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In a world full of modern remedies, it is still sometimes the case that the old remedies that Granny recommended are still the best and Radox Bath Salts are a product that for me falls into this category. Yes my Granny did swear by 'em but so did my parents too and as kid from a sports mad family there was always a packet of these in the bathroom cabinet for those uncomfortable aches and pains.
Radox have been making herbal products to soothe aches and pains since 1908 but it is the original bath salts I still frequently buy and swear by. These days Radox is part of the Unilever group of companies, but like many of the companies under the Unilever umbrella it has managed to maintain its unique Radox brand.
I'm fortunate in that I don't suffer from too many aches and pains and touchwood I've never really had back problems but I do a lot of walking and sometimes my calf muscles ache and this is when I like to run a nice hot bath and pour in these salts.
These salts are small powder like crystals which are blue and white in colour and as soon as they hit the hot water they dissolve rapidly. They don't create much of a froth or any bubbles and you just need a couple of shakes to do the job (about two handfuls). The blue crystals do give the water an initial light blue tinge but they also provide a nice fresh aroma of lavender and other floral undertones, but these are quite subtle and by no means overpowering.
I find the smell of these salts really help you relax and when I get out the bath they do leave my skin feeling soft and fresh and relaxed. I'm sure that the majority of these benefits are in my mind but the salts are rich in various minerals that are known for there relaxing properties, these include sodium sesquicarbonate as well as common table salt (sodium chloride).
The product I buy comes packaged in a small blue cardboard box, which has a flap on the side that you pour the salts through. You do need to make sure that you don't get the cardboard box wet as this will make the remaining salts solidify into a big clump.
The box carries a warning to avoid getting the product into your eyes and if you do you should wash it out immediately with cool clean water. It also advises that the salts might make the bottom of the bath slippery so care should be taken when getting in and out. The product is suitable for both men and women.
I usually by these salts from the Poundshop if they have them in stock, otherwise my local Wilkinsons sell them for £1.29. A 400g box usually lasts me four times.
I love my spa style products, and this is one of my favourites. Radox do a huge range of bath products, this is one of the more traditional ones, rather than being in gel form, it comes in a sort of powder in tiny crystals.
They are bath salts, and instantly dissolve in hot water, they dont create any bubbles so dont buy this if your looking for a bubble bath. They are blue and white in the box, and make the water turn a light blue colour, but dont worry this does not stay this colour on your skin when you get out.
The smell is almost like lavender but not very strong at all, its a relaxing smell and if you have a nice hot bath it will work well together to get you sleepy.
The only problem with this product is that it comes in a cardboard box, and so if you get it wet next to the bath or shower then the salts turn hard or dissolve in the box, leaving you less for your bath. I usually put in a long generous pour (the box has a section that tears open to pour the salts out). From one box I can have at least 4 baths from it. It costs between £1.50-£2 depending on where you buy it from. Theres only one sized box.
Its a nice way to spend the end of an evening, and if you have had a tough day lifting things then it does unwind the knots in your body a bit, but that also may be due to the soak in hot water.
When you get out of the bath you are left with a nice smell on your skin.
I recently started going running again after having a baby in October. I wanted to lose weight and get in shape ready for my holiday in August. Oh my god after the first 2 days I was in such bad pain I couldn't believe it! My legs ached like mad and I was so stiff I went to boots to look for something to help me or at least relieve some of my awful pain!
I asked one of the shop assistants thinking she would give me some kind of pain killer or something similar however she suggested the radox bath salts to me. She said that she had used them for something similar and that they had 'worked wonders'. Sounded great to me so I bought them straight away.
This bath salts came in a 400g pack. The packaging didn't look good infact it looked quite plain and boring but I wasn't really bothered about what they looked like as long as they worked!
The Radox has been around for ages I can remember my mum using the bubble bath so it is definitely a well known brand and a quality brand.
I went straight home and ran a bath. When I opened the box the smell was very strong it did actually smell like it would do you some good (if that makes sense)
The instructions were very simple to follow you simply add the product under the running water. The thing that surprised me and that I thought was quite cool was that the bath salts turned the water a really lovely blue color. The scent filled the bathroom. I ran the bath and got in, the smell was very relaxing.
All of the bath salts had dissolved and had left the water really soft and smooth against my skin.
I relaxed in the bath for ages and my legs did feel better whilst I was in there. I even had a glass of wine to add to the experience!
