Affordable bath mats for an instant bathroom upgrade

It’s a design element that also happens to keep you from slipping.

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If you are moving or want an easy upgrade for your bathroom, go for a new bath mat, which can add color and texture as well as keep you from slipping and breaking your tailbone. Below, affordable bathroom rugs of various sizes, colors, and materials.

Genteele Memory Foam Bath Mat
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The Genteele bath mat will feel cozy on your feet when you step out of the shower. It’s made from memory foam covered with a machine-washable microfiber fabric that comes in more than a dozen color options from navy and eggplant to peach and beige. Choose between five sizes, including a long one that’s 60 by 17 inches.

Gorilla Grip Original Luxury Chenille Bathroom Rug Mat
It comes in dozens of patterns and colors.Amazon

This Gorilla Grip mat is made from 100 percent chenille, a velvety yarn. It’ll absorb water quickly, but also feels soft and luxurious on your feet. You can machine wash and dry it, too. Choose between 20 different color options and a few stripe patterns, as well as 10 different sizes, ranging from 17 by 24 inches to 70 by 24 inches.

mDesign 100 Percent Bamboo Non-Slip Rectangular Spa Bath Mat
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Who said a bath mat has to be made of fabric? This mDesign mat is made of eco-friendly bamboo and can add a luxurious touch to an otherwise simple and basic bathroom. It’s slip-resistant, and the platform is designed to let water drain through the slats and evaporate quickly. It’s 20 by 20 inches with a height of 1.1 inches. You can also use this mat in your kitchen or on your porch.

Luxury Bath Mat Floor Towel Set - Absorbent Cotton Hotel Spa Shower/Bathtub Mats
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If you just need a simple bath mat that is a little thicker than a towel, can dry quickly, and won’t take up much space in the washing machine or collect dirt, these classic mats are a good option. It’s made from 100 percent cotton, comes in a pack of 2, and is a standard size of 22 by 34 inches.