Struggling to Fall Asleep? These Soothing Bath Soaks Will Help You Unwind
Restful nights of sleep can be few and far between. Whether your joints ache or you feel anxious about everything you need to do the next day, falling asleep — and staying asleep — can seem nearly impossible at times. Personally, I like to unwind before bed by taking a warm bath. My friends sometimes tease me over how much I love baths, but they're so calming and cozy 一 and experts say that showering or bathing in warm water before bed can help lower your core body temperature, making it easier to fall asleep. So if you're struggling to get those Zs, you might consider adding a bath to your nightly routine as well. For an even more soothing bedtime ritual, try one of these top-rated bath soaks.
Dr. Teal's Sleep Bath With Melatonin and Essential Oils
Melatonin is undoubtedly most effective when taken in supplement form, but with Dr. Teal's Sleep Bath With Melatonin and Essential Oils ($5), you'll also reap the benefits of Epsom salts, which can help soothe tired, achy muscles.
Seven Minerals Sleep Well Magnesium Bath Flakes
The calming effects of magnesium are only magnified by the lavender in these Seven Minerals Sleep Well Magnesium Bath Flakes ($20). Soak in them for 20 to 30 minutes for a more restful night.
Village Naturals Therapy Nighttime Relief Foaming Bath Oil and Body Wash
When you don't have time for a bath, reach for this Village Naturals Therapy Nighttime Relief Foaming Bath Oil and Body Wash ($13), which can be used in the tub or shower to soothe aches and pains.