When I got out of the bath after my lovely soak I did feel a lot better. My legs did not ache as much and I think I was definitely more relaxed. I would definitely use it again if I had the same problem and can imagine that it would also be great if you had a cold or flu.
After finally running out of my stash of Lush bath goodies I wanted some basic bathing supplies and I decided to look for something nice but cheap to cut down on the ridiculous amount of money I had been spending on beauty products. I saw that they were selling Radox Bath Salts in my local Poundland and bought a box of the Muscle Soak variety for just £1.00, which seems to be the going price in most supermarkets and high street beauty stores.
Product description: "Expertly blended with Thyme to help soothe muscular aches and pains.
Relax in a hot bath of Radox Muscle Soak Herbal Bath Salts. Our mineral rich natural salts help ease tired and aching muscles and have been expertly blended with natural Thyme to relax your mind.
Soak away your aches and pains in a steamy bath containing 100 years of Radox know how."
The bath salts come packaged in a cardboard box, which I thought was a little odd as it is likely to get damp from being kept in the bathroom and may end up absorbing moisture and spoiling the product. I keep the box of bath salts stored in my bedroom to avoid it getting damaged. There is a small opening on one side of the box from which you can pour the salts out, and this is covered by a tab that folds back on itself and tucks into place to close.
Recommended directions for use: Pour a generous amount (approximately 2 handfuls) of Radox Muscle Soak Herbal Bath Salts under warm running water and allow to dissolve fully before carefully stepping into the bath.
The bath salts have a light blue colour to them and appear to be quite small, rounded granules. I pour them into running water under the taps which helps them to dissolve, and as the taps are running a small amount of foam appears, although this fades away quite quickly so there is no bubbly effect. The bath water turns a bright shade of sky blue as the salts dissolve and it reminds me of the cream cleaner I used to use on my oven top! It can take a short time for the salts to dissolve properly and I find that it works best to swish the water around with my hand to speed up the process, otherwise it leaves a slight grainy layer at the bottom of the bath tub, which is of course not comfortable to sit upon.
I prefer to use my normal bubble bath products on a regular basis, and then save these bath salts for times when my muscles are feeling sore and need some extra care. I have recently been experiencing a lot of aches and tension in my shoulders from a combination of doing my desk based day job and DIY projects at home in the evening, and I would say I've used these salts once or twice a week as required. The only bad thing about this is that the contents of a 400g box provides enough for only about 3 baths, so it gets used up very quickly. That said, the cost of using this in each bath works out at being around 33p a time, so this is very cheap considering the sort of effect that it has and I'm happy to replace this frequently to ensure that I have it for when it's needed.
I like to listen to music while I'm bathing, and I will usually lie back and relax for the duration of about 2-3 songs and just soak in the effects of the bath salts before moving on to washing my hair, face and body. This time allows the bath salts to get to work on my muscles and I make sure that my shoulders are submerged and covered by the warm and soothing bath water, so as I am soaking I can feel the tension lifting away and I feel utterly relaxed. Thyme is wonderful for relaxing and rejuvenating, and it is noticeable as once I've used these bath salts I feel more supple and less stiff, with my previous aches all eased away. It gives off a lovely refreshing scent which is great for clearing the mind of its busy thoughts at the end of a long day.
When I've used other brands of bath salts previously I felt like they had a detrimental effect on the condition of my skin, but this is not the case here. As soon as I step into the bath water I can feel that it had a silky quality to it, and my skin was coated with a light oily layer which had a softening effect. After I had finished bathing I was amazed that generally speaking, my skin felt moisturised and was smooth to the touch. However, to be slightly contradictory, although most of my skin was fine, there were a few small problem areas such as my elbows, knees and hands that did feel dried out and I had to apply a generous amount of lotion to rehydrate. Overall though, my skin definitely felt better.
I think these Radox Muscle Soak Bath Salts are a really effective product that help to ease sore muscles and gives a relaxing aromatherapy treatment at the same time. I will certainly be buying this product again as it is great value for money and gives even better results than the more expensive versions I've tried before.
Ingredients: Sea salt, lemon oil, baking soda, rosemary oil, eucalyptus globules oil, vitamin E.
