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    Updated on Jul. 31, 2020. Posted on Jul. 2, 2020

    46 Practical Things For Your Bathroom That You Didn't Know You Needed

    You'll actually want to spend more time in the bathroom.

    1. A set of fluffy cotton towels that will upgrade your bathroom decor. They have a thick and luxurious feel, and reviewers love how soft, durable, and absorbent they are!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.50+. Available in four colours.

    2. A Squatty Potty that'll make it WAY easier to poop. The stool will help you into a comfortable squatting position, which is supposed to be better for your body than sitting. Reviewers say it helps reduce the amount of time they spend in the bathroom.

    A person sitting on a toilet with a small stool under their feet
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    It prevents straining and helps with hemorrhoids, constipation, and bloating.

    “Yes. I used the Squatty Potty while pooping and it made pooping easier. It took a day or two to get used to, but within a week of using it, I noticed quite a positive difference in my, uh, evacuation. It took less effort and less time, and really just made the whole process a lot more pleasant. In fact, within a week, it started feeling strange to use other toilets WITHOUT the Squatty Potty. I actually prefer using it now.” —Kat Angus

    Check out BuzzFeed’s full review of the Squatty Potty.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $38.

    3. An extra-large handle that'll help you keep your balance as you get in and out of the shower or bathtub. It's easy to install and move around, if you don't want a permanent bar. Just place on a dry surface and pull the latches down to secure it.

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    It won't hold your full weight, but reviewers say it a sturdy grip and helps keep them steady as they move in and out of the shower.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $45.22.

    4. A long and flexible drain snake that has over 4,000 tiny hooks to pick up all the gunk and debris hiding in your kitchen and bathroom pipes. It’ll save you time and money in the long run, because you won’t have to hire a plumber or buy chemical drain cleaners. It’s absolutely disgusting, but incredibly satisfying to use.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.95. Also available with rotating handle.

    5. A revolving makeup organizer that is the beauty equivalent of Cher Horowitz's closet. It'll save you a bunch of space, and the shelves are also adjustable, so you can fit all of your makeup and skincare products.

    A multi-tiered shelf filled with beauty products
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99+. Available in two colours.

    6. A space-saving outlet shelf that'll give you a place to put your small devices, so they don't get wet. It holds up to ten pounds and has a built-in cable slot, so your cords don't get twisted.

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    It completely replaces your wall plate cover, so you'll need a screwdriver to install.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    7. A transparent shower curtain with nine mesh pockets for all your small bathroom items like soap bars, loofas, and razors. It's a great way to free up space on your shower caddy or bathroom counter!

    A plastic shower curtain with nine pockets on it The pockets are different sizes and have different items like a loofah, beauty products or towels inside.
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $31.36.

    8. A set of shower curtain clips that'll create a perfect seal to keep water from splashing onto the floor and cold air from getting in. The adhesive is incredibly strong and will attach to any smooth surface.

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    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    9. A deep-cleaning Waterpik that's perfect for anyone who's really into their dental hygiene. This game-changing device will gently (but effectively) wash plaque and food out of your teeth and gums, and leave you with a million dollar smile.

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    It comes with a manual toothbrush tip and three jet tips you can use every day. There are also three unique tips that clean braces, remove plaque on implants and crowns, and treat gingivitis.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $99.99.

    10. A smart-cleaning electric toothbrush that will revolutionize the way you brush your teeth. It senses when you’re brushing too hard and has a built-in timer that reminds you to move on to another area of your mouth every 30 seconds.

    An electric toothbrush placed on a round base
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    You can get a pack of toothbrush head replacements here.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $63.27+. Available in black and white.

    11. A clever drain cover that’ll keep water from escaping your tub when you’re having a bath. The ring of suction creates a perfect seal around the overflow drain, transforming your regular tub into the deep-soaking bathtub of your dreams!

    A round plastic cover placed over an overflow drain in the bathtub
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    12. An over-the-door rack that’ll give you space to store all your wet towels. And it has a set of small hooks to hang your bathrobe or clothes, so you don't have to leave them on the counter or toilet lid.

    A multi-tiered shelf hanging over the bathroom door with towels and a bathroom hanging from the shelves
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.36+. Available in two colours.

    13. A shower squeegee that'll remove water from the shower walls to prevent water spots, soap scum, and mildew from building up. It comes with a suction cup hook, so you can hang it on the wall for easy access.

    A shower squeegee hanging from a suction cup hook on a bathroom wall The handle is shaped like a person
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.02.

    14. A toilet paper dispenser that'll store and conceal your entire supply in plain sight. Plus, it has a simple and minimalist design, and you can use the space on top for extra storage.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $77.68.

    15. Or a toilet paper holder that'll save floor space because it clips over the tank. It's a great alternative if you don't have a lot of space in your bathroom, and reviewers say it'll hold large rolls of toilet paper.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.61.

