Bath & Body, Wellness

8 best bath oils to create a spa-like experience at home

Best Bath Oils - The Spa Man

Compiling a list of the best bath oils is like a dream job for The Spa Man. Bathing is one of life’s great pleasures and it’s a simple way to recreate the spa environment in your own home. Deeply relaxing or revitalising and re-energising. It’s up to you. Soothe aches and pains in your neck, shoulders and muscles, or let your troubles subside as you practice a little self-care. Tried and tested, these are the best bath oils on the market today.

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Elemental Herbology Earth Balance Bath and Body Oil

Sometimes we need a little balance in our lives and a Elemental Herbology really helps here. This oil blend helps to calm and balance the mind and body. Formulated with the scents of mandarin, cedarwood and lime, it helps to restore energy and refresh the mind making it perfect for use after a long day.


ESPA Fitness Bath Oil - The Spa Man Best Bath Oils

ESPA Fitness Bath Oil

I can’t recommend this highly enough post-workout when you have been moving your body I a new way. Whether it’s increasing weights or hitting a new HIIT class. This works an absolute treat.  A warming bath oil to soothe and relieve tired muscles. Restorative Indian Bay and Clove Bud oils soothe and relax, Lavender helps calm a busy mind, while Sweet Almond Oil deeply nourishes for beautifully soft, supple skin.


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Aromatherapy Associates Revive Morning Bath & Shower Oil

Clears the mind, soothes the body and revives the spirit. I ALWAYS have a bottle of this in my bathroom and it’s my go-to if I need a boost. The invigorating powers of Grapefruit, Rosemary and Juniper essential oils help to shrug off any sluggishness and it’s brilliant morning and night.


Olverum Bath Oil - The Spa Man Best Bath Oils

Olverum Bath Oil

Olverum is a heady mix of fragrant essential oils each with their own traditional therapeutic properties. It really packs a punch and contains Siberian Fir Needle, Lavandin, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Rosemary, Lime, Juniper, Geranium and Verbena. It’s truly relaxing and uplifting but works to soothe aching muscles, relieving stress. Great for muscle aches and pains.

125ml – £29.00

READ The Spa Man’s full review of Olverum HERE

Comfort Zone Tranquility Bath Oil - The Spa Man Best Bath Oils

[comfort zone] Tranquillity Oil

For those times when life is stressing you out. The soothing effect begins as soon as you pour the oil into the bath and the scent wafts up in the steam. Rich in anti-oxidants and polyphenols it’s a blend of amaranth, grape, vanilla and rose oil. It’s an elegant blend and works a treat and has been on my list of best bath oils for years.


Temple Spa Drift Away - The Spa Man Best Bath Oils

Temple Spa Drift Away

When I want to relax and forget about life for a moment or two. It’s always Drift Away. The fragrant oils really help you switch off and helps promote a great night’s sleep. It’s a soothing blend of Mediterranean essential oils including patchouli, lavender, geranium, frankincense, chamomile, sweet almond, myrrh, dill seed and orange, suspended in a lush base of sesame, jojoba and avocado oils, plus anti-ageing vitamin E.


Neom Organics Perfect Night's Sleep - The Spa Man Best Bath Oils

Neom Perfect Night’s Sleep Bath and Shower Drops

Expertly blended to help you relax and prepare for sleep, Neom knows how to create wellness blends for the body and mind. Add a few drops of this oil to a warm bath to nourish the skin with safflower oil, hydrate with vitamins A and E. But it’s the combination of English lavender, sweet basil & jasmine plus 16 other essential oils that will really help you sleep.


Aromatherapy Associates Inner Strength Bath and Shower Oil_55ml - The Spa Man Best Bath Oils

Aromatherapy Associates Inner Strength Bath & Shower Oil

This bath oil is like a big hug. Tailored to give you strength, courage and a positive frame of mind to enable strength. The blend is designed for anyone who is experiencing their own personal trauma, be it divorce, bereavement, redundancy or any profound loss that can challenge the will to keep going. And I can confirm that it really works when you need it most. Clary Sage, Sandalwood and Geranium are the key ingredients.



For more of The Spa Man’s pick of best aromatherapy spa products read Five of the Best Reed Diffusers HERE