Definition of bath salts in English:

bath salts

plural noun

  • 1A crystalline substance that is dissolved in bathwater to soften or perfume it:

    ‘a jar of vanilla-scented bath salts’
    • ‘Devon made me a fabulous smelling bath salt mix with lavender & lemon and it's fantastic.’
    • ‘She poured in her bubble bath and threw in some bath salts.’
    • ‘Consequently, it is used in bath salts and deodorant body powders.’
    • ‘As the murky water swirls with bath salt down the shower drain, I feel the worries and tension of my day disappear.’
    • ‘On a recent morning in Times Square, models handed out sun screen and bath salts to pedestrians while standing under 40-foot billboards featuring a golfer and blue desert skies.’
    • ‘For women, you'll find an array of herbal lotions and creams, bath salts, scented soaps and candles.’
    • ‘Adding bath salts and flowers to the water will enhance the experience.’
    • ‘When you add a cabinet to a wall, use open shelves to showcase decorative items like perfume or bath salt bottles, and enclosed shelves and drawers to hide workaday items.’
    • ‘From the side cabinet Grace poured in rose scented bath salts and bubbles.’
    • ‘Take some time apart from your day to take a nice, warm bath with lovely smelling bath salts.’
    • ‘They also provide the raw materials for the renowned Jordanian Dead Sea bath salts and cosmetic products which are marketed worldwide.’
    • ‘With that in mind, the company has developed a full line of skin care products, from gentle scrubs and moisturizers to shampoos and bath salts, good for both you and the Earth.’
    • ‘The bathroom had a bidet, warm towels and aromatherapy bath salts.’
    • ‘Sitting on the rim were lots of little bottles, sachets and boxes for shampoo, conditioner, bubble bath, shoe polish, showering caps, soaps, bath salts and toothpicks.’
    • ‘Lotions, certain bath salts, and UV light treatments may be needed for relief of dry, itchy skin.’
    • ‘Add 1/2 cup of bath salts to your tub under the running water.’
    • ‘Fill antique bowls or shaving mugs with pretty toiletries, such as soaps or bath salts.’
    • ‘Taking various bubble bath products, bath salts, and other nice smelling products I dumped them in the bathtub.’
    • ‘The truth is I didn't really need another recycled coffee jar filled with bath salts, or a homemade key ring, penholder, or serviette ring’
    • ‘It offers a variety of links to make your own gifts like candy cane bath salts.’
  • 2informal A kind of synthetic drug with mood-altering and stimulant properties, typically in the form of crystals and containing MDPV or mephedrone:

    ‘he was allegedly high on bath salts’
    • ‘The attack is thought to have been motivated by bath salts, although toxicology results have not come out yet.’
    • ‘Mr Armstrong suspects the man may have taken the drug bath salts, which has an amphetamine-like effect on users.’
    • ‘Bath salts, the street drug thought to be behind the harrowing attack, could be made illegal in Canada.’
    • ‘A man found dead in Auckland nearly a year ago was thought to have been a low level dealer of bath salts, police revealed today.’
    • ‘Several experts are speculating that what drove this man to acting in such a way could have been drugs such as bath salts or LSD.’
    • ‘Police say the suspect may have been under the influence of bath salts.’
    • ‘Would a drug test pick up bath salts?’
    • ‘Bath salts have been linked to a number of disturbing cases over the past month.’
    • ‘Police in Panama City, Florida, said last year they had seen two violent incidents linked to use of bath salts.’
    • ‘There is no evidence or proof he was on bath salts.’
    • ‘In most states you can buy these bath salts legally in little jars or packets, but now Alabama is joining states that have recently banned those drugs.’
    • ‘Overdoses of cocaine, amphetamines, bath salts and LSD have all been known to trigger paranoid delirium.’
    • ‘We applaud the federal government for their quick response in recognizing the extreme dangers of the bath salts’
    • ‘The association between bath salts and dangerous behavior will stick simply because it surfaced early.’