25 Bathtime Essentials You Need for National Read in the Bathtub Day
Calling all bookworms! If you adore getting lost in a new book *and* sinking into a bath filled with suds, then you’re going to love National Read in the Bathtub Day. Honestly, what sounds better on a chilly winter night than indulging in a bath and a book? And to really reward your hardworking self with some pampering, turn your bathroom into a mini spa you’ll love spending time in on this (and every) day. Read on for 25 super cute, bath-friendly products that will make your soak so relaxing.
The first thing you’ll need for this fun day are cute items that you can wear pre- and post-soak. Rocking adorable pieces that make you feel good will make your night that much more cozy. Step into some plush slippers and add a robe or bath wrap in a calming hue. Next, make sure your gorgeous locks are protected with a patterned shower cap that won’t cramp your style.
COOL GADGETS + BOOKS
Of course, no National Read in the Bathtub Day is complete without an e-reader or some old-fashioned paperbacks. Read about living your best life with Jen Sincero’s You Are a Badass, or learn how to simplify and get organized with Emily Ley’s Grace Not Perfection. But don’t stop there! Play soothing background music on a bluetooth speaker, and to be super luxurious, use a compact towel warmer that’s perfect for cold winter nights.
Amazon Kindle ($120), You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero ($13), Grace Not Perfection by Emily Ley ($13), Brookstone Towel Warmer ($100), Invoxia Triby Voice-Controlled Speaker ($209), Stelle Audio Pillar ($299)
FUN BATHROOM DECOR + ACCESSORIES
We wouldn’t be doing our job right if we didn’t give you the right decor and accessories to set the vibe. We selected an array of chic trays, colorful towels and unique mats to organize your soak essentials and decorate your bathroom for the ultimate relaxation sesh.
Threshold Glass and Metal Vanity Tray ($20), Bed Bath & Beyond Bamboo Bath Mat ($33), Nate Berkus Ceramic Marble Ring Dish ($8), West Elm Slate Pump Holder ($16), DENY Designs Wooden Tray ($24), Miji Lee Marble & Watercolor Towel ($45), Threshold Botanic Solid Bath Towel ($6+), IKEA BLANKSJÖN Bathmat ($8)
MUST-HAVE SPECIAL EXTRAS
This designated you-time should be as fun and relaxing as possible, and adding a few extra details like a matcha tea facial mask and relaxing bath salts will make you feel pampered for sure. A delicious glass of wine should definitely be in the hand not holding your book, and is it really even a bath without a rubber ducky or two?
Walmart Blue Rubber Ducks ($3, pack of four), Plant Matcha Tea & Chamomile Face Mask ($24), Herbivore Calm Bath Salts ($18), Plant Healing Bath Soak ($28), Tesoro Della Regina Pinot Grigio ($18), CB2 Cora Carafe ($13), SipCaddy Wine Glass ($14)
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