Updating your home, whether it’s a little touch-up or full remodel, can be an exciting experience that makes your home more enjoyable to live in. Not only does it provide you with the opportunity to step back and really think about how you want your home to express those things you love, but it is also a chance to learn something new. One of the most unique routes to creating a space in your home that has purpose in its design is to incorporate culture. Here we will consider incorporating a very tranquil and Zen culture to your home through the Japanese art of bathing. The bathroom is a space in the home that is used daily and the Japanese have redefined this room’s purpose over time from an efficiency-based space to an area where peace and tranquility reign.
Oils and salts for a soaking tub should be readily available if you are looking to create an authentic Japanese bathroom. These gentle products are used to enhance relaxation and can be incorporated in the simplistic and linear décor if lined up against a soaking tub or even on a countertop with purpose. A Japanese-style bathroom should have the option for relaxing music as well. Making an effort to hide the technology within the décor is essential so it iss not a distracting feature. However, having natural sounds available to play while you soak is an ideal process for achieving Zen in a space meant for rejuvenation. Behind that partition however, hygiene is of the upmost importance in a Japanese-style bathroom. In fact, most of these bathrooms do not host a standard toilet, but instead, utilize a bidet. These features are available in a variety of colors and sizes to fit bathrooms of all types.