7 Ideas to Turn Your Bathroom Into a Spa

LIFESTYLE  |  August 31, 2017
  • Freshen up
    1 / 7 Freshen up

    Nix unpleasant odours, which don’t always come from the toilet bowl. Other culprits include damp towels, floor mats, tiles with grout and unemptied waste bins. Make your bathroom smell good again with natural essential oils or an air freshener.

    (Also Read: 5 Chemical-Free Ways to Freshen Up a Smelly Bathroom)

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  • Roll up your towels (and replace old ones)
    2 / 7 Roll up your towels (and replace old ones)

    The best spas offer robes and towels that envelope you in a soft embrace, so replace old and stiff ones with new, fluffy ones. Then make sure to roll them up and display them neatly for that quintessential spa vibe.

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  • Enhance with warm lighting
    3 / 7 Enhance with warm lighting

    The soft, flickering glow of candlelight never fails to instil a sense of peace and calm. But if tea lights seem a bit too precarious to have in the bathroom, consider fake ones that look like the real deal.

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  • Curate a display of your favourite bath essentials
    4 / 7 Curate a display of your favourite bath essentials

    Your bathroom isn’t complete without a delicious array of bath products, from aromatic soaps to luxurious bath bombs, body butters and scrubs. Corral them into a stylish caddy and enjoy your bath time ritual.

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  • Add orchids
    5 / 7 Add orchids

    Bringing nature in can be very relaxing. Orchids are a good choice as they’re very hardy and can survive in humid climates. Plus, they’re really affordable here and you can buy a potted one from florists and garden shops like Far East Flora and Toh Garden.

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  • Stay organised with woven baskets
    6 / 7 Stay organised with woven baskets

    A touch of wicker or rattan is visually appealing and reminiscent of laidback resort holidays. Storing toilet rolls, robes and other toiletries in naturally woven baskets is a chic way to declutter, because a messy bathroom only creates stress.

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  • Consider getting a rain shower
    7 / 7 Consider getting a rain shower

    If you’ve got a more generous budget, why not enjoy a head massage every day with a rain shower for a truly pampering experience? There are a range of top-notch ones available in the market.

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    A version of this story first appeared in The Singapore Women’s Weekly. The go-to, trusted magazine for the latest news and information in areas that matter most to the professional working woman, The Singapore Women’s Weekly is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit www.WomensWeekly.com.sg for more.


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