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Turn your apartment’s bathroom into a place of tranquillity

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By SHARON ALPHONSO

About 14 million people live in Tokyo, so, understandably, space is at a premium. And if you look at the modern apartments in this bustling city, you’ll notice that most of them have a similar interior design—classic white walls, faux wood flooring and off-white bathrooms. Speaking of the latter, bathrooms in Tokyo are compact, functional and (between us) a little monotonous. However, if you look closer, you will find beauty in monotony.

With a creative spirit, you can transform your tiny bathroom into a haven of serenity with these aesthetic products. Allow me to show you how.

Set The Vibe With Candles

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Greetings from my Tokyo bathroom! As you can see, I’ve decorated the room with candles and artificial plants. I intended to create a space that would allow me to recharge and rejuvenate after a long day at work. The LED candles are from Ikea. I think they add a sense of coziness to the space. To create a spa-like experience at home, I often turn off my bathroom lights, play some lo-fi music and put these candles on while I indulge in a relaxing soak and sip on green tea. 

Price: ¥1,499 

Buy: Ikea 

Add Sakura Petals To Your Bath

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If you’re obsessed with Japanese cherry blossoms, then you will surely love this Sakura Bath Confetti from Loft. Sprinkle a handful into your bath and the water will slowly transform into a blissful shade of pink. It’s the perfect pick-me-up product when you’re feeling under the weather.

Price: ¥350 

Buy: Loft

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