Bubble Day is celebrated on January 8 of every year. The bubbles at the top of the water are known as foam baths or foaming baths that insulate the bathwater by keeping it warmer for an extended period.
Children like to enjoy playing with the bubbles which encourages them to take their baths. Some of the bubble baths, foaming baths, or bath foam can be used to wash hair and skin.
The preparations for bath foam may be in the form of a liquid, solid (in the form of powders, grains, or tablets) and gel also. So National Bubble Bath Day is a perfect day to relax in a nice warm/hot bubble bath on a cold winter’s day.
History of National Bubble Bath Day:
The exact origin and the founder of National Bubble Bath Day are still unknown. In the late 1940’s the average American bathed once a week for his hygiene but today a daily shower is standard. It’s important to indulge in a gorgeous soak every once in a while.
The Bubble Bath can help you to open up pores, clean your skin, and to relax muscles. Bubble baths have been familiar as long as baths with soap that is surfactant based.
Bubbles can remove the nasty ring that forms near your bathtub, leaving you and your tub. Also, it can obscure vision. Moreover, it acts as an insulator that preserves the heat of the bath and allows you to luxuriate in it for a more extended period.
Mr. Bubble is a brand of bath product made by the village company. According to AC Nielsen Data, Mr. Bubble is the number one bath brand in the United States of America, and it celebrated its 50th Birthday in 2011.
It was founded by Mr. Harold Schafer and the Gold Seal company in 1961 in North Dakota, USA. Gold Steel Company manufactured and distributed Mr. Bubble until 1986.
When the company was sold the product was reformulated to be tear-free, hypoallergenic, dermatologist-tested, and pediatrician tested.
How to Celebrate National Bubble Bath Day:
Just pick up a bubble bath product bottle which is your favorite and fill the tub to commemorate Bubble Bath Day on Night. You can create a calming atmosphere with background music, candles, and a towel to cushion your neck.
How to observe National Bubble Bath Day:
Prepare yourself a relaxing bubble bath. Bubble baths offer health benefits, too.
- Relieve congestion: During the dry winter months, we are more susceptible to colds and chest infections. Let the steam from a bubble bath help loosen congestion and soothe a cough.
- Ease sore muscles: Are muscles aching from new year’s workouts? Ease the ache with a warm bubble bath. Add some Epsom salts, too.
- Sleep better: Add some lavender oil to your bubble bath at night and relax your body and mind before bed. Relaxed muscles combined with the lavender will nudge your body toward a better sleep routine.
- Reduce tension: Let the worries of the day wash away.
Interesting Facts About National Bubble Bath Day:
Here are some fun Bubble and Bath facts for you to enjoy!
- Chicago is credited to the origin of bubble solutions during the 1940s
- The Snapping shrimp shoots hot bubbles to defend itself
- The foam that is formed in a bubble bath acts as an insulator and keeps the water warm for a longer period.
- Alkyl sulfate was popularized as the foaming agent used in the bubble bath scene of Mrs. Haines in the play The Women In 1936.
- The mechanical, machine aerated bubble baths were launched in the 20th century by companies such as Jacuzzi
- Machine aerated baths are used in the treatment of burn victims for tissue debridement and foaming agents are not excluded in the case of children as the bubbles serve as a distraction and make the experience more bearable.