Photo: Chaunte Vaughn

Beauty lovers who are constantly on the go know the struggle of having to do makeup in less-than-favorable situations (i.e. the back of a taxi, half naked in a gym locker room or in a hotel bathroom with horrible lighting). The resulting makeup look is generally a little haphazard, with some room for improvement. So next time, instead of struggling to use the selfie side of your phone camera to assess the damage, opt for a compact mirror that lives on your person at all times.

Forget those boring, branded mirror compacts you acquired years ago (and never, ever actually use) and click through to see seven of our current faves. Whether you’re in need of one for yourself or want to buy ‘em for all your friends, there are plenty of options for everyone.

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