Next Level Pampering with Heated Towel Racks

Next Level Pampering with Heated Towel Racks

The Bathroom as an Oasis

It is becoming increasingly clear to me that the more time I spend at home, the more I want my bathroom to be an oasis. In my previous life, before working from home and before spending 99.9% of my life indoors, I would neglect my bathroom as if it were my sourdough starter that I’ll get back to once I’m allowed to go outside again. But it so happens that a global pandemic changes both big and small things, and one of those small things for me is the urge to contemplate every inch of my apartment.

This week’s obsession? Heated towel racks. Storage is always top of mind for me (because I have so little of it) and that is especially true in my bathroom. Luckily I live with only one other human, so we require a few towels between the two of us. We aren’t hoarding towels over here, don’t worry. But as a fun weekend project, I decided to painstakingly think about towels and towel storage, and the first step of any project begins with looking back at old Emily Henderson Design (EHD) projects for inspiration.

Fast forward to now. I’ve found my solution, but perhaps you are looking for yours – thus the reason for this post and (hopefully) the reason you are here. These are all the ways EHD hangs towels PLUS a new solution that we are very passionate about. Let’s begin.

The Towel Bar: A Classic Choice

This seems to be the preferred and most classic towel hanging option. I know a lot of people are extremely passionate about hanging towels over a bar as it dries quicker this way. I get it. A damp towel is very depressing, but another pro of this hanging option is it allows you to mix and match colors or patterns. EHD famously loves a crisp white towel combo, but that doesn’t mean you can’t mix up your hand and bath towels to add some color or pattern.

If you are team towel bar ’til you die but you’re looking for a way to refresh your bathroom, consider replacing your old one with a new one, perhaps in a different color or style. Replacing outdated hardware is our favorite and most low lift hack so if you are in the market, here are some of our favorites: [1]

Product Price
30″ Wall Mounted Towel Bar $49.99
Latitude 18″ Towel Bar $39.99
Delta Trinsic 18″ Wall Mounted Towel Bar $59.00
Brooklyn 24″ Towel Bar $59.00
Palais Towel Bar $79.00
Trivia 18″ Towel Bar $49.00
Kohler Elate 24″ Towel Bar $129.00
West Slope 24″ Towel Bar $59.00
Villa Collection Towel Bar $69.00

The EHD preferred styling technique is to fold both the bath and hand towels into thirds and layer them so the seams are invisible. If folding a towel before hanging it up sounds like a LOT of work I hear you and I tend to agree, so let’s move on to some easier options.

The Towel Rack: Combination of Form and Function

We don’t use this one a lot but man is it a smart and classic way to handle your towels. We really thought it was the perfect piece for the Silver Lake Hills’ master bathroom. The pro towel bar people get what they want, it’s a small space dream, AND you have built-in storage. If you are into it here are a few of our favorites… [2]

The Towel Hook: Effortless and Chic

Now for my personal favorite and newfound solution: I love the ease of the towel hook. To be honest, if there is any chance I can avoid folding something, I take it. I know those in humid climates despise the hook strategy because the towel takes more time to dry this way but I see two solutions for this. If you have the space, install both a bar and a hook! Emily has done this in quite a few bathrooms (like the Portland master bathroom you see above) and it really is the best of both worlds. The second option (what I personally do) is to hang your towel over the shower curtain rod so it is spread out, and then once it drys transfer it to the hook. [3]

The towel hook is also a preferred option if you don’t have a lot of wall space and want to free up some space for art. For example… Here in the mountain house guest bathroom, Emily installed a hook on a cabinet, so no wall space was sacrificed. Instead, there is ample room to hang art or any other wall decor. Also, cute storage cabinets are great ways to store extra towels. Like I said, hooks are a really great option for smaller bathrooms because they do not take up precious wall space and are extremely convenient to install. All you need is a screw and screwdriver. If you do go this route, might I suggest taking notes from Emily Bowser’s bathroom (above) where she installed hooks directly next to the shower and sink, so a clean towel is always within arm’s reach. I stole this idea for my tiny bathroom and it is one of the better decisions I have made this year. There’s so much less water on my bathroom floor, where before it seemed like a puddle was present at any given time. In honor of safety first, I very am happy with this solution but it is worth noting that I also love the look of the hanging towel. It is effortless yet chic and a great way to display more stylish towels like this or this. [4]

Product Price
Triva Wall Mounted Robe Hook $12.99
Massey Double Hook $29.99
Trinsic Wall Mounted Robe Hook $19.99
Latitude 2 Wall Mounted Single Robe Hook $15.99
Townsend Wall Mounted Double Robe Hook $29.99
West Slope Knurled Hook $14.99

The Towel Basket: Stylish Storage Solution

This one is a great storage solution for small bathrooms, especially ones lacking a ton of wall space. You can either roll your towels and store them vertically, or fold them and stack on top of one another. Obviously, you’d also want a hook or towel rack to hang towels to dry, but a basket is a good option for a guest bathroom or a bathroom that multiple family members share (because there’s nothing worse than realizing a clean towel is nowhere to be found). [5]

Product Price
Black Braided Basket $39.99
Large Curved Basket $59.99
Wire Bin $24.99
Large Banana Delilah Tote Basket $49.99
Tyler Square Basket With Rope Handle Low $39.99
Decorative Coiled Rope Basket $29.99
Gold Storage Basket $49.99
Round Woven Basket $29.99
Seagrass Basket with Leather Handle $39.99

