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    36 Things For Your Bathroom You'll Wish You'd Bought Years Ago

    From cleaning products that really work to quirky bathroom accent pieces, you're going to want a little of everything.

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    1. A magical hair catcher that'll save your relationship and keep your shower looking cleaner than ever.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "No seriously — this is amazing. I have long hair and recently had a baby. It's a wonder I still have any hair based on the clumps I see falling out on a regular basis. This means the poor tub drain is getting clogged all the time, and we're spending ridiculous amounts of time trying to clear it out. I figured if this even worked to catch half of my hair then it would be worth its salt. Holy moly. When they say it catches every hair they aren't kidding. We clean it off about twice A WEEK! And when they say it's easy to clean, they are right again. A swipe with toilet paper and the hair blob comes right off. I've already told so many people about this product because I love it so much. Fantastic!!!" —sasamo

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in five colors and in a pack of two).

    2. Hassle-free shower curtain hooks – they'll make you wonder how you ever survived all these years without them in your life.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "These have been the most hassle-free shower curtain hooks I have ever purchased! I love the double sided hooks for both the shower liner and curtain. The weight distribution makes opening and closing the curtains a breeze. I have not seen any signs of rust and have yet to experience a sticking issue when trying to glide. I highly recommend and will not purchase anything but these from now on!" —SmithStine

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $8.99.

    3. A 2-in-1 hand sanitizer dispenser, a must-have for any fellow germaphobe who is tired of having dry, raw hands.

    TJ Maxx

    This lil' gadget is the upgrade your bathroom is craving — it spits out hand sanitizer with natural ingredients to keep you germ-free without drying out your hands.

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $4.99.

    4. A soap holder made of real pine that's so lovely, it would even impress Ron Swanson.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    I don't know about you, but I am constantly being given fancy bars of soap and have no where to put them. This lil' soap holder looks like the throne my artisan soaps deserve to sit upon. Who's with me?!

    Promising review: "Since I make and use bar soap I need a proper soap holder. I tried some really adorable soap dishes that look vintage or that look like clawfoot bathtubs. The trouble with traditional soap dishes is that there are no holes for the water to get out, and so we ended up with mushy, soggy soaps. This one has the slats so the water can drain down the side of the sink. We'll have to wipe up the sink from the residue but at least the soap doesn't get ruined. It looks nice, and since it's neutral it matches all the rooms in our house." —M. Olsen

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $7.99.

    5. A chic oval mirror with oil-rubbed bronze accents to take your bathroom decor to the next level.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Very pretty and useful in my very small powder room. I didn't have much wall space and not a whole lot of head clearance either, so this fit the bill. My shorter guests can tilt it down, and my taller guests can tilt it up. The bevel is also very nice. It goes great with my other bronze fixtures." —Math Maven

    Get it from Amazon for $66.44+ (also available in packs of two, three, or four).

    6. Or a vanity mirror light kit that'll transform your plain old mirror into one worthy of a Hollywood star.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Really impressed with these lights! The installation was very easy because it came with clear installation instructions! Lights can be dimmed with the power switch, which isn't actually a button, it's a touch button (which I absolutely love). I've been looking for cheap vanity lights that are high quality and these are the ones!" —Mary Truong

    Get a set of 10 Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sets of 10 or 14).

    7. Disco lights for your bathtub, so you can have a dance party while soaking in a sea of bubbles.

    Firebox

    Promising review: "Excellent, bought it for my 6- and 8-year-old soap dodgers who can't wait to get in the bath now. Good quality, fun gadget." —Dave

    Get it from Firebox for $10.99.

    8. A rust stain remover spray that'll help you transform your overused apartment bathroom into one worthy of a million dollar home.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "The photos speak for themselves. When we bought our home there was no water softener and years of iron buildup. We tried so many things on our shower. Nothing worked. We were convinced we’d be stuck until we renovated the bathroom. The Iron Out worked wonders. I still can’t believe it. We had to let it sit for about an hour. It then dissolved and wiped right off. Definitely use in a ventilated area if possible." —M. Gilardi

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in 12 oz, 16 oz, and 24 oz and in packs of one, four, and six).

