The 9 Best Handheld Bidets

Updated May 18, 2017 by Ezra Glenn

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We spent 41 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Ensure your personal hygiene is at its best -- from top to, ahem, bottom -- with one of these convenient and easy to use handheld bidets. Offering a simple installation, they will let you and your family stay feeling fresh after any bathroom activity, and provide a more sustainable and less abrasive alternative to toilet paper. They also come in handy for cleaning cloth diapers. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best handheld bidet on Amazon.

9. Kes LP907

With a solid brass construction and a high-pressure hose, the Kes LP907 is a great option both for cleaning out cloth diapers and for promoting general personal hygiene for all users. It comes with a T-adapter for simple toilet installation.
  • includes a wall mounted caddy
  • good value for the price
  • valve must be shut off between uses
Brand Kes
Model pending
Weight 1.6 pounds
Rating 4.3 / 5.0

8. Joy Bidet D1

The Joy Bidet D1 is modern and stylish in design, with a chrome-plated finish and a curved lever. A metal safety shutoff valve is built into its handle for easy control of the water pressure and flow, and it comes with a 12-month warranty should anything go wrong.
  • includes installation hardware
  • lightweight and easy to use
  • some units are prone to leaking
Brand Joy Bidet
Model D1
Weight 1.3 pounds
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

7. Aquaus 360º

For those who prefer an efficient and environmentally friendly cleanse, the Aquaus 360º easily connects to your shower head. It features a highly flexible hose that can handle high pressure and dual thumb controls for optimizing flow.
  • brass valve with ceramic seals
  • diy plumber-free installation
  • plastic handle feels a bit cheap
Brand Aquaus
Model ABS-360
Weight 1.6 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

6. Premium Bath Co. PB-2801

The square-tubed, hammer-like design of the all-metal Premium Bath Co. PB-2801 will look right at home in modern bathrooms. As an added benefit for DIY enthusiasts, it includes all the connections, hardware, and mounting materials you need to install it yourself.
  • corrosion-resistant connections
  • produces a gentle spray
  • tank mount tends to move around
Brand Premium Bath Co.
Model pending
Weight 2.2 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

5. SmarterFresh SS10H Sprayer

With its stylish rounded body and angular handle available in three finishes, the stainless steel SmarterFresh SS10H Sprayer makes just as lovely of an aesthetic addition to your bathroom as it does a hygienic one. It includes a tank mount for easy access.
  • ergonomic lever is easy to depress
  • installs in ten minutes
  • constant pressure will degrade valve
Brand SmarterFresh
Model SF-SS10H
Weight 2 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

4. Mafox Portable

For a travel-friendly option that requires no plumbing expertise or installation whatsoever, the Mafox Portable has you covered. Simply fill its soft squeeze bottle with water at your preferred temperature and direct the nozzle where you need it.
  • long angled nozzle for ease of use
  • discreet carrying bag
  • easy to rinse clean
Brand MAFOX
Model pending
Weight 3.2 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

3. Reege R-ESP Kit

A smooth-sliding pressure control knob integrated into the wand of the Reege R-ESP Kit makes it a great choice for those with sensitive rear ends. Its gently curved shape allows for easy, well-angled access when you're done with your business.
  • ergonomic finger grips
  • solid cast brass valve core
  • 4-foot stainless steel spiral hose
Brand REEGE
Model pending
Weight 1.5 pounds
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

2. Brondell PS-90 PureSpa

The Brondell PS-90 PureSpa works as a wall or toilet mounted unit. It features a sleek white design and is crafted from high quality materials, with a reinforced braided PVC hose and an all-metal T-valve that allows for easy water pressure adjustments.
  • includes two mounts
  • works well for cloth diaper cleaning
  • dual valves for leak protection
Brand Brondell
Model PS-90
Weight 16 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

1. Aquaus ABF-360ca Faucet

The Aquaus ABF-360ca Faucet transforms your bathroom into a haven of cleanliness without the cold shock of many models thanks to its warm water connection through your sink. Its ergonomic and comfortable design makes using it a breeze for the entire family.
  • connects to your faucet in seconds
  • allows for temperature control
  • ample 96-inch hose
Brand Aquaus
Model ABF-360
Weight 1.6 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

Next To Godliness

The problem with toilet paper is one of Goldilocks proportions. For most, it's not soft enough, leaving an already sensitive area vulnerable to scrapes and discomfort. For others it's too soft, tearing into tiny particles before ever doing its job. If you're among the lucky few, then after years of searching, you've found a happy medium. Still, the task of using the paper is itself an unsanitary one.