When I was a child, my Great Aunt Nancy ran a tiny little post-office from a thatched cottage in a village called Great Missenden. We loved to go and visit her, and every time we left, she's let me and my brother pick something from the shop to take home. My brother always opted for chocolate at the time - but not having a sweet tooth myself at the time, I always opted for Radox Bath Salts.
I don't think the ones I picked as a child were exactly the same as the ones I'm now reviewing, but when I saw good old fashioned bath salts at my local shop, I just couldn't resist a trip down memory lane, and happily picked up a box for £1.10, and trotted off home for a long indulgent soak.
To use these, you simply chuck a couple of handfuls under hot running water. They don't produce any real bubbles, though they do turn the water a bright clear blue colour, at least for a little while. However, as I like a nice deep bath , by the time it was full there was barely any colour to the water at all, and really not much at all visually that would indicate anything had been added to the water . I did like the fact that the salts did dissolve fully - other brands I have tried, especially those larger grained 'luxury' bath salts , have left an annoying layer of tiny grit at the bottom of the bath that makes relaxing fully difficult.
The smell was wonderful - these bath salts contain thyme, which as well as having antiseptic properties also helps to ease and relax aching muscles. The smell from these bath salts was rich and earthy, a very clean herbal smell . It wasn't particularly strong, but I did like that it wasn't too girly.
A good soak in the bath soon had my toes and fingers looking like prunes, and any tension knots I'd gotten from sitting at my desk all day had melted away . When I got out of the bath and dried off, a faint hint of the scent lingered, and my skin was soft and smooth feeling
I got around 5 baths out of my box - however I am heavy handed with the salt, and I do have very deep baths. Still, can't moan at around 22p per relaxing hot bath, and I very much enjoyed my little nostalgia trip.
On the whole, I do really prefer a bath with bubbles - However, thought I don't often use the salts in the bath, they make a wonderful soak for tired aching feet. 4 stars.
Radox bath salts always remind me of my mums house. I think back in the day they were about the only bath relaxing product you could buy so just about every house in the 70's/early 80's had a box and my mum was no exception. There was always a box of bath salts on the bath just waiting to be added to the bath to give you a relaxing half an hour or so. I never really like them as a kid as I couldn't see the point of relaxing in a bath, I had too many toys to play with but now I love a soak in the tub with some of these lovely salts.
In fact a bath foot salt was the first product Radox released in 1908 and today they have gone on to introduce a number of great products such as shower gels, bath soak, soaps and deodorants. Radox say that you need to ,"Enjoy Radox Herbal Bath Salts that dissolve and disperse for a dreamy dip. Sprinkle and soak away your aches and pains in a steamy bath containing 100 years of Radox know how."
I love putting these into my bath. Sometimes I don't feel like having a bath full of bubbles and just want to relax in a nice natural bath. When you dissolve these bath salts in your bath they give the water a kind of cloudy appearance but you still feel like you have some sort of product in your bath without being overrun by bubbles. The salts have a lovely smell and presence to them and I love knowing what they are doing to my body.
There are two different types of salts that you can get from Radox, muscle soak and vapour therapy. The vapour therapy ones are great if you have a cold and I find it a very effective way of clearing out my sinuses even if its only for a short while when I am in the bath. The vapour therapy bath salts have been blended with eucalyptus to clear you mind and revive your senses. It kind of has that Vicks capo rub smell but is no where near as strong although you can still definitely smell the eucalyptus which is lovely when you are all bunged up. The muscle soak is lovely for when I've had a stressful day and has been perfect whilst I've been pregnant for all my aches and pains, to know I am soaking away my troubles and muscles in the flavourful water is lovely! The muscle soak has thyme in it so its quite a herbal smell and a pleasant one without being too overpowering.
To use the bath salts I like to run the hot tap for a few moments and then sprinkle the salts under the tap so they dissolve before they hit the water. I find that if you just add them to still bath water they don't dissolve as well so under a running tap is perfect.
A nice way to have a bath!
==Radox Muscle Soak Bath Salts with Thyme==
When I was browsing in Poundland a few weeks back I came across a box of these Radox bath salts which I haven't seen for many years and I couldn't resist popping a box into my already over flowing basket. The Radox Salts always remind me of my Dad as it was always something he would use and since I was not only feeling nostalgic but had a bad case of aching muscles I thought it was a pound well spent.
