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    Updated on Aug 19, 2020. Posted on Aug 9, 2020

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

    From a T-Rex toilet paper holder to products that'll leave your tub looking shiny and new, you might want to spend more time in your bathroom after reading this post.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

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

    Promising review: "I hardly ever write reviews but this thing is so amazing I had to share. With every shower I take, I shed a TON of hair and stick it to the wall so that no hair goes down my drain. I thought this method was working out well but my drain was continuing to stop up. I figured it must be my sister's fault since I was so good about not letting any hairs go down the drain, but I went ahead ordered the Tub Shroom after seeing advertisements on Facebook. I got this thing and after only two showers, it collected a crap ton of my hair that I didn't catch. It really is so easy to install and wipe away the hair, exactly like the videos. Awesome invention and I'm super happy with this purchase!" —Megan K.

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

    2. Hassle-free shower curtain hooks – they'll make you wonder how you ever survived all these years without them in your life., 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 modern wooden incense holder to help you create a zen environment in your bathroom.

    a rounded wooden incense holder

    Promising review: "I am in LOVE with this incense burner! It is absolutely huge. It catches every single ash. No more messes to clean up. Yes the holes are small but you can trim your incense stick down. But I found after putting them in the holes, it actually widened on its own!!" —Online Shopping Guru

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    Psst: you can pick up a pack of 12 soothing incense scents here!

    4. A marble soap disk that'll bring a spa-like vibe to your bathroom while you're washing your hands for the 100th time.

    a rounded white marble soap dish

    I don't know about you, but I am constantly being given fancy bars of soap and have nowhere to put them. This lil' soap holder looks like the throne my artisan soaps deserve to sit upon. Who's with me?!

    Get it from CB2 for $9.95.

    5. Or a soap holder made of real pine that's so lovely, it would even impress Ron Swanson., Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a great soap dish. It lets the excess water drain away to save soap and this one is well designed. It also helps save soap and looks good in my bathroom. Super easy to keep clean. Overall, I am happy with this purchase." —Paulgu

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    6. A chic oval mirror with delicate accents to take your bathroom decor to the next level.

    an oval bevelled mirror

    Promising review: "This mirror is stunning. Very high-quality with its simple and sophisticated design. There’s hardware in the back which makes it easy to hang." —RM Missouri

    Get it from Amazon for $66+ (available in seven sizes).

    7. An adjustable stainless-steel shower caddy, so you can neatly store your overflow of products without crowding the edges of your tub.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    I recently got one of these bad boys and I couldn't be more thrilled with it. My husband was able to adjust it so it's not too tall for me (I'm quite short). There's very little ventilation in my bathroom so I've been fighting to keep gross gunk off all of my bottles/ the edges of my tub — this has been a huge help! My bottles no longer sit in standing water. Simplehuman products never fail to impress me.

    Promising review: "I’m really happy with these. I have one in each shower and they’re great for my particular issues that made normal shower caddies problematic. In one shower we have textured tile and the enclosed adhesive tabs work well for that shower. In the other shower those aren’t needed: the suction works well too! I’m so happy to have these now... I’ve been going crazy with the variety of cheap solutions I’ve tried to employ. Spend the money: soooo worth it!" —Acacia

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in four sizes).

    8. A faux leather tissue box cover that'll transform your cardboard one into one worthy of a fancy hotel.

    lavender and tan faux leather tissue box covers over a box of tissues
    MadeinHans / Etsy

    Promising review: "I got a tissue cover in gray. It looks so modern and beautiful!!! It fits perfectly to a standard tissue box." —Kanako Yoshikawa

    Get it from MadeinHans on Etsy for $12.90+ (available in 15 colors).

    9. Or a tissue box cover that'll make you feel more *at home* even when you're sniffly and cranky from allergies.

    a white tissue box cover shaped like a house, the tissue looks like smoke coming out of the chimney

    Promising review: "I first spotted this at a swank modern hotel room with all-white decor. I love how it hides an unsightly branded tissue box — it practically vanishes! so I had to buy it for my child's bedroom! It looks so cute with the tissue-y 'billow' of smoke, and is functional too. Every modern minimalist's dream, it could be sold at the Moma or in an Alessi-type store." —nycgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $4.93+ (available in four colors).