The Towel Ladder: Form Meets Function

Now for the EHD favorite… Yep, ladders aren’t just for climbing and hanging blankets. We LOVE them in a bathroom as shown above and below. They are like the really cool, younger cousin of the towel bar. They instantly modernize a room and create vertical storage options which is always a win. Plus, if you have a smaller bathroom, they are not as visually bulky as a storage cabinet would be, thus opening up the space. [6]

As you can see here in everyone’s favorite bathroom, the ladder doubles as decor and storage. That’s form AND function, my friends. The ladder draws the eye up and fills up empty wall space plus holds towels for post-bath coziness. The one you see there is from Katy Skelton and is unfortunately sold out, but here are some others we love: [7]

Product Price
Metal Wall Mounted Towel Rack $99.99
Hub Ladder $199.00
2 Piece Blanket Ladder $129.99
Natural Maple Decorative Ladder $149.99
Wall Blanket Ladder $99.99
Tower 18″ Wide Decorative Ladder $159.99

Now you have your towel hanging solution, why not get some new towels that aren’t just classic white?? You and your bathroom deserve it. (And if you prefer a bath sheet over a bath towel as Emily does, check out #8 and #9). [8]

Product Price
Kassatex Antico Towel Collection $15.99 – $69.99
Tuli Black Trim Towel $24.99
MicroCotton Spa Bath Towel $24.99
Sculpted Dot Towel $19.99
Hydrocotton Quick-Drying Bath Towel $24.99
Wanderer Towel Collection Set $49.99
Fouta Stripe Towels $19.99
Spa Bath Sheet $29.99
Ribbed Blush Bath Sheet $49.99
Textured Stripe Towels Blue $19.99
Super-Plush Bath Towels $24.99
Core Stripe Hand Towel $12.99

So now I want to know, what is your preferred towel hanging strategy? And does anyone have a towel warmer and if so, is it worth it??? All of us at EHD are very curious so let’s chat. xx


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Luxurious Soaking with Heated Japanese Bathtubs

Luxurious Soaking with Heated Japanese Bathtubs

A Soak Worth Savoring: Discovering the Joy of Japanese Ofuro Tubs

As an avid bath lover, I’ve long been fascinated by the allure of Japanese-style soaking tubs, often referred to as “ofuro.” These deep, therapeutic tubs promise a truly immersive bathing experience, and after years of making do with a less-than-ideal toddler tub, I decided it was time to take the plunge and explore the world of luxury bathing.

My journey began with some research on Reddit, where I stumbled upon a thread discussing the pros and cons of Japanese soaking tubs [1]. The insights shared by fellow bath enthusiasts piqued my curiosity, and I found myself diving deeper into the topic, determined to uncover the secrets of this captivating bathing tradition.

Uncovering the Zen of the Ofuro

As I delved into the world of ofuro tubs, I was struck by the sheer elegance and attention to detail that goes into their design and craftsmanship. The Zen Bathworks website [2] was a treasure trove of information, highlighting the company’s dedication to the “Art of Relaxation” and their commitment to using only the finest, sustainably sourced materials.

The ofuro tubs themselves are works of art, with each one crafted by hand in the pristine forests of Alaska. The smooth, high-quality wood, often in the form of hinoki or cedar, not only creates a visually stunning centerpiece but also infuses the bathing experience with a soothing, aromatic ambiance. As I read through the product descriptions and customer reviews, I couldn’t help but imagine myself sinking into the warm, enveloping waters of one of these magnificent tubs, my worries melting away with every passing moment.

Sinking into Serenity: The Heated Ofuro Advantage

But the allure of the ofuro tub extends far beyond its aesthetic appeal. The Aquatica [3,4,5] and Diamond Spas [7] websites provided valuable insights into the unique features that set these tubs apart from their Western counterparts. One of the most striking differences is the depth of the tub, which allows for a truly immersive soaking experience. Unlike the shallow, standard-sized bathtubs common in many homes, the ofuro tub invites you to sink in up to your shoulders, submerging your body in the warm, therapeutic waters.

What truly sets the ofuro tub apart, however, is the inclusion of a heating element. Unlike a traditional tub, which requires you to add hot water periodically to maintain the desired temperature, the heated ofuro tub keeps the water at a consistent, blissful temperature throughout your soak. This feature not only enhances the overall relaxation experience but also allows you to fully indulge in the restorative benefits of the tub, such as improved circulation and muscle relaxation.

Bringing the Onsen Experience Home

As I continued my research, I discovered that the ofuro tub is more than just a bathing fixture – it’s a gateway to a centuries-old tradition of Japanese onsen (hot spring) bathing. These natural, mineral-rich springs have long been revered for their healing properties, and the ofuro tub allows you to recreate that soothing, therapeutic experience in the comfort of your own home.

The Ventana Big Sur website [6] highlighted the growing popularity of these tubs, particularly in high-end spa and resort settings, where they are often used to transport guests to a state of tranquility and rejuvenation. The ability to control the water temperature and enjoy a truly immersive soaking experience has made the ofuro tub a must-have amenity for those seeking a luxurious and indulgent bathing ritual.

