Soak it up: 10 best bath oils, crèmes and gels

Whether you’re planning to go for a long soak or take an invigorating shower, these oils and gels are worth splashing out on

Bath time may be a necessarily daily ritual but adding in a luxurious bath crème, aromatic oil, or a skin-livening shower gel can make the difference between a quick dip or a special soak.

We round up the best bathroom treats; from The Little Bubble Co’s great-value Vanilla Biscuit Bath & Shower Gel to Aromatherapy Associates indulgent De-Stress Mind Bath & Shower Oil.

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Verdict:

For a subtle but lovely-smelling gel, that will leave skin silky smooth, Branche d’Olive’s is a crowd-pleasing option. If you want to transform your bathroom into an oasis with an exotic aroma, Neom Complete Bliss is hard to top. And for blokes that are put off by anything remotely flowery, Gentleman’s Tonic Body Wash is a safe bet.

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1. Branche d’Olive Bath & Shower Gel

2. Cocoa Juvenate Repose Shower Creme

3. Aromatherapy Associates  De-Stress Mind Bath & Shower Oil

4. The Cowshed Grumpy Cow Uplifting Bath & Shower Gel

5. Gentleman’s Tonic Gentle Body Wash

6. Neal’s Yard Aromatic Foaming Bath

7. The Little Bubble Co Vanilla Biscuit Bath & Shower Gel

8. Dermalogica Conditioning Body Wash

9. Elemis Frangipani Monoi Shower Cream

10. Neom Complete Bliss: Organic Bath & Shower Gel

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