As we age, we get better about stocking our pad and making sure we've got the important, functional stuff and not too much else. It just comes with having more years to figure out what you'll use, trip over or ultimately wished you hadn't wasted the money. Besides, that's what a wedding registry is for.
Only truly advanced (I'm talking super sensei level) homekeepers have the bathroom essentials whittled down to the basics, with just the right amount of extra niceties thrown in to make it both functional and a teeny bit fabulous. Now, every person, and bathroom, has a specific set of requirements and preferences, so take this list as it's intended — to be a guide to get you started on the path to your own version of pure bathroom bliss.