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    35 Products Anyone With A Bathroom Probably Needs To Take The Plunge And Buy

    Just buy this stuff already.

    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 mold and mildew removal gel for making your bathroom surfaces look brand new. Mold and mildew are bound to happen, but there's no need to fret or call a professional to treat it!

    Promising review: "Wow! I would give this 10 stars if I could. We've had issues for a few years with the caulking behind the handle of our kitchen faucet turning black from mildew. We've scrubbed with what seems like a million different products, with no luck. We were actually just talking about ripping out the caulking and doing a total replacement. But, my husband saw this online the other day and decided to order it. Almost immediately when he applied it, you could see it was starting to work. We left it on overnight and the black is COMPLETELY GONE! It's incredible. 1000% worth the (small) investment. Seriously — just buy this. It's amazing!!" —Nicole D.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    2. A FlexiSnake so you can unclog your hair-filled drain by simply ~snaking~ this tool down there, letting it grab the hair, pulling it back up, and deciding whether you should marvel at its abilities or gag.

    More than 4,000 hook and loop micro-hooks cover the full 18 inch span of the snake. It's reusable! Just remove hair after use, and clean with soap, water, and a brush. It's compatible with most bathroom drains, without needing to take off the stopper.

    Promising review: "For a $5 item, this can really solve a major clog issue! I managed to clean out my bathtub drain, and now it works great. I also cleaned out my bathroom sink, which was drawing fine, but since I was already grossed out by the slimed hair I pulled out of the tub... I'm so happy to have found this little tool and suggest everyone have one on-hand for clogs." —Tammy Parker

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    3. Or a TubShroom that'll collect your hair while in the shower/bath, so it doesn't go down the drain and clog in the first place.

    This fits any standard 1.5 inch tub drain or bathroom sink drain. But, if you want to keep your hair catching separate between your tub and sink, then treat yourself and your home to the SinkShroom!

    Promising review: "This is absolutely worth every penny. Kudos to the inventor of this product. I have thick long dark hair, and after two months of moving into my own apartment, my shower drain was completely clogged with all my hair. After being disgusted at the amount of hair I had to clean out with a snake (which is NOT a fun task), I decided I needed to purchase something to prevent it from happening again. I read about this product on a BuzzFeed article, and I have no regrets. It is so satisfying to clean out, and it does not lie when it says it catches every single hair. I have had it for close to 4 months without once instance of my shower drain backing up. This product is absolutely worth it." —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in five colors).

    4. Wooden soap holders for a minimalist, but stylish spot to place your hand and body soaps.

    Promising review: "I have owned these soap trays for nine months now: I have one in my shower, and another one in the bathroom sink. They're both holding up very well and look just as good today as they did when I first got them. They do a great job at letting soap dry out between uses." —C. Seichter

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $7.29.

    5. A Squatty Potty to start using every time you use the home, at least. Squatting is actually said to be better for your body than sitting!


    Promising review: "Unbelievable that I've been performing a basic bodily function incorrectly my entire life. This is a wonderful product that is well worth the money. It allows one to adopt a natural, healthy position without giving up a western style toilet. You just have to use it to truly appreciate it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.24.

    6. A rust stain remover spray you can basically think of as fairy pixie dust in a bottle. I mean, just look at the photo below. Point proven. Case closed. Onto the next one.

    It comes in an easy-to-use trigger spray and is ideal for cleaning bathtubs, showers, toilets, colorfast fabrics, vertical surfaces, and hard-to-reach spots. Plus, it's non-abrasive, and made with non-hydrofluoric acid based formula which is safer than other similar liquid rust stain removers.

    Promising review: "Holy wizardry! Seriously it was more work to clean the mirror over the vanity than use this product. With almost no effort, this made my dark orange, iron-water shower stall white again. I definitely suggest wearing a mask or bandana and running the ventilation fan if spraying in an enclosed area. Great product!" —Jessica B

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    7. Poo-Pourri to leave the bathroom smelling fresh, no matter what just took place in there.

