Physical Health, Wellness / Self-Care

Bath salts – not the drugs

8 viable options.

words by: Sahar Khraibani
Aug 25, 2020

Personal grooming is a lifestyle, and it can take many forms. From products that you can use on your body and face, to long-term habits you can build, just about anything that is related to self care counts for grooming. We compiled some of the best bath salts out there that help rejuvenate and relax you, all the while making you bask in the luxury of spending time with yourself. 


DETOX Soaking Salts from HERBIVORE 

This soaking salt is made with naturally cleansing and detoxifying blue clay – a blend that infuses bath water with vitamins and minerals necessary for your skin. The natural scent of this bath salt is eucalyptus and lavender, which have been proven to not only relax you after a long day of remote work, but also cleanse, refresh and provide an aromatherapeutic soaking experience.This is a great combination for dry skin. The large grain salts that come in the natural color of pale sea foam is sure to make you feel like you’re at the spa. 

Buy it from HERBIVORE for $18.00


fur Nourishing & Calming Bath Drops

These are not salts per se, but they’re just as good, if not better. The seaweed-encased bath beads contain fur’s signature oil that is a blend of many different softening oils. This will up your bath game like no other. The oil drops dissolve very easily in bath water and work to nourish your skin, revitalize your nerve endings, and leave you feeling silky soft and relaxed. An important thing to note is that these beads are not produced with gelatin casings and they contain zero animal products. We recommend using 2-3 drops in your bath for a replenishing soak. 

Buy it from fur for $34


Kiehl’s Lavender Foaming-Relaxing Bath

This foaming bath salt is replete with a lavender aroma. It foams into a luxurious bath that is meant to soothe and relax you. If that’s not enough incentive, this foaming and relaxing bath salt is infused with moisturizing and conditioning ingredients that work in a subtle but ingenious way. 

Buy it from Kiehl’s for $30


CALM Soaking Salts from HERBIVORE

This CALM soaking salt mix is made up of Himalayan pink salt. With its incredible healing qualities, it infuses bath water with vitamins and minerals that nourish and revive any dead skin issues you may be having. An aromatherapeutic blend of Ylang-Ylang and vanilla calm the senses for a truly calming bathing experience.

Buy it from HERBIVORE for $18


Maude Soak No. 1

Maude’s soak is made of hand-harvested salt crystals immediately sourced from the Dead Sea. You’re probably familiar with the mineral qualities of the Dead Sea itself, so imagine what this soak could do. Promoting body detoxification, this soak contains incredibly nourishing vitamins and minerals like magnesium, potassium, sulfur, and zinc. The blend will soften and rejuvenate the skin while calming the senses. Additional aromatic notes of amber, cedar leaf, clove, lemongrass and medjool date make for the perfect combination. 

Buy it from Standard Dose for $18


Kneipp’s Arnica Mineral Bath Salt – Joint & Muscle

Kneipp is the perfect post-workout recovery tool. The pure, mineral-rich salt soak provides the perfect plant-based solution to caring for and attending to overworked joints and muscles. The crystalline structure of the natural thermal spring salt, sourced from Germany’s ancient underground ocean at the Saline Luisenhall, makes it unique and allows each crystal to give out more valuable essential oils than regular Epsom salt. The high concentration of aromatherapeutic oil delivers the best results with only one capful per bath.

Buy it from Kneipp for $20


NATUROPATHICA’s Sweet Birch Magnesium Bath Flakes

These bath flakes combine sweet birch with magnesium to deliver therapeutic benefits for chronic muscle aches, cramping, and stiffness. This blend reinvigorates sore muscles and stiff joints, and makes you feel like a new person. 

Buy it from Naturopathica for $40


Ahava’s Natural Dead Sea Bath Salt

Another combination that relies on the incredible minerals of the Dead Sea, Ahava’s Natural Dead Sea Bath Salt contains 21 essential minerals that replenish the skin and relieve muscle tension and inflammation. Now you can literally bathe in the Dead Sea’s healing waters right from the comfort of your own home. This feels like a spa experience where you leave with incredibly soft skin, and a dangerous level of relaxation. 

Buy it from Ahava for $24