The 6 Best Bath Soaks to Relieve Tightness and Pain
By Carolyn Hsu |
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I always struggle with body aches and sore muscles during the winter. There seems to be a number of contributing factors: generally feeling under the weather, my annual New Year’s resolution to go hard on working out and an overall muscle tightness from the cold. Luckily, this is also the season of long, hot baths. After one particularly achy week (thanks, stomach flu), I put a selection of recovery bath soaks to the test and found these six below to be the most effective.
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This was the product that introduced me to the magic of bath soaks almost a decade ago—and still reigns as one of the best ones of all time. I find that it noticeably and consistently relieves pain after just ten minutes of soaking. The mineral salt formula is also infused with rich marumuru butter which leaves skin feeling soft and soothed.(SHOP NOW)
A staple in so many bathrooms, Dr. Teal’s entire line is devoted to harnessing the power of Epsom salt to soften skin and soothe sore muscles. In addition, the lavender foaming bath helps to promote more restful sleep, making this an ideal option to use right before bed.(SHOP NOW)