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    Promising review: "We are a family of six in a small one-bathroom house. This is, to put it lightly, a horrific nightmare — particularly after my teenage son spends some time in the bathroom. After a couple of weeks of gentle encouragement ('YOU ARE KILLING EVERYONE. SPRAY THAT STUFF ON THE WATER BEFORE YOU POOP OR I'M TAKING AWAY YOUR PHONE AND, SO HELP ME GOD, I WILL CALL YOUR GIRLFRIEND AND TELL HER EXACTLY WHY YOU GOT IT TAKEN AWAY.') he started using it regularly. The bathroom is much less disgusting now after he leaves." —Supa D

    Get it from Amazon for $5.09+ (available in various scents and sizes).

    8. An anti-dandruff shampoo for relieving your dry, flaky scalp, because we know you want to go about your day without worrying about pesky white clumps.

    Promising review: "MIRACLE PRODUCT!!! If you have dandruff, flaky scalp, scabs, etc... BUY THIS! I was about to go to the dermatologist if this stuff didn’t work. Thank goodness I saved myself hundreds of dollars by giving this product a shot. I used it four to five times (over a month), and it cleared my scalp almost completely. One more use and my scalp will be 120% healed! This stuff blew my mind. Totally worth it." —chris

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84.

    9. A toilet wand to prove wands of all sorts, even ones for cleaning toilets, are truly magical objects. Refer to disgusting photos below for evidence

    Comes with one ToiletWand, one storage caddy, and six disposable ToiletWand refills to kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses. Just click the wipe onto the wand, swish, scrub, and clean the bowl, pop the wipe off, and dispose in the trash.

    Promising review: "So, we have a toilet that belongs to the cats. We don't use it, we don't look at it, we like to pretend it does not exist. Even with semi-regular flushing, cat waste is pretty nasty stuff and built up quickly in the bowl. One of these wands cleaned it up in a single session! Before-and-after pic attached (above)." —Whitney

    Get it from Amazon for $8.88.

    10. A mildew-resistant shower curtain liner so you can have some peace of mind knowing yucky smells won't build-up on your curtain liner, and need replacing.


    This liner is made with non-toxic, chlorine-free PEVA. This will fit any standard-sized shower/tub and works with both straight and curved shower rods. It can be used as a liner, or even as a stand-alone curtain. It comes with 12 rust-proof metal grommets and a reinforced header to prevent tearing and ensure functionality. Claims to last four times longer than competition products!

    Promising review: "Have had this up for about a month, as I wanted to test it before reviewing. NO MOLD!!! The liner I previously owned had to be washed and bleached often to keep mold from growing, (which, in turn, made it rip and I had to buy new ones often). Will be using this one for as long as possible, but will continue to purchase this. Also, no 'chemical' smell, and is made from PEVA — very important to me because I have a toddler and baby who also use this shower/bath combo. Plus, the price is great. Highly recommended." —Georgia

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    11. An ombre shower curtain that'll add a subtle yet trendy design in any bathroom. HGTV is literally shaking.


    Includes 12 metal hooks with color-coordinated plastic beads! Recommended to use with a vinyl shower curtain liner.

    Promising review: "I love this shower curtain! I got it in turquoise and it's exactly like the picture! It's just as vibrant as I had hoped. Before it arrived, I was concerned it might be too dark but that is not the case. I even got matching metal hooks with turquoise beads on it. This curtain looks very nice and looks like it costs way more than 14 bucks! The picture doesn't do it justice!" —WHOZBAD

    Get it from Amazon for $16.16.

    12. A squeegee so you can dry your shower doors, walls, mirrors, and other moist surfaces without leaving behind streaks.


    Features a durable, flexible blade that makes for fast, streak-free drying. The suction hook allows for easy storage. It also has a soft, comfy, non-slip handle!

