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    If Your Bathroom Has Very Little Storage Space, These 23 Things Will Help You Maximize What You've Got

    Turn those awkward gaps, that empty wall, and the wasted vertical space into functional, practical storage.

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    1. A clear shower curtain with pockets to store bathroom essentials like shampoo, body wash, or razors. You can hang this shower curtain with the pockets facing either the inside or outside, depending on what you need to store.

    clear shower curtain with pockets holding bathroom accessories

    Promising review: "I needed more storage in my shower because there are no built-in niches and I only have room for a narrow shower caddy. I saw this idea on Pinterest, but it was geared toward college dorms and small apartments. I found that it works great in any size bathroom. It has nine pockets of different sizes, so you can store many different items. The liner itself is of heavy plastic and the pockets are of sturdy mesh. The overall quality is very good and it does not feel too thin. My shower rod is screwed into the wall, so I am not concerned about putting too many heavy items in the pockets, but if you have a tension rod, you should be aware not to overload it." —Minerva King

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99. 

    2. A set of drawer organizers if you only have one drawer in your entire bathroom and you want to make the most of that space. In fact, you can turn that drawer into your dedicated makeup storage space!

    reviewer showing a makeup drawer with clear bins organizing it

    In the 21-piece set, you'll get three large bins, six medium rectangle bins, six small rectangle bins, and six small square bins.

    Promising review: "Love this product. Tall enough to fit things, short enough to not block drawers when closing. Sturdy to put in all kinds of things. This round I used for makeup, toiletries, etc. Ordering more for junk drawer and crafts. Extremely versatile and practical and look good too. My husband loves the organization of our bathroom drawer and I love the fact if I need something I can take that piece out to where I need it and then bring it back nice and neat.." —Jen

    Get a set of 21 organizers from Amazon for $22.95+ (available in clear and light grey).

    3. A slim storage tower that slides right into that awkward space between your vanity and the wall. Just when you've thought you've used every square inch of space in your bathroom, this lifesaver comes in to save the day!

    This rolling tower measures 29.25 inches high, 21 inches long, and 5 inches wide.

    Promising review: "I have a wall-mounted floating sink cabinet in my bathroom. Originally I put a basket under it containing all the cleaners and it just looked messy. So I bought this perfect rolling slim cart. It holds all the cleaning supplies and the bonus is that the height is also perfect so I put my brush and hair dryer on the top level. And there is still room to hold more stuff if needed. This item arrived super fast and assembled in about five or six minutes. No tools are needed. And it was a great price. I give 5 stars all the way!" —Danielle Ecsedy

    Get it from Amazon for $21.10.

    4. Or this bathroom storage tower to place in that usually wasted space in between your toilet and the wall. It comes with a toilet paper dispenser and plenty of space to store away cleaning supplies.

    grey storage tower with a cleaning brush inside the storage compartment

    Promising review: “Was very easy to put together. It took about five to eight minutes' total time. All of the pieces simply snap into place and then the screws are added to make it more stable with a firm feeling. Great for having in a small bathroom with no storage for extra TP and cleaning supplies. As pictured.” —Juan Garrido

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    5. A shower caddy that's held up by super-strong adhesive strips and holds way more bottles than a traditional caddy that attaches around the showerhead does.

    A stainless shower basket shelf with hooks

    Promising review: “Holy crap! This is way better than an over-the-shower head caddy or a corner shelf! Its adhesion is amazing, as you can tell we have it chuck-full and it’s not once moved or came undone!!!! Gives our shower more space and way easier to keep clean now!! I’d highly recommend it!!! Also, please note we don’t have tile, so I’m unsure how it would hold up on different surfaces but they give you two adhesive strips so it gives you an opportunity to try on different areas.” —Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in two colors).

