‘Tis the season for family gatherings and holiday travels. And if you’re one of the millions of AirBnB hosts (or hostesses!) out there, this just might be your busiest time of year. So as you’re tidying up and putting the finishing touches on any home renovations before the mad rush, give your bathrooms and powder rooms an upgrade while you’re at it. Line your sinks, shower ledges, and cabinets with products that are gentle enough for any skin type yet luxurious enough for your most discerning guest and we guarantee you’re in for some stellar reviews.
Human + Kind Sensitive Scalp and Skin Shampoo + Body Wash in Apple & Herbs ($10 each, sephora.com)
Stock your shower caddy with a shampoo formula so delicate, it duals as a body wash! Infused with aloe, calendula, and marshmallow extracts to soften and nourish the scalp and invigorating natural fragrances, guests won’t be able to resists sudsing up in the stuff from head to toe. Pair it with the paraben and sulfate-free conditioner to complete their hair-cleansing regimen.
Aēsop Fabulous Face Cleanser ($31, aesop.com)
Let’s face it: we’ve all left an item from our toiletry bag behind at some point or another. Keep a cleanser like this one on hand that’ll turn a regretful traveler into a convert. It’s an olive oil-based formula that’s packed with nourishing botanic ingredients like bergamot and rosemary oils and sea salt. Plus, the neutral-colored packaging won’t deter the men of the house from getting their hands on it too.
Le Labo Neroli 36 Bar Soap ($45, lelabofragrances.com)
One-up your traditional bar of soap with a fragrant cleansing block that’s enriched with a blend of hydrating ingredients and antioxidants like vitamin E and shea butter.
Intelligent Nutrients Harmonic Body Wash ($21, intelligentnutrients.com)
For a liquid alternative, encourage guests to wash up in a non-toxic, vegan cleanser like this one. It’s chock-full of antioxidants like raspberry, grape, and cranberry seed oils and laced with invigorating natural scents like peppermint, rosemary, spearmint, and more.
West Third Brand Smell Good Daily Body Lotion ($25 each, westthirdbrand.com)
Whether they’ve made their way to your humble abode via plane, train, or automobile, traveling is known to zap the moisture out of our skin. Give guest’s the hydration they need with a lightweight lotion packed with moisturizing ingredients like castor oil, aloe leaf juice, and vitamin E.
Byredo Hand Wash in Vetyver ($48) and Hand Lotion in Suede ($50, byredo.com)
Give your bathroom counter a makeover with a hand wash and lotion duo from the cult-favorite fragrance brand known for its luxurious perfume collection. Choose from two equally intoxicating scents: Vetyver (with notes of jasmine, violet, and the obvious vetiver), and Suede (infused with pear, lily of the valley, and amber).
Diptyque Candle in Sapin ($70, diptyqueparis.com)
Place a Diptyque in any room in your home and your guests will know that you’ve got an eye for fine beauty products. This season, the brand draws inspiration from fragrant trees found in nature. Sapin, which features citrus and woody notes, will transform your bathroom into a natural wonder.
Rachel estabrookPosted at 22:15h, 22 February
I Airbnb a lot for working and traveling and I would adore for my hosts to know this info! Especially the candles!! So yummy and cozy!
Great article! For the everyday host!
Brenda Garcia JaramilloPosted at 04:19h, 22 February
I wish I had access to some of these items when I was an Airbnb hostess in Morocco but I definitely had one of each type of these items available for my guests.