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    47 Practical Things For Your Bathroom You Probably Won't Regret Buying

    No more avoiding eye contact with your tenuously stored shampoo bottles on the corner of your tub surround.

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    1. A shower curtain liner with mesh storage pockets I love and will buy for as long as it's a thing I can buy. Maybe you'll feel the same way too once you realize you can stash SO MANY things in it.

    writer's pic of inside a shower with the mesh shower curtain pockets visible
    Elizabeth Lilly / BuzzFeed

    Yep, you're looking at my shower! I upgraded from a corner tension rod caddy and never want to go back. The mesh pockets drain water so your liner won't get all icky. And they make it easy to tell the difference between the minimalist packaging for your face wash and shave cream when it's way too early in the morning. Read my ~full review~ (#2) to learn more about why I'm in love with an object that can't love me back.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.92.

    2. And double shower curtain hooks for the simplest of switches to make you wonder how the heck you weren't using these before! Now you can throw back that shower curtain in the morning with zero snags.

    closeup of double hook shower curtain hook
    Elizabeth Lilly / BuzzFeed

    That was me. I detest loop shower rings because they're such a hassle when you're swapping out a shower liner or taking down your shower curtain to wash it. Yep, these are my shower hooks and they're sturdy enough to stay balanced when you switch out the liner or shower curtain.

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $14.99 (available in five finishes).

    3. Plus a curved shower curtain rod so you don't have to worry about the shower liner creepily touching you while you're just trying to get clean. This is one of the pricier things on this list but it'll help you feel like you have a bigger shower for less than $50. 

    reviewer pic of bathroom with curved shower curtain rod
    another angle of the shower rod

    Promising review: "I am in love with this perfect matte black curved shower curtain rod! Semi easy to install. Because it’s curved, it does take some time to install both sides and make sure it’s lined up. Comes with everything you could need to install. Other than that, this shower rod is a dream." —Siarra

    Get it from Amazon for $38.39+ (available in four finishes).

    4. A MakeUp Eraser that'll remove your day's face with *just* water. Say goodbye to ruined, mascara-stained washcloths!

    person with half of their makeup wiped on by the Makeup Eraser

    I've used these for years and LOVE them. My normal day of makeup includes long-wearing foundation, and waterproof mascara and eyeliner, and these work! But don't just listen to just me. We tested them out for BuzzFeed Reviews and they won out for the best makeup remover in our mid-tier price category. But they're incredibly cost-efficient in comparison to disposable makeup wipes, as you can wash each for up to 1,000 washes.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    5. A TubShroom for clearing recently departed strands out of your shower drain sooo much faster.

    reviewer pic of a bunch of hair around the Tubshroom that the product caught before it going down the drain
    a reviewer's pic of the tubshroom in a shower drain with it sticking up a little out of the drain

    Sorry not sorry, but I'm also obsessed with this product! I have thick, long hair and have lived with other people with a lot of hair. This thing is totally game-changing! If you don't believe me (EVEN THOUGH YOU SHOULD), check out the below:

    Promising review: "I have a blue heeler who sheds like a wild beast. Before I had the TubShroom my bathtub would clog every time and I'd have to go buy Drano. Now I don't have to worry about that at all. This thing really does stop all hair, I am so surprised at how awesome this inexpensive product is. I would highly recommend this product to all pet owners or you Bigfoot-type folk." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in six colors; also available in a sink version).

    6. A ~ghost-like~ Squatty Potty that'll help you position yourself (and your colon) properly for some major #2 efficiency. Now this is a haunting you want!

    clear acrylic stool that fits in front of a toilet

    ICYMI, this product first became famous when it appeared on Shark Tank. And people at BuzzFeed adore it. Check out our review of the Squatty Potty.

    Get it from Amazon for $69.75.

    If you're thinking "THIS MUCH FOR A POOP STOOL?!" then no problem. There are *much cheaper* versions, like the original for $24.99 (three colors) or a nice teak version for $53.63.

    7. Poo-Pourri to spray beforehand and eliminate odors in the toilet bowl because nature has to call, but it doesn't have to stay on the line.

    bottle of Poo-Pourri with bundle of lavender in a toilet bowl

    This stuff WORKS. Trust me. Once you start using it you'll be hooked!

    Promising review: "We are a family of six in a small one-bathroom house. This is, to put it lightly, a horrific nightmare — particularly after my teenage son spends some time in the bathroom. After a couple of weeks of gentle encouragement ('YOU ARE KILLING EVERYONE. SPRAY THAT STUFF ON THE WATER BEFORE YOU POOP OR I'M TAKING AWAY YOUR PHONE AND, SO HELP ME GOD, I WILL CALL YOUR GIRLFRIEND AND TELL HER EXACTLY WHY YOU GOT IT TAKEN AWAY.') he started using it regularly. The bathroom is much less disgusting now after he leaves." —Supa D

    Get it from Amazon for $9.32 (available in several sizes and scents).

