Since every person will react differently, I recommend doing this on a Friday or Saturday night when you don’t have to be up crazy early the next day, just in case you’re more alert than relaxed.

Although I haven’t tested them, some people use apple cider vinegar, sea salt, ginger baths, or a few drops of eucalyptus oil for detox as well.

** Note: I know there are a lot of essential oil companies out there and I’ve certainly tried my fair share of brands. But after testing and researching and more testing, only one is worth spending money on (in my opinion). For a couple years now I’ve been committed to Young Living oils, and you can read more about their oils and my decision HERE.

Why Should We Take a Detox Bath?

He also felt lightheaded after his bath, whereas I didn’t after mine. Again, it’s totally normal, but it’s best to just relax while you drink that second glass of water. Keeping yourself hydrated is the best way to assist your body in the detox process and the lightheadedness will subside within a few minutes.

How to Dry Brush Before a Detox Bath.

Try this Detox Bath recipe for the ultimate way to alleviate stress. Dry brushing, salt and clay create the most relaxing and effective detox. Add to your self-care routine this DIY Salt Scrub and Exfoliating Body Wash for a daily detoxifying experience.

Dry brushing is the act of taking a semi-stiff bristled brush and brushing your skin. It sounds weird, but it really makes a difference and it helps to exfoliate dry skin and unclog pores so the body can better eliminate toxins through the skin.