    Promising review: "This is the best I've ever used. Our shower is angled so it's hard to squeegee the water off, but, because this tool is flexible, it will go over edges and get all the water. I've never had one that is so effective and flexible. I'm really glad I bought it. The other really good feature is the suction cup holder for it. It actually sticks, easily, to the surface, and the grip-holder for the tool is flexible so when I'm done with the squeegee, it slips easily into the holder. It stays put, waiting for the tool to either be taken or put back. This is a super good feature. Many suction-cup items do NOT stay put, but this one really does. I no longer dread using a squeegee after a shower, as it is now made so easy, there is no struggle." —A. M. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    13. A non-slip bath mat that'll stay firmly suctioned on the floor of your shower/tub so you can rest assured you and your loved ones won't take a fall.


    This is machine-washable! Just hang and air dry afterwards!

    Promising review: "I have been using this bath mat for over a year now and it's still holding up very well. I bought this to keep my toddler daughters from slipping and sliding inside the bathtub. The mat is long enough to cover most of the length of my tub and has a really good grip with all its suction cups. I like the cut-out for the drain so that I can move it right up to the front of the tub. My girls like to walk up to where the water spout is and this keeps them from slipping. It's really cushion-y and easy to clean too: I pull it up after every bath and give the bottom a quick scrub — keeps the slimy stuff from building up." —K Mendoza

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 13 colors).

    14. A grout pen to have your bathroom floors shining like the top of the Chrysler building in no time at all. Did you hire a fancy schmancy service to clean your tiles? Nope, you used a PEN to cover it all up.

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised by how far these went. I did the entire floor of my large master bathroom plus a little of the shower with one pen. It is pretty forgiving and you have quite a bit of working time before it dries completely. This was not a quick task, but it went faster than I thought it would. I was worried the white would look too bright, but it just makes everything look so much cleaner. I'm very happy with this product!" —Jenelle

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three colors, and two sizes).

    15. An towel set that'll feel soft against your skin and make a great addition to any bathroom!


    Includes two bath towels, two hand towels, and four washcloths. Recommended to machine wash towels in warm water with mild detergent and then tumble dry low — dry immediately after washing to minimize mildew. Don't use with bleach, fabric softeners, or an iron!

    Promising review: "These towels are simply amazing!!!! Love the thickness, (although not too thick), and the absorbency. The price is incredible. I did wash them twice before using and there was quite a bit of lint/fluff, but after that, just great. Definitely recommend these towels. I am a fussy person, so if I say I like it, you can trust me! The bath towels are a little bit smaller than what I am used to, but overall, a great product for the money." —Gail Heyse

    Get an eight-piece set from Amazon for $26.99 (available in five colors).

    16. A shampoo to prevent your cool bleached hair from turning yellow, and costs way less than going back to the salon.

    Promising review: "I have bleached blonde hair that loves to go brassy. I can’t stand brassy/yellow blonde (on me). If you are looking for icy blonde to platinum, this is the shampoo for you. It completely removes all yellow from my hair. My friends are always asking me how I get this silvery blonde. Well, this is the secret. The trick is to wet your hair, put the shampoo on with as little agitation as possible (put it on like a conditioner, don’t let it lather), leave it for about five minutes (or however long it takes to wash your body and a quick shave), and then rinse. I use it about two times a week and it keeps my blonde PERFECT. I’ve tried every purple shampoo on the market (almost) and this is THE BEST. All of my blonde friends use it now." —T. Lubben

    Get it from Amazon for $12.81+ (available in three sizes).

    17. A power scrubbing cleaning kit you can attach to your drill and get to work in making your bathroom look brand freakin' new.

    Comes with three different sizes and shapes of brushes. The bristles won't scratch and are good to use on tubs, sinks, baseboards, fiberglass shower enclosures, shower door tracks, and porcelain. BTW, the drill isn't included, but you can find a bunch of great ones on Amazon!

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim because my walk-in shower is just a pain to clean. I'm 51 and I guess I've just been old school with how I clean, so I was hand scrubbing it for years. The FIRST time I used this to clean my shower, it took five minutes AND it scrubbed my shower cleaner than it has been in years. In the corners, the floor, the glass door, everything came out squeaky clean. I'm NEVER cleaning my shower by hand again." —Terry

    Get it from Amazon for $12.70+ (available in six colors).