    8. Or if you're not into the idea of a pre-spray, an odor-neutralizing candle made for pet-filled homes that'll also do some heavy duty work on bathroom smells.

    the candle lit in a living room

    I've owned several of these soy candles (soy candles burn slower, FYI) and continue to love them over all other candles. Read all about why I love them more than any other candles in our review of One Fur All Pet House Candles.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95 (available in 26 scents).

    9. A waterproof toothbrush holder that'll easily grip onto tile, glass, or mirror surfaces (aka, most anywhere in your bathroom) so you're never accidentally knocking your toothbrush in the shower or toilet.

    toothbrush holder stuck on a mirror

    Promising review: "Use this on interior medicine cabinet door. Works great! Wanted to save space on my shelves and not use a toothbrush holder plus the standing tube. Able to use all shelf spaces if organized appropriately. Also, this highly discouraged guests from leaving their toothbrush since it comfortably really only fits one brush and tube. Wish there was another side spot for my floss! Size is great! Would be cool to have a small 90-degree hood/lip on the top for prevention of dust. #germaphobe" —A review that counts

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (also available in black).

    10. Shower curtain holders to keep water inside the shower instead of all over your bathroom floor.

    hands slipping shower curtain into a white square that's mounted on tile surround

    Promising review: "Thought these would be silly, but they are great. Have a lot of trouble with leakage around my tub when I shower. Tried double liners and magnets but curtain still blows enough to leak onto the floor and from there through the ceiling of the dining room downstairs thanks to an infinitesimal gap between flooring and wall. I was desperate, so I gave these a try. Problem solved. Liner stays tight against the tile and can be freed for cleaning." —D Polsky

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $8.99.

    If you're a renter, it's a good idea to adhere these with water-resistant removable strips instead. Get a four-pack from Amazon for $3.59.

    11. An over-the-tank holder with enough room to hold super-sized rolls.

    toilet with a holder for two spare rolls on toilet paper on the side of the toilet tank

    Please don't make me explain *why* it's good to have a spare roll of toilet paper by your side. Also be sure to measure your toilet tank before you hit Buy because some reviewers say this doesn't fit because they didn't measure before purchase!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three finishes).

    12. 100% bamboo toilet paper in case you feel bad about what you've been using on your behind. Its three plys are sustainably made *and* it's available on a subscription basis so you don't have to worry about running out.

    three rolls of toilet paper in packaging

    These rolls are made from tree-free, 100% bamboo paper with zero plastic packaging (even the tape!). They're also free of inks, no dyes, and BPA. This is a Black-owned business with a model that partners with SOIL in Haiti to provide toilets and remove waste from communities. SOIL (safely!) treats collected waste and turns it into compost that's sold to support agriculture, reforestation, and climate change mitigation efforts in Haiti.

    Get 24 rolls from Reel for $43.99 (available as a one-time buy or a subscription model every 4, 8, or 12 weeks).

    13. bidet attachment that'll make you rue the day you started buying wet wipes in the pursuit of cleanliness instead of installing one of these babes.

    the white bidet with wood knob on a toilet, installed under the seat
    model sitting on toilet with bidet

    Check out BuzzFeed's full Tushy bidet review.

    Promising review: "Life-changer. No more clogged toilets, plumber visits due to wipes creating issues, endless 'paperwork' sessions...just an all around upgrade that has increased my confidence in my cleanliness no matter how formal or intimate the rest of the day may be!" —Nick S.

    Get it from Tushy for $129 (available in three colors and five knob colors).

    14. An over-the-door towel rack built with some hooks too so you can put your robe and clothes somewhere that isn't the floor or on top of the toilet.

    back of bathroom door with a towel rack that has three tiers of racks for towels

    Get it from Amazon for $20.01+ (available in three finishes).

    15. Quick-dry towels you'll be so glad you bought for your poorly ventilated bathroom.

    closeup on tag of Amazon Basics towel

    These won our budget pick for the best towels on BuzzFeed Reviews. Why are they so great? They're quick-drying AND absorbent thanks to the surface area of the yarn being more open than on other towels at the same price point.

    Get a three-piece set from Amazon for $13.37 (includes a wash cloth, bath towel, and hand towel, available in eight colors).