    9. A futuristic toothbrush holder, designed to dry your brush naturally (no wet bacteria!) and keep it safe without taking up space.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "BRILLIANT! Minimalist and functional. This product makes so much sense. So much less gross than most toothbrush holders. I thought these would be small cups to hold the brushes, but they are actually rings with holes all the way through, which is even better because water cannot accumulate inside the holder." —whatsnvc

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 10 colors).

    10. A Drillbrush Power Scrubber to completely change the way you clean your bathroom.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have NO idea why this product would ever have less than a five-star review. It is a great brush set — I used all three in an effort to get some mildew stains off the grout in my shower. NOTHING worked, but a bit of Soft Scrub (bleach) and these brushes worked like a charm! I then used the larger brush on the floor of the shower, and to remove some soap scum from the glass shower doors. WOW! Where has this been all my life?! Excellent product, works like it should in conjunction with your power drill." —SomeGirl

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95+ (available in six colors).

    11. A set of Capri Blue Volcano hand soap and lotion that come with a ceramic dish to store them in, perfect for when you feel like treating yourself to something fancy.

    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "As a lover of the volcano hand cream, I was thrilled to see this set! The smell is wonderful and I get so many compliments when I use it. Bought this set for a friend but couldn't part with it. Did eventually get her one but also got more for me just incase I can't find it again. I need backup, it's THAT good!" —Backingtheblue

    Get it from Anthropologie for $38.

    12. A simple shower curtain treated to resist mildew that'll have any minimalist swooning.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "You can't beat the price of this shower curtain and it also looks very nice. Fabric/plastic-like material is perfect, keeps water from leaking out of the shower, you can use this shower curtain alone without an additional plastic curtain liner. Dries quickly. It comes with basic hooks which you can use or use you own hooks if they fit small holes. Very happy with this purchase!" —MKB

    Get it from Amazon for $11.49+ (available with or without a liner and in four styles).

    13. A pumice cleaning stone you can use to make your toilet actually sparkle like a porcelain throne.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Our toilets are old and have hard water stains in them. I clean them (admitantly less than) religiously, but I could never get the hard water stains off. So I thought I would give this rock on a stick a try, before I ended up smashing all our toilets in frustration and embarrassment. My rock on a stick arrived and, in the words of John Oliver, PRAISE BE. THIS THING IS A MIRACLE WORKER. Requires very little scrubbing, my dang toilets look brand spanking new! Seriously! I am thinking about inviting the Queen over for a nice tinkle. Because that is how clean my toilets are." —octomeggo

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in packs of one or two).

    14. A quirky toilet paper holder, so you'll never have to feel ~sheepish~ about asking someone to bring you a roll when you're on the bowl.

    Amazon

    You can either hang this TP holder on your wall or leave it freestanding — it's un-baaa-lievably cute.

    Promising review: "After using the bathroom, my husband sought me out to inform me that he loves this product. He was so delighted, and I was surprised at his reaction to the toilet paper holder. We used to stack our TP on top of the toilet tank. The black sheep stands fairly sturdy on its four legs. Easy to put together, and stands on floor. It holds lots of TP, and best of all, it is cute." —Murphy

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

    15. Or a tic-tac-toe toilet paper organizer, ideal for bringing a rustic but quirky aesthetic to your bathroom.

    WoodSpeaksShop / Etsy

    Who says you can't bring fun and games into your bathroom? Whether you feel like actually playing a round of tic-tac-toe while giving your kids a bath or you simply need an amusing way to store your TP, this piece of decor is very charming.

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this piece!! It came all assembled and all I had to do was put two screws in the wall!!" —wardmontana

    Get it from WoodSpeaksShop on Etsy for $69.95+ (available in 18 styles).