    18. A fogless mirror for when you're shaving in the shower and wanna actually SEE your reflection, and not some clouded-up version of your shaving cream–covered face.


    Includes a shelf with hooks to hold onto things like a razor or a loofah! It can be rotated 360 degrees and is easy and quick to adjust while shaving, tweezing, and removing makeup. Plus, the mirror is shatterproof, rustproof, and can adhere to any bathroom wall easily without worrying about it slipping or sliding off!

    Promising review: "I had been looking at this product for a while. The mirror is the largest I have owned, has a holder for two razors, and a built-in squeegee, which is a nice addition. I like that you can fill it with warm water, instead of just spray, and it stays fog-free! I definitely recommend this item if you prefer to shave in the shower!" —Spiker

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95+ (available in four sizes).

    19. A shower/bath grip to help maintain balance on slippery flooring. Showers, tubs, and the wet floors outside of them are accidents waiting to happen. It never hurts to use caution.


    To install, simply apply pressure to the handle while flipping the latches down. To remove, just release both latches and slide a fingertip under the rubber seal at each end.

    Promising review: "I bought this for our shower, because my parents were coming for Christmas and my stepfather is an amputee. He’s almost 70, roughly 6’2" and 250 lbs., (or more post–Christmas feast), and I didn’t hear a crash all week. He survived the holidays without any injury, and the handle is still in place. It was very easy to install, which made me leary because I felt like it was too easy. I can’t get a shower caddy to stay up without crashing, so my fear of being the kid who put in the shower handle wrong and causing a holiday catastrophe was a real concern — my mother would never let me live it down. But rest assured, this thing is easy and sturdy, and the price was great. Holidays are tight enough without my desperate need for karma points and parental approval making extra deductions from my bank account." —Erin H

    Get it from Amazon for $7.89.

    20. A scalp shampoo brush not only aids in giving you a deeper clean when shampooing your hair, but relaxes your scalp muscles, which ends up helping to reduce stress.


    Promising review: "I have been using this for about three weeks now and I LOVE it. It feels amazing! I haven't changed my shampoo or anything, but my hair definitely has more my roots are standing up or something! I don't know exactly what is happening, but I am all for it." —Lsn1986

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in three colors).

    21. An adjustable shower bench that'll provide a steady, supportive place to sit if you're someone who can't stand in the shower, or could use a seat while performing certain parts of your routine like shaving.


    Can hold about 250 pounds!

    Promising review: "This was such a necessity for my broken foot/ankle during my freshman year of college! I carted it from my dorm room to the bathroom so that I could take showers wherever I needed to, and not just in a handicapped stall. Not to mention that those seats probably aren't hygienic in a communal bathroom." —Arielle

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    22. A jetted bathtub cleaner — just fill up your luxurious bath, add a quarter of the bottle, watch it work its magic by removing gross residue, and drain the tub to find it sparkly and clean.

    Each bottle cleans about four times, and it's septic-safe! Only takes about 15 minutes to clean!

    Promising review: "Love this stuff. I was skeptical at first. I am a huge germaphobe and this worked well enough for me to actually take a bath at my new place with the jets on!" —Ann

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    23. A handheld shower head you can easily attach to your existing shower head, because sometimes you want to rinse in places too far away (or hard to access) just from standing under a wall-mounted shower head.


    Features a 5.5 inch diameter spray head hand shower, and six-function combination spray to ~customize~ your shower. It can be easily released and returned thanks to a magnetic docking system!

    Promising review: "I love this! It comes off and on the mount so easily, (which was a concern). I can change the type of spray with a push of a very-conveniently located button, and LOVE the different spray patterns! Great for my aching back, washing my hair, or just a relaxing 'rain shower' type experience. This sure beats the 'turn to adjust' versions I have had in the past, which frankly were so irritating I often ended up leaving them on one setting. It was so easy to install. No leaks or problems at all — on all four shower heads, I replaced every one in the house." —Rose Red

    Get it from Amazon for $59.98+ (available in two finishes).

