Smaller than sinks and often less expensive, hand basins are an essential and practical hygienic option to install in toilets when they are not in the bathroom. Here is some information to guide you in your choice. Where to find these small sinks? You will find them at mainstream retailers like Lapeyre , Castorama or Leroy Merlin . Bathroom specialists also offer them as Jacob Delafon or Decotec (in Aubade area ). On the practical side, handwashes exist in different forms. Minimalists, you will find bowls sold alone to which the valves must be added. But if you don't have the soul of a handyman, turn to ready-to-use washbasins . The dimensions of the handwash bowls measure on average less than 30cm in diameter . The total dimensions of handwashers are then variable but rarely exceed 30cm in depth for 50cm in length. In terms of style, there is a wide choice. Of course you will find handwashers with classic shapes and rounded in columns. But there are more and more varied forms, such as bowls attached to a small piece of furniture for a more contemporary style or hand basins resembling small cubes… The materials are varied. The ceramic dominates the offer but there are also glass , of wood , of the resin , of PVC… As for the colors, they multiply and alongside traditional white, there are flashy hues like purple , the red where the orange . There are also black in a chic spirit or bowls transparent . For very small spaces, note that there are also corner hand basins " space saving "to install in the corner of the room. Finally, on the price side, count at least 30 euros for a single basin without fittings, around 70 euros for a basin with a slightly more studied design (without the fittings), around a hundred 'euros for a ready-to-install model and up to several hundred euros for the most sophisticated models.