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Bath Essentials

A modern bathroom comes with several amenities and necessities. These fundamentals make the difference between an uninspiring appearance and a splendid user experience. Apart from the traditional bath commodities such as tub, sink, and hand showers, a contemporary bathroom needs many more stylish utilities to give you the relaxing sensation that you desire each time you take a break from your day. Besides the required visits to the restroom, a bath is an experience people most look forward to after a tiring day of work or before starting a busy day. You’ll find that the right bath-time concoction will help you with a variety of problems, challenges, and general aches and pains. The sensation of being engulfed in warm water, with soft towels and candles surrounding you, is nothing short of heavenly. So, having a clean and well-organized bathroom is a perfect way to ensure a productive and enjoyable start to your day. It will also make your visitors feel more welcomed and respected when they come to visit you. And the most important aspect is, most of these amazing features can be achieved without spending a great deal if you’re smart about it. Today we shall discuss 10 ways you can improve your bathroom for a better bath experience.

10 Cheap but Essential Product Your Bathroom Needs Right Now

Towel

Towel

You must be thinking you’ve got it covered, right? Well, more often than not, it’s not that straightforward. If you’re using one or two towels repeatedly, you know how they make you feel distraught. A perfect set of clean towels can make your shower more pleasant and comfortable. These towels for face, hair, body, hand, etc. help you dry your skin aptly and wash the body to exfoliate. You should start by purchasing one pair of bath towels, hand towels, and a washcloth. But having more pairs will save you the hassle of cleaning them daily. There is also variation in materials. So, before picking up the right towel for your bathroom, ask yourself whether you want a towel with soft and absorbent ability to give you warm feelings or cotton towels for more durability. Picking the right size of towel is also important as they serve different purposes. While the larger ones will give you proper wrap, the medium ones will help you wipe your hands and the small ones will come in handy to wash your body efficiently. Try to use microfiber hair towels to wrap your hair. These towels absorb water faster than the others which help you dry up your hair quickly without making it a struggle.

Dispenser

Dispenser

Everyone likes a soap dispenser. It has become one of the most used bathroom accessories for homes and public places nowadays and its popularity is skyrocketing everywhere. It’s affordable, stylish, and cost-effective compared to soap bars and it also serves multiple purposes. For instance, you can use it to contain hand sanitizers, toothpaste, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, etc. It also comes in different sizes, shapes, and designs which easily gives a luxurious look to the bathroom. The materials for these also vary. You can grab your desirable dispenser in ceramic, plastic, marble stone, etc. It not only enhances the beauty of your bathroom but gives you better hygiene by reducing contact with the soap and therefore, stopping germs and bacterial spread from person to person. You also obtain a cleaner sink landing this amenity as soap bars are often moved frequently which makes it cluttered. Furthermore, it protects the soaps from damp or hot weather and preserves their quality.

 Fragrance

fragrance

Fresh and sweet smell not only makes the bathroom a pleasant place but makes it more attractive. Sometimes proper ventilation or scrubbing the bathroom surface may not suffice to keep the odors away. This is where air freshener becomes a valuable utility. There are many types of fragrances available in the market including mild and heavy ones. You can also choose from natural smells like citrus peel, rose petal, jasmine, etc. All of these come in both aerosol and liquid form and you can choose either depending on your comfort. Then again, be careful while choosing the scent as some people may be allergic to certain smells.

Shelf

Shelf
Who does not covet an organized bathroom? As mentioned beforehand, your bathroom is a place of meditation, reflection, and relaxation. So, it’s essential to make it well organized and decorated and shelves make that job very easy very fast. Shelves are useful to arrange medicines, toothbrushes, toothpaste, combs, hair, skin products, etc. and you can keep your clean folded towels on them as well. As you can place all your essentials together here, you’ll start enjoying your showers more than before dramatically. These racks keep your bathroom clutter-free and make it more spacious and brighter. As you no longer require moving things around while cleansing, the floors can be washed properly. What more, these counters come in different shapes, sizes, designs, colors, and materials. You’ll find wooden, plastic, glass, steel, metal shelves in all varieties available on the market. Many people decorate their shelves with candles, books, chocolates, cookies, wine bottles, etc. Additionally, if you have a socket, try installing your shelf near to that so you can keep your cell phone charged while taking shower.