    24. A stainless steel rainfall shower head that'll help you have the best shower ever with its superb water pressure, and it just looks majestic as heck.


    Made with silicon gel nozzles to prevent lime scale build-up, and so dirt can be easily removed. Features air energy technology to offer a consistent, powerful rain shower, even with low water pressure.

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful shower head, very thin, but feels quite sturdy and heavy. Installation took no more than five minutes. The shower head has a very smooth, highly polished, mirror-like chrome finish. It gives a satisfying showering experience without wasting too much water. Absolutely no leaks whatsoever. Everybody in our family said they liked it. What else is there to say about a shower head?" —Sadda Reddy

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in two finishes, and two sizes).

    25. A high-pressure steam cleaner to target residue on hard surfaces without needing chemicals or dangerous fumes. Just good ole' water. OR if you're feeling really ~fancy,~ try using distilled water.

    The power cord length is 20 feet Includes accessory nozzle, extension hose, flat-scraping tool, grout brush, fabric steamer, window squeegee, angle concentrator, and detail brush. The tank can hold up to 6.6 oz. of water at a time, and the heater only takes about 30 seconds to warm up.

    Promising review: "This worked like a champ cleaning the grout in the kitchen and bathrooms of the house I just purchased. 40-year-old house and maybe 40-year-old stains. This steamed them out, and even got paint off the hardwood. Nice. Couldn't recommend it more, it did exactly what I needed it to." —W. Pickel

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    26. A pumice cleaning stone so you can scratch away at those — TBH, pretty repulsive — toilet stains without leaving horrid scratch marks in the bowl.

    It's over 40% denser than similar products so it has a longer life! The handle allows you to keep your hands clean while cleaning the toilet. It removes calcium, lime, and hard-water stains using gentle abrasive action, and cleans porcelain fixtures, hard-water stains, pool tile, toilet bowls, barbecues, steel, and stone.

    Promising review: "I have a 19-year-old master bathroom toilet that had accumulated some nasty stains over time, and regular toilet brushes and cleaning products just would not remove them. I decided to try this pumice stone, and it worked like a charm! Given the nature and severity of the stains, it required some elbow grease. But 10 minutes later, I have a new-looking bowl, and I see no signs of scratching." —Happy Retiree

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99/one, or $14.99/two.

    27. Turbie Twists to serve as a super quick fix when it comes to drying your hair without having to balance a huge towel twisted on top of your head.


    Promising review: "Before ordering these, I always used up two towels for each shower. The towel I would use for my hair would be heavy and would fall off if I bent my head slight to get dressed or what not. With this Turbie Twist, I can move my head all over and it stays put. Also, I have noticed a huge difference with my hair not frizzing as much since using the Turbie. I think the towels dried my hair out too much. I have medium/long hair and regular thickness. The Turbie gets soaked while on my head, but doesn't drip. I will never go back to using a towel for my hair again, and in fact, I'm looking for more styles to order soon." —Angie B.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $15.99.

    28. A soap scum and grime removal spray that'll target areas like your sinks, showers, and tubs and make them look as if the appliance delivery person just dropped them off.

    This can be used to clean bathrooms, showers, bathtubs, tile, grout, fiberglass, chrome wheel rims, boats, outdoor furniture, stainless steel, ceramic sinks, and more! This is non-toxic, safe against septic systems, and free of bleach, acid, and harsh chemicals.

    Promising review: "Have you ever seen the movie The Santa Clause? There's a scene where Tim Allen's character shaves away his white beard and then ~WHOOSH!~ it reappears instantaneously. That's basically my bathtub and soap scum. I've tried many products to keep it at bay, but this is the only one that has ever really worked. Not only does it have a cute dog on the packaging, it also allows me to (easily!) wipe away dastardly soap scum without having to use a lot of muscle! Which is great, because I don't exactly have a lot of muscle to use." —Mallory McInnis

    Get it from Amazon for $18.88.

