Radox Muscle Soak Review

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When you’re starting a new fitness routine or push yourself hard at the gym, your muscles will let you know. If you have sore and achy muscles, sitting in a nice warm bath with Radox Muscle Soak will do wonders. It helps soothe your body so you can hit the gym again the next day with no worries.

Of course, you don’t have to be an avid gym-goer to take advantage of the Radox Muscle Soak. Whether you’ve been on your feet all day for work or just had a stressful day, relaxing in these salts will ease your pain and help you relax.

Some consumers were less than pleased by the lack of natural ingredients. Others didn’t appreciate the addition of dyes that colored the water. However, that doesn’t stop most people from love it anyway.

There is no doubt that the Radox Muscle Soak works wonders. Whether you are sore from a workout or just achy in general, this product can help soothe that pain and make you comfortable.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros

Soothes aching muscles

Affordable price tag

Easy to use

Cons

Unnatural ingredients

Powdery consistency

Chemical scent

Turns water unnaturally blue

Brand

Radox is a company that specializes in personal care products. They are best known for their bubble baths and shower gels, among other things. They really know their stuff when it comes to shower products.

They got their start in 1908 in the United Kingdom. Nowadays they have spread out and are available more readily in other countries. Another larger company now owns Radox. Unilever now owns the brand and helps it thrive.

The first products Radox made were salts for a foot bath. The first tagline they used was that the product "radiates oxygen." They have come a long way since then, now produce a plethora of different products like liquid soap, shower gel, deodorant, bath salts, bubble bath, and muscle soaks.

Use

After a long hard day at work or a hardcore workout at the gym, your muscles are bound to be sore. After all, the harder your push your muscles, the worse they will feel. There is no need to spend the rest of your evening and next few days feeling the pain. Whether your body hurts from exercise, inflammation, stress, or a hard day of work, Radox Muscle Soak can make you feel great.

Thanks to bath salts and muscle soak like the Radox Muscle Soak you don't have to worry about things like that. Soaking in a nice warm bath after a hard day always feels relaxing and soothing, to begin with. Throw in a couple of handfuls of these bath salts, and it will take your relaxation to a whole 'nother level.

Muscle soaks such as these are known to help alleviate aches and pains throughout your body. When you start a new workout routine or push yourself extra hard, there's no need to feel the extra pain for the next few days. Soak in a warm bath after dissolving some of the Radox Muscle Soak bath salts into it and enjoy.

Scent

The Radox Muscle Soak has a Thyme sent that gets its inspiration from nature. However, since most of the ingredients in the bath salts aren't natural, to begin with, it can be hard actually to achieve this scent.

In fact, there are a handful of consumers who were unhappy with the unnatural scent of the Radox Muscle Soak. They stated that it had almost a chemical smell that was discomforting while in the bath.

The Radox Muscle Soak does a fantastic job at relieving the pain in your achy muscles after a long day, but some customers can't get past the smell and enjoy it.

Something to note, however, is that this isn't a feeling that everyone shares. There are some consumers who have no problem with the scent of the bath salts.

There are more customers out there who enjoyed or were indifferent to the smell of the Radox Muscle Soak than there were consumers who were displeased. It is just something that should be noted if you are planning on purchasing this product.

Effectiveness

One thing that customers can agree on is that the Radox Muscle Soak gets the job done. It can get help to soothe your sore and achy muscles with ease. Did you have a long day at work? Were you on your feet all day? Did you push yourself extra hard at the gym? Or start a new fitness routine? If you answered yes to any or all of these and have the sore muscles to prove it, this product is for you!

You can soak in a warm bath with the Radox Muscle Soak dissolved into it, and your muscles will feel much better afterward. Of course, heated water itself can help with a sore body, but the addition of this soak helps improve that process.

The herbal bath salts were designed to help out your tired and achy muscles. Just sit back in the tub and let them do their job.

Sizes

There are no size options for the purchase of the Radox Muscle Soak. The bath salts come in a box that carries about 400 grams of the product. You can purchase, online, packs that have more than one box if you are looking for a little more than the offered 400 grams.

Each bath takes about two handfuls of powder, but that size varies from person to person. That means that the number of baths you can get per box will depend on the person taking the bath.

Ingredients

There are a handful of ingredients in the Radox Muscle Soak so you can get the best product and greatest relief after your bath.

The soak contains Maris Sal, Aqua, Sodium Sesquicarbonate, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylene Glycol, Parfum, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Carbonate, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme), Flower/Leaf Extract, Linalool, CI 42090 (chemical coloring), and CI 77007(mineral-derived blue coloring).

Of course, it is possible that the list of ingredients can be changed by the manufacturer at any time so if you want to know the actual ingredient content for your Radox Muscle Soak you should check out the packaging of your product.

