The 13 Best Toothbrush Holders That’ll Make You Smile
To those who believe that something useful doesn’t have to be pleasing to look at, those of us at Nest Casa have this to say: Let us show you the light. Our raison d’être is giving every interior product, however commonplace, a pleasing, aesthetic vibe. The bathroom is one place to focus on equal parts form and function. Daily hygiene habits performed there need not be drudgery. Attention to the little details—such as a toothbrush holder—can make grooming and upkeep more enjoyable. So, forget about that chipped coffee mug or the lone tumbler; these nifty and handy holders store your toothbrush chicly, safely, and then some.
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Misery isn’t the only one who loves company. Good taste does, too. This trio-style toothbrush holder also accommodates other personal hygiene tasks, such as washing your hands and removing makeup. This creamy white lacquer with natural horn inlay bathroom set from Arcahorn includes a soap dispenser and cotton jar. These containers rest in a coordinating tray that holds small items safely from sink drains.
Armenian-American craftsman Michael Aram has taken many of his design cues from nature. For this piece, the trained painter, sculptor, and art historian looked to the gingko tree with its fan-shaped leaves. This hammered gunmetal toothbrush holder features a tree branch with a gold butterfly resting gently on it. The captivating design will allow your eyes to linger and your mind to forget that you’re even brushing your teeth.
Leave it to the family-run Etro to produce this engaging and vividly patterned toothbrush holder, which adds welcome frivolity to this twice-daily task. Known for their colorful patterns—especially the paisley—this Italian house has applied its vivacious prints to everything from men’s ties to home textiles. The feathers, flowers, snake, and butterfly motif on this Pleiade design harken back to the seven mythological nymph daughters born to Atlas and Pleione. Gazing at this cup transports one to another world, indeed.
This “wooden” toothbrush holder coordinates with a complete vanity set, including a canister, nesting trays, a tissue box, trays, a wastebasket, and a soap pump. The look of this porous material is designed for the wettest of rooms. The secret to the dark-stain Varadero collection from Pigeon & Poodle is that it’s made from banana leaf to resemble wood. The tropical plant is frequently used in construction materials, thanks to its water-repelling properties. Thus, achieving a dignified wooden look is possible with this decorative, durable material.
This clever double container is a master of disguise. Though it resembles a fine Italian Carrara marble, this Ducale toothbrush holder from Kassatex is acrylic. The effect is, at once, reflective of antiquity and modernism. Plus, the acrylic may be less susceptible to bathroom spills. The second container can house toothpaste, razors, or a bevy of brushes for an active home.
In a sultry smoke finish, this Jonathan Adler Hollywood toothbrush holder seems ready-made for Tinseltown-worthy illusions. The sleek, lozenge-shaped cavity gently cradles toothbrushes while catching extra water at the bottom of a toothbrush cup. (Plus, its transparency allows visibility for knowing when to clean it out.)
Acrylic saves the day when it comes to featuring this organic material woven from tropical palms in the bathroom. Rattan is naturally water-repellent. Still, it wouldn’t be practical as an untreated toothbrush holder that’s exposed to water. Encased in clear acrylic, this vessel allows for a tropical summer motif that sufficiently serves a purpose.
The Buoy dispels the notion that a toothbrush holder must be wholly enclosed to function. It’s made by Sin—a small, handcrafted pottery company in Brooklyn founded by former advertising executive Virginia Sin. The holder is formed from clay coils that nestle the toothbrush while standing up.
This gadget-centric Avari TS toothbrush holder uses UV technology to eradicate 99.9 percent of bacteria and germs that linger on bristles and lead to illness. (Fun fact: It can also be used to disinfect razors. Wall-mounted or on a stand, this streamlined case adds a futuristic vibe to any bathroom.
When it comes to pleasing minimalist sensibilities, Scandinavian design can’t disappoint. This Nova One toothbrush holder designer by Thomas Dudzinski for Zone Denmark will surely bring a zen sense of calm, transforming your bathroom into a spa-like experience.
This gold-finished toothbrush holder from Villari adds a touch of pizzazz to any bathroom. Inspired by peacock feathers, the elegant jar will make the act of toothbrushing into a frivolous and fun experience.
Damp conditions may sound like a foe to tanned cowhide, but Giobagnara Italy solves this potential conundrum. The unique, ridged leather casing in rich chocolate brown of this toothbrush holder is equipped with a non-slip, waterproof base to stay securely in place on your bathroom vanity.
For the ultimate luxurious bathroom accessory, this toothbrush holder in shagreen takes the prize. With a slender body, this luxurious, porcelain holder features a divider to accommodate multiple brushes and an irregular octagonal shape to boost its design quotient.