We could all benefit from having easy access to calmness, isolation, and a deliciously relaxing ambiance. How about having all that accessible just on the other side of bathroom door?
You can convert your private bathroom into a personalized therapeutic retreat that will help you destress and reenergize as you treat your body and soul.
All you need are some creative ideas and the right products to transform and upgrade your bathroom into a home spa.
This home spa would have no time limit, no rules, be much cleaner, and carry products you love and need. It would be your ultimate me-time fix, helping you reset your system and restart with a relaxed body, improved mental health, and raised spirits.
To learn about the four ways you can transform your bathroom into a home spa, keep reading below.
1. Declutter and Decorate
The first thing you would want to do to transform your bathroom into a home spa is to clean it out thoroughly.
Start with decluttering your bathroom cabinets and shelves to make more space for your new home spa products. Throw out any products that have expired or you simply no longer like. Throw out old and worn-out towels, bath mats, shower curtains, and loofas. If they don’t need to be replaced, put them in the washer.
The next step is to deep-clean everything. Make sure you don’t use harsh chemicals to clean the bathtub, sink or toilet. Warm water, white vinegar, baking soda, and detergent often work great for a deep clean. Once you’re satisfied with it, start decorating.
Buy some nice baskets for your bathroom. Put your spa products and other toiletries in the baskets and place them on shelves and cabinets in an orderly fashion. You can also use glass jars to put your bath salts, bath bombs, and other aesthetically pleasing spa products on display.
Fold new fresh towels into small squares, or roll them up neatly, and arrange them into the baskets if you have the space for them. Or you can simply use the towel rack to layer pretty (you can get a matching set too) towels. Start with the bath towel, and then add a hand towel before topping it off with a face towelette.
If you can, add more shelves or cabinets to your bathroom and then arrange these baskets on these shelves. Put up some nicely scented candles and hang soothing art on the bathroom walls.
2. Buy Nice Products
The products you use during your home spa session will make or break your session. Buy multiple soft towels, a nice pedicure kit, new loofas, and a new bathroom mat.
Invest in effective body scrubs, body oils, aromatherapy candles, bath salts, face treatments, body lotions and good-quality body butter. You can also get some nice handmade soap that come in beautiful shapes and have them arranged in a basket.
Purchase healing stones such as jade or quartz rollers for your body and face. Their massaging effect and natural properties may help improve your skin quality and health.
Another great item for your home spa would be indoor plants or hanging vines. These plants would give your home spa a more refreshing look while also keeping your air clean.
All these products would make your home spa would elevate your bathroom and help calm your nerves as you take care of yourself.
3. Follow a Theme
When you visit a a spa, you feel calm right after walking in. This is because these establishments understand the importance of aesthetics, colors, and smells.
If you like nice gentle tones, then repaint your walls into a nice calming white, light blue, soft mint green, or lavender. Carry the theme forward when you decorate your bathroom and purchase new products. Get white or pastel-colored towels, loofas, and bathroom mats.
Get the shelves made in a light shade of wood and get similar colored baskets to go with them. Put up art of daisies, snowflakes, or the sea, depending on your aesthetic preferences.
The theme you use would enhance your home spa’s look and, consequently, add to your experience too.
If you like a more chic, fancy, and luxurious theme, paint the walls a crisp white, add real or fake plants, get an incense burner, paint shelves a mid-ton woody color, and use softer lighting. You can also add a diffuser in a corner.
4. Get Good Lighting
If your bathroom has a nice big window, make the most of it and the natural light it brings in. Place your bathtub next to the window and let the morning light enhance your home spa experience with its calming embrace.
If your window is small or doesn’t let much light to come through, invest in good bathroom lighting.
Using the candles you purchased to create a dimly-lit ambiance as you soak in your bathtub with a facemask on while sipping your wine sounds magical. However, your home spa needs better lighting when you have to do more detailed spa treatments like giving yourself a manicure. You can either invest in good ceiling lights or add some lamps around your bathroom. Don’t forget to add accent lights in corner for some mood lighting when you soak in your tub.
If you can afford remote-controlled bathroom lighting, do not pass on that. Nothing comes close to being able to control the brightness and dimness of the lights to match your mood without having to leave your tub.
With the right decorations, products, lighting, and a theme you love, your bathroom can be completely transformed into the home spa of your dreams.
You might never want to go back to a commercial salon. Nothing would come close to the level of calmness and mental satisfaction your home spa would offer. Once you are done setting it up, you will never regret the decision to convert your bathroom into a home spa.