Crafting Your Own Zen Sanctuary

As I weighed the benefits of incorporating an ofuro tub into my own bathroom design, I couldn’t help but be drawn to the idea of creating a personalized, Zen-inspired oasis within my home. The Zen Bathworks [2] and Diamond Spas [7] websites offered a wealth of customization options, allowing me to select the perfect wood type, size, and even integrated features like built-in heating and LED lighting.

The prospect of transforming my bathroom into a private sanctuary, complete with a heated ofuro tub and perhaps even a complementary outdoor shower or cedar hot tub, filled me with excitement. I could envision myself as the protagonist in my own personal spa retreat, where the stresses of the day would melt away with each soothing soak.

Embracing the Art of Relaxation

As I’ve delved deeper into the world of Japanese soaking tubs, I’ve come to appreciate the profound impact they can have on one’s overall well-being. The ofuro tub is more than just a functional bathing fixture; it’s a portal to a state of deep relaxation and rejuvenation, a space where the mind can find solace and the body can be nourished.

Whether it’s the captivating aroma of the wood, the therapeutic warmth of the heated water, or the sheer pleasure of sinking into a luxurious, enveloping tub, the ofuro experience promises to transport me to a realm of tranquility and self-care. As I continue to explore the possibilities of incorporating this unique bathing tradition into my own home, I can’t help but feel a sense of excitement and anticipation for the transformative power of the ofuro tub.


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Ultra Hygienic Bidet Toilet Seats

Ultra Hygienic Bidet Toilet Seats

The Quest for Unparalleled Hygiene

As someone who has always been on the hunt for the most innovative and hygienic bathroom solutions, I can tell you that my search for the perfect bidet toilet seat has been a journey filled with both excitement and disappointment. That is, until I discovered the truly remarkable Ultra-NOVA Bidet Toilet Seat.

Let me paint you a picture: Imagine stepping into your bathroom, ready to start your day, only to be greeted by a sleek, modern masterpiece that promises to transform your entire bathroom experience. That’s exactly what the Ultra-NOVA has done for me, and let me tell you, it’s been a game-changer.

Uncompromising Design and Functionality

What sets the Ultra-NOVA apart from the rest, you ask? Well, for starters, it’s the epitome of bathroom elegance, with its ultra-thin, seamless design that effortlessly blends into any decor. But don’t let its stunning looks fool you – this bidet seat is packed with features that will have you wondering how you ever lived without it.

One of the standout features, in my opinion, is the sittable lid. I know, I know – a sittable lid on a bidet seat? Sounds almost too good to be true, right? Well, the Ultra-NOVA proves that it’s not only possible but incredibly comfortable, with a weight capacity of up to 400 pounds. [1] No more awkward perching on the edge of the seat for me.

And speaking of comfort, the Ultra-NOVA takes it to the next level with its customizable settings. From the adjustable water pressure and temperature to the oscillating wash options, this bidet seat caters to my every need. [2] It’s like having a spa-like experience in the comfort of my own home.

A Hygienic Haven

But let’s not forget the most important aspect of a bidet seat – the hygiene factor. The Ultra-NOVA doesn’t disappoint here either. With its specially engineered, antibacterial resin nozzle and Silver-Nano antibacterial water filtration system, this bidet seat ensures that I’m getting a clean that goes beyond just the surface. [3] I can rest easy knowing that I’m not only feeling fresh but also keeping my bathroom environment as sterile as possible.

And if that wasn’t enough, the Ultra-NOVA also has a self-cleaning feature that automatically sterilizes the nozzle after each use. Talk about a truly hands-off, hygienic experience! [4]

The Ultimate Bathroom Upgrade

As I sit here, luxuriating in the warm embrace of the Ultra-NOVA’s heated seat, I can’t help but wonder why I didn’t make the switch to a bidet toilet seat sooner. It’s truly a revelation, and one that I’m so grateful to have discovered.

From the sleek, modern design to the cutting-edge features, the Ultra-NOVA has elevated my bathroom experience to new heights. And the best part? It’s compatible with a wide range of toilet sizes and shapes, so I don’t have to worry about it not fitting my specific setup. [5]

A Worthwhile Investment

Now, I know what you might be thinking – a bidet seat of this caliber must come with a hefty price tag, right? Well, I’m here to tell you that the Ultra-NOVA is not only a game-changer in terms of functionality, but it’s also a fantastic value for the money.

Sure, it’s a bit of an investment upfront, but when you consider the long-term benefits – from the improved hygiene to the enhanced comfort – it’s a no-brainer. And the best part? Premier Bidets, the company behind the Ultra-NOVA, offers a 60-day risk-free trial and a 3-year warranty, so you can try it out with total peace of mind. [6]

Conclusion: The Ultimate Bathroom Upgrade

If you’re like me and have been searching for the perfect bidet toilet seat to take your bathroom experience to new heights, then look no further than the Ultra-NOVA. With its unparalleled design, cutting-edge features, and unwavering commitment to hygiene, this bidet seat is the ultimate upgrade for any bathroom.

So, what are you waiting for? Treat yourself (or that special someone in your life) to the gift of unmatched cleanliness and comfort. Trust me, your future self will thank you.