    6. Or this shower caddy if you have a pint-sized shower and would rather use the corner for storage. You can also use the two hooks at the bottom to hang up your loofah!

    reviewer's shower caddy in the corner of a shower

    Promising review: "I have a lot and I mean a lot of body washes. The thing that drives me crazy is that I have nowhere to set my shampoo, conditioner and body wash bottles. I didn't have any ledge in my shower so I decided to purchase a shower shelf. I must say, this shelf is everything to me. I like how easy it is to set up and how sturdy it is. I was very nervous setting anything on a shelf that is attached on suction cups but these suction cups are very powerful, even with the humidity of the shower, you would think these would slide right off and the shelf would fall down. Nope, I have taken a shower every day since I installed this shelf on my wall and still holds up. Because it's made with durable aluminum, you don't have to worry about rust. What I like about this shelf and its suction cups also is that when I am tired of the position it's at, I can remove the shelf and set it on the other side next to the shower head itself and even after removing the suction cups, it still stuck well and still holds up which is a plus. And another thing about this shelf, it's universal, you don't have to put in the shower, you can use it wherever you need extra space for holding up things, like I am buying another one for my kitchen to hold up my seasonings. I'm very pleased with this purchase and looking forward to purchasing another one for my kitchen." —Adam

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95+ (available in two colors).

    7. A styling station to keep all of your hot hair tools in one place. If you're constantly worried your hot curling iron is going to fall off your tiny bathroom counter and burn you, this is a necessity.

    The styling station holding hair tools and hanging from a towel rack

    Promising review: "I have a ridiculously small bathroom and a super small vanity. After too many instances of my dryer and straightener falling to the floor, I went searching for an option to get them off the non-existent counter and onto the towel holder next to my sink. This product has done the trick — it helps me keep my counter space organized and provides me with a great, heat-resistant holder to place them in while I'm working through my hair. Highly recommend!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.71+ (available in four colors). Or, check out an over-the-cabinet-door styling station.

    8. Or this hair tool organizer capable of hanging off the side of your counter or the top of your toilet. It's made out of heat-resistant silicone to keep your cabinets (and yourself!) protected from that scorching-hot flat iron you've been literally burned by one too many times!

    reviewer showing a pink hot iron holder holding a flat iron that's plugged in

    The silicone can withstand temperatures up to 500 degrees and can attach to any smooth, non-porous surface.

    Promising review: "My wife left the hair straightener on and rushed to work, this plastic magnificent thing probably prevented a fire in our apartment. Even though it was very warm and hot, nothing burned, not even the plastic holder itself. It does what it's supposed to do. It sticks and prevents fires from hair straighteners. Proved after sticking to the sink for over three to four months and not melting with a turned-on hair straightener inside from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m." —Emre

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three colors).

    9. A three-tier metal utility cart that adds so much storage space to an unused corner of your bathroom. This is a game-changer for anyone with a huge makeup collection and nowhere to put it.

    reviewer's large makeup collection stored on a rolling cart

    The cart comes with three bins you can hang on the side of the trays as well as removable tray dividers to keep things more orderly.

    Promising review: "This is such a great value! Super cute, quick and easy to assemble, even comes with a screwdriver. Generous-sized trays — this organizer can hold A LOT. I love the wheels; they make it so easy to move around. Very sturdy construction and the removable dividers were an unexpected and happy surprise. I bought this for makeup storage but I could see using this just about anywhere. Very pleased with this purchase!" —Rh121

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in three colors).

    10. A tower of slide-out baskets perfect for organizing products under your bathroom sink. Have lots of skincare products? Place all of them in one of these baskets and just slide it out and set it on your counter when you're doing your skincare routine., Amazon

    The bins also come with dividers that you can place inside to keep everything as organized as possible.

    Promising review: "This product was sooo easy to put together!! I recently moved into a new house and have way too many skincare products that I’m not using everyday as part of my routine. I needed a way to organize them and this was perfect and has the area underneath my sink looking so neat and organized! I fit my surplus of skincare, all my nail stuff, and some extra bath stuff all inside. I love it!!" —B

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    11. A wall-mounted toothbrush holder with a toothpaste dispenser that squeezes out every last ounce so you get the most bang for your buck. You can also store your most-used bathroom products on the top of it., Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the best thing I think I’ve ever purchased on Amazon. It perfectly stores my toothpaste and tooth brushes and keeps our floss picks in the little drawer. I also keep my moisturizer and skin care on the shelf. I used Command Strips because we’re renting and I didn’t want to take any chances. The toothpaste holder has a lever that you push back with your toothbrush and it dispenses the perfect amount of toothpaste. It really has everything." —abigail mian

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49+ (available in three colors).