So for A fair price of £1 I got a cardboard box containing 400 grams of the salts. This is not a bad size although it has to be said that a lot of the product is needed in one use and therefore don't expect to get more than 4 baths out of the one box. The directions on the back state that two handfuls are needed for each bath but to save me getting my hands all powdery I tend to opt for just a gentle shake of the powder from the box a few times up and down the bath. This of course does use up quite a lot but it does create a nice blue/green colouring in the bath a create a nice amount of aroma in the bathroom.
I do like to get my baths really scorching hot so I take care when stepping in but when using this muscle soak there isn't any bubbles in the bath to fall into and this is one downside for me as I do like a lot of popping bubbles in a bath. However one I was in I could smell the classic Radox aroma mixed with the added bonus ingredient of the thyme. I can't say that this was especially strong even though I used a more than generous amount of the product.
I soaked in the bath for nearly an hour and the minimal amount of aroma that there was seemed to fade fairly quickly and didn't linger like a lot of other bath product I use tend to do. The muscle soak did work with the warm water to ease my aching muscles but then again I am sure a bath without the Radox in would have probably had the same effect.
Them ain downside I found when getting out of the bath and drying myself off was the feeling of really quite dry skin. The Radox left a slight chalky residue on my skin which wasn't at all nice and my skin even once rubbed with a towel felt dry and in dire need of some moisturiser. I have to say that it wasn't the best of baths because of using this muscle soak powder and I don't think that once I have used up this box of salts that I will be rushing out to buy another anytime in the near future.
I think that a mediocre score of 2 out of 5 stars is being rather kind to this product. The smell was nice and relaxing although not very strong and didn't last very long either. The salts didn't produce any bubbles which is what I normally like but other than that the main downside was the dry and unloved feeling my skin gave after having a bath with this. I can't say I was overly happy with the product and for that reason I shan't be recommending it.
I do hope that this has been of some help/interest to you
Many thanks for taking the time to read.
I have recently started competative swimming after a break of almost a year. I have only been going for a few weeks and as I swim a mile each time I ache a lot afterwards! unfortunately I only get 2 rest days a week so I was looking for a quick fix to ease my aching arms. I saw this is Tesco for just 90p so I snapped up a box.
The packaging is simple, the salts come in a cardboard box. The front of the box tells you that the salts have a blend of natural herbs and minerals and also contain thyme which is known for soothing tired aching muscles.
To use the bath salts you are advised to pour a generous amount into warm running water and to allow to fully dissolve before stepping in the bath. The salts are blue in colour with darker blue crystals scattered throughout. The smell is really fresh, this is the classic Radox scent which is unisex so will suit men and women. It turns the water a lovely blue cloudy shade, I did find that I needed to swish the water around a bit to make it dissolve.
It does make the bath a little slippery so be careful when stepping into the bath. I relaxed in the bath for about 30 minutes, during this time I felt really relaxed and my muscles felt less stiff. The smell of the salts was also pleasant and lasted the duration of my bath.
When I got out of the bath I felt a little less achy. I now use this most days as I love the bath and any excuse to relax in there with a magazine is fine with me!
I love this product it's cheap and lasts a good 2-3 weeks dependant on use. The only thing I would say is be careful where you store the box as I like hot baths and I have found that even though I have my bathroom window open the box does get soggy and the salts can start to dissolve in the box making it difficult to pour out. You also need to rinse the bath well after use.
I'm a person that can get stressed quite easily so one way I like to relax is with a nice hot bath full of bath creams or bath salts and soak til I turn into a prune, so when I noticed these at my local supermarket (which is where I pretty much get all my lotions and potions from) for the bargain price of 84p! I quickly snapped it up in my basket and decided to use it that very night like a big kid I normally cannot wait to use any smellies I buy.
It came in a quite flimsy cardboard box that when became wet started to go quite soggy to the touch but at 84p what was I to expect. It was a rather dull blue in colour which to me isn't very eye-catching with a pebbles on the front to be honest it was the price that attracted me not the packaging I think if it was more expensive I wouldn't have looked twice, the Radox was in the top corner and I thought the green clashed with the blue but really as long as the inside did the job I wasn't too bother about whether the logo looked right or not. To open there was a little bit to tear which was quite easy to do and didn't tear the rest of the box so that was a bonus as I wouldn't of been happy if it ended up all over my bathroom floor, It's streamline so it's also easy to slot into the shelves in the bathroom as well.