High Pressure Showerheads for Rejuvenation

High Pressure Showerheads for Rejuvenation

The Thrill of a Powerful Spray

Ah, the simple pleasure of a warm, invigorating shower – it’s one of life’s little luxuries that I look forward to each and every day. But you know what really takes that shower experience to the next level? A high-pressure showerhead. Trust me, once you’ve experienced the thrill of a powerful, concentrated spray, you’ll never go back to that mediocre trickle ever again.

I still remember the day I upgraded to a high-pressure showerhead at home. It was like stepping into a spa – the water just enveloped me, massaging away the stress and tension of the day. And the best part? I felt completely refreshed and rejuvenated, ready to tackle whatever came my way. Needless to say, that high-pressure showerhead has become an indispensable part of my daily routine.

The Science Behind High Pressure

But what is it about high-pressure showerheads that makes them so darn amazing? Well, it all comes down to the science behind the water flow. You see, standard showerheads typically operate within a water pressure range of 40 to 60 pounds per square inch (psi) [1]. While that may be sufficient for some, I prefer a more intense, invigorating experience.

High-pressure showerheads, on the other hand, can increase the water pressure to anywhere between 60 to 80 psi or more [1]. They achieve this by utilizing smaller nozzles that focus and concentrate the water flow, resulting in a more powerful and satisfying spray. It’s like taking a regular garden hose and turning it into a fire hose – the difference is truly night and day.

Elevating Your Shower Experience

But the benefits of a high-pressure showerhead don’t stop at just feeling good. Oh no, my friends, there’s so much more to it. For starters, that powerful spray can actually help improve the health of your skin and hair [2]. The increased water pressure helps remove dead skin cells and unclog pores, leaving your skin feeling softer and more radiant. And when it comes to your hair, the focused stream can better rinse away excess shampoo and conditioner, preventing that dreaded buildup that can weigh your locks down.

And let’s not forget about the environmental aspect. Believe it or not, high-pressure showerheads can actually help you save water [3]. How, you ask? Well, the concentrated spray means you can achieve the same level of cleanliness with less water volume, which translates to lower water bills and a more eco-friendly shower routine. It’s a win-win in my book!

Navigating the High-Pressure Showerhead Market

Now, I know what you’re thinking – with all these amazing benefits, how do I choose the right high-pressure showerhead for my needs? Well, fear not, my friend, because I’ve got you covered. When it comes to selecting the perfect high-pressure showerhead, there are a few key factors to consider.

First and foremost, you’ll want to make sure the showerhead is compatible with your home’s water pressure and flow rate [4]. Nothing’s worse than getting a showerhead that’s too powerful for your system and ending up with a trickle instead of a powerful spray. You’ll also want to think about the spray pattern and coverage area – do you prefer a focused massage-like stream or a more expansive, full-body drenching? The options are endless, so do a little research to find the one that suits your showering style best.

And of course, don’t forget to consider the materials and durability of the showerhead itself [4]. Look for high-quality, corrosion-resistant construction that can withstand the daily wear and tear of your shower routine. After all, you want a showerhead that’s going to last, not one that’s going to start leaking and sputtering after a few months.

Elevate Your Bathroom with High-Pressure Bliss

Ready to take your shower experience to new heights? Well, you’re in luck, because there are tons of amazing high-pressure showerheads out there just waiting to transform your daily routine. From sleek and modern designs to classic, industrial-inspired styles, the options are endless.

Take the American Standard Spectra+ Touch 4-Function Shower Head, for example [5]. With its four adjustable spray patterns and touch-control technology, this showerhead offers a truly customizable experience. Or how about the Speakman S-2252 Signature Icon Anystream High Pressure Shower Head [6] – its patented Anystream technology allows you to dial in the perfect spray with the twist of a dial.

And let’s not forget the AquaDance High Pressure 6-Setting Handheld Shower Head [7] – this versatile beauty gives you the best of both worlds, with a powerful fixed showerhead and a detachable handheld option for targeted rinsing. No matter your preference, there’s a high-pressure showerhead out there that’s sure to elevate your daily shower into a true oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation.

So, what are you waiting for? Ditch that weak, unsatisfying trickle and treat yourself to the transformative power of a high-pressure showerhead. Your skin, your hair, and your overall well-being will thank you. Trust me, once you experience the thrill of that powerful, invigorating spray, you’ll never want to go back.


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[2] AquaBliss. (n.d.). AquaBliss SF100 High Output Revitalizing Shower Filter.

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[4] Rejuvenation. (n.d.). Guide to Shower Sets & Shower Heads.

[5] American Standard. (n.d.). Spectra+ Touch 4-Function Shower Head.

[6] Speakman. (n.d.). Signature Icon Anystream High Pressure Shower Head.

[7] AquaDance. (n.d.). High Pressure 6-Setting Handheld Shower Head.


Sleek Freestanding Tubs for Contemporary Style

Sleek Freestanding Tubs for Contemporary Style

Indulge in Luxurious Bathing with Freestanding Tubs

As a self-proclaimed bathroom design enthusiast, I’ve spent countless hours browsing through stunning freestanding tub collections, dreaming of the day I could transform my humble abode into a serene oasis. Let me tell you, the prospect of sinking into a spacious, free-standing tub after a long, arduous day is enough to make my heart flutter with anticipation.

Freestanding tubs, with their sleek and contemporary silhouettes, have become the holy grail of bathroom design. These beauties, liberated from the constraints of built-in enclosures, stand tall and proud, commanding attention as the centerpiece of any modern bathroom. [1] Whether you’re drawn to the elegant curves of a double-ended roll-top or the striking minimalism of a rectangular design, there’s a freestanding tub out there that’ll make your heart skip a beat.