    16. A soft linen robe you'll have a hard time convincing yourself to trade in for regular clothes. 

    model in knee length robe
    Magic Linen

    Magic Linen is a family-owned brand based in Lithuania that also sources its materials from other locally based family-owned brands. Also, MagicLinen takes custom orders!

    Promising review: "Generous wrap, beautifully made, and the linen’s a perfect weight for cool New England mornings. Sensibly designed hemline, a bit shorter in front, means no stepping on the robe when climbing stairs. Softens a bit with washing. Real side pockets hold a cellphone securely. Loops for the belt are substantial. So glad I found it!" —Patrice M. 

    Get it from Magic Linen for $120 (available in sizes S/M, L/XL, XXL and three colors and check out some more robe options).

    17. An anti-slip shower mat because you don't need another close call thanks to the super moisturizing hair mask you love that always greases up your tub. Trust me, this has happened several times to me.

    top down look at the clear mat on a tub floor

    This mat is machine-washable, anti-bacterial, and latex-, phthalate-, and BPA-free.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 18 colors).

    18. An easy-install safety grip as an extra hand for getting in and out of the tub when you don't want to commit to a permanent grab bar.

    handle stuck to tub

    Can be used on tub surfaces and shower walls. Simply press the tab levers to securely attach.

    Promising review: "After slipping in the shower on several occasions, it was time to look for some sort of assistance. My initial thought on these suction cup products was, were they really going to be able to hold my 185 lbs. after grabbing them for leverage to help prevent another slip and fall? SHOCKED!! Not only was I shocked at the gripping capacity of these suction cups, but being so simple to move around is a big plus. It took a couple of adjustments to find the perfect spot for me which would have been a mess using a permanent grab bar. Would and have recommended these to anyone needing that extra help in the shower or anywhere else there's a smooth surface for the suction cups to adhere to. Great for the grandkids too because of the ease at which they can moved at anytime!" —Kokomo Mike

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    19. A Burst Oral Care electric toothbrush your dentist will be so proud you finally started using.

    A gif of the white toothbrush which has a light-up display
    A hand holding the rose gold toothbrush
    Burst Oral Care

    What's included: A Burst Sonic Toothbrush, toothbrush head (with charcoal bristles that'll keep your teeth pearly white), USB wall adapter, and USB charging base. A travel case is sold separately.

    Promising review: "My teeth are so clean they squeak now! I would eat off of my own teeth if they were a floor and my food fell on them! That's how clean they are! I wish everything was as clean as my teeth feel!" —Lisa D.

    Get it from Burst Oral Care for $69.99+ (available in three colors).

    20. And while we're on the subject, a water flosser to do the dirty work of flossing you always "forget" to do. This is how to get that just-left-the-dentist clean that every toothpaste commercial promises. Really.

    the water flosser charging on reservoir stand on bathroom sink

    This flosser was awarded the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Acceptance. Has 10 pressure settings, 7 water flossing tips, and 90 seconds of water capacity.

    Promising review: "I purchased two of them for my daughter and husband and they love it. They both have braces and have a hard time flossing so their orthodontist recommended a Waterpik to help. I found this one and it had good reviews so I tried it. This product worked so well for them and it's so easy to use. Since using this their orthodontist gave both of them great reviews. On their last cleaning and checkup the dentist told them they see a huge improvement. She told them to keep using it because it's working well for them. I highly recommend it to anyone with braces. 😬👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽 The only thing I don't like is that there is no case for the other attachments. I'd like to be able to put them up or hang them up." —Charles & Rosanna Kaelble

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in five colors).

    21. Toothbrush squeezers with built-in stands that won't hog too much counter space while you get out every last drop.

    toothpaste tube vertical in a white stand
    closeup of toothpaste tube in the squeezer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $7.59.

    22. A countertop organizer in case you don't have a medicine cabinet or could use some more space to corral your cotton swabs and rounds. 

    acrylic container with cotton swabs and rounds

    Promising review: "Fits nicely on my sink, doesn't overwhelm the space. I'm the only one who uses it, cotton swab area fits about two travel sizes." —Anonymouse from US

    Get it from Wayfair for $15.89.

    23. A set of stainless-steel and glass soap dispensers that'll be great for the sink but'll look even better when you decant your shower products into them.

    Promising review: "I purchased these to use as shampoo, conditioner, and body wash dispensers. I wanted our shower to look like a spa! They are great quality and many people I know have copied our idea, so they are a hit! Very high quality, the plunger part is always the most important part. These are metal and not plastic, something which seems to be hard to find when looking for dispensers." —Rebecca Morea

    Get set of two from Amazon for $13.99.

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