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    29 Ways To Have The Best Bath Of Your Life

    Bathe with these products and emerge a completely new (more moisturized) person.

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    1. Lean against a padded foam pillow so you never subject your back to the cruel coldness of the tub wall ever again.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Don't let the pictures deceive you — this pillow is deceptively soft. I've used a lot of bath pillows over the years and this is by far my favorite. It's very robust and the suction cups are strong and don't slide around (it's best to use your fingernails to lift the suction cups off individually)." —Gary

    Get a two-panel pillow from Amazon for $13.99 or a three-panel pillow for $21.99.

    2. Make use of a life-changing overflow drain cover so you can lovingly force your tub to fill up with more water.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Can I give this thing 10 gold stars? I have a four foot bathtub (so small it should be illegal) so I used to bring a towel in the tub to cover myself just to keep warm because the water was so shallow. I've used this drain cover three times and now I literally bask in my Epsom salt baths. The silence is wonderful; I used to seethe at hearing the precious bath water drip-drop down the overflow drain. Buy it, hands down a peace preserver." —M. Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    3. Experience the full spectrum of relaxation with a loaded bath tray that holds your tablet, phone, snacks, drinks, soap, and whatever else you damn please.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I can finally take time away from the kids and spend time reading a book or on my iPad. The caddy fit perfectly in my tub — it's adjustable and expandable to fit most. I am not sure how we all survived without it." —Stacy P.

    Get it from Amazon for $44.97.

    4. Always have a glass of wine (or beer can!) handy with a suction cupholder so you can happily booze while you bathe.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this thing! The suction cup is hardcore and it holds all kinds of things, and it's small enough to throw in my backpack. I put my cocktail cup in it at the hotel pool and was the envy of other guests. Guess whose drink didn't get tossed out by accident...mine." —Flippy

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

    If alcohol's not your thing, some calming tea bags oughta do the trick.

    5. Prevent water from leaking away with a silicon stopper.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I had to leave the state for a business trip and there were rumors that we were going to lose power, water, etc. because of Hurricane Sandy. I filled up the tub with cold water so when I returned I would have water in the tub (for flushing the toilet). Four days later, the water level hadn't budged an inch. Great product!" —thelaibon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    6. Stock up on sheet masks because bath time is prime time for putting one on and totally zoning out.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wanted to try sheet masks without shelling out a lot of money. I have extremely sensitive skin but I am so happy to report I suffered no adverse reactions to any of the masks. The scent of each mask is very mild and pleasant. One day I had a lot of redness and several breakouts and I used the tomato mask and I could not believe how much better my skin felt and looked afterwards. The next morning my breakouts were nearly gone. If you're looking to try sheet masks, you absolutely can't beat this price. I loved having a variety to choose from depending on my skin concerns. And let's not forget the cute packaging! These were definitely a happy pick-me-up during the week!" —R. L. Wiley

    Get a set of 11 from Amazon for $10.74.

    7. Or if clay masks are your jam, slather up in one that targets your specific skin issues.

    L'Oréal Paris USA / Via Twitter: @LOrealParisUSA, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I heard this mask was a dupe for the Glamglow Supermud Mask. Since this mask is WAY more affordable I bought it and tested it side-by-side with the remainder of my Glamglow. While they are similar, I actually prefer this L'Oreal mask over the Glamglow one. This mask smells a lot more pleasant to those of us who absolutely despise the licorice smell of Glamglow. It also doesn't dry out my skin quite as bad, which is important since I already have dry skin. I also found this one to wash off a little easier, therefore my skin didn't get so red and irritated from scrubbing. Overall, I love this mask and will definitely repurchase." —Labbottomy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.77+ (available in Detox and Brighten, Exfoliate and Refine Pores, and Purify and Mattify).