Explore the Allure of Freestanding Tub Designs

As I delve deeper into the world of freestanding tubs, I’m captivated by the sheer variety of styles and materials on offer. From the timeless charm of a cast-iron beauty to the industrial-chic appeal of a stainless-steel marvel, the options are truly endless. [2] And let’s not forget about the more unconventional materials, like natural wood and sleek concrete, that add a touch of organic elegance to any bathroom.

But it’s not just the aesthetics that have me hooked. These freestanding tubs are designed with functionality in mind, offering features that elevate the bathing experience to new heights. Imagine sinking into a tub with an integrated air bath system, enveloping your weary body in a gentle, soothing massage. [1] Or how about a tub with a carefully considered length, ensuring ample space for a truly indulgent soak? The attention to detail is simply astounding.

Elevating Your Bathroom with Freestanding Tub Designs

As I continue to explore the world of freestanding tubs, I can’t help but marvel at the transformative power they possess. These singular masterpieces have the ability to instantly elevate the entire aesthetic of a bathroom, turning a utilitarian space into a true oasis of relaxation and sophistication. [3]

Imagine stepping into a bathroom where the freestanding tub takes center stage, its sleek lines and gleaming finish commanding attention. The mere presence of this stunning focal point can inspire a complete rehaul of the surrounding decor, with carefully curated tiles, fixtures, and accessories that complement the tub’s timeless elegance. [4] It’s like the tub is the star of the show, and the rest of the bathroom is the supporting cast, perfectly orchestrated to showcase its beauty.

Personalize Your Oasis with Customizable Options

But the beauty of freestanding tubs doesn’t stop at their striking appearances. These marvels of modern design also offer a world of customization, allowing you to tailor the bathing experience to your unique preferences. [5] From the choice of finish – perhaps a sleek brushed nickel or a warm, rustic copper – to the integration of additional features like air jets and built-in drains, the possibilities are truly endless.

As I envision my dream bathroom, I can’t help but picture a freestanding tub that perfectly embodies my personal style. Maybe a double-slipper design in a rich, earthy tone would suit my penchant for cozy, nature-inspired aesthetics. Or perhaps a minimalist, pedestal-style tub in a crisp, white finish would complement the clean lines and airy feel of my ideal sanctuary. [6] The power of customization means that the perfect freestanding tub is out there, waiting to be discovered and brought to life.

Elevating Your Bathroom Oasis

Freestanding tubs have undoubtedly captured my heart, and I’m willing to bet they’ll captivate yours too. These architectural marvels possess the power to transform a ho-hum bathroom into a true haven of relaxation and style. [7] Whether you’re drawn to the vintage charm of a roll-top design or the sleek, contemporary appeal of a rectangular tub, there’s a freestanding gem out there that’s just waiting to become the centerpiece of your bathroom oasis.

So, what are you waiting for? Dive into the world of freestanding tubs and let your imagination run wild. [8] Envision yourself sinking into a warm, bubbly embrace, surrounded by the timeless elegance of a freestanding masterpiece. It’s time to elevate your bathroom experience and indulge in the ultimate luxury of a freestanding tub.


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Rejuvenate with Tea and Essential Oil Infusers

Rejuvenate with Tea and Essential Oil Infusers

Unlock the Power of Nature’s Gifts

As I sit here surrounded by the steam of my chamomile tea, the soothing aroma of lavender wafting through the air, I can’t help but feel a profound sense of tranquility wash over me. In our fast-paced world, it’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle, neglecting the simple pleasures that can truly nourish our mind, body, and spirit. But today, I’m on a mission to change that.

You see, I’ve discovered the remarkable rejuvenating powers of tea and essential oils, and I’m about to share my secrets with you. Imagine stepping into your bathroom and being greeted by the calming scent of bergamot, or the energizing burst of peppermint. Picture yourself sinking into a warm, fragrant bath, allowing the stress of the day to melt away as the steam infuses your senses. It’s a sanctuary of self-care, a place to pause, breathe, and reconnect with the natural world.

The Art of Blending

Now, I know what you’re thinking – essential oils and tea, really? But trust me, the synergy between these two powerhouses is nothing short of magical. It all starts with finding the right blend to suit your needs. Are you looking to unwind after a long day? A soothing combination of chamomile, vanilla, and sandalwood might be just the ticket. [1] Feeling a bit sluggish? A invigorating mix of peppermint, lemon, and rosemary could be the perfect pick-me-up. [2]

The beauty of these natural remedies lies in their versatility. You can diffuse the oils in your bathroom, add a few drops to your tea, or even mix them into a luxurious body scrub for a truly indulgent experience. And the best part? You get to play alchemist, experimenting with different scents and flavors until you find your perfect potion.

Rejuvenation Rituals

But let’s not stop there. These natural wonders can also be incorporated into your daily self-care routine, elevating your bathroom experience to new heights. Imagine stepping into a steamy shower, the scent of eucalyptus clearing your sinuses and awakening your senses. [3] Or sinking into a warm, rose-infused bath, allowing the tension to melt away as you sip on a fragrant white tea. [4]

And let’s not forget about those moments of quiet contemplation. Lighting a candle, diffusing a blend of calming oils, and sipping on a soothing cup of chamomile – it’s a ritual that can transport you to a state of pure serenity. [5] Close your eyes, breathe deeply, and let the magic of nature work its wonders.

