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The Best Shower Curtains on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like pillows), but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed (that’s four-to-five-star reviews and lots of ’em) products and single out the most convincing. While we’ve written before about the best bath towels, an impressive shower filter, and even the best bidets on the market, here we’ve rounded up the best-reviewed shower curtains on Amazon for styling your bathroom. (Note that reviews have been edited for length and clarity.)

Best minimalist shower curtain

Maytex Water Repellent Fabric Shower Curtain

“I hate dirty bathrooms, and for some reason the shower curtain and I always seem to battle. The ones I’ve used in the past claimed to be washable, yet they never were the same afterwards. Enter this curtain. I love it. A lot. I love that I can wash it in warm or hot soapy water and it comes out sparkling white and smelling fresh. This curtain does an excellent job repelling water, and doesn’t fly around like its plastic counterparts do. I hated it when the curtain would touch me as I was showering. That doesn’t happen anymore. Yay!”

Best patterned shower curtains

Aimjerry Mold Resistant Fabric Shower Curtain

“I recently moved to a new home and was looking for a nice, basic, and fresh-looking shower curtain, and I found it! It fits well with the gray tonality of my bathroom. I haven’t experienced any mildew as of yet and it has been some months since I moved in and installed it. I’ve washed it a couple of times in the washer and it hasn’t affected its appearance, so I am happy with my purchase.”

Aimjerry Hotel Quality White Striped Mold Resistant Fabric Shower Curtain

“I ordered this for my new apartment and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the material and the pattern. The fabric is sturdy and water-repellent as advertised, and seems to be of higher quality than some more expensive options I’ve seen on Amazon and in stores. The decoration is also subtle and tasteful, and looks far nicer than most shower curtains, especially at this price point.”

Best polka-dot shower curtain

AmazonBasics Shower Curtain

“I was looking for a 100 percent polyester shower curtain that wasn’t gaudy or ugly. Most of the ones I saw online were pretty expensive and designs were never subtle. These dry off immediately after a shower, can be washed in the laundry, haven’t collected any mold or mildew in the six months we’ve been using them, and they look great! I’m pretty sure you won’t be able to find as nice a design for as reasonable a cost anywhere else.”

Best textured shower curtain

Wimaha Nontoxic EVA Shower Curtain

“This shower curtain is heavy and well-made. There are magnets on the bottom of the curtain, keeps it from flying up like some lighter curtains do. I was originally going to use it as a liner, but it looks pretty and brightens my bathroom on its own, so I may leave it as a stand-alone curtain. The pattern on the curtain refracts the light, so the curtain is not transparent. I like how it is mold-resistant and, because it is so sturdy, I am sure I can toss it in the wash without it tearing.”

Best boho shower curtain

Lush Decor Bohemian Stripe Shower Curtain

“I’ve received so many compliments from guests who have come by since putting up this curtain. It has made it easy to play with other restroom accessories (towels, soap dispensers, wall art, flowers, etc.) because there is no one color or design I have to stick with. It brought an ‘earthy’ feel to our bathroom and I love that it adds more character to that space. I usually have gone for more toned-down shower curtains and I feel the bathroom space has been very blah. With this shower curtain it feels like a bohemian spa.”

Best bright shower curtain

Ambesonne Yellow Decor Shower Curtain

“I love this curtain, it looks great! I do not need a liner as it repels water nicely and it dries quickly after bathing. I wash and dry my curtain with my bed sheets and it comes out fine. I wished I would have bought a fabric shower curtain a long time ago instead of the vinyl ones.”

Best ombre shower curtain

Creative Home Ideas Natural Home Ombre Textured Shower Curtain

“It’s really amazing how a simple shower curtain can make your bathroom look so much better. We just moved into our first apartment so we were able to start from scratch and we decided on a gray, black, and white theme throughout. It makes paintings and accent items pop. It really blows my mind how much better my bathroom looks with this curtain. It just pulled it all together and now I’m happy to show off my bathroom. Feels like home!”

Best waffle-weave shower curtain

JLA Home Inc. Spa Waffle Weave Striped Fabric Shower Curtain

“When I noticed people commenting this was a luxurious shower curtain with a spa-like feel I thought it sounded over the top because it was only a shower curtain. I purchased because I liked the design and the light aqua green seemed like a good fit for a bathroom. I was pleasantly surprised to find out this is a really nice shower curtain. The fabric is luxurious and the textured waffle sections make this curtain look high end.”

Best ruffled shower curtain

Lorraine Home Fashions Gypsy Shower Curtain

“We have a very small bathroom and I was worried this curtain would overwhelm the space, but it actually seems to open up the area and catches the light beautifully. It’s a bit sheer but has a decent weight so it falls nicely. I usually use a clear curtain liner but for this one I bought a solid white one and it gives it exactly the look I want. I can’t stress enough how much I love this curtain, it adds the perfect touch of flare to the simplicity of the rest of the bathroom. Wonderful curtain for a great price!”

Best tufted shower curtain

Comfort Spaces Cavoy Shower Curtain

“This shower curtain beat my expectations. For the price, I did not expect it to have such a luxurious feel. It looks like something you would see in a pricey hotel. The length is perfect and comes to the bottom of my tub. I will be buying another for my extra bathroom.”

Best kids’ shower curtain

Sunlit Alphabet Fabric Shower Curtain for Kids

“Very pleased with the quality of the images on the curtain. Letters, numbers, and animals have very sharp edges and vibrant colors. My son loves to say the letters or name the animals while sitting on the toilet (opposite our shower), so that’s been a bonus potty-training feature.”

Best basic shower-curtain liner

Amazer Shower Curtain Liner

“Wow! This liner is amazing. Beats the dollar-store stuff hands down. It has actual grommets so it won’t easily tear from the hooks. The thickness of the plastic is like three to four time thicker than any other liner I have ever had. There appears to be a couple extra inches on the end so that it wraps nicely around my tub, further preventing water spray from getting around it. All these amazing feature for less than $10.00.”

Best natural shower-curtain liner

Kent & West PVC-Free PEVA Shower Curtain Liner

“I wanted a PEVA shower liner that didn’t reek of plastic when I opened it. I have an infant and I give him baths in the bathtub, so I didn’t want something that smelled like chemicals. I was also looking for something a bit thicker than the usual liners. I really like this shower curtain. There are magnets on the bottom and the curtain is a bit heavier so it stays in place. What I liked best about it was that it didn’t smell out of the packaging. I was able to give my infant a bath the same day I put the curtain up without having to wash it. It’s a bit pricier than some of the other liners out there, but I’m glad I paid a bit more for this. I think it will last longer, too.”

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The Best Shower Curtains on Amazon, According to Reviewers