Consumers are discovering that the bath is a therapeutic, luxurious, yet inexpensive way to relax stressed psyches and overworked muscles.

Fragrance-enhanced products such as bath soap, bath and shower gel, shampoo, dusting power, body cream, after-bath lotion and scented candles for a perfumed atmosphere are perceived as an inexpensive way to enjoy a touch of luxury that also benefits one's overall mental and physical well-being.New to the market, observes the Soap and Detergent Association, are perfumed bath collections that have been carefully developed so each product in the line builds on the fragrance nuances of the one before it.