Bathroom accessories to make your lavatory the best space in your house

It takes more than a padded toilet seat cover and novelty shower curtain to level up your lavatory.

Essentials bathroom items

Tushy bidet

How to make your bathroom your sanctuary.Dan Watson - Unsplash

Make the bathroom the room in your house you are most proud of. When giving a house guest a tour of your humble abode, make the commode the first stop. Turn your outhouse into the inhouse.

Tushy bidet

Tushy bidet

A bidet that's super easy to install.Amazon

The Tushy requires no electricity or plumbing to supply a steady, adjustable flow of cool or warm water. The bidet comes with everything you need for installation and connects directly to the water pipes under your sink. There are temperature, angle, and pressure knobs to give you complete control.

Moso bamboo charcoal air purifier

Moso bamboo charcoal air purifier

Rid your bathroom of odors.Amazon

Activated charcoal sucks in odors and acts as a room deodorizer. The air purifying bags—which can last up to two years—prevent mildew and bacteria from growing by removing moisture from the air. This bag can work up to 90 feet away.

Moso Bamboo floor and shower mat

Bamboo mat

Keep your floor dry and slip-proof.Amazon

This 28 x 20-inch elevated mat is made of natural bamboo, which helps it dry out more efficiently than a scummy rug or rubbery mat. It feels a lot better than stepping out onto a cold, slippery floor.

Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 speaker

Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 speaker

The perfect shower speaker.Amazon

The Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 provides a beefy 360-degree sound with deep bass tones. This new model includes a single magic button that allows you to play, pause, skip and control any streamed music from the Bluetooth speaker. What's more, with the PartyUp app, you can connect up to 150 UE speakers. I don't know who would need that many speakers, but I’d love to be at that party. It's also waterproof—up to one meter of water for 30 minutes—and shockproof, making it a good option for camping or a trip to the beach. The UE BOOM 3 holds a 15-hour charge. There are four models to choose from: Lagoon Blue, Night Black, Sunset Red, and Ultraviolet Purple.

Urban Mom Laundry Nook Door-Hanging Laundry Hamper

Urban Mom door-hanging laundry hamper

An easy place to throw your dirty laundry.Amazon

To save space, hang your hamper on the back of your bathroom door. The Urban Mom Laundry Nook attaches with stainless steel hooks, is available in five colors, and the cotton canvas material is machine washable, so it won't be haunted with lingering smells from your gnarly gym clothes.

Brain Soaps

Brain soap

Soap for the anatomy lover or wanna-be zombie.Etsy

Nothing says class like shaped soaps, but flowers are boring and rubber ducks are played out. Opt for something that's both smarter and more fun. These brain-shaped soaps come in sets of five, have over ten color options, and more than 60 scents.

Asha's Homemade Candles Game of Thrones themed candled

Asha's homemade candles

For when the night is dark and full of weird smells.Amazon

This 16-ounce soy candle will make your bathroom smell like a pine forest in winter and cement your rightful spot on the porcelain throne.

Royal Craft Wood bathtub caddy

Royal Craft Wood bathtub caddy tray

For the person who loves a long soak.Amazon

Pour yourself a glass of wine, prop up your phone or tablet, and enjoy some hand-free bathtub activity. This caddy is made of a mold- and bacteria-resistant waterproof bamboo and has silicone grips on the bottom. It’s 29.5 inches wide with sides that can extend it up to 43 inches.

Simplehuman Stainless Steel Sensor Mirror

Simplehuman smart mirror

A mirror that detects you as you approach.Amazon

The cordless, rechargeable simplehuman Sensor Mirror Pro holds a charge for up to five weeks. The eight-inch, 5x magnification mirror has a built-in sensor that detects you as you approach and brags LED lights to imitate natural sunlight. Its touch-sensitive brightness control lets you change up the brightness. The LEDs supposedly last up to 40,000 hours.