Elevating Everyday Routines

But the beauty of tea and essential oils doesn’t stop there. These natural allies can also be seamlessly incorporated into your everyday routines, adding a touch of luxury and mindfulness to even the most mundane tasks.

Imagine starting your day with a refreshing citrus-infused tea, the bright, zesty notes kickstarting your morning with a burst of energy and positivity. [6] Or maybe you prefer to wind down in the evening with a soothing chamomile blend, the gentle floral notes lulling you into a peaceful slumber.

And let’s not forget about those moments of respite throughout the day – a quick spritz of lavender mist, a few drops of peppermint oil on your temples, or a calming cup of white tea to help you refocus and recharge. [7] It’s these small, intentional acts that can make all the difference in our overall well-being.

Embrace the Ritual

So, my friends, I invite you to embark on a journey of self-discovery and rejuvenation. Embrace the power of nature’s gifts, and let tea and essential oils transport you to a realm of tranquility, balance, and pure bliss. Whether you’re seeking to unwind, energize, or simply find a moment of peace, these natural wonders are here to guide you.

So, light that candle, steep that tea, and let the aroma of relaxation fill the air. It’s time to reclaim your sanctuary, one sip and one deep breath at a time.


[1] Aroma Home. “Sleep Well Diffuser Set.” Accessed November 20, 2022.

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Wake Up Energized with Invigorating Showers

Wake Up Energized with Invigorating Showers

Shake off Sleep Inertia and Start Your Day Refreshed

Do you ever find yourself hitting the snooze button, struggling to pry your eyes open, and feeling like you’ve been hit by a truck when that alarm blares in the morning? I hear you. As much as we all wish we could wake up feeling energized and ready to seize the day, the reality is that many of us suffer from the dreaded “sleep inertia” – that foggy, groggy feeling that can make mornings feel like an uphill battle.

But what if I told you there’s a simple solution that can help shake off that sluggishness and start your day on a high note? It’s time to rethink your morning shower routine. [1] Research shows that a refreshing rinse can do wonders for your energy levels, mood, and overall wellbeing. From boosting your immune system to improving circulation, the right shower practices can be a game-changer when it comes to waking up energized.

The Science-Backed Benefits of Morning Showers

I’ll admit, at first the idea of a cold shower in the morning didn’t exactly appeal to me. But after learning about the proven benefits, I decided to give it a try – and let me tell you, I’ve never looked back. [2] Studies show that exposure to cool or cold water can activate the body’s fight-or-flight response, releasing adrenaline and increasing the production of disease-fighting white blood cells. This immune system boost is just one of the many perks of an invigorating morning rinse.

Another key benefit? Improved circulation. [3] When you expose your body to cold temperatures, your blood vessels dilate, increasing blood flow and oxygen delivery to your organs and muscles. This physiological response can leave you feeling more alert and awake, almost like you’ve had a cup of coffee (without the dreaded caffeine crash later on).

And let’s not forget about the mental and emotional benefits. [4] Stepping into a cold shower can trigger the release of mood-boosting neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and serotonin, helping to elevate your spirits and start the day on a positive note. Plus, the simple act of facing a challenge head-on can instill a sense of accomplishment and cultivate mental resilience.

Creating Your Personalized Morning Shower Ritual

Okay, so we’ve covered the science – but how do you actually put these principles into practice? The key is to create a morning shower routine that’s tailored to your unique needs and preferences. [5] One of my favorite ways to energize my rinse is by incorporating essential oils like citrus or peppermint. The invigorating scents can instantly invigorate the senses and put a pep in my step.

Another tip? Pay attention to the temperature. While a steaming hot shower may feel blissful at the end of a long day, cooler temperatures are where it’s at when you’re trying to wake up. [6] Start with a slightly lower temperature than usual, and over time, work your way down to a refreshing cold rinse. The initial shock may be unpleasant, but trust me, the benefits are worth it.

And don’t forget the power of simple stretches and movements. [7] Take a few minutes to mindfully move your body, whether it’s gentle yoga poses or a quick round of jumping jacks. This can help warm up your muscles, increase blood flow, and leave you feeling more alert and alive.

Embracing the Transformative Power of Morning Showers

I know change can be daunting, but I encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and give this morning shower transformation a try. [8] Aromatherapy shower steamers, invigorating body washes, and even a smart showerhead system that lets you control the temperature – the options are endless when it comes to customizing your rinse routine.

The beauty of this practice is that it’s so accessible. No fancy equipment required, just a willingness to experiment and an open mind. And the payoff? A morning routine that leaves you feeling energized, focused, and ready to take on the day. So why not give it a shot? Your future self will thank you.


Steam Showers for Total Relaxation

Steam Showers for Total Relaxation

The Gateway to Bliss: Unlocking the Power of Steam Showers

Imagine stepping into a private oasis, where the stresses of the day melt away with each soothing breath. This is the promise of a steam shower, a transformative experience that can transport you to a realm of pure relaxation. As someone who has discovered the joys of this modern marvel, let me take you on a journey through the wonders of steam showers and how they can elevate your daily routine to new heights of tranquility.