Those are a lot of big-name and hard to pronounce ingredients. The bath salt isn't full of natural ingredients as some consumers might like. If you want an all-natural muscle soak or bath salt, then you might want to consider a different option.

There are quite a few customers who are not pleased with all the unnatural components of the Radox Muscle Soak. They stated that the blue dye and various types of powder used in the soak left them unimpressed.

Precautions

When using the Radox Muscle Soak, you want to make sure that you are keeping it away from your eyes. The bath salts tend to be more powdery than some consumers like, but that means it can be blown around more easily. This will increase the risk of you getting the powdery substance into your eyes.

If the Radox Muscle Soak does happen to make contact with your eyes, Radox suggests that you should rinse them with cool and clean water to flush the salts from your eyes.

How to Use

At the end of the day, when you just want to slip into the warm water and relax, the last thing that you want to do is fiddle with your bath salts. The good news is, using Radox Muscle Soak is super easy, there is barely any inconvenience.

While you are running your bath water, you will take a generous amount of the salts (usually around two handfuls) and place them under the warm running water. You want to allow the salts time to dissolve fully before you step into the tub.

It is as easy as that. You just put the salts in the warm water until it dissolves and then step in and relax.

Varieties

There aren't really any varieties of the original Radox Muscle Soak. There are, however, other similar products from Radox that can do the same things.

Radox offers other bath salts that can help you out. There is one called Muscle Relax (with a peppermint scent) and another named Detox (with an acai berry scent). Additionally, there are bath bombs available with properties to help you calm down and pamper yourself in a variety of scents.

There are also some other muscle soaks available from Radox. However, they come in liquid form instead of as a bath salt. They offer the Sage & Sea Minerals Muscle soak, as well as ones for stress relief (rosemary and eucalyptus), sleep easy (chamomile and jasmine), feel relaxed (lavender and waterlily), and muscle therapy (black pepper and ginseng).

Consistency

When it comes to bath salts, consistency isn't as important to some people as it is to others. After all, you are going to be dissolving the substance into the water, so why does it really matter?

The consumers who are displeased with the consistency of the Radox Muscle Soak would say that it shows an inferior product. Since the salts are more powdered and refined, they aren't actually salts. These are the customers who expect to find bigger crystalline salts instead of a smaller and more powdered crystal.

There were a few reviewers who mused that the reason for the powdery composition is because of all the unnatural ingredients on the mixture. Since most of it isn't actually salt and a lot of the components are chemically made, it would make sense for it to be a powder.

On the other hand, there are customers who have no problem with the thin and powdery consistency. They believe that if the product works, then what does it matter? As long as the Radox Muscle Soak work and soothes your muscles, the consistency doesn't matter. You are dissolving the powder into the bathwater anyway, so you aren't actually feeling it when you're in the bath.

Color

One of the bigger problems that customers have with the Radox Muscle Soak is that it turns their bathwater unnaturally blue. It can be a little uncomfortable stepping into bright blue water when it comes time to relax.

In the opinion of reviewers, there was no need to add the extra chemical to dye the Radox Muscle Soak this color of blue.

Value

When compared to other muscle soaks on the market, the Radox Muscle Soak has a pretty reasonable price tag. You should be careful, however, when ordering online to make sure you are getting the correct product for a decent cost. There are vendors who are selling it at a higher price since it's not readily available for sale in the United States.

Although the Radox Muscle Soak has a decent price tag, some consumers don't consider it a good value. They believe all the unnatural additives and dyes make the product feel and appear cheaply made and not worth the cost.

Bottom Line

At the end of a long hard day, all you want to do is sit back and relax. Whether you spent the day on your feet at work or you pushed yourself hard at the gym, if you have sore muscles, the Radox Muscle Soak will become one of your best friends.

All you have to do is fill up your tub with warm water and add a couple of handfuls of the bath salts into your water. Once you dissolve the salts, then you can step in and enjoy the soothing feeling. Warm water alone is fantastic for achy muscles, but the addition of Radox Muscle Soak takes it to a whole new level.

The active ingredients, although not always natural, work to help soothe your sore muscles, helping give you a more comfortable feeling. You don't have to let a hardcore workout keep you down or take you out of the game for a day or two. Relax in a tub of Radox Muscle Soak, and you will feel refreshed and ready to go.

Some consumers are put off by the slight chemical smell and way the salts change your bath water to a weird, unnatural blue. There are concerns a handful of customers have experienced; however, not everyone shares these concerns. That said, it is worth noting these problems so you can make an informed decision about purchasing the Radox Muscle Soak.

All and all, a lot of consumers love the Radox Muscle Soak and sweat by it. There are some downfalls, although most products experience that. For the most part, however, customers can appreciate for what it is. There is no doubt that these bath salts do their intended job, and they do it well.

Your muscles will thank you for using the Radox Muscle Soak.