Bevel Shave System Starter Kit

Bevel Shave System starter kit

Everything you'll need to stay fresh-faced.Amazon

After releasing our shaving gear guide last year, I purchased a Bevel Shave System Starter Kit. It includes a razor, five blades, a badger-hair brush, priming oil, shaving cream, and a restoring balm. The Bevel safety razor is a brass-weighted, double-edge razor designed to prevent irritation and razor bumps. The oil protects against nicks and cuts. The shaving cream lathers, hydrates, and moisturize. The restoring balm soothes your skin post-shave.

j-me original design Toothbrush Holder

Giraffe toothbrush holder

Animal toothbrush holder.Amazon

Convincing children to brush their teeth can be hard, but getting them excited about a giraffe toothbrush holder is not. It's made of a non-slip silicone and comes in four colors, and most importantly, it has a giraffe on it.

Steripod toothbrush protectors

Steripod toothbrush protectors

Steripod toothbrush protectors aren’t necessarily for your home bathroom, but will make your travel toiletry situation so much nicer.Amazon

Steripods clip onto both electric and regular toothbrushes and protects them against dirt, soap, and other particulates you don’t want reaching your toothbrush. The pods are have Thymol—a compound found in mouthwash—infused into the shell. Vapors from the Thymol release into the pod and help kill germs and keep your toothbrush clean. The pods last for three months.

FlexiSnake Drain Millipede Hair Clog Tool for Drain Cleaning

FlexiSnake

Keep your pipes clear.Amazon

Stuff falls down the drain, but the FlexiSnake Drain Millipede can get them out. The reusable, 18-inch tool has over 4000 loop micro-hooks that grabs hair and other gunk out of the drain.

Dope on a Rope trout soap

Soap on a rope

Trout soap for people that love fish.Amazon

Nothing says class like shaped soaps, but flowers are boring and rubber ducks are played out. Opt for something that looks like it feels at home in the water. There is nothing fishy about trout-shaped soap-on-a-rope.

Elite Hot Towel Cabinet Mini

Towel warmer

Make your bathroom feel like a spa or a really classy barbershop.Amazon

This warmer can bring 12 pre-soaked, washcloth-sized towels up to a pleasant 150-160 degrees. The walls of the machine are lined with a heating element—it does not use warming bulbs—that keeps the temperature consistent.

Exploding Frog Soap

Bath bombs

These little frogs will make your bath time way better.Etsy

These peppermint-scented frog soaps don't actually explode. They do, however, have a bath bomb inside that will fizz and effervesce when it hits the water. The frogs are two-inches long.

KOHLER 2.5 GPM Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker

Shower speakers

Enough with terrible-sounding waterproof shower speakers.Amazon

This KOHLER Moxie shower head comes with a built-in speaker that syncs to your device from up to 32 feet away. The shower head has a silicone spray face, 60 nozzles and comes in two models—a 2.0 gallons per minute or a 2.5 gallons per minute—to help reduce water usage. Listen to the morning news or bop your head to your favorite jams while you pump yourself up for work or a date. The wireless speaker can be removed for charging purposes and for use outside of the shower.

Umbra Buddy Shower Squeegee

Squeegee friend

A shower buddy to help keep the bathroom clean.Amazon

Showers get gross. Keep a Buddy Squeegee nearby to help remove the grime from your walls and mirrors. The 10.5-inch wide squeegee has a streak-free rubber blade and suction cup for wall storage.

YAMAZAKI home Plate Toilet Paper Stocker

Toilet paper holder

You won't even know there is toilet paper in there.Amazon

The white YAMAZAKI toilet paper stocker is made of metal, holds 12 rolls of toilet paper, and has a flat top to place items like as candles or decorative plants.

Chive Wall Dot Charcoal Vase

Chive dot wall vase

Class up your bathroom with some fresh flowers.Amazon

This ceramic hanging wall vase is glazed on the inside so it can hold water and hangs on the wall with a nail or screw. Nobody said you can't make your bathroom look pretty.

Nasa shower curtain

NASA shower curtain

Your shower will be the coolest space in the house.Amazon

This washer- and dryer-friendly NASA shower curtain is made of 100 percent polyester. You’ll be a star in your own bathroom.