24 Weird But Genius Bathroom Products You Won’t Believe People Are Buying On Amazon
If you ever found yourself wishing that there was a Pimp My Ride spinoff specifically for bathrooms, consider this its internet equivalent. You're definitely not the only one who's in the market for the best bathroom products you need right now. As a matter of fact, Amazon has a special bestsellers category solely for bathroom stuff.
While some of the products are admittedly a little weird (toilet paper with a person's face on it, anyone?), loads of the items are practical and genius bathroom gadgets that are well worth your time and investment. And think about it. It's estimated that most people spend at least 770 days of their life in the bathroom. That's a full two years and 40 days, and that includes everything from showering and shaving to cleaning and doing your business.
Not only do these weird but genius products help you spend less time in there — like fewer hours spent plunging and snaking the drain — but they also make the time you spend in the bathroom way more enjoyable and practical. Whatever your bathroom-related objective, loads of people are flipping over these 25 brilliant items, and that's a pretty good indication that you'll flip over them too.
1. This Mushroom-Shaped Plug That Catches All Your Hair
The TubShroom Drain Protector lodges in your shower drain to catch every single hair, so it'll never get clogged. Its universal cylindrical design fits in any standard drain, and it's super easy to clean, too. Just lift it out, wipe it off, and put it back. Basically, you'll never need to snake again.
2. This Two-In-One Showerhead Speaker That'll Amp Up Your Shower Singing Habits
This innovative showerhead will provide you with a deep clean and your favorite tunes – at thesame time. The water-resistant speaker, which comes in five colors, pops out for easy recharging (a USB cable is included in every order) or if you want to take it with you on-the-go. It’s also compatible with Bluetooth, and reviewers say it’s loud enough to hear over the heavy stream of water.
3. Keep Your Drink Secure And Accessible In The Shower
The SipCaddy caters to people who love wine with a bath or beer with a shower. It holds everything from glasses to Solo Cups with its innovative strong suction-design, and it comes in multiple colors to match any bathroom. "Saw this on [Instagram] and ordered one half as joke, but now that I've put it to use I'm glad I got it. So much better to have something in the shower to actually hold your beer," says one reviewer. "I could really use another one for the shampoo bottle." If you're looking for a gift to give someone who's difficult to buy for, this is definitely a great option.
4. This Portable Spray That, Ahem, Covers Your Tracks
Poo-Pourri Toilet Spray is taking the bathroom world by storm, and has been a bestseller for quite a while now. It's made with natural essential oils that you spray into the bowl before you do your business. The oils trap the smells under the surface so they get flushed down alongside said business, and the bathroom smells as clean as it did before you were there.
5. These Strange Warming Salt Bricks For Relaxation And Detox
Warm these authentic Himalayan salt bricks in the oven or microwave, place them under your feet, and detox like you’re in a natural hot spring. They come in a pack of two, so there’s one for either foot, and Amazon reviewers claim that the warmth travels up into your body to relax you and ease your pain. Best of all, they’re entirely natural, because they’re crafted from specially-selected salt crystals from the Himalayan mountains.
6. This Bazooka-Like Plunger That Uses Water Instead Of Air
Because if your plunger doesn't look like a bazooka, you're living in the past. The Johnny Jolter Plunger uses water instead of air to dislodge clogs in your bowl, and it's got a strong and durable construction that gets the job done without mess or hassle. Tons of reviewers say they've replaced both their old plungers and their plumbers with this.
7. This Bizarre Hand Cleanser That’s Infused With Real Dirt
This Shark Tank product is called the Grip Clean hand cleaner, and it uses actual dirt to absorb chemicals, grease, oil, and toxins. It also contains vegetable-based cleansers like coconut and olive oil, and the review section on Amazon is filled with mechanics and technicians who swear by this stuff.
8. Stop Cleaning Hair Trimmings Out Of The Sink
Basically a tent that catches all the beard hair, the Elite Supplies Black Beard Apron attaches effortlessly to your mirror and fits over your head to make your daily routine way cleaner and more efficient. It can also be used for trimming bangs or split ends, and since it just uses suction cups, it's easy to remove and store.
9. This Heat-Safe "Condom" For Your Hot Tools
The heat-safe equivalent of a condom for your straightening or curling iron, the Polder Hot Sleeve uses silicone rubber construction to protect your counters and ventilation holes for quicker cooling. It also hooks right over your towel bar and has a plug catch to keep the wire out of the way — plus, it's especially great for travel. It fits up to 2-inch curling irons and 1.5-inch straighteners.
10. Bring This Pillow Into The Bathtub With You
If bringing a pillow into the bath sounds crazy, you've clearly never tried this luxury bath pillow. It's made from comfortable mesh layers that allow for quick drying, so it's antimicrobial and antibacterial, and it has six extra-large suction cups for easy positioning in the bathtub.
11. This Color-Changing Night Light For Your Toilet
This Top-Spring Toilet Night Light is motion-activated and light sensitive to illuminate a bowl with seven different bright colors in the middle of the night. It's also got a dimmer so you can protect your eyes, and reviewers (especially late-night toilet users) really love it: "It's a fun yet kind of convenient product that helps you avoid turning on the main light so you won't wake up your partner."
