Mourning Bath Soak


In the Victorian era, it was customary for families to go through elaborate rituals to commemorate their dead. There were three distinct mourning periods: deep mourning or full mourning, second mourning, and half-mourning. The length of time for each period would depend on the relationship with the deceased. No one would ever think of telling a mourner that they had grieved long enough or that they should hurry up and get over it; unfortunately this is often what is told to mourners today. Over the years, we have become a society that does not want to think or talk about death, and we have become less tolerant of peoples’ grief. One of the most important things we can learn from the Victorians is their openness in talking about and planning for death. It does not need to be the focus of our lives as it was then, but we do need to have more of these important conversations, hold space for those grieving, and allow ourselves whatever time it takes to fully grieve a loss.

This therapeutic blend of magnesium, pink Himalayan & black salt has many skincare benefits and is great for sore muscles, detox, relaxation and stress relief. Minerals and natural salts have been used in beauty recipes and for natural healing purposes for thousands of years, containing over 21 minerals, including magnesium, calcium, sulfur, zinc and potassium. The salt stimulates circulation and can detoxify your body. Magnesium deficiency results in lower levels of fatty acids on the skin which reduces elasticity and moisture and creates the perfect condition for dryness and lack of tone. Taking a magnesium bath might aid with magnesium depletion and supply your skin with this vital mineral. Magnesium is also said to soothe sore muscles and further relaxation. Pollutants are known to cause skin problems such as eczema, acne, and hives. Activated charcoal detoxifies & helps remove all those irritants from your skin, helping ease breakouts and other skin problems.

Richly scented with traditional funerary flowers of lilac, rose, jasmine & chrysanthemum, warmth of clove & patchouli, with a touch of solitary Autumn fire smoke.

A little goes a long way, allow this aroma to bring envelop yourself in your grief, to experience it and fully live it, rather than push it away.

100% Vegan, synthetic and nut free, wildcrafted and sustainably sourced ingredients.

Compostable kraft paper lined bag

Also available in a limited edition perfume.

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