    16. A cute silicone comb that'll deep clean your hair and massage your scalp without harming hair follicles. The flexible bristles works the shampoo into your hair and lifts dirt, dandruff, and dead cells from scalp at the same time, making it easier and faster to wash your hair.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.24.

    17. A roll of reusable paper towels that you can use over 120 times before you throw them away. They're made of bamboo, making them incredibly durable and absorbent, and you can wash them by hand or pop them in the washing machine when they get dirty.

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    You can even use them with your Swiffer to clean your floors. One roll of bamboo towels can replace up to 60 paper towel rolls.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99+. Also available in packs of two and four.

    18. A pack of silicone cleaning swabs that you'll never have to throw away. You can use them to clean your ears or apply and remove makeup, and when you're finished, just use soap and water to clean them. They also come with a small storage box, so you can take them with you anywhere.

    A oval-shaped case with a two cotton swabs inside
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    Reviewers say the silicone is very soft and the spiky tips are perfect for removing wax from your ears.

    Get a pack of five from Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    19. An organic body scrub that'll reenergize your skin and soul with a blend of Arabica coffee, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E. You'll fall in love with the scent and grainy texture of this exfoliant, and it's gentle enough to use anywhere on your body.

    A bag of body scrub lying open on a table with a pile of coffee beans next to it
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    This body scrub can get a little messy, but the combination of coffee and mint is so nice that I couldn't stop using it. It has a gritty texture that exfoliates my skin without being too harsh. I also really like that I can use it on my entire body. It's made with natural ingredients, so I can use it on my face without worrying about it irritating my skin.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in two scents.

    20. A bamboo bathroom tray that'll make your next bath feel extra luxurious. It'll keep all your creature comforts close by with a waterproof cloth stand to prop up your book, tablet, or eReader, and two built-in cup holders for a wine glass, coffee mug, or small candle.

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    The tray has an expandable arm to accommodate most bathtubs. To complete your bath accessories collection, check out this plushy bath pillow.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45.69+. Available in two colours.

    21. A box of beautiful bath bombs, because you believe no bath is complete without them. Each bath bomb will fill your tub with a blend of fruity and floral scents and a mix of essential oils to help you relax.

    A cardboard box filled with twelve bath bombs
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    The bath bombs are colourful, but they won’t leave stains on the tub. Just pop one in the water, sit back, and relax!

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada $35.80.

    22. A small drainer protector that'll catch stray hairs before they slide down the pipes. This genius tool will save you from a clogged drain and the disgusting chore of having to remove hair from it.

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    The TubShroom fits in most drains. To clean it, just remove the hair, and then wipe it down with a paper towel or cleansing wipe.

    "I can't think of a more disgusting, stomach-turning chore than cleaning out a clogged drain. So when I spotted the TubShroom during some late-night perusing on Amazon, I ordered it. It’s so simple to install. You just pop it in the shower tub drain and you’re good to go.

    The result? Success! And it was much more SATISFYING than I ever thought possible! There aren’t any straggler hairs hanging around the drain anymore. All the hair is collected out of view! It takes approximately two seconds to clean. I just remove the hair with a piece of toilet paper and toss it in the garbage. LATER, GROSS HAIR CLUMP! LOSE MY NUMBER!" —Sarah Aspler

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the TubShroom.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99+. Available in six colours.

    23. A super-tiny beauty spatula that'll help you get every last drop of your beauty products out of the bottle. The flexible silicone head and long, narrow handle can fit into your favourite makeup and skincare bottles. And when the containers are cleaned out, they're in the perfect condition to be recycled!

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    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $9.28+. Available in two colours.

    24. A heat-resistant mat on which you can rest your hairstyling tools, so you don't burn your counter or other surfaces. It's made of flexible silicone and has raised ridges to prevent tools from slipping.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.43+. Available in blue and grey.

    25. A shower caddy that's made of rust-proof silicone, so the shelves will stretch to fit all your bathroom products. It has two sturdy mounting hooks that can hang on your shower head or curtain rod, and it has four small hooks on the sides to hang small items like a bath sponge.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.69+. Available in three colours.

    26. A set of floating shelves that'll help you utilize extra wall space if you don't have room for a traditional shelf. You can install them pretty much anywhere in the bathroom to store essentials or display your favourite skincare items.

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    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $29.99. Also available individually.

    27. A beard bib that'll collect all your hair trimmings and make cleanup an absolute breeze. The ends stick to the mirror with suction cups and there's a built-in tray to hold your grooming tools.

    A person wearing a long bib around their neck The ends are attached to a mirror with suction cups
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    28. A pair of microfibre slippers that'll make cleaning your floors easier and WAY more entertaining. They're soft enough that you can use them on any floor, and they're reusable, so once you're done cleaning, you can throw them in the wash.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.34+. Available in two sizes and two colours).

    29. A small basin, if you just want to wash a couple of things and don't have enough stuff to do a full load of laundry. It has handles on the sides, so you can transfer it from the sink to the counter. There's also a plug at the bottom that'll drain the water once you're done.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32+. Available in three colours.