    8. Decompress achy body parts with cold/hot therapy using a reusable gel-beaded eye mask or neck and shoulder wrap.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review (for the eye mask): "Product does exactly what it says. I freeze it for hours and it's never too cold for my face. I've only used it twice and I've noticed the puffiness under my eyes has decreased significantly." —Tyron Holmes

    Get the eye mask from Amazon for $8.86 and the neck/shoulder wrap for $14.37.

    9. Stick a waterproof snail buddy on the wall or around your tub for cute company and relaxing tunes.

    amazon.com

    Not-so-hot-take: all speakers should be this cute.

    Promising review: "It looks so tiny but I was surprised at the sound quality once I linked it up to my phone. This little thing pumps out a surprising amount of bass. It is also super easy to set up and use." —Yunning Liu

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    10. Lather your entire body in bubble baths that come in irresistibly delicious flavors.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    I won't actually drink it, but I can at least *think* about it, ok?

    Promising review (for the vanilla bean): "This is the body wash I offer my grandchildren when they visit. It has a nice vanilla scent and washes up beautifully. You can turn a simple bath into a sensory journey, so all around this is a good choice when you want to spoil yourself or someone you love." —Celtic Girl

    Get the pink frosted animal cracker one from Amazon for $15.30 and the french vanilla bean one for $17.18.

    The Honest Company also offers excellent, super gentle bubble bath options.

    11. Massage and depuff your face with a cooling jade or spiked facial roller.

    amazon.com, amazon.com, Lily Pebbles / Via pebbles86.rssing.com

    Promising review (for the spiked one): "Love it. So convenient. I just put on my moisturizer and glide this across my face. I do it every evening while watching tv and it's very relaxing. I have noticed a difference in my facial tone and texture after just a few weeks." —Sandra

    Get the first one from Amazon for $23.99 and the second one for $8.

    12. Dabble some lemon-scented bath oil into your bath or onto damp post-bath skin for extra nourishment and hydration.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "It smells SO good, exactly like lemons. It's so fresh and you can smell it on your skin for hours! I love how multipurpose it is too. Besides in the bath, I use it as a body oil treatment, on my cuticles/nails, mixed in with face wash, and for under-eye darkness/puffiness." —Scorpio Spoonie

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    13. Indulge your senses with calming bath salts or pearls that'll make your bathtub the only place you'll ever want to be.

    shop.nordstrom.com, amazon.com

    Promising review (for the pearls): "These are a lovely little treat for anyone who works long days and comes home bone-weary. Just pour a handful or two into warm water and they dissolve and leave the bath smelling wonderful. I sometimes soak for several hours and this is the first bath product that doesn't leave my skin really dry. Instead my skin feels soft and smooth and has a little luminescent pop from the beads." —Angelica Perez

    Get the bath salts from Nordstrom for $18 and the bath pearls from Amazon for $5.99.

    14. Show your nails and cuticles some love in between manicures with individual nail treatments.

    amazon.com

    Get five sets from Amazon for $20.

    15. Or tackle the entire hand and slip on heatable gloves infused with paraffin wax and essential oils to help ease joint pain and moisturize dry skin.

    gLOVE Treat / Via Facebook: GloveTreat, gLOVE Treat / Via Facebook: GloveTreat

    Promising review: "I like how easy these are to use and how soft and hydrated my hands feel afterwards. Even my cuticles looked really nice after one treatment. The lavender is a nice relaxing scent which helps make this feel like a true at-home spa experience." —Lilshopper

    Get a pair (reusable up to four times) from Amazon for $30.

    16. Entertain little ones with adorable bath sponges that will also leave them squeaky clean.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are adorable, well-made toys! My kids absolutely love them at bath time! They're super soft for scrubbing the kids down and they dry out quickly afterwards. It takes some time to get them to lather up, but once it does, it lathers really well." —Haley Crook

    Get Squirt from Amazon for $16.99 and the manta ray for $12.99 (available in 11 other varieties).

