When adding salt to the bath, can you just reach for the box of Sifto or whatever iodized salt you use to season food? It's certainly cheaper than bath salts, so the conspiracy-minded might point to a cosmetic industry scam here - the same basic principle as getting people to pay a fortune for things we really don't need and probably shouldn't be using at all, like baby powder. Here's the straight goods (in short form) on what kinds of salt are best for the bath. Epsom Salts
I remember my first ever bath bomb experience quite well. I'd gone to LUSH and discovered a cute little brightly coloured, divine-smelling ball that you were supposed to put in the tub and watch it...well, explode, basically. The fizzing was supposed to be not only fun, but carry incredibly nourishing ingredients for a delightful bath experience. Bath bombs, like most bombs, are single use Let me tell you, after using that first bath bomb, I was NOT disappointed. The smells!
If you're suffering from the stiff, sore, inflamed joints that make arthritis pain such a misery, this may be news to you: The regular use of Epsom salts in the bath can reduce stiffness and pain caused by arthritis. How does this work? The magnesium found in Epsom salts reduces inflammation
Epsom salt is comprised mostly of magnesium sulfate, which, among many other benefits, is a body enzyme that improves the way the human body uses oxygen. We already know it reduces inflam