InStyle Magazine - The Fiske Group
If your bathroom does-:
happen to be floode
sun, these simple fixes -fake the diffuseness of natural light. Choose
"daylight" or "sunlight" versions of com c.--::
fluorescent bui_bs, or swap opaque lamp S":=.:.=:
with gauzy rice ~ paper designs. If you're
- =about the room being too dark to apply
makeup in the morning, install a dim mer... ::
a five-minute project," says Robin Jones, s-:=.
director at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas. I can do it, anyone can."
• •, SPIN A KICK- BACK SOUNDTRACK
There's a reason you hear new
age music in spas. "Rhythmic,
nonvocal music is relaxing," says
Jones. Two of her faves: Dean
Evenson and Carlos R. Nakai.
HIDE THE CORDS
Marble lotus plate, Jamie Young
Company, $165/3; jamieyoung
.com for stores. Natural sea
spo nge, Bath by Bettijo, $16;
amazon.com. Olive oil soap,
Santa Maria Novella, $25; santa
plate, Muji, $10; muji.us.
Open shelving may be great for neatly
stacked towels, but a messy tangle of
hair tools? Not so much. Hide them away
in a drawer Qr under the sink. Even better:
Invest in a wall-mounted cabinet with
built-in electrical sockets.
Don't stop at plants and flowers. Incorporate other
textures and materials that conjure up the great
outdoors and its soothing qualities (think natural
sponges, bamboo trays, and wooden bath brushes).
Loud prod uc
packaging is me -:: grab your atte ::- :
busy store shelves. Tone down e
racket by transferring liquid soa s
and even shampoo and cond it ion:clear vessels. (A wine decanter or
bedside carafe looks especially s -
Recycled-glass ca:""--= and tumbler (58). C:~ - _
I nSty le / MAKEO VER 2012