The Soak

The place for all things bath time, bodycare and bees

Why You Should Be Gifting Bath & Body Products to Make Every Day a Spa Day

Written by Jane Bornstein @homebodyjane  https://janethehomebody.com/ Self-care gets a bad rep. It is often labeled as self-indulgent, selfish, unproductive and a waste of time. But here at Esker, we beg to differ. We believe that self-care is essential to maintaining equilibrium and fostering our mental health. Carving out time to show ourselves...

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The Culture of Bathing

Submerging oneself in water is an age-old way to find relief. Picture: wading into rivers, streams, hot springs, lakes. But where did the tradition of hot water as toxin release come from? Join us as we go back in time to examine the roof of bathing, and where our modern...

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Not all exfoliation is equal: Learn the difference

Not all exfoliation is created equal. Learn the difference between the methods, and find the one best for you.

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Our Self-Care Secret: A Bath, A Book, & A Face Mask

We spend a lot of our time bathing, reading, and indulging in skincare rituals — but combining the three is our favorite form of self-care. Inspired by our new Bath Board, we’ve rounded up the best face mask and book pairings for your next dip in the tub. Think of it...

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Another Kind of Half Bath

Sometimes you don't have time (or even the tub) for the full soak. Maybe you're working with a shower-only situation, or don't want to deal with waiting for the tub to fill up.Lucky for you, there are some alternatives to taking a full bath; something as simple as soaking your hands and feet...

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Water is Life: The healing effects are right there in your bathroom

There's a reason why bathing, swimming, and showering feels so good; this miraculous element gives us life; literally.

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Benefits Of Taking Long Baths — & Time For Yourself

Written by Madge Maril Ask a friend how to instantly de-stress after a long day and you’ll almost always get the same answer: light up a scented candle, turn your phone off, and take a bath. The universally adored practice of slipping into warm water after a rough day is...

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Bathing 101: How to Craft the Perfect Bath

photo: Brooklynn Gallagher These days, we need all the self-care me-time that we can get. For a lot of us, the only alone recharge time we can get is in the bathroom, and more specifically, in the tub. We want to cover all the details, so you know how to craft...

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