 

Plunger

plunger

Your bathroom is a hotspot for accidents and injuries. Skidding the slightest bit on these slippery wet floors can lead to cuts, broken bones, fractures, bruises, and even spinal cord injuries. Children and elder people are more prone to these accidents which is why you should install an anti-slip shower mat as soon as possible in your bathroom. Fun thing is, these mats are often very affordable. There are many secondary benefits of using these objects. By preventing a fall, these mats provide extra security while bathing. They also offer you comfort and reduce body and leg pain while standing or even sitting on the tub. More importantly, you can remove or install these things within a second and put them wherever you want in the bathroom. Lastly, you can also use them to make your bathroom more attractive as they come in several shapes, forms, and shades. Many modern bathrooms come with multiple mats at different positions including in front of your shower room for decor.

Mat

mat

Your bathroom is a hotspot for accidents and injuries. Skidding the slightest bit on these slippery wet floors can lead to cuts, broken bones, fractures, bruises, and even spinal cord injuries. Children and elder people are more prone to these accidents which is why you should install an anti-slip shower mat as soon as possible in your bathroom. Fun thing is, these mats are often very affordable. There are many secondary benefits of using these objects. By preventing a fall, these mats provide extra security while bathing. They also offer you comfort and reduce body and leg pain while standing or even sitting on the tub. More importantly, you can remove or install these things within a second and put them wherever you want in the bathroom. Lastly, you can also use them to make your bathroom more attractive as they come in several shapes, forms, and shades. Many modern bathrooms come with multiple mats at different positions including in front of your shower room for decor.

Trash Can

trash can

A bathroom trash container can make your bathroom cleaner and more hygienic. This inexpensive tool can change the look of your bathroom while giving a pleasant vibe to the guests in your house. Different materials such as stainless steel, plastic, wood, etc. are used to make these buckets. It’s not recommended to use too large bins for your restroom. Instead, go for a small to medium size container as it will be used for small items mostly. You can throw your makeup wipes, sanitary napkins, etc. while in the bathroom without bothering to move distance. It can also prove to be convenient for the mothers as they put used wipes and diapers in them. Don’t forget to clean the trash from these cans regularly so they don’t create odors or spread germs.

Basket

honey

In our mundane lives, we use baskets for various reasons but in the bathroom, it is an absolute necessity. If you don’t want a dirty basin in your bathroom, use baskets where you can organize your tools according to your needs and priority. You can use separate small baskets for particular needs. For instance, you can put all your skincare products in one crate while using another for hair care products, hairbrushes, hairdryers, straighteners, etc. You may also arrange your baskets according to the size of your essentialities and the color of your bathroom. Baskets are also a great place to keep your washcloths and towels. When it comes to the matter of options, you can find wooden, plastic, or wicker baskets available in large stock online. If you want an environment-friendly basket, give the wooden and the wicker baskets a go. They are affordable, classy, and promptly degradable. 

Drain Protector

Drain Protector

Now this is some life-changing tool that you can afford with the least amount of money. Sometimes referred to as a drain guard or hair catcher, this apparatus works like nothing less of magic. It can ease your bathroom cleaning job significantly. It’s a very simple plastic tool that can be used on top of the shower drain to prevent it from clogging. If there is someone with long hair in your house then you surely know how difficult it can be to clean the drains or bathtubs which is where it comes in handy. Moreover, it can also catch small, valuable things like small earrings or nose pins that can sometimes drain with the water. It’s very easy to install and maintain. All you need to do is clean it weekly to find your spare hairs rolled in it or other items attached to it. There will be no more hair clog in your shower drain and you will be relieved from one of the most bitter tasks of cleaning the hair from the shower drain

Hanger

hanger

 

As you can see from above, upgrading your bathroom is a simple task and it won’t take much of your efforts. We’ve tried to give you an idea here to narrow your pursuits down with these 10 elementary products. But you should always personalize your list based on how you envision your shower room and shop accordingly. Remember, your bathroom is a reflection of yourself and since this is the most used room by your family & friends, it will express your outlook to others through its image and expediency. So, pay adequate attention to it and make it a place you enjoy spending time in.