Embracing the Steam Therapy

When I first heard about steam showers, I’ll admit, I was a bit skeptical. How could a simple shower enclosure offer anything more than a regular rinse-off? But then I stepped into one, and the world around me seemed to fade away. The gentle mist enveloped me, soothing my muscles and easing the tension that had built up throughout the day. It was as if I had been transported to a luxurious spa, without ever leaving the comfort of my own home.

Customizing Your Sanctuary

One of the true joys of a steam shower is the ability to tailor the experience to your unique preferences. [1] With advanced technology and smart controls, I can now adjust everything from the temperature and steam output to the lighting and even integrated sound systems. It’s like having a personal spa attendant at my fingertips, ready to cater to my every whim.

Unlocking the Benefits

But the true magic of a steam shower goes beyond the sensory experience. [2] Research has shown that regular use can offer a wide range of health benefits, from improved circulation and muscle recovery to better respiratory function and even stress reduction. Personally, I’ve found that my post-workout steam session has become an essential part of my wellness routine, helping me soothe aching muscles and recharge my mind.

A Bespoke Bathing Experience

As I’ve delved deeper into the world of steam showers, I’ve discovered that the level of customization and personalization available is truly astounding. [3] From sleek, modern designs to opulent, spa-like setups, the options are endless. I’ve even seen steam showers integrated seamlessly into bathroom vanities, creating a cohesive, high-end look that would make any interior designer swoon.

Crafting Your Oasis

When it comes to creating my own steam shower sanctuary, I’ve enlisted the help of the experts. [4] Companies like ThermaSol and Homeward Bath offer a wide range of products and consultation services, helping me navigate the myriad of choices and ensure that my dream steam shower becomes a reality. With their guidance, I’ve been able to design a space that not only looks stunning but also delivers the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation.

Raising the Bar for Bathroom Bliss

As I reflect on my journey with steam showers, I can’t help but feel a sense of gratitude for the transformative power they hold. [5] What was once a mere functional element of my bathroom has now become a sanctuary, a place where I can escape the stresses of the day and immerse myself in pure, unadulterated relaxation. And with the continued innovation and creativity in this space, I can’t wait to see what the future holds for this incredible wellness experience.

Conclusion: Elevating Your Daily Routine

So, if you’re like me and are seeking to elevate your daily routine with a touch of luxury and rejuvenation, I highly recommend exploring the world of steam showers. [6] Whether you’re looking to soothe sore muscles, boost your respiratory health, or simply indulge in a moment of pure bliss, these remarkable fixtures have the power to transport you to a realm of total relaxation. So, why not take the plunge and discover the transformative magic of a steam shower for yourself?

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Turn Baths into Spas with Chromatherapy Lights

Turn Baths into Spas with Chromatherapy Lights

Unlock the Soothing Power of Color Therapy in Your Bathroom

For many of us, the bathroom is a mere functional space – a place to quickly wash up and get on with our day. But what if I told you that your humble bathroom could be transformed into a serene, spa-like oasis? One where you can soak away your worries and emerge feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and utterly relaxed?

The secret lies in chromatherapy, also known as color therapy. This innovative approach to bathroom design harnesses the power of colored lights to promote physical and mental well-being. By strategically incorporating chromatherapy into your tub or shower, you can elevate your everyday bathing experience into a full-fledged spa ritual.

The Science Behind Chromatherapy

The concept of chromatherapy is rooted in the belief that different colors can elicit specific emotional and physiological responses. [1] For example, the calming blue hues of a clear summer sky are said to lower blood pressure and heart rate, while the vibrant reds and oranges of a sunset can boost energy and invigorate the senses.

Practitioners of chromatherapy argue that exposing our bodies to these colored light frequencies can have a profound impact on our overall health and wellness. [2] The theory is that each color wavelength interacts with our body’s energy centers, or “chakras,” to unlock a range of benefits, from improved sleep to enhanced mood and reduced stress.

Transforming Your Bathroom into a Chromatherapy Oasis

So, how can you harness the power of chromatherapy to turn your humble bathroom into a soothing, spa-like retreat? The key lies in strategic lighting design.

Many high-end bathtub and shower manufacturers now offer built-in chromatherapy systems, complete with LED lights that can cycle through a spectrum of calming colors. [3] These systems are typically integrated right into the tub or shower enclosure, allowing you to bask in a symphony of hues as you soak or rinse.

But you don’t need to splurge on a brand-new tub to enjoy the benefits of chromatherapy. There are also a variety of add-on lighting systems that can be retrofitted to your existing bathroom fixtures. [4] From showerheads with color-changing LED lights to standalone chromatherapy light panels, the options are endless.

Customizing Your Chromatherapy Experience

The beauty of chromatherapy is that it’s highly customizable, allowing you to tailor your bathing experience to your specific needs and mood. [5]

For instance, if you’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed, you might opt for a soothing blue or purple light to help calm your mind and body. Conversely, if you need a little midday pick-me-up, vibrant reds and oranges could be just the ticket to boost your energy and lift your spirits.

