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    32 Things That'll Make Bathtime So Much Fun, And Only One Is A Rubber Ducky

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    1. A vibrating facial brush – an exfoliating skincare tool that'll take your basic bath to the next level. I own this thing and IMHO, I'm pretty confident this would ~vibe~ with just about everyone.

    My hand holding up my palm-sized cleansing brush. It's the shape of a flattened egg, with soft silicone bristles on both sides.
    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    I pump my cleanser onto this, add some water to my face, turn it on, and rub away all the dirt and grime from the day. I remember saying "Woah" out loud when I felt how soft my skin was after using this for the first time. Now I just take it for granted. Turns out, soft skin is a *very* fun thing to take for granted.

    Promising review: "Before getting this device, although I have a very strict skincare routine, I really didn’t exfoliate often enough. Now being able to gently exfoliate whilst I cleanse morning and night is so great, especially as I have been able to add this into my skincare routine without any additional time! I have super sensitive skin which gets red very easily but this device is gentle enough for me on the middle speed setting (or even higher) with no irritation. You can play around with different levels of vibration, which is great, and I find the highest level is great for massaging the forehead (also try the back for this area) and it's really relaxing!!

    I’ve had mine for a few weeks already and it still hasn’t run out of charge yet, so will be great for travel! Important to note that I did follow the instructions to charge mine as soon as I received it. Plus the super cute pink color looks so nice in my bathroom!" —Sophie

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    2. A mod bath pillow, so you can finish an entire book in the bath without your back getting sore. And all while using a bath pillow that isn't an eyesore (go ahead, browse, not all bath pillows are such beauties).

    Person resting head and shoulders on mid-century-modern style bath pillow while soaking in bubble bath

    Promising review: "This tub pillow is the best I have tried so far. It actually stays attached to the tub very well, and is far more comfortable than the plastic ones I have tried previously (which all seem to be freezing when you lean back on them!). It is soft and comfy, while still having enough support that your back and neck don’t touch the tub. I was worried that it would mold or mildew due to being sort of fabric, but I give it a rinse after each bath, and so far it still looks brand-new." —Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in three colors).

    3. A box of tea bath brew bags with a mix of dried calendula petals, lavender buds, chamomile, and rose petals said to release tension in your muscles and joints and stimulate circulation. Bathing in a big batch of tea is probably all the fun you could ever want/even handle after a rough work week.

    Herbal tea bags beside packaging

    To use, place one pocket under warm running water as you fill up your tub. Squeeze the bag to spill allll the tea, and then soak for 15–20 minutes!

    Get a box of three from Anthropologie for $23.

    4. An electric bubble massage mat that's waterproof and has a built-in heater for some truly spa-level soaks. It even has an aroma clip for essential oil aromatherapy!

    Promising review: "This product provides a great massage technique for my back muscles. I experience a lot of pain and tension in my shoulders. And I have chronic pain in my lower back. I also like the aromatherapy pad. What a great soothing and relaxing experience for the low cost." —Octavia

    Get it from Amazon for $117.02.

    5. A hydrating coconut milk bath with a blended balance of magnesium, potassium, sulfur, zinc and other natural elements – all designed to increase circulation and "detoxify" the body. A milk bath that beneficial? BRB, I've gotta go drink this all in.

    Milk bath powder in amber glass jar

    Promising review: "I usually always have dry skin. This product literally got my legs feeling right within a week of use. I now wear shorts in confidence. Which is great, because summer is upon us." —Rick S.

    Get it from Maude for $18 (or subscribe for $16.20 a jar).

    6. Bespoke Post's Suit box with Grown Alchemist soap and lotion, two plush hand towels, a bathroom tray, and Palo Santos sticks. Grab this hotel-worthy set and you're gonna come up with excuses to use the bathroom. Oops, did you just stick your hand in potting soil AGAIN? Better go wash up.

    Products in lifestyle shot
    Bespoke Post

    I have this set! If you grow fatigued with traditional "floral fresh" soap scents, this is *such* a great set to try out! The lotion is a nice citrus and the soap is a musky botanical mix that I will honestly be buying forever more. The entire set is gorgeous (I actually have it all on display on my bathroom caddy because I'm a sucker for amber bottles) and the quality is obvious.

    Get it from Bespoke Post for $55 (or $45 with a club membership).

    7. An almond orange body scrub from Zum, the mother of spunky soaps, that's sure to lift your spirits with its lovely scent while smoothing out your rough edges with its soothing texture.

    Jar of Zum scrub inside a soap basket in my bathroom
    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    The photo above is a display I made out of Popsicle sticks specifically for my Zum products. I wish I was exaggerating. Be sure to check out everything Indigo Wild has to offer!

