By Becky Billingsley
Feel like the king or queen of your castle while luxuriating in technology that turns your bathroom into a royal spa.
LAP OF LUXURY
Immerse yourself in relaxation in a sleek Ariel Platinum Whirlpool Bathtub. You’ll be treated to 15 massage jets, six massage modes, four intensity settings, a touchscreen control panel, an FM radio and a cushioned pillow, plus therapeutic lighting. $2,890.
Treat yourself to a heated towel after your shower, then slip into a warm bathrobe, with help from a Brookstone Towel Warmer. It can hold two large towels or robes, and it also works great for warming gloves, hats and blankets. $100.
BATHED IN LIGHT
A colorful shower head that switches from blue to green to red, depending on the water temperature, the DreamSpa LED Shower Head features five water-strength settings. The wall-mounted shower head installs without tools, and the angle is adjustable. $40.
SINGING IN THE SHOWER …
Enjoy backup music while singing in the shower—even pause the tunes to answer phone calls—with a Splash Tunes Pro Bluetooth waterproof shower speaker. It adheres with a suction cup and can be used around any wet activities, such as dishwashing, surfing or pool parties. $100.
Moen ioDIGITAL spa controls can be used in a vertical shower or in a Roman tub so deep you can sink in up to your chin, all with programmable temperature and water strength preferences. It will even top off a tub with hot water. Starts at $2,549.
Sticky fingers are no problem — Delta’s Lahara Bathroom Faucet with Touch2O.xt Technology turns on when hands are within four inches and can turn off automatically or with a tap. An LED light at the base turns from blue to red, according to water temperature. $263.
If your hands are dirty and you don’t want to
touch the soap dispenser, Simplehuman Touch-Free Sensor Pump has a solution. The slim dispenser, perfect for tight areas, is motion activated and features a wide opening to make refills easy. $35.
Becky Billingsley is a freelance writer from Myrtle Beach, S.C. Her monthly column also appears in South Carolina Living, the statewide electric co-op magazine of the Palmetto state. Product inclusion on this page does not imply endorsement; product availability and prices are subject to change.