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

    a bath tub glowing with various lights

    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 $13.99.

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

    a vanity mirror surrounded by bulb lights

    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

    12. A Billie razor subscription with a magnetic stand that'll attach to your shower wall to ensure your razor is always in reach (and not sitting a pool of water).

    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed, Billie / Via

    Billie is a fantastic subscription service that lets you choose how often you need your razor refills then delivers them right to your doorstep. I recently tried my first Billie razor and, OMG, my legs have never been smoother. My coworker Rachel Dunkel is also a BIG fan of Billie razors and their other products. Here's what she had to say:

    "For the last five years or so, I haven't cared that much about shaving. I'd let my legs and pits grow into a (beautiful!) forest, but whenever I craved a nice, smooth shave and picked up a razor from the drugstore, I'd end up disappointed. Even with more expensive razor brands, I'd still be prickly and end up regretting ever shaving in the first place. I have never, ever had that problem with Billie. Ever since trying their razors and shave cream, I've actually *wanted* to keep up with shaving. You get a ridiculously smooth result on the first go, even if your hair is super grown out. But most importantly, it STAYS that way for way longer than with other brands. With Billie, it actually feels worth the time and money to shave, something that I could never say about any other razor."

    Check out our full review on the Billie razor subscription here.

    Get it from Billie for $9+ (available in four colors).

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

    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 $5.48+ (also available in a pack of two).

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

    the rounded small toothbrush holders in pastel blue, pink, and white

    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).

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


    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 $14.95+ (available in six colors).

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

    a white shower curtain with a yellow chevron design on it

    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).

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


    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 $8.99+ (available in packs of one or two).

    18. 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.

    a toilet paper roll holder designed to look like a sheep

    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.

    19. Or a T-Rex toilet paper holder all of your (eventual) guests will find *dino-mite* when they take a break to pee from all the wine you've probs served them.

    a bronze t-rex skull with little arms holding a roll of toilet paper
    NataliyaPlatova / Etsy

    Promising review: "I'm so glad I ordered this, it's absolutely fantastic. It looks so good and is so strong. I can't wait to put it on my wall." —nicluvsya1

    Get it from NataliyaPlatova on Etsy for $37 (available in 13 styles).

    20. A set of art prints from Rifle Paper Co. that'll add a cute, but curated, touch to your bathroom walls.

    a framed piece of art of a simple black comb and another framed piece of art of scattered bobby pins
    riflepaperco / Via

    How fun are these prints? They're great if you have an eye for minimal design.

    Get them from Rifle Paper Co: comb print and bobby pins print for $24 each.

    21. A fruit-scented bar of soap with your monogram on it, perfect for when you feel like treating yourself to something fancy.

    three bars of soap wrapped in colorful paper and each sporting an initial

    Get it from Anthropologie for $5.95 (available in 26 styles).

    22. A Hearth & Hand with Magnolia shower curtain featuring a delicate fringed bottom that'll have any fan of Fixer Upper swooning.

    a white shower curtain with a pink ombre design towards the bottom and fringe on the end

    Get it from Target for $24.99.

    23. 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.,

    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 $14.99+ (available in five sizes and 21 styles).

    24. 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

    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 $39.99.

    25. A quirky toilet paper holder that'll *octopi* your thoughts while you do your business.

    a blue and a red octopus shaped toilet paper roll holder
    BohemianMarvels / Etsy

    Get it from BohemianMarvels on Etsy for $26.99+ (available in 15 styles).

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

    aa shelf with nine squares built in, four of them filled with blue X's four others filled with toilet paper as O's
    TannerCreatesIt / 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: "Turned out just like the picture — so cute and creative! I have nothing but good things to say about this shop. He was right on top of my order with great communication and fast service! It was easy to assemble by myself too :)." —Kayli Burton

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

    27. 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.


    I own and cherish this product. It's a dream knowing the "brush" is fresh and hasn't been intimate with the inside of my toilet prior to my picking it up again.