Using the Product~~~~~~
Opening the product it has a very strong smell that's quite minty and a bit peppery but still lovely and well relaxing, pouring into the bath though they do tend to spill out and before you know half a box is gone so it tends not to last very long, I think mine lasted about 3 baths which is pretty poor if you think about it.
It makes your bath go a blue colour and radiated the relaxing smell from the water, if your not careful though it can make your bath go gritty and can be uncomfortable to sit in for long periods of time but if you swirl the water a bit it normally works out ok.
Although it didn't last very long I have been out and purchased a few more boxes as at 84p it doesn't make a huge dent in your pocket, the salts did make me feel refreshed and revived after I came out and subsequently went on to have a rather good nights sleep.
So to me it does exactly what it says on the tin and is definitely worth even though I wished them came in bigger boxes so it lasts longer but at 84p who can complain?
I brought our first box of Radox Bath Salt Muscle Soak about a month ago as my husband plays football and when he gets home moans about aches and pains.
Box cost 86p from Tesco and is still a quarter full now. Sprikle in to a warm bath and relax. He claims since he's starting using it he doesn't ache the next day?
86p is a bargin not to have ear ache of the OH.
I don't suffer aches and pains but I am a bit of a bath queen so couldn't resist trying it out. It was not the same as a bubble bath but smelt very nice. I'm currently 7 months pregnanct and starting to get aches so this maybe where the salts will come in to their own for me...Will keep you posted on how I find them for my moaning, so aches.
I would recommend this to anyone even if they don't suffer from aches and pains.
Anyone who regularly reads my reviews will be all too aware by now (cos I'm always moaning mainly lol) that I suffer with a back problem. I try everything I can to alleviate it but its only in the past week (after suffering for the past 4 years!) that I have been diagnosed with sciatica and that I have a disc in my back I probably need removing. I have bad pain everywhere and add to that a lifelong spine condition to which I have to have injections into every 3 months to help with the pain. At just turned 36 I am a falling apart old crock.....it's now official lol.
However because I suffer aches and pains on a daily basis I often try natural remedies as well as prescribed medications and recently I spotted this one in offer in Boots at a pound a box and having read a fair few positive reviews on it (on here!), I decided it had to be worth a try at that offer price!
The salts comes in a blue box with a picture of some of the salts on the front and a pestle and mortar along with a leaf and I am told that it is Radox Muscle Soak 'Bath Therapy', Herbal Bath Salts 'Expertly blended with Thyme to help soothe muscular aches and pains' and that Radox have been blending natural herbs since 1908. Other information on the box includes being told a bit about the product and how to use it, ingredients and the weight is stated (which in this case is 400g) and contact details for H&BC UK) the manufacturer of the product are listed. It's a nice enough box and easy to use as it has a pull in and out tab to the side of it and of course it is all informative enough too.
Using The Salts:
The salts are a turquoise colour, some granules and with a fair amount of dust with a smell of natural thyme to them with a sort of musky, earthy undertone. It has a lovely fresh, fragrance that is very unisex and you simply add some to water in the bath and let it all melt in. You end up with blue coloured water with no bubbles or anything to the surface of it and then your ready to have a soak in it of course!
The water is ever so soft, the granules disappear and this gives a lovely aromatic bath. Not only is this lovely to take a dip in it really does calm the senses and soften the skin amazingly well and after bathing in this I certainly didn't feel the need for using body lotion/cream afterwards.
Not only does it do that it leaves me feeling fresh, clean and revitalised after using this and the fragrance lingers on my skin for a good few hours after using it but it does relax the muscles????
Yes, in my opinion it does! It relaxes my mind and my body. Course with my back and muscle problems I never expected them to be cured by having a dunk or anything like that but it certainly helps.
I think this is a truly fabulous bath soak on every level. You don't need to use much salts per bath and my skin feels great and I'm more relaxed and all I want to do after having a bath after using this is have a little, cosy nap! Lovely and something I think most people (particularly those who partake in sporting activities or physical jobs) should have in their bathrooms.
Available in all good chemists and supermarkets and if not on offer expect to pay about £1.30 a box.
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I'm not really one for using bubble baths and things, but recently a kind friend of mine who knows how badly my back hurts sometimes (I have fibromyalgia), gave me a box of this Radox muscle soak.
