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9 Must-Haves that Can Improve Your Bathroom in a Snap

No need to worry about spending too much as these must-haves cost less than P500!

Original Article: Paula de Guzman Photography: Jelito de Leon Styling: Tala Singson and Dagny Madamba

Aside from the bedroom, the bathroom can also be considered as a sanctuary where you can unwind and relax after a long day. If this private space is your favorite area at home, you may want to liven it up with simple yet stylish pieces.

Turn a plain space into a resort-like refuge that you can always look forward to with these picks:

Green Mat— Anchor the look of your space with a neutral-colored mat. This can help avoid accidents, too! (179.75, SM Home)

Acrylic Bath Mat— A printed mat can serve as an accent piece in a plain bathroom. (P199, SM Home)

Waffle Towel—Expecting guests over the holidays? Create a hotel-like feel by preparing clean towels.(P260, AC+632)

Gold Soap Pump—Transfer your favorite lotion, shampoo, and other toiletries into luxurious containers. (P499, H&M Home)

Black Glass Tumbler— Whether you need a piece for storing your things or looking for chic decor, this tumbler is your best bet! (P349, H&M Home)

Soap Dish— You can give your bathroom an instant upgrade by replacing your plastic soap dish! This can easily create a lasting impression. (P299, H&M Home)

Clear Bottles with Cork Stoppers—Use these bottles when storing your cotton balls and cotton buds. (P150 each, SM Home)

Black Marble-print Tray— Turn this tray into a catchall where you can place your clear bottles and soap pump. ( P249.75, SM Home)

Green Glass Candle Holder—Achieve a spa-like ambiance by adding two or three scented candles that can help neutralize odors. Place them in sleek candle holders before arranging them on your counter. (P249.75, SM Home)

This snippet originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. Log on to for more details. 

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