    Promising review: "I have tried Zum’s other scents and next to the frankincense salt scrub, this one has got to be my favorite. Citrusy without being too overbearing and a very light almond scent. It really has the right balance. I love using this in the shower with a loofah glove as it really gets my skin clean and smooth and super-soft. I just love this line! Zum soaps, scrubs and body mists are really the best with only the best ingredients." —Donna

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    8. A skull bath bomb and planchette hand soap for folks who insist on celebrating spooky season even while they're washing up.

    Natural Pure Honest, Coffin and Cauldron

    My kinda people.

    Promising reviews: (Skull) "This is awesome! They look great, they work great, and they are BIG! They shipped fast, as well! Great communication from seller." —Carey Holzman

    (Planchette) "I purchase this because I’m obsessed with scents and wanted to have some cute soaps for the Halloween season. This is so absolutely stunning, I don’t even want to use it!!" —Jennifer Grosso

    Get the skull from Natural Pure Honest for $6 (available in seven colors) and the planchette from Coffin and Cauldron for $7, both on Etsy.

    9. A dry brush set you can get if you've dipped your toes into skincare TikTok and are finally ready to dive deep into a luxurious exfoliating bathing routine.

    Small brush, hand brush, exfoliating gloves, and extension handle

    This set includes two rough bristled brushes, a small one for hands, face, neck, and feet and a larger one for the rest of the body. It includes exfoliating gloves and a handle extension to brush hard-to-reach areas.

    Promising review: "I have used many brushes from different brands in the past. This is definitely my favorite. I received this as a gift and I can’t say enough about it. It's perfect for the winter months. I use self tanners and I occasionally spray tan. This product is perfect for getting all the dead skin off!! Definitely a beauty recommendation!!" —Jo.DeAngelo

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    10. A juniper candle inside a terra-cotta jar to give your bathroom an elegant touch that'll make your tushy say "touché" every time you light this up before starting a bath.

    Soy wax candle in textured terra-cotta pot beside cylindrical packaging
    P.F. Candle Co.

    Promising review: "I love this candle. Even when it’s not lit it gives the room a bright, woodsy smell." —Nikki Lee

    Get it from P.F. Candle Co. for $30.

    11. An asparagus fern, a plant that thrives in warm, humid spaces, because adding live plants is gonna completely revamp your bathroom. Can't vacation to the tropics right now? Bring! Tropics! To! You!,

    Not feeling the fern? Check out some of the best houseplants for bathrooms to find what you've been looking for!

    Promising review: "I needed something small, leafy, and lush for my forest mini garden, and this is absolutely perfect. It arrived very moist, not dried out, signaling that they carefully prep it for shipping! I got mine just a few days after ordering — I was amazed at how fast it was sent. I’m in love with it and it adds such a lush touch to my bathroom." —Jazhara

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    12. Or a cast-iron plant that's great for windowless bathrooms as it can live in almost complete shade.

    Tall potted plant with several large leaves
    American Plant Exchange

    Promising review: "This was shipped with extreme care! I was so surprised at how big it is. It's my new favorite plant. LOVE!" —Hima

    Get it from American Plant Exchange on Etsy for $29.99.

    13. A Turkish cotton towel with a ''cosmic rainbow'' design worth owning based on the looks alone, but according to reviewers, you're gonna wanna keep snuggling up with this splurge-worthy piece long after you're out of the bath.

    Bathing Culture

    Promising review: "This is luxury! I want to hold this and snuggle it all day! Seriously. I don't buy $75 bath towels, but just really wanted to try this. I wish I could afford to buy many more. It's super fabulous and beautiful!!" —Tracey Setze

    Get it from Bathing Culture for $75.

    14. A pair of terra-cotta callus scrubbers with an oceanside vibe that's somehow also pulling at my garden core heart. Looks aside, these cute tools are sure to give your sore feet a pedicure-esque treatment from the comfort of your tub.

    Fish and star shaped stones with rope cords
    World Market

    Promising review: "It removes dead skin on my feet well and it massages my feet, similar to the feel of acupressure. It also lasts very long and never wears out like pumice does." —Masa

    Get them from World Market for $7.98.

    15. A reviewer-loved overflow cap, a subtly exciting purchase that might not look like much, but it'll help you enjoy your bubbles and bath salts in a tub that's filled to the brim. Perfection.