12. These Sanitary Shower Slippers That Massage Your Feet For You
These supportive spa massage foam slippers have innovative bumps on them that soothe the bottoms of your feet. That being said, because they dry quickly and have a non-slip design, they’re great for staying sanitary in the shower. They come in multiple different colors and sizes, and Amazon reviewers are writing things like, “After working out, it feels like a nice, relaxing foot massage!”
13. An Attachable Bidet To Make Your Toilet More Refreshing
With its universal design that fits most bowls, the Bio Bidet Fresh Water Bidet Attachment is a quick and easy way to add a classy butt-cleaning device to your bathroom. It's self-cleaning, requires no electricity, and you can even change the water pressure for a personalized spray after you go.
14. This Epic Color-Changing Shower Head
The DreamSpa Color Changing Shower Head turns your bathroom into a rave and your shower into a massage. Not only do the bright LED lights shift alongside your water temperature, but it also has five different settings and great water pressure with super easy installation.
15. This Adorably Badass Sloth Shower Curtain
The Sharp Shirter Slothzilla Shower Curtain is currently a best-seller, and that's because, in addition to being insanely badass, it's strong, durable, and vibrant. "Best purchase I've made this year. Shower time is never dull in the mornings," says one reviewer. "We dance, wash and sing together. I've named him Monica. He's a hot mess."
16. A Toilet Paper Holder With A Built-In Storage Shelf
We’ve all gone to use the toilet with our phones in hand, only to realize there’s nowhere to put it (except the germ-ridden floor) once it’s time to wipe or change our tampon. This crafty toilet paper holder offers an easy solution in the form of a built-in shelf. You can also use it to leave out the sanitary objects you’re always forgetting, or to place a book or candle on. Simple, but genius.
17. Finally Replace Your Mildewy Lump Of A Bathmat
A bath mat made from wood? You bet. The Bambüsi Natural Bamboo Floor and Shower Mat isn't just extremely absorbent. It's also way more sanitary because it's raised off the floor, so water can evaporate quickly and easily. It features rubber feet to stop it from sliding, and people love it because it looks gorgeous and high-end instead of like the squishy, smelly lump you still have left over from college.
18. Sterilize Your Toilet In Between Uses With This Zero-Effort Tool
In six minutes, you can rid your toilet of 99 percent of germs. This brilliant UV toilet sterilizer uses an ultraviolet ray lamp to kill mold, bacteria, microorganisms, and odors in your toilet. It installs with adhesive tape — no tool box required! It also has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that lasts up to a month. “After getting this and mounting it per the instructions using it at least once a day,” says one reviewer with a toilet mold issue, “the problem has simply disappeared.”
19. This Toilet Brush With Tons Of Awesome Features
The Eco Toilet Brush has an innovative ergonomic design that makes cleaning your toilet easier, faster, and healthier. It’s got a curved head, brush extension, and a sanitary caddy. The brush is made from durable ABS plastic bristles that last a really long time. “The little sticking-up doober that cleans under the rim is the best design for this feature that I've found,” wrote one Amazon reviewer who calls this “the best toilet brush ever.”
20. This Chemical-Free Solution To Remove Rust, Rings, And Stains
Made with pumice stone, the Groom Industries Icky Stick removes unsightly rings from your toilet bowl without scratches, chemicals, or hassle. You can even use it for stains in the pool or hot tub, and people say that they’ve tried everything on calcium rings and rust lines, and nothing’s worked until this.
21. Prevent Mold And Unwanted Smells With These Burlap Sacks
Yes, these Activated Charcoal Air Purifier Bags are basically burlap sacks filled with burnt wood. That being said, they're extremely convenient for your bathroom because they absorb odors, moisture, and allergens straight from the air. This set comes with five bags of three different sizes, meaning that they're great for inside your shower, behind the toilet bowl, or stuffed in drawers or cabinets.
22. Pull Your Tissues Out From Rudy's Nose
People are absolutely loving this Retro 51 Tiki Tissue Box Holder, because yeah, the tissue comes out his nose. His name's Rudy, and he's made from high-quality durable materials that make for an awesome conversation piece. You can also mount it on any wall, and reviewers are saying things like, "There is something so right about pulling tissues from Tiki Man's nose. I can't quite articulate what it is. But it's kind of gross and satisfying at the same time!"
23. A Foot Scrubber And Massager That Adheres To The Bottom Of Your Shower
Get baby-soft feet with this foot scrubber and massager, which cleans, exfoliates, promotes circulation, and offers benefits similar to that of reflexology. Its smart design requires no bending over, as it’s meant to be placed on the floor of your bathtub or shower, and it has suction cups so it won’t slip while you’re using it. Other benefits? It removes calluses and eliminates foot odor. Plus, every order comes with a bottle of FootMate rejuvenating gel.
24. These Luxurious Hand Towels For "Star Wars" Fans
Yep, these Star Wars Han and Leia Bathroom Hand Towels are popular enough to have made the bestsellers list. Reviewers love them because they're soft, thick, and absorbent, and they're leaving comments like this: "Pros: Quality. Cons: Having to disown friends that don't understand the reference."
Bustle may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was created independently from Bustle's editorial and sales departments.