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3 Steps for A Blissful Bathing Experience at Home

3 Steps for A Blissful Bathing Experience at Home3 Steps for A Blissful Bathing Experience at Home

After the year we’ve had, we’re all looking for a chance to escape. One of the fastest and closest escapes is right in our own home…in the bathroom. Homeowners are increasingly looking to the bathroom as a place of indulgent luxuriating. It’s not surprising really. We want to step out of our hectic daily life and into the bath, for a spa-like rejuvenation. Here are 3 things to keep in mind for achieving the spa time you’ve been dreaming of, in your own home.

Get Blissful Where You Are

While we all wish we were in a 5-star resort, castle, or wellness spa, today we are where we live. This realization can be comforting as well as inspiring. 

First, let’s look at how this is comforting. The very fact that you have the option to take a bath or shower is comforting. You have running water. You can create a spa-like environment with a few simple touches. Light a scented candle. Infuse the water you’re drinking with fruit. Fill the room with flowers. You can do this right now, or later today when you’ve got a moment.

Second, let’s explore how this realization is inspiring. You can be an interior decorator for your environment. Permit yourself to decorate the space by becoming a visual translator. Translate ideas for spa environments from hotels you’ve visited, blog posts, and magazine photos. If you love the idea of a Mediterranean-looking spa, bring in bright blues and whites. If you are inspired by cool tones, focus on shades of whites and taupe. Wherever you are, bring in some touches from nature. Whether it’s flowers from the garden, a branch of a tree, or a sprig of Rosemary, you’ll inspire a soothing state of mind. 

Many homeowners find that planting a small herb garden can become useful for bringing fresh scents into the bath. Consider planting rosemary, mint, lavender, and basil. You’ll find ways to use these as sprigs of color in the bath, as well as for flavorful additions to drinking water. 

Create A New Standard of Luxury

Many homeowners replace showers and tubs due to poor quality or the style being outdated. Many people are fueled by the desire to create a ‘dream bath’ environment. It’s important to explore your desired outcome, for yourself, your partner, and your family. Many homeowners start with the end in mind, namely cost. A few things for evaluating your shower remodel cost include:

  • The overall project – walls, lighting, fixtures, shower, and tub
  • Accessibility issues
  • Adding features such as sauna, steam, and waterproofing
  • Upgrading to high-end fixtures

When it comes to creating a higher standard of luxury, talk to an experienced contractor. You may decide to do some parts yourself or hand over the entire job to a professional. 

Stay Cool, Calm, and Healthy

When the days warm up or heat up, think of ways to stay cool. Using your bathing time is a smart way to stay calm, cool, and healthy. Experts at the Mayo Clinic advise being proactive about staying cool in warmer seasons. With simple practices, you can help your family stay safe and prevent heat-related illnesses.

Some of the practical tips for cooling off include:

  • Start your day with a cool shower or bath
  • Fill the bathtub with cool water and jump in as needed throughout the day
  • Take showers before you overheat
  • Drink plenty of fluids, during the day and in the bath
  • Immerse yourself in a cold-or-ice water bath
  • Use wet towels or ice packs on your neck, forehead, and under your arms
  • Fill a spray bottle with water and keep it in the refrigerator
  • Watch the temperature and be proactive

As you’re exploring the best steps for a blissful bathing experience, consider your options. If you’re on a tight budget, spruce up what you have with plush towels, great candles, and soothing music. If you’re ready to take things to a new standard, consult with an experienced remodeling contractor. You’ll get the latest and greatest insights into home design trends for bathing luxury. Whatever you decide, create a bathing experience that helps you stay cool, calm, and healthy.

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