath bombs that are manufactured following safe recipes and the highest quality and safety standards. When you have found a product that is safe and beneficial, stick to it!
Remember that it is your health and well-being at stake. Some bath bombs can improve them, others can jeopardize them. It is up to you to find the ones in the former category. If you succeed, you will surely reap all of the benefits described above.
Don’t move away without checking out the Queen V Bombshell! It could be everything you have been searching for and hoping to find, and we assure you using it is 100% safe and beneficial, one of the best bath bombs on the market. After all, it was formulated by women for women, and it is recommended by reputed gynecologists and dermatologists.