    30. And a bottle of plant-based laundry soap that's formulated to be used when you wash your clothes by hand. Just add a capful of soap to a basin of water and let the garments soak for 15 minutes.

    A bottle of laundry soap with a bunch of flowers and fruit placed artfully around it
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    It's also great for the clothes you don't want to put in the washing machine for fear of shrinking or getting damaged like sweaters and lingerie. I use this all the time to wash my favourite sweaters or quickly clean a bra or pair of underwear. I love how light the scent is and that I'm using less water, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20. Available in six scents.

    31. A razor holder that'll stick to the wall, so your shower caddy doesn't get overcrowded. You can even use them on your mirror to free up space on your counter.

    A razor hanging from a small hook on a bathroom wall
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $6.99.

    32. A sturdy toothbrush holder that can fit both manual and electric toothbrushes and all your small bathroom accessories, without tipping over. Its minimalist design and compact shape will complement the rest of your bathroom decor and save space, too!

    A square-shaped toothbrush holder with four slots sitting on a bathroom counter Two slots have electric toothbrushes in them and one has a tube of toothpaste
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.31.

    33. A microfibre towel that'll absorb water faster from your hair than a traditional towel does. It's also extra gentle, so your hair is safe from breakage, split ends, and frizz. Just wrap up your hair like you normally would and prepare to be amazed.

    A person wearing a fluffy towel around their head
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.71.

    34. An acrylic dispenser that'll organize your cotton pads and keep your counters looking clean and tidy. It also has a cutout on the side that makes it easy to remove the cotton pads.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    35. A comfy spa pillow that'll support your neck and back as you enjoy a hot bath. It has four suction cups on the back that stick to any surface and is made with a mesh material that allows water and air to pass through quickly, making it a quick-drying and antimicrobial pillow.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $31.89+. Available in white and blue.

    36. A non-slip bath mat with a colourful polka dot design. The mat is reinforced with powerful suction cups to keep the mat from moving, creating a safe, slip-free bathtub that everyone can enjoy.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.19.

    37. And a plushy mat that'll make kneeling by your bathtub WAY more comfortable. It has a cute design and a non-slip material covering the back that'll keep it from moving. And there's a strap on the side, so you can hang it up when it gets wet.

    A person kneeling on a cushy mat in front of a bathtub
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    There is also an elbow rest that goes over the edge of the bathtub. You can find it here.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.95. Available in two colours.

    38. A hair tool organizer that'll keep all your styling tools in the same place. It's heat resistant, so you can stash your tools in the holder right after you use it. It also has a basket in the back to keep stray cords from hanging out, and a hook that you can use to hang it from a towel bar or cupboard door.

    A plastic storage organizer with three slots hanging from a towel rack in the bathroom In one slot is a hair straightener, in another is hair dryer and in the last one is a curling iron
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $41.89+. Available in two colours.

    39. A three-tiered shelf that'll fit perfectly over your toilet to save space and make more room to store your bath products. Reviewers say it's incredibly sturdy and easy to put together.

    A multi-tiered shelf placed over a toilet The shelves are filled with beauty products aand toilet paper
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $89.98. Available in three colours.

    40. A pair of cleaning brushes that'll remove the grout and grime that builds up around your shower tiles, and bathroom and kitchen sinks. They’re made with extra-durable nylon bristles that won’t weaken or wear out over time, so you can finally stop using your old toothbrushes to reach those hard-to-clean spots.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.49.

    41. A daily shower cleaning spray that'll prevent soap scum from building up on your walls and bathtub. Use it after every shower and then walk away. There's no need to scrub, rinse, or wipe!

    A bottle of cleaning spray
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $3.98.

    42. A power scrubber that has an extendable arm, so you don't have to bend over to clean your tub or to get to those hard to reach places. It's also a great cleaning tool for anyone who has mobility issues or back pain.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.14.

    43. A tube roller for your toothpaste that'll make it easier to squeeze the product out. It'll hold the tube upright, making it easier to organize your bathroom counter.

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    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    44. A clarifying shampoo that'll detox your scalp from all the dirt, oil, and dry shampoo that's built up in your hair over the last few days. It works on all hair types, and using it just once a week will leave yours feeling soft and shiny!

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, @neutrogena / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.13.

    45. A bottle of citrus-scented toilet spray that'll make sharing a bathroom so much easier. Just a quick spritz is enough to trap odours in the toilet before they spread.

    A small bottle of toilet spray laying on top of dirt with lemons artfully placed around it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.95+. Available in three scents.

    46. And finally, a colourful plastic organizer that'll store all your makeup, jewelry, or office supplies. It might look tiny, but it has three spacious drawers and won't take up a lot of space on your counter or desk. Plus, it's super sturdy, so you can always stack things on top!

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.87+. Available in 12 colours/value sets.

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