… those can cost less than $200. Timers make sure towels are heated when you’re ready to relax.
5. Get an ottoman/chair or a laundry hamper that serves as seating
This piece of multitasking furniture serves as a good place to sit down and moisturize in comfort, paint your toe nails, or catch up on the book you have wanted to read, while your bath is filling up.
6. Hang up a full-length mirror
This is a must have for any bathroom, not just for “me time,” but for any day. If you don’t have wall space to install one, a full-length mirror can be hung behind a door.
7. Play some soothing tunes
There are several ways to include music into the setting; the simplest way would be to have an iPod docking system for the bathroom.
8. Simple Fix: Lighting
Low lighting is relaxing. But you need to see to get ready.Try multiple lighting sources. Sconces at head level near your mirror eliminate face shadows. Shower lighting helps you spot grime. Turn them all on or flip the switch on key spots. Other ideas: Experiment with bulb wattage. Or try a dimmer.
9. Candles and Aromatherapy
Lighting candles sets the scene for serenity. And scents are proven to affect mood. Make yours mellow by trying candles, potpourri, or air fresheners in soothing scents. For relaxation try lavender, bergamot, patchouli, ylang-ylang, jasmine, juniper berry, or geranium.