    16. A luxurious chenille bathroom rug, because there is nothing more terrifying than trying to tip-toe your way out of the tub to avoid slipping on a tile floor.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wanted a bathroom rug that didn’t slip around, was soft, and that my Roomba could vacuum instead of just dragging and pushing it around. And if it kept my husband’s long hair on his side of the bathroom, even better. This is it! Bonus: it’s machine-washable! Can’t beat the value for the money." —S. Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in five sizes and 21 styles).

    17. A Clorox ToiletWand that you can use then toss away — say SEE YA' to that gross toilet brush hiding in the corner of your bathroom.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Finally! Something that actually works! The idea of a reusable toilet cleaning brush is just DISGUSTING! Not to mention when your 2-year-old comes running through the house singing into it!!! AHHHH!!!! Enter the disposable toilet wand! Not only is it MUCH more hygienic than keeping and storing a brush used for scrubbing poop, but I no longer have to worry about my little ones getting into it! Whew! This stuff does a wonderful job, and is so simple and easy to use I’ve even been able to teach hubby! Wonders never cease!" —Gobius

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    18. A bamboo bath tray to give you just one more reason to fill your tub to the brim and soak for hours while listening to Enya.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This caddy is very cute and sturdy. It is perfect for a glass of wine and a book. The design is brilliant and can adjust to any tub size. I highly suggest purchasing this if you are looking for a GREAT, useful bathroom accessory." —LuAnn Chandler

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    19. A simple storage box that says "nice butt," because it's what we're all hoping our toilet thinks when we sit down, right?

    GloryRidgeRanch / Etsy

    Make your next bathroom visitor giggle with this fun accessory. It's a great way to store things you would normally just toss on top of your toilet — and it's just a great conversation piece!

    Get it from GloryRidgeRanch on Etsy for $20.70 (available in four styles).

    20. A Beard Buddy your S.O. will appreciate for its magical ability to catch any stray hairs that leave your face while you shave.

    Firebox

    This is a situation that is currently plaguing my home (and marriage), so you BETTER believe I'm ordering one of these ASAP for my bathroom.

    Promising review: "Those darn beard shavings ... are no longer part of my life! Honestly, besides being funny, it's really useful ! 11/10 would recommend!" —Firebox Customer

    Get it from Firebox for $17.99.

    21. A jetted-tub cleaner, so you'll never find yourself soaking in filth while trying to catch up on your me-time.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "My wife told me we had to really clean what appeared to a clean tub. We moved into a house where the previous home owners were not the best cleaners. She had me get this product based on reviews. My one complaint is the label needs to be bigger. OH YUK is not enough. OH YUK YOU MIGHT BARF might be better. I think someone had a bowel movement in my bath tub plumbing and this is the only product that takes it out. It appears we have seven years of crud in the pipes. The feces-colored film that this product gets out of your pipes will make you a believer. The first use it released so much toot film that we felt like we needed to have another round of cleaning. After losing a bet I had to stick my hand in the water to drain it. Wiping off all the released film we filled the tub again. Just turning the jets the water seemed to be clear. However before I was going to ever get into this thing I wanted to do a second round of YUK treatment. Once again in full force it appeared that someone had the squirts in tub as sludge came flowing out of the pipes. We're going to have to run this a few times before we use the tub. Remember those pink tablets that you use to get in grade school to show you all the plaque that was on your teeth..... The product is like that for you tub." —Paul Southwick

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. A set of seagrass storage baskets that you'd likely find in the bathroom of the Little Mermaid herself. (Ariel, I see you, girl.)

    Amazon, amazon.com

    If it's good enough for a Disney Princess, it's good enough for me (and you!). Made of 100% seagrass, these cute woven baskets are the perfect solution for any storage struggles you've been having.

    Promising review: "These baskets look great in my bathroom on the wall! My bathroom is very small so these are also nice for putting extra tissue paper or washcloths in next to my sink. I get a lot of compliments on the quality and how nice they look!" —tina

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $22.95+ (available in sets of three or four).

