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Bubble Bath Bliss

blog_beauty_roseswithbeesI’ve fallen in love—with my new bathtub. I recently moved to a new place and it has a bathtub. For the first time in more than 11 years, I now have unlimited access to taking baths, and this has been one of the best things that has happened to me as of late. To top things off, I needed the perfect bubble bath, and let me tell you, that was hard to find. You can pick up any generic, waxy, stinky brand at a local drugstore, but to settle into the finest bubbles and an aroma that will fill your home for hours, you have to do some searching. I did, and found my new obsession—Tokyo Milk Bubble Bath, No. 12. With the scent of “Citrus Zest, Rosewood, Mimosa, and Mandarin,” this is a bubble bath worth trying. I originally found it at Anthropologie at half price, but now the store no longer carries it. But lucky me, I found it locally in Santa Cruz at Saffron and Genevieve, retailing for around $25. You can also find it online at Tokyo-milk.com. Try it out. There’s nothing better, really, than settling into a bath, calming your mind, and enjoying the soothing smells of a luxurious bubble bath.


Find Tokyo Milk Bubble Bath, No. 12 at Saffron and Genevieve, 901B Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz, 462-4506, saffronandgenevieve.com.
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