    12. A rotating cosmetics organizing tower anyone with an extensive makeup or skincare collection will appreciate. You'll clear up your counter space, it'll make your morning routine faster, and you'll be able to spot that perfect red lipstick you love in two seconds flat.

    reviewer's clear rotating plastic makeup organizer with skincare and perfume on it

    Promising review: "Wow!! Best purchase ever! Made a big difference in my bathroom and now I have extra space on my countertop! There’s plenty of storage space and I love how you can adjust the shelves to be different heights. Highly recommend this product!" —Sazi Leopard

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in three colors).

    13. Or this lazy Susan organizer reviewers say is surprisingly big, so you can store larger items like mouthwash, soap, or toothbrush holders on it. You'll love how it spins so you can access every last inch!

    reviewer's tall lazy suzan on a bathroom counter with products on it

    Promising review: "I have a bath and a half bath. This organizer proved perfect for my small half bath. I had products all over the small counter. But this two-tier organizer holds everything neatly. Large lotion bottles and mouthwash fit easily on the bottom tier. It was easy to put together and turns quietly to see all that it contains. So happy I made the purchase!" —the critic

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in nine colors).

    14. A narrow cabinet with an impressive amount of drawers for keeping all your essentials organized and within reach.

    narrow white cabinet tower with all the drawers pulled out

    Promising review: "Functional and beautiful storage. We needed to add more storage in our bathroom and this affordable cabinet did the trick! It was a pain to assemble but worth it in the end!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $79.95.

    15. Or this set of floating shelves with spacious baskets underneath so you can hold bulky items like toilet paper or towels while also giving you space to line up bath products on the wooden shelf above.

    two floating shelves, both with wire baskets underneath both
    Holistic Habitat

    Holistic Habitat is a woman-owned small business in Charlotte, North Carolina, that specializes in home decor and donates 15% of their profit to education initiatives.

    Promising review: "The wire basket shelves are amazing— would recommend to anyone. My boyfriend and I have a small apartment in San Francisco that features a bathroom with the tiniest amount of cabinet space imaginable. For months and months, we kept the bulk of our vitamins, medicine, lotions, hair product, etc. all in a box on the counter. It was ugly and we lost counter space. Then I saw these and was so excited — a basket AND a shelf! Bless. They could fit everything no problem. And they’re made of recycled materials too (reclaimed wood and recycled wire I believe!) So it was a no-brainer. And now our bathroom feels way bigger and cuter." —Mallory St. George

    Get the two-shelf set from Holistic Habitat for $205.

    16. These stackable corner shelves to finally organize your bathroom counter that's currently littered with all your skincare and hair products.

    reviewer's skincare on a three-tier shelf system

    Promising review: "These are pretty nice shelves for sure. I like that they stack and are clear. I think they make the bathroom counter look clean and somewhat more organized. They are easy to sanitize so that is a plus. I would definitely recommend if you want something cheap but nice to help the clutter." —RJ2727

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors). Or, check out a stainless steel option.

    17. A mesh net that will keep all of your kid's bath toys within easy reach during bathtime. It'll free up more space in your tub for products, and the mesh will help the toys drain so they don't get moldy.

    a mesh net with multiple pockets for organizing bath toys

    Promising review: "Not only is there plenty of room for six rubber animals — complete foam alphabet and 10-digit numbers, and other random toys — this organizer actually sticks to the wall! I used Windex on the wall just like the instructions explained, turned the hook, and voila! They stuck to a wall that's not exactly a flat surface. Also, I love this toy bag because it leaves corner tub space available for shampoo, conditioner, and soap bottles. In my house, that extra space is priceless! Don't look any further than this product. It is AWESOME." —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (two other designs available).