    Promising review: "I've always hated the idea on storing a drippy, germ-filled toilet brush under the sink and this product totally solved the issue. The heads snap on and pop off easily without the need to touch them. Was very pleasantly surprised at how well the heads scrub the bowl, didn't expect them to be that durable. I originally bought one for the master bath and loved it so much I bought one for each bathroom." —Jessamine

    Get it from Target for $9.19.

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

    a wooden open box that says "nice butt" in white script
    MarboldSignCo / 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 MarboldSignCo on Etsy for $28.95.

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

    a model wearing a long bib that attaches with a suction cup to the mirror to catch all the beard trimmings as they fall

    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 $16.99.

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


    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.

    31. A faux succulent wall that'll transform your bathroom into a steamy, lush rainforest of sorts without the added stress of caring for real plants.

     two different sized box-like frames with fake succulents all over them
    Pottery Barn

    Get it from Pottery Barn for $119+ (available in two sizes).

    32. A woven laundry basket so you'll be more inclined to toss your sweaty workout clothes into it instead of leaving them in a heap on the floor.

    a woven rope-like basket with handles

    Promising review: "I like this storage basket. The color is great and it looks awesome. I put it in the bathroom to store the dirty clothes and it is really convenient to use. It is foldable and it is easy to wash and clean. I will buy more for every room in my house. It is really useful." —Linda

    Get it from Amazon for $22.98+ (available in two sizes and three styles).

    33. A lavender and rosemary-scented candle, complete with a complementary curated playlist (scan the QR code on the packaging!) that'll really take bath time to the next level.

    a white glass candle with the words "cadence candle co." on it and three lines that note the scent and the burn time
    Cadence Candle Co.

    I recently received one of these to test and I am *so* into this entire concept. I live for both candles and my evening bath, so the fact this was able to really add something to the experience made it a 10/10 for me. Cadence Candle Co. is a black-and-female-owned business who, IMO, has come up with a genius product. I won't spoil any of the songs that are on the playlist, but know that the founder Taelor has a true gift for curating soothing sounds that go great with the flickering of a candle.

    Get it from Cadence Candle Co. for $32 (and check out their other scents here).

    34. A tiny shelf you can hang above your outlet to free up counter space while you charge your toothbrush or razor.

    an array of tiny oval shelves attached to the wall with small bathroom items on them
    West Elm

    Get it from West Elm for $3.99 (available in three colors).

    35. A shower curtain liner with mesh storage pockets you can count on *not* to judge you for the overflowing number of shampoos, conditioners, body washes, and face washes you rotate through.

    shower with the translucent shower curtain liner hanging up. Various toiletries like shampoo and body wash are in its mesh storage pockets
    Elizabeth Lilly / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Elizabeth Lilly loooooves this shower curtain:

    "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."

    Check out Elizabeth's full review of Maytex Pockets Shower Curtain Liner (#2) to learn more.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.50.

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

    a clear plastic suction cup over a tub drain

    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 inches 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 inches 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 $6.99 (available in three colors).

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

    a think three-shelf organizer over a toilet

    Promising review: "Fits perfectly in my tiny bathroom. There was a lot to assemble but the instructions are simple and I was able to complete it in 20 minutes." —Candace

    Get it from Wayfair for $26.99.

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

    a silver tool organizer hanging over a cabinet door with a spot to hold a straightener and a spot to hold a blow dryer

    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 $13.99 (available in seven styles).

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

    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 $29.76+ (also available in black).

    40. And a Fohm Dispenser plus a six-month supply, because who wouldn't want the chance to upgrade the unnecessary amount of toilet paper they've already bought into something that feels downright lavish?

    a model holding a piece of toilet paper under the fohm dispenser as it expels foam

    The Fohm dispenser releases a paraben-and-fragrance-free cleanser you can add to your toilet paper to avoid irritation and leave your booty feeling cleaner than ever without risking destroying your pipes with wipes (which, I'm sure, your landlord will appreciate).

    Promising review: "I LOVE my Fohm dispenser. It's so cute and so practical. I love the idea of the sensor so you don't have to touch anything. I thought it was kind of a gimmick, but now that I have it, it makes perfect sense !!!" —Julia Rose

    Get a dispenser and six-month supply from Fohm for $73 (this is an exclusive BuzzFeed offer!).

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