    23. A candle in an elegant glass jar to make you feel like you're unwinding at a high-end spa rather than rushing to get ready for brunch in your own bathroom.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This candle is an excellent choice. Not only is it packaged beautifully, the candle itself is elegantly displayed in clear glass with a cover. The scent is strong unlit, which is what I wanted. However, it is not overwhelming. I've placed one in each of my bathrooms and they blend well with any color scheme." —Sheila J. Brooks

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two scents and as a set of two).

    24. And an iridescent canister for modern hotel vibes and a fun way to store odds and ends like cotton balls or swabs.

    TJ Maxx

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $12.99.

    25. A cheeky bathmat I'd like to think Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would include in their bathroom decor (but stow away when any royal relatives pop by for a visit).

    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "We love this mat and have gotten so many compliments from guests! The black and light gray hide dirt better than a white mat would, and we love the British lingo! Makes me smile every time we use 'the loo!'" —MrsDJ

    Get it from Anthropologie for $48.

    26. A FlexiSnake tool that'll remove so much gunk and hair from your drains you could probably make a wig with it (but plz, don't).

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought one of these due to the testimonial reviews and because thanks to my six kids, we have slow drains. So I break it out on a Saturday night and started with my bathroom sink. OH MY GOSH! Disgustingly amazing. In two seconds I pulled out a massive hair/soap clog. It was truly amazing and so gross! I went to work on the other bathroom drains and they weren't nearly as amazing or as quick, but I pulled a bunch of dried hair out of the kids' tub. So after five drains, I had my fun. I've spent a small fortune on Drano-type products that never seem to work. I won't buy them again. I was even so amazed I shared the nasty pic on Facebook and didn't think twice about somebody judging me. Get this." —Jennifer R. Little

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    27. A shelf for above your outlet you can use to free up counter space while you charge your toothbrush or razor.

    Amazon

    The Power Perch is literally the item we all never knew we needed — but 100000% do. I'm forever leaving my phone on my bathroom counter (where it often gets wet) while I'm brushing my teeth or doing my makeup. This handy shelf will give it a place to rest (and charge) out of harm's way.

    Promising review: "Terrific design, perfect for an electric toothbrush and charger as I have no counter space in my bathroom. I'm giving these as gifts to friends this year. Don't know how I did without one before. You won't regret the purchase." —LeftyLeBrandt

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in an almond color).

    28. A machine washable, anti-bacterial mat, so you can shower until your hot water runs out without fear of falling from your slippery tub floor.

    amazon.com

    With over 3K five-star reviews on Amazon, this is one legit bath mat.

    Promising review: "It secured my footing while showering in the tub. A few months ago I slipped and fell in my tub while taking a shower. This mat makes you confident in moving on the slippery surface. The water drains easily through the holes and underneath the mat. The mat is secured with small suction cups and it will not move or slide around. The material seems to be good quality. It has stayed clean for a few months of use so far." —Thaniel

    Get it from Amazon for $11.76+ (available in two sizes and seven colors).

    29. A shower curtain with pockets, because just like your favorite dress, everything is better with pockets!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the perfect solution for my tub/shower situation. We have no shelving, and shower head racks tend to get rusty/caked with soap and have even fallen off. We've had this in the shower for three months now and it's great. It holds all our bottles, razors, and bars of soap. Yes, the soap can 'stick' to the mesh, but really it's not bothersome at all. The lower pockets are accessible when taking a bath. We've had no issues with mildew/mold, weird smells, or the pockets tearing away from the curtain. Definitely one of my favorite practical purchases!" —Rachel B.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.84.

    And check out our full review of the Maytex Mesh Pockets Shower Curtain (#2).

