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Essentials That Every Bathroom Needs

April 7, 2022

You’ve just moved into a new place or maybe you’ve recently given your bathroom a makeover and now you don’t have the foggiest what to buy for the room? Don’t worry, by the time you’ve read this article, you’ll know exactly what bathroom essentials you need to pick up on your next shopping trip. Without further ado, here’s our list of bathroom essentials:

Bathroom essentials you need

7 Bathroom essentials you need
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Soap is one of the first things you should consider since it (hopefully) gets a lot of use. There are many ways to make your bathroom more hygienic, but don’t forget the basics! Whether you prefer a soap dish, a soap dispenser, or even an innovative hands-free dispenser, ensure it matches your décor and that it contains your favourite fragrance, of course!

Toilet accessories

We tend to spend a bit of time on the loo, especially as most of us scroll through our phones while doing so. So this is why it makes sense to have everything you need around you for a convenient toilet visit. Trusty toilet cleaner and a brush are a must to keep that bowl sparkling, and maybe a plunger wouldn’t go amiss? Don’t forget a handy toilet roll holder so you don’t have to keep bending over or reaching onto the nearest cabinet for the roll each time.


Only have old, scratchy mismatched towels? Well, now you have a brand new bathroom, this is the perfect time to start from scratch and buy a new fluffy set! As well as the usually sized bath towel, make sure that your towel set also includes hand towels and wash clothes for every eventuality. A good rule of thumb is to have two full sets of towels per person in your household.

7 Bathroom essentials you need
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How else are you supposed to shave, apply your makeup, style your hair, etc. if you can’t see yourself? Not only does a mirror make all these activities a whole lot easier, but it can also brighten and enhance the room if used strategically. Great news for small bathrooms!

Waste bin

As well as being a place to throw away the usual products you use in your bathroom such as make-up wipes, tissues, dental floss, etc. it’s also a bathroom essential for disposing of sanitary products in a responsible manner, ensuring the room is kept hygienic. Consider hiding it in a cupboard under the sink if you don’t want it on show. Bins that operate with a motion sensor are popular and save you from having to touch the lid with your just-washed hands.


A mat doesn’t just help absorb water from your newly clean body, but it also prevents you from slipping when you step out of the bathtub or shower cubicle. Plus who doesn’t like the soft fuzzy feeling on the bottom of their footsies?

Shower curtain

It doesn’t matter how good your bathmat is, it isn’t going to absorb all the water cascading out of the shower because you forgot to buy a shower curtain. Long gone are the days when a white, translucent shower curtain was the only thing on offer – nowadays the choice is endless! These funny shower curtains are just the tip of the iceberg and will no doubt put a smile on your face every time you enter the room.

Hopefully, these bathroom essentials will not only add the finishing touches to your new bathroom but will be practical and useful for everyday use.

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