While Carrie Bradshaw calls it “secret single behavior” (SSB), we like to call it “the sh*t you do in private.” Don’t get us wrong, we’re all for transparency, but there’s no denying that the contents of your bathroom reveal a lot about who you are (yes, we’ve already defined what your medicine cabinet says about your personality). That’s why we’ve rounded up 21 bathroom storage ideas, so you can restore your cabinets to their former glory—or at least keep things buttoned up when people are over.
21 Clever Bathroom Storage Ideas
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1. Toilet Paper Stand With Storage Shelf
Try: Toilet Paper Stand and Dispenser with Storage Shelf
We’d like to thank whoever invented this toilet paper holster, which comes in nine finishes (from graphite to rose gold) and has a cell phone shelf on top.
2. Slide-out Shelving
Try: 3-Tier Slim Shelving Unit
For those hair products that you’ll never use again (but you refuse to toss).
3. Wall-mounted Pumps
Try: Simplehuman Triple Shower Pump
More suds, less clutter.
4. Corner Storage Shelf
Try: MDesign Organizer
Get more out of every square inch of space—especially those underused (and often, awkward) corners.
5. Portable Accessory Organizer
Try: HBlife Electric Organizer
For storing toothbrushes, razors and tweezers galore.
6. Stackable Organizer
Multipurpose storage that won’t ruin your bathroom aesthetic.
7. Shower Step
Try: Elevease Shower Step
A storage hack that has saved our legs from shaving injuries.
8. Over-the-toilet Shelves
Tiny bathroom? This is your knight in shining armor.
9. Rotating Makeup Carousel
Try: Syntus Organizer
Because nobody has time to rummage through a messy drawer when they’re running late.
10. Adjustable Bath Caddy
Try: Jara Bath Caddy
Features include: wine holder, phone/tablet slot, and book stand (but you had us at wine holder).
11. Metal Wall Mount Towel Rack
Try: Modern Decorative Brass Wall Mount Towel Rack
If function and style had a baby, it would be named “brass towel rack.”
12. Hair Tool Holder
Try: JACKCUBE Design Hair Dryer Holder
Beauty gurus: This one’s for you.
13. Razor Hooks
Try: Adhesive Razor Holder (Set of 2)
Because accidentally stepping on a razor is our biggest fear.
14. Tiered Counter Organizer
Try: mDesign Plastic 4-Tier Storage Organizer
Pro tip: Stack nail polish in this organizer to add a functional pop of color to your countertops.
15. Bathroom Canister With Slots
Try: Tecbeauty 2 Slot Cotton Swab Ball Qtip Holder
Chic pink Q-tips sold separately.
16. Slide Out Storage Rack
Try: 2 Tier Slide Out Storage Rack
For even the smallest spaces.
17. Expandable Vanity Organizer
Try: Hinged Vanity Organizer
Because your lip glosses need somewhere to call home.
BUY IT ($30)
18. All-in-one Shelving
Try: Floating Lines Metal All-in-One Shelf
This is what we’d call the mac daddy of all your storage needs, all in a sleek, minimalist design.
19. Clear Sliding Door Cabinet
Try: Muji Acrylic Sliding Door Storage
Put your acrylic decor to work.
20. Earring Organizer
Diamonds are a girl's best friend (until she has nowhere to store them).
21. Floating Shelves
Try: Pack of 2 Invisible Wall-Mounted Floating Shelves
For whatever items you can’t squeeze into your cabinets.