    30. A lil' suction cup that'll prevent water from slowly going down the drain and ruining your much-needed hot bath.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "We just moved into a new home and the bathtubs are *SO* shallow. My soul was slowly being ripped to pieces while soaking in a measly 7" of water. Devastating! It will be a while until we can afford to remodel the bathrooms, so I needed to find an alternative solution before I cracked. This product seriously improved the quality of my life. It's a softer, malleable plastic than I originally thought, but convenient for different shaped tubs since it will mold easier. All I have to do to turn my nightmare tub into a dream was to run the suction cups under the faucet and snap the suction cups into place over the bath drain. It was so easy! I got an instant 5" more of water!! For $8?! I think yes!!! Crowds applauded and cried, it was beautiful. After each bath I remove the drain cover and hang it from my shower caddy to dry out." —Rachael

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three colors).

    31. A three-shelf organizer that conveniently fits over your toilet as a lovely place to put your candles and tissue box.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Received this today. My husband put it together while I was at work. Says a two-person job but he did it himself in about an hour and 10 minutes. Looks really nice in our small bathroom. Been looking around for an organizer for a while, and liked this look with the solid shelves so nothing can slip through slots and such. We have tiled walls so hanging anything was out of the question. It provided anchors to attach to the wall but my husband added a piece of cardboard to the bottom of one leg and it's pretty sturdy against the wall. It won't be tilting over unless someone physically hangs off of it and pulls it forward. All in all, happy with the product thus far." —Bri

    Get it from Amazon for $65.98 (available in three colors).

    32. A styling tool organizer to hang over your cabinet door, perfect to grab your blow dryer without fumbling with tangled wires.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Where has this product been all my life? How did I not know these types of items even existed?? For the first time, all of my high-end hair appliances are securely stored neatly in my cabinet. I’m obsessive about cord twisting (equals death for hair appliances) and instead of all of my appliances being squeezed into a drawer, they are now safely stored in a stylish organizational tool, with all cords neatly stored. I highly recommend this product to anyone who wants to securely store their hair appliances (or brushes) in a stylish and organized way." —Nichole G.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in seven styles).

    33. A rotating makeup organizer, a must-have if your counter is already overflowing with lipsticks, brushes, lotions, etc.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    And just think — now you can buy even more Kylie Lip Kits or really go IN on that next Sephora sale.

    Promising review: "It truly helps organize the space for cosmetics. It can fit everything I need handy, from hair gel to foot cream. Adjustable sizes of shelves are great feature. Very useful piece of plastic." —tanmar

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in black and white).

    34. A slide-out storage tower that'll provide a subtle way to hide your ~personal~ toiletries.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This narrow plastic shelving unit has served several purposes since purchase. Placed behind the doors in two very small bathrooms to hold shampoo bottles, mouthwash, etc. Moved one to the side of the bed to hold CPAP machine, medication, remote, small flashlight, wallet, tablet, cell phone, computer mouse, etc. It is lightweight and shelves come apart. The top shelf can be taken off and placed on a counter, leaving a two-shelf unit. It's only five inches wide but deep enough for tall items. Really perfect for my needs. Everything within reach without nightstand clutter. Bathroom shelves free of bottles that get knocked over. —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.60+ (also available with five tiers).

    35. Charcoal-infused towels, so you can roll yourself up in a perfect burrito and procrastinate getting dressed for at least an hour.

    Macy's

    Promising review: "This bath towel is a bit deceiving. Upon arrival I thought it seemed like your average bath towel, but after use, it almost seems to enhance the plush softness of the towel. I love the size of the towel which seems a bit larger than most bath towels to fully encompass my body and absorb any moisture leftover from the shower/bath." —CR77

    Get it on sale from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $28.97 (originally $42, available in four colors).

    36. And a shower curtain starring Jeff Goldblum, because who wouldn't want the chance to shower in proximity to this handsome man?

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "it’s Jeff Glodblum on a shower curtain, why do you need to read a review to decide whether or not to buy it? It’s probably the best Jeff Goldblum shower curtain I’ve ever seen." —James

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    You, thoroughly enjoying your sweet bathroom upgrades:

    Republic Records

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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