Is there anything more relaxing than a hot shower after a long day? How about that same hot shower, but elevated? Adding a touch of luxury into your day to day doesn’t have to mean living expensively or lavishly; small switches can elevate your daily life exponentially without the luxury-lifestyle price tag. We’re confident that these simple additions to your daily shower routine are the perfect way to create a relaxing and luxurious atmosphere—but we’ll let you be the final judge.
Splurge on a towel warmer
A good towel warmer will run you anywhere from $100-$300, but we promise it’s well worth the investment. Walking out of a hot shower into a perfectly warmed towel saves you the few minutes of chills and teeth chattering bathroom air, and instead extends the relaxation of the shower into the remainder of your day.
Don’t underestimate aromatherapy
There’s a reason people swear on the validity of essential oils—certain scent blends have been shown to relax and soothe, while others can give you a burst of energy. Some fresh eucalyptus draped over your shower head offers a soothing and fresh scent that helps emulate that spa vibe. When combined with the steam, scents like eucalyptus—and even essential oil blends like lavender—create the perfect environment for relaxation.
Your bath mat can make a serious difference
The experience of stepping out of the shower and onto a freezing cold tile floor is not exactly a pleasant one. While a standard bath mat already upgrades the experience exponentially, investing in a quality, plush, 100% cotton mat makes you feel like you’re staying in a 5 star resort. Neutral tones like greys, beiges, and creams create a naturally soothing environment, so stick to those if you’re stuck on style.
Add a shower bench
These versatile pieces can be used both in and out of the shower to hold your clothes, towels, or toiletries—but mostly they add a spa-like ambience to the space. Subtle luxuries like a shoewr bench can make all the difference in creating an elevated and relaxing atmosphere. It’s all about creating a sense of ease in your routine, since that’s where true luxury lies.