The handheld bidet, by contrast is a simple nozzle and hose combination that hooks up to your the faucet in either your sink or your shower, or it hooks directly into your water line, depending on which model you select. You can make adjustments to the water pressure either by adjusting the flow from your chosen water source or by manipulation of the nozzle itself.

The result is a highly controllable stream of water that does the vast majority of cleanup after you've relieved yourself. What remains is a passing visit with our old friend the toilet paper, more for drying purposes than anything else at this point.

Some folks think this is a waste of water, but by using a bidet, you'll drastically cut down on your consumption of toilet paper, which utilizes pulp from virgin wood and a tremendous amount of water in its production. What's more, less TP means fewer toilet clogs, reducing water consumption and saving you money on visits from the plumber.

Where The Hose Goes

I'm a patient man when I'm at the fair. I position myself a healthy distance from those games that rely on a line of players shooting streams of water at targets. Each target, when depressed by the water, pushes a button that causes a corresponding item–usually a stuffed animal–to climb up a pole. If your animal reaches the top of its pole first, you win. The more players playing at a time, the bigger the prize.

These games aren't rigged, per se, but some of the animals start ever so slightly higher up than the others. I watch a few games from a distance and clock the animals that seem to win the most. Then, I move in behind the winningest water gun and watch a few players work at it, examining the angle at which the water shoots out, which is never quite straight. After that, I sit at the gun and wait. I don't give the gamekeeper my money until there's a crowd big enough for the top prize. I take aim, and I win every time.

All of this is to say that no two handheld bidets shoot quite the same, but you can maximize your chances at winning by taking the time to investigate the differences from one to the next.

You want a bidet that's easy to install, and easy to use. Fortunately, all the bidets on our list meet these criteria, or they wouldn't be listed in the first place. How they install is a different story, however, and that will tell us the most about which belongs in your bathroom.

For example, if your bathroom is rather large, or if the toilet is detached in its own little water closet, then running a bidet line from your sink faucet is going to prove more problematic than anything else. Such a configuration would do best with a model that hooks right into the toilet's incoming water line.

If you're more concerned with getting clean in the shower and you don't have a removeable shower head–or you just don't want to use the same head down there that you use to wash your hair–you can install a bidet that hangs in the shower stall with you.

Finally, there's the consideration of appearance. It might not be the most important part of your decision, but if people are going to come into your house and see, or even use, your bidet, you'll want it to fit the decor of your bathroom as much as possible, so do keep that in mind.

Trickledown Bathroom Design

For some reason, no one seems to want to take credit for the bidet. Searching back through the annals, you'll find plenty of reference to the bidet itself starting at around 1710 in Italy. Many believe them to have been invented by French furniture makers much earlier than that, but the specifics elude us.

The bidets of those days weren't the hose-and-nozzle type we recognize in our own time. Those didn't come along until after 1900, when more significant improvements to indoor plumbing made them possible. These were more like a second chamber pot than anything else.

In the first chamber pot went, well, you know. The second pot was shallower and filled with fresh water for users to delightfully splash against their nether regions until they were satisfactorily clean, which, in those years, was a rather subjective term.

After those plumbing advances, the hosed bidet moved from the palaces of the aristocracy to the homes of everyday French and Italian citizens. Presumably because the Italians were late-comers to American shores when compared to the English, Germans, and Spanish, the bidet never quite caught on in the US. We can change that, though, one toilet at a time.



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Last updated on May 18, 2017 by Ezra Glenn

Ezra is a writer, photographer, creative producer, designer, and record label-operator from New York City. He's traveled around the world and ended up back where he started, though he's constantly threatening to leave again.


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