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23 Cheap and Easy Hacks For the Best Bath Ever

Scrub a dub dub away that stress.

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1. Immediately put your phone in an airtight plastic bag if you plan on using it.

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No more water damage anxiety. Learn more at The Frugal Girls.

2. Soak in a literal bath of herbal tea.

Find out how to make your own at Free People Blog.

3. Build a DIY bath caddy for your books, tea, wine…

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So you can read, eat, and drink while you soak. Find out how to make it here, on Lemon Thistle.

4. Try a classic muscle-relaxing Epsom salt soak.

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You can buy the original Dr Teal’s here, but there are plenty of other brands of Epsom salt available at your local drugstore, too.

5. Or add essential oils to make your own aromatherapy bath salts.

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Find out how to add these fragrance notes to bath salts at Hello Natural.

6. Rest your head on a waterproof bath pillow.

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Available for $12.99 on Amazon.

7. Make DIY bath bombs in a muffin tin.

The fragrance and color are up to you! Find the recipe here, on Something Turquoise.

8. Try this incredible wine glass holder.

Get your #bathwine on for $13.95 from SipCaddy.

9. Or get this mountable koozie if you prefer a cold beer.

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Shakoolie / Via shakoolie.com

 

Plus, you can move it higher up on the wall if you want a shower beer instead. Get it for $9.97 on Shakoolie.

10. Brighten your bath with this floating LED jellyfish.

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You can get this little guy for $12.50 from CB2.

11. Scatter some tea candles around.

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Just, you know, be careful. Order a pack of 120 for $12.99 on Amazon.

12. Or try these submersible waterproof faux candles instead.

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All the relaxing vibes — minus the fire hazard. Available for $11.99 on Amazon.

13. Try an ultra gentle egg white chamomile soap.

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You can buy this Belgian beauty staple for $4.95 from CB2.

14. Make your own eucalyptus mint bath oil.

Find out how to make your own on One Good Thing or buy it for $9.51 on Amazon.

15. Stick this waterproof snail speaker on your wall.

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This little speaker is adorable and totally waterproof…unlike your phone balancing on the edge of the bathtub. You can get it for $34.99 from On Hand.

16. Get this magical underwater disco light.

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FIREBOX / Via firebox.com

 

Because why the hell not? Buy it for $12.09 on Firebox.

17. Try a soothing ginger bath soak.

All you need is Epsom salt, sea salt, baking soda, apple cider vinegar, and ground ginger. Find out how to make it on Tried and True.

18. Rub one out with a waterproof handheld massager.

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It also vibrates…available for $17.95 on Amazon.

19. Polish your skin with some homemade apricot sugar scrub.

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Find out how to make it at A Pumpkin & A Princess.

20. Or exfoliate with a bath brush that reaches every spot on your body.

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Available for $7.99 from Bed Bath and Beyond.

21. Treat yourself to a luxurious milk bath.

 

So easy, so soothing. Find out how to make your own milk soak on One Good Thing.

22. Or make a spa-like oatmeal and lavender bath.

 

Three ingredients, so many chill baths. Find out how to make it here, on The Every Girl.

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