And it’s not just the color that you can control – many chromatherapy systems also allow you to adjust the intensity and pulsation of the lights, creating a truly personalized spa-like experience. [6]

The Holistic Benefits of Chromatherapy

But the benefits of chromatherapy go far beyond just creating a relaxing ambiance. Numerous studies have suggested that exposure to colored light can have a tangible impact on our physical and mental health. [7]

For instance, chromatherapy has been shown to alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, improve sleep quality, and even support the body’s natural detoxification processes. [8] And let’s not forget the pure sensory pleasure of basking in a kaleidoscope of soothing hues as you soak in the tub or rinse off under the shower.

Elevating Your Bathroom with Chromatherapy

So, if you’re ready to transform your humble bathroom into a chromatherapy-infused oasis, where do you begin? Start by exploring the myriad of chromatherapy lighting options on the market, from built-in tub and shower systems to standalone fixtures and accessories.

Once you’ve found the perfect solution for your space, get creative with your color palette. Experiment with different hues and light patterns to discover what resonates most with you. And don’t be afraid to mix and match your chromatherapy with other spa-like elements, like essential oil diffusers, plush towels, and soothing music.

Remember, the key to unlocking the full benefits of chromatherapy is to approach it with an open mind and a willingness to explore. So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to turn your ordinary bathroom into an extraordinary, chromatherapy-powered spa.




Hot Tub Style Bathtubs for Relaxation

Hot Tub Style Bathtubs for Relaxation

Sink Into Serenity: Unlock the Restorative Powers of Hot Tub Style Bathtubs

As someone who appreciates the finer things in life, I’ve always been drawn to the allure of hot tubs. There’s just something utterly captivating about the idea of sinking into a warm, bubbly oasis, allowing the stresses of the day to simply melt away. But what if I told you that you could elevate your relaxation experience even further by incorporating hot tub-inspired design into your very own bathroom?

Enter the world of hot tub style bathtubs – the unexpected sanctuary that’s poised to revolutionize the way you unwind. These captivating fixtures combine the luxurious comfort of a traditional hot tub with the elegant aesthetics of a high-end bathroom, creating a personal escape that’s truly second to none.

Indulge in the Spa-Like Experience

When you think about it, the parallels between hot tubs and bathtubs are quite striking. Both offer a chance to immerse yourself in a soothing, therapeutic environment, allowing your body and mind to enter a state of pure relaxation. But by embracing the hot tub design aesthetic, you can elevate this experience to new heights.

Imagine sinking into a spacious, hydrotherapy-equipped tub, the warm water enveloping you in a gentle embrace. The addition of strategically placed jets can help to alleviate muscle tension and improve circulation, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated [1]. And let’s not forget the sheer sensory bliss of chromotherapy lighting, which can set the perfect mood for your private spa session.

But the benefits of hot tub style bathtubs go beyond just physical relaxation. These captivating fixtures can also have a profound impact on your mental well-being. Studies have shown that regularly indulging in warm baths can help to alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, while also improving sleep quality [2]. It’s the ultimate antidote to the stresses of modern life.

Bring the Outdoors In (or Take It Outside!)

One of the most appealing aspects of hot tubs is their ability to seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor living spaces. Whether nestled within a cozy backyard retreat or situated in a secluded corner of your home, these aquatic oases have a way of transporting you to a state of serene tranquility.

Hot tub style bathtubs can help you capture that same sense of escapism, right in the comfort of your own bathroom. Imagine sinking into a deep, wood-paneled tub, the warm water caressing your skin as you gaze out at a picturesque landscape through large, panoramic windows. Or, for the truly daring, consider installing your tub on a private deck or patio, allowing you to bask in the beauty of nature while indulging in your very own personal haven.

The versatility of these captivating fixtures is truly remarkable. Whether you prefer the cozy, intimate ambiance of an indoor setup or the refreshing, open-air vibe of an outdoor installation, hot tub style bathtubs offer a world of possibilities when it comes to creating your perfect relaxation retreat.

Customizable Comfort and Convenience

One of the greatest advantages of hot tub style bathtubs is the level of customization they offer. Unlike traditional bathtubs, which can feel somewhat cookie-cutter, these innovative fixtures are designed to be tailored to your unique needs and preferences.

Want to maximize the hydrotherapy experience? Opt for a model with strategically placed jets that can target specific muscle groups or provide a full-body massage. Prefer a more minimalist aesthetic? Explore options with clean, modern lines and a sleek, uncluttered design. And for those who crave the ultimate in relaxation, consider a tub with built-in features like chromotherapy lighting, integrated sound systems, or even WiFi connectivity, allowing you to seamlessly integrate your bathing experience with your smart home technology.

But the customization doesn’t stop there. Hot tub style bathtubs also offer a wide range of size and shape options, from cozy single-person soakers to spacious, communal tubs that can accommodate the whole family. And with a variety of material choices, from warm, natural wood to sleek, contemporary acrylics, you can find a tub that perfectly complements the existing design of your bathroom.

Elevate Your Bathroom Oasis

Ultimately, the true magic of hot tub style bathtubs lies in their ability to transform your bathroom from a utilitarian space into a personal oasis of tranquility and indulgence. By embracing the captivating design elements of these innovative fixtures, you can create a sanctuary that not only rejuvenates your body but also nourishes your soul.

So, whether you’re looking to create a serene retreat for solo relaxation or a communal gathering space for friends and family, consider the allure of hot tub style bathtubs. Sink into the warmth, let the soothing bubbles work their magic, and unlock the restorative powers of this unexpected bathroom oasis. Your mind and body will thank you.

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