    A large piece of plastic covering the overflow nozzle in the bathtub, letting the bath fill higher

    Promising review: "Baths have changed for me forever now! I can actually FILL THE TUB and not hear that dreaded sound of half my water (and my expensive magnesium flakes, essential oils, organic bubble baths, and other fancy therapeutic ingredients) tragically vanishing down the drain. If you're a larger person trying to fit in a smaller tub, especially, you know...THE STRUGGLE IS REAL. Now I can take more baths and enjoy more warm coziness. All because of this little bit of silicone!" —anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in four colors).

    16. A confetti push pop filled with little bath bomb bits, so you can seriously celebrate your birthday while staying socially distanced...from your clothes.


    Birthday suits are the BEST suits. BTW, each party popper works for up to two baths.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $12 (available in three colors).

    17. A charming illustrated print for giving your bathroom a little glam. Place this in front of your bath so you're able to see it while soaking in the tub for a moment of ultra meta meditation.

    Bathroom illustration with grid tile, plants, and a big bath tub
    Yellow Lion Studio

    Promising review: "I bought this as a birthday present for my sister, she loved it. It is just beautiful. The package came with loads of cute little designs and colorful tape and little notes, which made it very personal. Niamh is lovely, responded to my questions very quickly and I got my package the day after I ordered it. Thanks! I'll definitely be back." —Una Glenon

    Get it from Yellow Lion Studio on Etsy for $24.61.

    18. A cushy bath lotus that'll make bathtime more fun for your baby, even when they realize they're being bathed in the same sink you scraped leftover baked ziti into the night before.

    The Blooming Bath Lotus is designed with four movable petals to perfectly fit in any sink and is suitable for babies 0–6 months old.

    Promising Review: "This has changed bath time for us. It's the best investment we have made for our baby. She hated bath time because she was so uncomfortable and it was so hard to keep her warm and actually wash her. In the lotus she is so comfy and I am able to actually wash her (instead of just trying to figure out how to securely hold her). She actually falls asleep! Highly recommend!" —Kelly F.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in eight colors).

    19. A quick dry towel so that dealing with wet hair doesn't dampen your experience after a brilliant bath.

    Small plush towel in cylindrical packaging
    Free People

    This anti-frizz material is capable of absorbing ten times its weight in water. Wow.

    Promising review: "This is the perfect hair towel. It is magic. The elastic loop that holds it in place? Perfect" —bwehagen

    Get it from Free People for $39.

    20. A carbonated face mask – a super fun treat-yourself-worthy skincare solution that's sure to have you feeling bubbly inside and out when applied during your next bubble bath., Amazon

    This mask helps remove blackheads and exfoliate pores.

    Promising review: "Literally made my boyfriend's blackheads disappear! Made our faces feel so clean. I'm a mask junkie and have gotten masks from all the top brands from drugstores, Lush, Sephora, and Ulta. This is one of my new favorites! Also so much fun to watch it bubble up – feels like a spa treatment." —Katie Mitchell

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49.

    21. A swivel bath tray so you can place a book, candle, or drink by your side without the fear of it slipping off the edge. Plus, the swivel makes it easy to keep out of the way while showering.

    Oval tray made from multiple wooden slats connected to side of tub
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I'm still playing with best placement, but have enjoyed having my shelf for my book, glasses, and drink while relaxing in the bathtub. The putting together and installation is easy but it took me a few times to understand how to attach it correctly. Now it's easy on and off. It's nice to look at and fun to use." —Suze The Soaker

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $50.

    22. A eucalyptus bundle that'll have your bathroom smelling like a flower shop the moment you step in. Turn the shower on for a few seconds before your bath and enjoy some *truly* botanical aromatherapy. It also looks pretty. So dang pretty.

    Marble tiled bathroom with large bushel of eucalyptus stems hanging from shower head with twine
    Botanica Fleur

    Promising review: "I hung this immediately. Like, my husband was showering and I barged right in and hung this because I was that excited. The scent from the shower alone is making the entire bathroom smell so amazing!!! It’s refreshing and uplifting. The bunch was preserved in wet, soft felt and wrapped in plastic. The entire bunch was tied together with decorative brown twine, which is how it’s hanging from my shower head. The box was padded with tissue. Care instructions were included but seemed more about how to care if you used them in a vase versus in the shower. So happy!" —Patricia Lilyhorn Martin

    Get it from Botanica Fleur on Etsy for $8+ (available in four sizes).

    23. A shower speaker for anyone who thinks shaving is more successful while listening to smooth jazz. Or Slayer. You do you.

    Eggshell blue speckled hand-sized speaker with orange on and off buttons

    Promising review: "I bought this as a Christmas gift for my 18-year-old daughter. The sound quality and volume are amazing. It sticks to the wall well. I rarely see her charging it and she uses it for every bath and shower. Great product." —Veronica Long

    Get it from Amazon for $20.37.

