If you’re like most people, you probably spend just a few minutes in the shower in the morning, so you can get ready for work. And whilst your shower and your bathroom are made precisely for this purpose, it doesn’t mean that your shower or bathroom can’t be a relaxing oasis. You need to have a place in your home where you can relax with ease, and a great bathroom and shower can make a vast amount of difference. Here’s how you can best upgrade your bathroom and shower experience.
Bring in the green
Most bathrooms today are entirely practical and functional, modern spaces lacking in personality and lacking certain elements which make them warm, cosy spaces. But if you’re looking to upgrade your experience in the bathroom, one way to do it would be to bring in the green. Invest in some greenery – even a small potted plant placed on the sill can instantly make you feel better and give your bathroom a more attractive look. If you don’t have space on the sill, make use of vertical space by hanging some plants on hooks from the ceiling. Some great plants to add life to your bathroom would be snake plants, ferns, orchids, and bamboo.
Get a shower enclosure upgrade
If you have the budget for it, you can go all out and invest in an entirely new shower enclosure or bath. A modern shower cubicle equipped with advanced features such as rain shower heads, hydro jets, seats, special lights, and even FM radio and Bluetooth connections can really transform your bathroom and shower experience and make your bathroom the true haven you have always wanted it to be. If you prefer a more minimalist look then you can install frameless glass shower screens to give your bathroom a clean, modern feel.
Replace your old, ratty bath rug or mat
Old bath mats or rugs are an unwelcome sight in a nice bathroom, more so if you have to regularly step on them after taking a shower or bath! Why not invest in a beautiful and luxurious bath mat or rug, the bigger the better. You can even make use of a unique kind of bath mat – wooden platforms are becoming quite popular today, and you can buy platforms in different sizes as well. These platforms are both practical and beautiful and can give your bathroom a more Zen-like feel.
Benefit from aromatherapy
Aromatherapy candles exist for a reason – they can make you feel relaxed, energized, rejuvenated, or ready to get a good night’s sleep. Lavender is a relaxing scent, perfect for an evening shower. Other great scents include lemon (ideal for giving you a boost of energy), eucalyptus, rose, and citronella. Choose scents that you like and light your candles a few minutes before stepping into the shower. If you want to browse these scents to see which ones suit you better, you may want to check out websites such as aromatechscent.com for more information, and a wide range of products you can use to relax with.
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