Published at Sunday, August 05th 2018, 14:55:50 PM by Beth Copeland. Shower Curtain. Lastly, the opacity of a shower curtain is imperative. If someone wants a very opaque one to make sure their privacy is kept, or so that they can take a shower in dimmer light, there is a need for that type of curtain. If one does not mind what the opacity is and is just looking for the right color scheme or shape, then it is not as important. On the other hand, if a person wants a shower curtain that is translucent, so as to see what is going on in the bathroom as they take their shower, or so as to get plenty of light coming in through it, then it can be seen through needs also to be on the market.