    17. Light up a geranium-scented soy candle to fill the room with a lovely, just-strong-enough scent that's sure to melt away your stress.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "They last so long and don't have that heavy liquid buildup that Yankee candles have." —Jamie Azhar

    Get it from Amazon for $6.29.

    18. Plop an aromatherapy bath bomb into warm waters for fizziness and ~increased vitality~.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "The fragrances weren't too over-powering, dissolved nicely, and didn't leave any residue in my bathtub! They did not leave my skin feeling dry or itchy like other bath bombs I have tried in the past, but soft and moisturized — I didn't even have to use any of my body creams afterwards!" —Stephanie Ibrahim

    Get a box of six from Amazon for $14.99.

    19. Use your soaking time to apply a deep-conditioning hair mask and throw it up in a shower cap while you wait for it to work its magic.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have color-treated, fine blond hair that I blow dry daily. When there is no humidity my hair generally looks good, but once the humidity hits, my hair is usually a frizzy mess. I have noticed that on the days I use this mask, my hair is definitely more sleek, soft, and way less frizzy when the dreaded humidity hits. A little bit goes a long way so I can see this lasting several months. It also does not weigh down my hair." —Ms. McGibblets

    Get it from Amazon for $13.

    20. Decorate your bath with gorgeous soap petals and envelop the entire bathroom in floral scents.

    worldmarket.com

    Get it from World Market for $9.99.

    21. Clear your sinuses and headaches with a few sniffs from a herbal jar.

    thegrommet.com

    Promising review: "The fragrance is wonderful and it really works to open up the sinuses. I would recommend this to anyone trying to avoid the over-the-counter sinus meds!" —Carol

    Get it from The Grommet for $19.

    22. Banish rough skin with terracotta foot scrubbers that look super cute even when they're not being used.

    worldmarket.com

    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 a pair from World Market for $7.98.

    23. Scrub down every single hard-to-reach spot with a long boar bristle brush.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "The bristle side is firm enough to stimulate the skin but not so firm that it's painful." —Jeff Corona

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    These washcloths are a good option if you'd prefer a different texture.

    24. Keep all of your bath necessities right by your side in a basket or rolling cart.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review (for the small basket): "Simple but functional. Magazines don't fall over like in other larger racks. The compact size works well in small bathroom." —Bob V.

    Get the first one from Amazon for $12.99 and the second one for $26.77.

    25. Remove dead skin cells with a gentle body scrub formulated with organic sugar, rice milk, and cherry blossom.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this body scrub. It is not too coarse so it's not abrasive and doesn't make your skin red, and it is not too oily either. The moisture stays on my skin and not the bathtub, which cuts down on cleaning and chances of slipping. The smell is 100% divine." —Ms. Blatvasky

    Get it from Amazon for $29.

    The Tree Hut Shea Sugar Scrub is a cheaper option, which you can get for $6.48.

    26. Fiddle around with some therapy putty (color-coded based on resistance level) to give your always-hunched-over-a-keyboard hands a much-needed exercise.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I like the putty more than mechanical devices to improve hand strength and the four resistance levels allow for progress." —Melissa L. Bell

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $12.

    27. When you're finally done with your bath (and no doubt quite pruny), step out of the tub and straight into a plush terry robe.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Keep on riding that cozy train.

    Get the first robe (sizes S-XL) from Amazon for $26+ and the second robe (sizes 1X-2X) for $40.50.

    28. Or burrito yourself into a luxuriously soft towel because you deserve the best.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These towels are very high quality and last a long time (we are constantly laundering them). My husband and I are massage therapists and these towels are also the perfect size for all body shapes and styles." —Highest Intentions

    Get a set of four (27 x 54 inches individually) from Amazon for $37.81 (available in 14 colors).

    29. And don't forget to dry your feet on a cute winking cloud mat! It adds to the whole experience, trust me.

    urbanoutfitters.com

    *floats away on a cloud of happiness*

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    Ok, I think you're ready now. Go forth and bathe away!

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