    18. A storage cabinet sneakily designed to fit behind your door — bet you didn't think of adding storage there! If you don't have a medicine cabinet, this is a smart alternative for keeping your pills and supplements organized.


    Promising review: "This is a must-have for any small space. My bathroom has no medicine cabinet, just a mirror, and is pretty small, so storage is a huge deal. My girlfriend came across this item, so I figured I would give it a shot. I know it states it needs a two-person install, but I put this together and hung it in about an hour by myself with very minimal effort. This fits so much stuff, it really is amazing, and it does not impede any operation of the door. I can't fully explain how much I recommend this. I'm about to order the mirror version for my bedroom for colognes and little knick-knacks to declutter the countertops." —happy shaver

    Get it from Amazon for $249.99.

    19. A towel rack if you don't have a linen closet or cabinet and need a place for your bulky towels. All you need is some blank wall space and some expert towel rolling skills to get the job done!

    reviewer's towel rack holding six grey towels

    Promising review: "Perfect for our bathroom! We recently moved and the new master bath doesn't have a linen closet, so we had to get creative with how to store everyday items like towels. Since they were going to be out in the open, I wanted something that was functional yet decorative. This fit the bill perfectly! We have towels from IKEA, and even tightly rolled, the rack was a bit tight, so I just used my hands and gently pulled each hook out a bit and now the towels fit perfectly. I am very happy with this purchase!" —Faye_Bon_Fury

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in nine colors).

    20. A four-shelf over-the-toilet rack because that's some very valuable real estate, and if you don't currently have any sort of storage solution above your commode, this will change that!

    reviewer's gray storage tower packed with makeup and products

    Promising review: "So nice! Even though it’s just two of us we struggle to keep things clean. I finally realized that it’s because we don’t have enough stuff that'll actually organize everything. This makes life sooo much easier for us! It keeps everything in the open but still organized. I have curly hair and have a TON of products. I also love baths and have a ton of stuff for that too (salts, bubbles, bombs, candles). I now can keep everything on here and it’s perfect access from the shower and the sink! Our bathroom is small and it’s perfect. Usually, my husband assembled but I did this time because I didn’t want to wait. Super easy! It’s not super sturdy but we haven’t had any issues. You might want to bolt to the wall though. But you don’t have to." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    21. A laundry hamper that you can hang on the back of the door so you don't have to take up valuable bathroom floor space to hold all your dirty clothes. It's also easily removable for laundry days!

    The hamper hung over a door

    Promising review: "Very convenient. I'd been looking for new laundry baskets to keep in my bathroom so my family didn't just throw clothes into a pile on the floor. There isn't a lot of floor space in there, so I was looking for a tall narrow basket and found these. They are great. I put one on the back of the door and one hanging from a towel rack and labeled one for light colors and, without even asking, my family has been putting their clothes in the correct bin, and I just need to unzip and let the clothes fall into the laundry basket and they are ready to go into the wash. I really like them." —D. Jelte

    Get it from Amazon for $13.96+ (available in two colors and two sizes). 

    22. An under-sink rack perfect for those pedestal sinks that don't have any sort of storage underneath them. It curves around your sink's base to take advantage of every last inch.

    reviewer's under cabinet storage rack with bath products

    Promising review: "This was the VERY accessory that I've been searching for to go under my bathroom basin. It fits perfectly under there and hides the drain pipe from view and adds extra shelving for things that are needed in the bathroom. Adds to the appearance of the bathroom, but at the same time conceals what I wanted to conceal from view." —Sue Vertrees

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95. 

    23. Or this over-the-door basket system because your bathroom door is basically a blank canvas, so why not hang up some spacious, durable baskets as a catch-all for your products?

    black over the door organizer with six baskets

    Promising review: "This cabinet door organizer is the perfect use of “vertical space” in my small bathroom! I now have all my supplements and bathroom potions out of my tiny hall linen closet and conveniently located on the door for easy access! Great product!" —Amy

    Get it from Wayfair for $43.89+ (available in two colors). 

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.