    24. A box of soap petals you can place botanic-all over your filled tub before you step in, giving you a bath fit for a Disney princess like, um, Jasmine. Or Briar Rose.

    A box of roses in different colors and sizes with removable petals

    Promising review: "These are beautiful! I gave them as a gift but I want some for myself now! They smell so good and look really nice!!" —Anonymous

    Get it from World Market for $9.99.

    25. A citrus and blossom sparkling water, because hydrating while in a hot bath is important! Doing it with something extra special (and sparkling!) is sure to make your bath even better.

    Can of Dram with an orange and lemon

    I dig Dram. I love every flavor of everything they offer (I've tried it all). Plus the packaging is too pretty to pass up.

    Get a 12-pack from Dram for $22 (also available in cardamom/black tea and lavender/lemon balm).

    26. A set of five plastic pipes that'll keep your kiddo entertained in the bath long enough to actually get them clean. Washing your child without a tantrum will no longer be just a ~pipe~ dream!

    Baby sitting upright and pouring water into pipes attached to bathtub wall

    Promising review: "Our 18-month-old adores these. His older sisters (five and seven) have also been enjoying them in the tub. They work great and stick really well. The only negative is that we have temper tantrums now because baby boy wants to take a bath all the time. We can't get him out of the tub now!" —JKinSD

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    27. A jungle shower curtain to transport you to a destination vacation every time you step in the bathroom.

    Lush green shower curtain with several different leafy plants
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I have had this curtain for over a year now in two different apartments and I won't ever let it go. It is such good quality, even after washing it a bunch of times. And it's beautiful! Worth it." —kiki0711

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.

    28. An invigorating coffee scrub for anyone who has ~bean~ meaning to add a strong exfoliation to their bathing routine.

    Arabica Coffee Scrub

    Promising review: "I have been using this exfoliant on my face, hands, elbows/knees, legs, and feet. The smell is amazing and I have found it to be super moisturizing on my skin's rough spots. I am satisfied with this product. And the price point is nice as well, compared to others on the market." —Michelle Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    29. A lunar and solar bath brew sure to be a pleasantly witchy pick if baths are your personal, magical cure-all.

    Wolf Moon Company

    Promising review: "These smell so great and I love the bottles. This seller has the fastest shipping I have ever seen! :-) They are quick to message to ensure all needed information is provided to the customer. I will happily order from them in the future. Thank you so much!" —DootlerVlogs

    Get the lunar and solar versions for $13+ (available in two sizes), both from Wolf Moon Company on Etsy.

    30. A hand-crafted ceramic essential oil diffuser that'll look great in your place and give you some tip-top aromatherapy if you prefer a "less is more" method while washing yourself. Not everyone wants glitter-filled bath bombs, sigh, I know.

    Stone diffuser in gray with tapered end

    Promising review: "After researching, this diffuser cost a little more than others, but the design and quality more than justified the price difference. I've seen other diffusers and they are all plastic and feel/look cheaply made. The Vitruvi model really is stone, which adds value and appeal to my whole apartment. Also, it's smaller than other brands out there, so fits in well as an accessory. We ordered the peppermint oil and the diffuser worked great in our home. Great product and would recommend!" —Deanna

    Get it from Amazon for $96.54+ (available in four colors).

    31. A truly splurge-worthy boho robe so you can finish off your bath with an exquisite accessory that's gonna feel sinfully soft on your bare skin.

    Sunday Citizen

    I own this robe and definitely agree with the reviews; it's the softest fabric I have ever had on my body. I like to mostly air dry after bathing and liked the idea of having a really nice robe to put on when I step out of the bath/start my skincare. Yet after receiving it, I've found myself wearing it basically all day, every day. Particularly now that it's getting chilly. I highly recommend it.

    Promising review: "This is the best wrap ever. I bought this for my mother and she loved it so much I bought one for myself. It is so comfy, soft, amazing quality, and so versatile. A must have!" —Peter Y.

    Get it from Sunday Citizen for $83 (originally $98, available in three colors).

    32. And finally, a *pristine* rubber ducky (sized for adults!) for anyone who knows that, no matter how great bath products can get, Rubber Ducky is still THE ONE.

    Yellow rubber duck
    World Market

    Can I picture cuter bathroom decor? No, no I can not.

    Promising review: "I love this product. It is a cheeky conversation piece that sits on the countertop in the downstairs powder room of my home. It is an oversized reminder of everyone's childhood." —Anonymous

    Get it from World Market for $12.99.

    When you look at your new bubble bath and realize how awfully fond of it you are:


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