I have to admit, initially I just thanked them and then popped it in the cupboard, and thought no more about it, but a couple of weeks later when I came in soaked my kind hubby thought a hot bath would help and ran me one adding some of this to ease my aching muscles too bless him.
The product comes in a box rather than a bottle, and it looks more like a small box of washing powder than anything else really. It's quite non-descript looking and isn't very girly or anything so would probably appeal just as much to men as women.
The salts are herbal and thyme is the predominant scent and therefore probably the predominant herb. Actually, it says that it's made using a blend of natural herbs and minerals. Not totally sure how 'natural' it really is, but it sounds good eh. You get 400g in the box, and that's not a bad size I reckon. It will do quite a few baths as to use, you pop a couple of handfuls into the water while it's running.
The scent is really nice actually, it's not floral at all, and I have to say just entering the room the smell was quite refreshing and relaxing. The salts themselves dissolve well which is good, they do turn the water sort of cloudy and kind of an odd bluey sort of colour. Once in the water I have to say it's pretty relaxing as the water does feel quite soft, and the scent does sort of surround you in an almost heady way.
So, did this refresh, revitalise and relax me? Did I come out of the bath with less aches and pains? Well yes I felt relaxed, but then I usually do with a nice soak in a hot bath. Revitalised... ummm... no, not really, but then it was the end of a long day and all I wanted was to climb into my pyjamas and curl up. Did I have less aches and pains? No, but then I have fibromyalgia so I guess again that's not completely surprising either. Overall, I did enjoy it though. I don't think it's something I'd want to use too often as I prefer to have a bath where I can wash my hair and so on all at the same time, but for a pleasant change it was nice. I think if you were not someone who had muscular problems already, but were just wanting to relax after a workout or something then it might well be quite effective.
Radox Muscle Soak Bath Salts come in a cardboard box with a little opening on the side a lot like a small washing powder box.
Inside the box is 400g of blue powder. It has a very herby scent when you give it a sniff.
I love having a relaxing bath, and these do help to relax and sooth you. You simply pour a generous amount into the running water and watch as your bath turns a tropical blue colour. The steam coming from the bath smells gorgeous and it travels around the house if you leave the bathroom door open!
Upon stepping into the bath and laying down you instantly feel relaxed, and you can feel your skin softening also.
I would recommend washing your hair in different water to the bath water as I find it leaves your hair lank and greasy looking even after you've added your shampoo and conditioner. So either wash before or after your relaxing bath.
I usually pick these up in Poundland (obviously £1) or you can get them in Asda/Tesco/Wilko's etc for around £1.50ish.
Radox is known for it's wide varity of bath products aimed at soothing tired and aching muscles, these bath salts are no different. A blend of natural herbs and mineral it naturally relaxes muscles afer workouts or just the general aches and pains of everyday life.
It helps you feel soothed, clean and fresh after a bath.
After a long hard day all you want to do is get into a nice hot bath and......add a few Radox bath salts to the equation! They are very cheap, only around a pound a box and they last for ages. They come in a blue box and you can smell the salts before you even open the box. These ones are the 'muscle soak' salts and they do the job very well. I find they refresh you and relive stress in your muscles, they are very relaxing. I like Radox in general and the price of these is such that they cannot be ignored for an occassional treat at least.
Obviously most people use bubble bath and salts are completely different as they dont create bubbles. They do have a better effect though I find and once they have disolved in the water they really help you relax. The scent is quite soothing and you only need to put a small amount into the tub to have the desired effect. I love the smell of my skin after a bath with these. You will definately notice the difference when you try these out, for less than a pound theyre worth a try.
This is a product which I have used on and off for years and years, it reminds me of home, as Mum always used it too. In these days of environmentally concious everything it's nice to realise that Radox have always packaged their salts in a cardboard box ready for re-cycling. I have a lovely glass jar which I decant them into to make the bathroom look a bit prettier because, lets face it, recyclable isn't always attractive.
The salts themselves are just like a step back in time, an aroma that can only be described as like "RADOX!" and the way they turn the water a deep blue colour is just a joy. The benefits you get from using these salts is a relaxed feel after your bath, now I'm not too sure whether or not it's my muscles that have relaxed or my mind but whichever it is I always get a good nights sleep after I've had a Radox bath.
They last for absolutely ages as well, although you do need to give them a shake as they settle down into one big lump quite readily.
A little trip down memory lane with every use.