    29. An anti-residue shampoo with a cult following suitable for all hair types. Now every time you wash your hair, you can feel as if you just left the chair of the rinsing station at your salon.


    Promising review: "It does a great job of reviving hair after it's been bogged down with oils and other things from washing with your regular favorite shampoo, but it doesn't leave your hair feeling irritated or as if it's been stripped dry. I have dreadlocks and switch between using this and Shea Moisture's African Black Soap Shampoo to help with a dry scalp. Even if you don't have dreadlocks, this stuff will still give your hair a nice pepper-upper in between washing with your regular shampoo. It really gives off a noticeable difference." —Topsy Kretts

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    30. A beverage caddy for sticking onto the wall and holding your wine, beer, or, of course, ~non-alcoholic~ beverage. Really the thirst for any sort of drink can hit at any time.


    Ideal to hang on glass, mirror, and glazed tile. It's made of strong, recyclable, dishwasher-safe ABS plastic.

    Promising review: "It's solid. I've bonked my head on it, shoulder-rushed it, donkey-punched, and tea-bagged this thing and it will NOT fall off our glass shower door." —Captain Spungo

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

    31. Magic Erasers – they'll make cleaning the bathtub as fast and easy as it is to get home at the end of a long day, and ditch responsibilities or a social life in favor of a bubble bath and a full bottle of vino, maybe two. Not that I'm speaking from personal experience or anything.

    Good for use to remove hard water in bathtubs, soap scum on shower glass, grime on tile and grout, and hairspray and toothpaste residue on counters. Just add water to activate!

    Promising review: "These things are amazing! We have a rental property and the tenants trashed the house. I went to clean up and brought along these Magic Erasers. The bathroom was in really bad shape. I gagged for a portion of my scrubbing. These worked wonders. I'd say that they probably cut my cleaning time in half. Water stains, grime, whatever it was that those tenants left on the floor near the left everything looking as brand-new as it could. Saved me a lit of time and headache. Highly recommend these little guys. They pack a punch!" —Crista Nalezny

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $9.98.

    32. A foot massager/scrubber with a rejuvenating gel for giving your feet a five star spa treatment right from the comfort of shower.


    Designed with a gentle inner brush to soothe the soles of your feet, with firm outer bristles to treat rough skin. Helps to reduce foot odor, block toxins, and speed healing! Comes with the foot massager/scrubber and a rejuvenating blue gel.

    Promising review: "I bought this prior to back surgery, knowing I would not be able to bend. It works very well and my feet are happy. The suction cups in the wings are sufficient to keep it from moving and I keep this on the wall hanging from a hook so it can dry between showers. And when I use it I put the retrieval cord on the hook so I can easily pick it up. The gel that comes with it seems decent as well. Good buy!" —Mel

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in seven colors).

    33. A waterproof note pad so you can jot down all of the Einstein-like ideas we all seem to come up with while standing in the shower, but immediately forget the second we turn off the water.


    Promising review: "This is exactly what I was looking for. I'm an author and tend to get some of my best ideas in the shower. Since it's inconvenient to have a normal pad of paper and pen in the shower and dangerous to have anything electronic, these fill the gap perfectly." —NfRtB

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    34. A memory foam bath mat to absorb the water from your wet feetsies when you step out of the shower — it's so soft and comfy, you're gonna want to buy one to put in every bathroom in the house.


    Promising review: "I wasn't expecting this little carpet to be so absorbent, but it went above and beyond my expectations! We've had visitors these holidays and with a full house of seven, you would think this carpet would eventually be too damp to do the job, but that's so not the case! It holds up for each shower and dries quickly. LOVE IT!" —Ryan's Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in 13 colors, and five sizes).

    35. A bathtub caddy so you can enjoy binge-watching Netflix, drinking some coffee, eating a snack, all while having yourself a nice hot bubble bath.


    Get it from Amazon for $39.56+ (available in two colors).

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