13 Bizarre Yet Brilliant Shower Products You Didn’t Know You Needed
Shower time is me time, which means that it's the perfect part of the day to pamper myself, relax, and let the water wash away all of my worries (seriously, I love zoning out in the shower). While I'm indulging myself, I like to create a uniquely great environment by using bizarre life-changing shower products that turn my bathroom into a cool, calming oasis.
When you get into the shower, you don't want to be standing in a puddle due to a blocked up drain, so first things first, you need something that keeps your hair from clogging it up. Then, you need to add some amazing bath products that will actually delivered your desired results and make you clean. Whether it's a cool new shampoo in an oddly-shaped bottle, a hairbrush that detangles knots painlessly, or even a bizarre-looking body sponge, you're sure to find something that solves all your little shower stresses.
Maybe you want to use the time in the shower to cover yourself in mud to get smooth skin, or give yourself a tan. Or maybe you're interested in keeping that fresh blowout, dry, frizz-free, and voluminous with the perfect shower cap. Whatever it may be, there are a ton of really cool yet somewhat bizarre shower products that will change your life. Why don't you see for yourself?
1. Catch All Your Hair In The Drain, Every Time
Is there anything more annoying than a clogged drain? I don't think so. As someone who has really long hair and therefore is always unintentionally clogging the drain, I need the TubShroom in my life. The reason this stops hair from going down the drain is because it fits inside of it, and catches hair as it goes down. The best part about it is that it's so easy to clean. All you have to do is pull it out of the drain, wipe it off, and you're good to go. No more Draino, coat hangers, or snakes needed.
2. Slough Off All That Dead Foot Skin With An Oddly Satisfying Peel
If you're sick of callouses, roughness, and dead skin all over your feet, try Boscia's amazing new foot treatment, which uses alpha hydroxy acids to create a natural exfoliating effect (i.e. no painful pumice stones necessary). All you do is wash your feet, unwrap the enclosed booties, and pop 'em on your feet, then wait 60 to 90 minutes as the peel works its magic. Simply remove the booties and cleanse your feet. Over the next four to five days, the peel works its magic, so you'll start to see tons of dead skin come off. It sounds super gross, but trust me — it's weirdly satisfying.
3. Painlessly Detangle Hair In The Shower
If you can't brush your hair when it's dry or when you get out of the shower because it gets too frizzy or knotty, you need a good brush that detangles in the shower. This one is waterproof and has these really strong S-Curled bristles. They can basically brush your hair without getting stuck in knots you may have. The unique design actually helps remove the knots without any pain or pulling.
4. Get A Super Close Shave With A Double Edge Safety Razor
Double edge safety razors are great because they can get you the closest shave possible. This one has a really good grip, which makes handling it and shaving tough to reach spots better. A lot of people like safety razors because they're usually a cheaper option because replacement blades cost less than 25 cents. One buyer even said that she noticed that she wasn't getting as much razor burn or as many ingrown hairs as she was with a regular razor.
5. Cleanse And Exfoliate Skin With A Natural Loofah
Deep clean your skin with a sponge made from a konjac plant root. It exfoliates skin and has activated bamboo carbon that cleans pores and actually draws out dirt and oil. That means that you won't have any clogged pores and therefore less breakouts. You can use it on your face or body. One user said that, "It's a great way to cleanse your skin and get your body feeling new."
6. Scrub The Bottoms Of Your Feet With Ease
I'm a clutz. I fall all of the time, and I hate to admit it, but I've fallen in the shower before trying to clean my feet. This foot scrubber that suctions to the floor of your shower would have made a huge difference for me. The scrubber increases circulation while deep cleaning your feet, and helps to soften calluses while getting rid of bacteria that causes embarrassing foot odor. Plus, it kind of feels like a massage, which is an added bonus. All you need to do is add soap!
7. Conveniently Get A Natural-Looking Tan In The Shower
If you love to use self-tanner, but you aren't a huge fan of the mess it can sometimes make (or the streaks you can get if it washes off), you need to find yourself an in shower self-tan lotion. And this one is great. One user said, "Unlike lotions, mousses, and sprays you do not have to worry about it coming off on your clothes, or if you get sweaty or wet." All you do is put it on in the shower, leave it on for three minutes, and rinse off. You'll be left with a natural looking, buildable tan (no orange glow). It's also a great moisturizer, as it's filled with sweet almond oil.
8. Not Your Basic Shower Cap — It's Way, Way Better
The new take on the classic shower cap is nothing short of amazing. Lined with terrycloth inside, this isn't the type of cap that lets all that steam and humidity in to attack your hair beneath. This one comes from the people who make your favorite dry shampoo, and reviewers are saying things like, "...I'll never buy a different shower cap again... it's perfect! Fits perfect too!"
9. Cover Your Body In Mud To Get More Radiant Skin
This one may get a little a bit messy, but it's so worth it. Lather your body up in a mud mask that is rich in minerals and deep cleans. It exfoliates your skin for amazing smooth and radiant results. I think the coolest thing about it is that it also helps relieve arthritic pain and sore muscles. And it stimulates circulation. All you do is spread it all over your body and leave it on for about seven to 15 minutes. Rinse off, and see your beautiful results.
10. Lock In Moisture Before You Towel Off
The best time to lock in moisture when you get out of the shower is when your skin is still wet. An in-shower moisturizer will leave you with super hydrated skin. This one is made with shea butter, cucumber extract, and vitamins A, C, and E. The ingredients work together to smooth out skin, leave it nourished, and protect it against everyday damage. Plus it smells like grapefruit and raspberry, which sounds delicious to me.
11. Quickly Dry Hair Without Making It Frizzy After The Shower
Did you know that drying your hair with a towel can actually make hair frizzy? I didn't until a few years ago. Instead, you should use a special hair turban made out of a material that won't cause frizz. This one is made with a lightweight, absorbent aquitex fabric. Because you wrap it around your head, it doesn't cause friction like when you quickly dry your hair off with a towel. Turbans like this are also more comfortable than having a heavy towel sitting on top of your head.
12. Snag A Shampoo That Smoothes And Deep Cleans
I am obsessed with this shampoo. First of all, it smells amazing. Second of all, it actually tames my frizzy hair and smooths it out. It's made with monoi oil, sunflower seed extract, and murumuru seed butter, and is sulfate and paraben-free. The ingredients work together to leave you with smoother, shinier, and stronger hair. I noticed the difference after only one week of use. My favorite thing: the unique, funky design of the bottle, which is a rectangular shape that I can easily travel with.
13. ... And A Conditioner That Truly Protects Hair
I have hair that usually ends up in a huge knot by the end of the day, and it's even worse when I don't wash my hair for a few days. This is the only conditioner that I've tried in a really long time that has actually been able to get all the knots out without me having to brush my hair before I get into the shower. It also smells just as good as the shampoo, and I'm left with the softest, tangle-free hair. Plus, it actually seals split ends, helping to repair damaged hair.
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