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Bathscaping Is an Art Form—Here Are 5 Ways to Master It

Maxine Eggenberger
·3-min read

We've picked up many new habits these past few months, and running a bath at 6 p.m. is probably one of our favourites. There's just something about soaking at the time you'd ordinarily be fighting for a spot on the tube or making a dash for the last seat on the bus that makes it even more blissful. While there are many things we can't wait to bid adieu to once lockdown is lifted, our twilight baths aren't going to be one of them. So in an attempt to make the most of them, we've been looking for ways to help elevate our tub time—which is when we stumbled across bathscaping.

Chances are, you've been bathscaping without even realising it. Following in the footsteps of tablescaping, the bathscaping trend is all about curating your bath and its surrounding area with chic bath caddies, luxurious candles, impossibly fluffy towels, jars filled with calming salts, and just about anything that makes your bath feel more bougie to make it feel more inviting.

We've personally taken to bathscaping on almost a nightly basis, and it seems we're not the only ones. Right now, our feeds are flooded with tranquil bathscaping inspiration, and here are just a few of our favourite interpretations of the trend. Keep scrolling to appreciate bathscaping for the art form that it truly is.

ECCLECTIC

Style Notes: Inject some fun into your bathtime ritual with a bold towel or bath mat option and an array of apothecary-style beauty products.

SHOP THE LOOK:

Baina Roman Organic Towel (£72)

Susanne Kaufmann Essential Bath Oil for the Senses (£71)

Dr. Barbara Sturm Body Brush Soft (£25)

Fresh Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask (£21)

Aurelia Monday to Sunday Bamboo Muslins (£24)

Boy Smells Les Scented Candle (£36)

SCANDI

Style Notes: Lean into the Scandi theme with monochromatic textiles, refillable amber bottles, wood textures, woven baskets, and some sprigs of faux eucalyptus for good measure.

SHOP THE LOOK:

Wearth London Reusable Amber Glass Bottle (£6)

Arket Fringed Waffle Guest Towels (£10)

Herbivore Botanicals Calm Soaking Salts (£16)

Abigail Ahern Eucalyptus Faux Stem (£12)

Arket Woven Storage Basket (£12)

ROMANTIC

Style Notes: Create yourself a date night for one with candlelight, pretty shell details, and a frothy bubble bath. Rose petals optional but advised.

SHOP THE LOOK:

IKEA Havern Bath Rack (£9)

Jo Malone London Fresh Fig & Cassis Townhouse Candle (£90)

Molton Brown Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Bath & Shower Gel (£22)

Rose and Grey Medium White Ceramic Shell Plate (£13)

Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm (£44)

Hay Flare Candle Holder (£25)

ON-TREND

Style Notes: Bring the rest of your home's interiors trends into your bathroom. A pared-back bath caddy will act as the perfect pedestal for an unusual vase filled with dried flowers.

SHOP THE LOOK:

Little Deer Textured Ceramic Shell Vase in Terracotta (£18)

Next Oakley Antibacterial Bath Tray (£30)

Zara Home Premium Quality Cotton Towel (£5)

Maisons du Monde Dried Flower Bouquet (£15)

Sunday Riley Juno Antioxidant + Superfood Face Oil (£27)

RUSTIC

Style Notes: Whether you're charmed by the cottagecore trend or want a bathscaping look that won't date, look for traditional pieces like an embroidered bath mat and offset with a rustic wooden stool to perch your favourite products upon.

SHOP THE LOOK:

Acumen Collection Rustic Wooden Stool (£50)

H&M Home Bud Vase (£3)

Graccioza Hope Bath Mat (£63)

John Lewis & Partners Tuscan Fruit Framed Prints & Mounts (£145)

Laura Mercier Honey Bath (£41)

Next Up: This Vase Is All Over My Instagram Feed, and I Want One Too

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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