Gorgeous bath tips!

June 4, 2002

There’s nothing more sensual than creating a spa ritual for yourself – candles, water, scented oils, relaxing music = bliss! Judy Chapman, Byron Bay native and best-selling author of Aromatherapy Recipes for Your Oil Burner and More Aromatherapy Recipes from Around the World knows all about the calming, rejuvenating, enlivening benefits of bath blends. In her latest book Spa Bathing Blends for Your Home Judy offers tips on how to turn your bathroom into a relaxing, pampering oasis, complemented by a veritable feast of yummy natural bath blends that sound good enough to eat. Beautifully designed with stunning water and nature-inspired photography, a spa directory and a glossary of ingredients, this lavish guide will turn you into a spa goddess in the time it takes to run your bath!SheSaid has selected some of our favourite spa recipes from the book that Judy has sourced from around the world. They are rituals for romance and can be used by brides to be, newly weds or anyone who wants to ‘retain the dreamy quality of wild romance and passion in your life.’ And let’s face

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  • White Vanilla scented candles


  • 2 drops May Chang essential oil


  • 2 drops Mandarin essential oil


  • 2 drops Bergamot essential oil


  • 1 tablespoon carrier oil


  • Handful white flowers such as frangipani or honeysuckle

Light the candles and run a warm bath. Dilute the essential oils in the carrier oil and pour into a filled bath. Sprinkle the surface of the water with the white flowers. Bathe together in this aromatic pamper.

Evening Primrose Bliss

Create a blissful bath environment with candles, an aromatic burner and massage oil placed strategically by your partner’s side. Immerse yourselves in the bath in silence if you wish for space to centre. Encourage your partner to take the massage oil and gently massage your feet. Enjoy the time to express what

appreciate in one another.

  • 1 drop Neroli essential oil


  • 1 drop Lavender essential oil


  • 1 drop May Chang essential oil


  • 1 tablespoon carrier oil


  • 1/2 cup apricot kernel oil


  • 1 Evening Primrose capsule


  • 1 teaspoon Avocado oil

Dilute the essential oils and add to a filled bath. Crack open the Evening Primrose capsule and pour liquid into the bath.

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