What to keep in your bathroom cabinet

Here is a list of things to keep in your bathroom cabinet for health and beauty

Here is a list of things to keep in your bathroom cabinet for health and beauty

The bathroom cabinet allows you to basically keep every health or beauty item you need to get at quickly close at hand, no matter what time of day. Knowing exactly what you should stock up on can be difficult, depending on the size of your cabinet. At some point, if the cabinet is small enough, it can be hard to pare down. On the flip side, if you have a rather large cabinet you might get a little carried away and end up having too crowded a space.

Carefully curating your medicine cabinet supplies helps you make maximum use of the space without wasting money on products you will never use.

Pain Relief Products

It might seem like a bit of a no-brainer, but one of the things that every cabinet should have in it, no matter how big or small is some sort of pain relief product. Just what you decide to go with depends on your individual preferences, but some sort of Advil or Aleve is going to come in pretty handy. Wake up in the middle of a night with a headache or other aches and pains? The first place you should be able to turn is to your medicine cabinet.

If you have a larger medicine cabinet, you can take the pain relief products needs a bit further. There are all kinds of creams you can keep in there as well and in the summer time, you are going to want to keep some Aloe gel in the cabinet. This gel will help you deal with sun burns and it can also come in handy if you just burn yourself on the stove.


Cough And Cold Medicine

Like Ibuprofen and other pain relief meds, having something right at your finger tips that will help should you or a family member come down with an illness is always a good idea. You can have as much or as little as you want, but something like Dayquil or Nyquil is going to come in handy and be easily accessible. 

The amount of different medicines you want to keep in your cabinet is also up to you, though there should be something that will help you deal with a stuffy or runny nose, a sore throat and a cough. That way you have some sort of treatment for any kind of ailment that usually strikes when you have a virus.


These days, it seems we’re all allergic to something. At the very least most people are going to have a little bit of an allergy spark up in the spring and summer when there’s a ton of pollen in the air. Stocking your bathroom cabinet with some daily allergy meds, as well as something like benadryl for when the allergies get really bad just makes sense. You can also go with something like eye drops for when your eyes get really dry because of the allergies, or you develop red-eye and want to make sure you don’t look like the pollen is driving you crazy.

If you’re someone who has worse allergies than other people you are going to want to keep your special meds in this place as well. You want to make sure everyone knows where to look if they have to get this medicine for you. Having it in the bathroom cabinet just makes sense.

That is really the point of keeping any of this stuff in the bathroom cabinet. There is more than simply making sure you have everything within reach. You want to make sure that people are able to find basic healthcare products in the most logical place.