Ahh, the beloved bathroom. Something we all use every day 😉 Having an organized bathroom makes for a smoother morning for everyone. Kids know where to find what they need and you can get yourself ready for some type of peace.
Organizing the bathroom is actually one of my favorite spaces to organize. It’s like a putting a puzzle together for me, which is another one of my favorite things to do. Growing up, I couldn’t get enough of them. It’s figuring out what types of organizers can fit in that space, like a puzzle, figuring out where the right piece goes.
Let’s get right to it, here’s how you can get your bathroom organized:
- Empty out the drawers/shelves. Take out all of the products you have in the bathroom and put them all together in one big pile. If you don’t have space in your bathroom for all of them. Use a kitchen tablet or a large area on the floor.
- Sort the piles into categories. Here are some categories to help you organize:
- Hair Products (Shampoo, Conditioner, Styling Products
- Hair Tools (Brushes, Blowdryer, Curling Iron)
- Body Wash
- Teeth (Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Floss, Mouthwash)
- Nail Care (Clippers, Nail Polish, etc)
- Eye Care (Glasses, Contacts)
- Toss what you don’t need. If you have any samples get rid of them, chances are you’ve had them for over a year. If you haven’t used them now, you’re not going to use them. Get rid of any other products that haven’t been used in a year. I understand it’s hard to get rid of products, hair products are really hard for me to eliminate however if they are not being used, they’re just taking up space. If it helps, give them to a friend or donate them so you won’t feel as bad getting rid of them.
- Wipe down drawers and mirrors. Before you start assembling your bathroom back together, clean it. If you have a mirror that opens up, wipe down the shelving on the inside. Take the time to clean it right, you’ll thank yourself when you’re done because an organized space + a clean space looks great together.
- Measure the space. You want to have exact dimensions for that space to see if the organizers you are looking at will fit there. This is an important step you don’t want to skip. It’ll save you time from making a trip back to the store to make a return. There have been too many times when I haven’t measured a space and the product doesn’t fit. Nothing more discouraging when you’re in the middle of a project, it slows down your momentum.
- Assemble your space. There are a variety of ways you can organize your space. It all depends on what you use frequently and the size of the items. If you have kids, this will play a factor in where things go because you don’t want them getting into it. For example, our bathroom mirror opens up and we keep the following in there:
- Hair Products (I would prefer keeping these products in the drawer with our brushes but I don’t want the kids getting into them).
- Eye Care
- Use hooks to hang hair styling tools. Put them on the inside of the vanity on the SIDE wall (not on the door, they will bang when you open and close the door)
- If you have open shelves, use wicker baskets for storage with labels. You can store products or towels here.
- If you are limited for space, add shelves to the wall.