6 Vanity Mirrors To Add to Cart ASAPFebruary 11, 2019
Gone are the days when doing your makeup in the dim lighting of a bathroom is acceptable. Not only is it uninspiring (your makeup ritual should spark joy after all), it’s also a recipe for proverbial disaster. If you’ve ever slayed your makeup in a bathroom mirror only for it to look crazy the moment you step into the sunlight, then you can relate. In an effort to upgrade your battle station (that’s Reddit MakeupAddiction speak for vanity) and design a dedicated space for creating makeup looks, a good mirror is a must, whether you’re springing for a fully mounted mirror or one you can take with you on the go. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up the best of the best ahead — all of which offer great lighting and are loved by beauty gurus and makeup enthusiasts alike.
Peep our picks, ahead:
A fan-favorite and editor-approved pick, the Simplehuman mirror is beloved for its good lighting and HD glass. The mirror uses Tru-Lux light technology, which allows you to see subtle variations in your makeup colors. That means you’ll never walk outside unblended or with the wrong shade of foundation on your face. The magnified mirror can take some getting used to (you can see every mark and pore), but once you adjust — you’ll never be the same.
Whether you want to watch your favorite Youtube videos or listen to your fave playlist at full blast, this mirror is bluetooth enabled, so you can stream to your heart’s content. It also offers daylight-replicating LED lighting and a 360-degree swivel, so you can ensure accurate coloring and the ability to look at your makeup from every angle. It’s the sleek addition your vanity needs.
Perfect for doing your makeup on the go, the Tweezerman Adjustable Lighted Mirror fits in your palm and has three different lighting settings (warm-toned evening light, cool-toned bright indoor light and natural daylight). The mirror has a mini stand, too, so you can prop it up anywhere.
With one side offering a normal look at your makeup and the other giving a 7x magnified mirror, the iHome vanity mirror is great for both applying makeup and more detailed work like plucking your brows. In true iHome fashion, it’s bluetooth enabled, and has a mic and aux jack, so you can fully multitask while beating your face.
Another sleek option for your vanity, the Conair Black Chrome LED Mirror has LED Lifetime Lighting (meaning you never have to change the battery) and a 5x magnification mirror. It’s a great option for anyone who wants to do apply makeup up close for a truly flawless finish.
If you have a little more space, we recommend taking the Hollywood Glow Lite Vanity Mirror for a spin. The wooden base is detachable, so you can mount it to a wall but works as a freestanding mirror, too. It also has charging outlets, a dimmer, and LED vanity lights that replicate daylight, so you can feel like a Youtuber every day of the week (or any time you sit down to do your makeup).