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    39 Things That'll Upgrade Your Rental's Bathroom

    Rental bathrooms are always a gamble. These products can help if you pulled the short end of the stick.

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    1. 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!

    2. 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

    3. A splurge-worthy mushroom and monster tissue holder that's gonna look darn darling in your bathroom...even if the floor-to-ceiling mint tile from 1969 is competing to be the star of the show.

    4. A giant clothespin towel holder — a cute and clever way to make sure your family members actually hang up their towels after using them. Your bathroom floor won't know what to do without soggy towels all around!

    two giant clothespins on a wall and holding towels

    5. A mirror light kit can upgrade your bathroom's lighting on a budget. If putting on makeup in your currently gloomy bathroom has been less than the best, these lights are a bright idea!

    6. A 10-piece set of drawer organizers that'll be an efficient way to use the minuscule amount of storage space in your rental to its full potential.

    Reviewer photo showing the drawer organizers being used for makeup products

    7. Interlocking teak tiles I'm pretty certain were made specifically to turn rentals into bragworthy homes. You don't need tools to install them as long as they're going on a hard, flat surface. Use these and you can make your dreary rental a total dream.

    8. A space-saving outlet shelf for adding a little extra space if your pedestal sink doesn't have a surface for your speakers. How are you supposed to shower without the Hamilton soundtrack on repeat?!

    reviewer's bathroom with the outlet shelf installed and a speaker on top of it

    9. An oriental rug bath mat — a break from traditional bath mats sure to be a hit with folks who like a cozy, classic look throughout their entire house.

    10. An over-the-door hair tool holder for keeping your hot tools and brushes at the ready and easy to reach.

    over the door gold wire basket with hair dryer, brush, straightener, and more inside

    11. A bamboo bath mat that'll always look brand new (unlike the beige bath mat you currently have...that thing has certainly seen some better days).

    12. A pair of amber glass bottles so you can replace your sad, plastic bottles that make your place look cluttered. Throw your lotions and potions into these to give your bathroom a unified, clean vibe.

    two amber bottles on a reviewer's kitchen sink. both have labels saying what is inside.

    13. An exhaust fan that's gonna hold onto *way* less dust than the gross grated fan you've got looming over your toilet today. Replace the grate with this (you can still use the same fan system inside!) and treat yourself to a small upgrade that's gonna make a big difference.

    14. 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

    15. A towel holder you can mount on the wall to give your bathroom a spa-worthy vibe while making sure your fresh towels are not confused for (egads!) used ones.

    16. A mod bath pillow, to help you 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).

    reviewer's ritual bath filled with flowers and sliced citrus. the back and neck pillow is attached to the bathtub.

    17. A pack of Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Sheets that'll fit into small spaces and cramped corners with ease — making sure every nook and cranny of your bathroom looks squeaky clean.

    18. A shower curtain that's gonna transform your bleak rental bathroom into a cheery, colorful place that best represents your style. Plus, it's gonna manage that all on its own! Which is great if you don't have ~mushroom~ to put anything else.

    multi-colored mushroom pattern on a shower curtain in a white tile bathroom

    19. The Sack Pack — a kit with an activated charcoal bodywash, body balm cologne, and a spray to help balance out your pH levels. Having a bathroom full of luxury products is sure to make the place feel *extra* luxe.

    20. A stone essential-oil diffuser so you can rid your space of unsettling smells and choose a scent that soothes you.

    minimalist stone diffuser in terra cotta

    21. A slide-out storage tower you can hide in any tight crevice to give yourself some spiffy extra storage space.

    22. A foam dispenser for anyone who is ready to take their number twos to the next level.

    hand holding dry tissue paper under the wall mounted foam dispenser. the screen shows the room's temperature.

    23. A set of popcorn-textured towels that'll be gentle on your hair and skin and dry you off in an instant. Plus they look fancy. Like, pretty fancy.

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

    person standing in a shower and hanging up the large bundle of eucalyptus

    25. A wooden soap dish — you'll be surprised by what a difference a chic soap dish makes. Who knew something this basic could be this pretty?

    26. A toilet-top shelf is gonna look nice *and* store your necessities right where you need them. If you, like me, love showing off all the products you have...this thing is the way to go!

    black steel storage rack on top of toilet tank

    27. A hard-water remover that makes your shower doors look so clean your freshly washed body might get jealous.

    Reviewer image of water stained shower door scrubbed completely clean and clear after use

    28. A grout-coating pen that'll help your floors look great when your rental's gross, dark grout stains make you feel ~ahem~ groutchy.

    tile floor with grout being painted white

    29. A plug-in bathroom light for anyone who knows the woes of the late-night pee break. If you turn on the light you may end up awake all night but if you don't...disaster could strike. Best get this little light and solve that problem stat!

    30. 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

    31. A no-glue privacy window film so you can still enjoy the sun without neighbors seeing through your first-floor windows. Not only does this let the sun in, but this particular design projects rainbows into your home when the light hits it just right!

    32. A beauty fridge that'll be there for you, keeping your best skincare products cold and fresh when you need some time to ~chill out~.

    the small fridge open. it has two shelves and space on the door to hold products.

    33. A shower phone holder for anyone who needs a little entertainment to convince them to stay in the shower long enough to actually get clean (guilty as charged; I only wash my hair if I can watch episodes of the OG Gossip Girl at the same time).

    34. A pack of migraine relief shower steamers formulated with rosemary, basil, and peppermint essential oils. They even have menthol! The next time a migraine hits, you're gonna be glad relief is sitting in your shower.

    Four wrapped shower steamers and two unwrapped white square ones

    35. An Omigo bidet toilet seat is sure to make you feel like you're sitting in the lap of luxury. I know from experience!

    36. And a tissue stand so you can start breaking bad habits with wasteful toilet paper rolls and really only use the small amount you need.

    37. A wavy mirror with an iridescent frame that'll give your bathroom a look that's equal parts edgy and elegant.

    38. A stunning storage bath caddy so you can keep your relaxation fixin's organized and in place, instead of toppling off the slippery, slender edge of the tub.

    gold piping caddy hanging from the edges of the bathtub