Close-Up Beauty: The Best Makeup (and Shaving) Mirrors

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* Magnified mirrors make applying makeup and shaving easier
* Added light helps in dark bathrooms and bedrooms
* Can be a source of extra storage on cramped vanities

Last time we checked, which was yesterday, makeup isn’t cheap. Even if you keep your makeup routine minimal and only spend a few minutes in front of the mirror every morning, a bad mirror with poor lighting can not only create a situation that’s a waste of time (yours), but also a waste of money spent on makeup (yours again).

Makeup mirrors, with their additional lighting and magnification, can be game changer when it comes to makeup application, but that’s not all. Ever tried to pluck, tweeze or shave while bending over a vanity to get a close up view of yourself in the mirror? There’s a good chance that the moment you step outside and catch a glimpse of yourself in natural light, all the hairs you missed will suddenly have red flags pointing towards them.

Makeup mirrors come in all shapes, sizes, and storage abilities, and don’t have to break the bank to make your time and your expensive makeup and razors go further. Here are five makeup mirrors that will help you look your best.

1. Easehold 21Pcs LED Vanity Make Up Tri-Fold

The Easehold 21Pcs LED Vanity Make Up Tri-Fold is everything you want in a makeup mirror. The tri-fold mirrors can be closed when not in use to keep the mirrors clean and scratch-free. The mirror can be charged with a USB port, which keeps the LED light ready for your closeup. The mirror can twist 180 degrees and the base has extra storage for makeup or jewelry. What more can you want?

Easehold 21Pcs Led Vanity Make Up Tri-Fold

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2. Sagler Vanity Mirror

An elegant addition to any bathroom or bedroom, the highly-rated Sagler Vanity Mirror has a 1x and 10x magnification that will make applying your makeup a breeze. Customers love that it doesn’t take up much room on counter tops and is so clear that extra light isn’t needed when using it.

Sagler Vanity Mirror

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3. Anjou Makeup Mirror

The Anjou Makeup Mirror has 1X and 5X magnification and halo LED lights that can be dimmed with the touch of your fingertip. You won’t want to leave home without your mirror and you won’t have to. The 5X magnification mirror has a magnet that can attach to your larger bathroom mirror or go with you when you travel. The mirror has a USB charging port which you can keep plugged in or use cordless to decrease the cord clutter in your bathroom.

Anjou Makeup Mirror

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4. Fancii LED Lighted Large Vanity Makeup Mirror

Counter real estate in bathrooms is at a premium, which often stops people from buying makeup mirrors. With the Fancii LED Lighted Large Vanity Makeup Mirror, storage is added with the mirror’s base, which can hold makeup or other grooming products. The LED light can be adjusted to mimic natural and indoor lighting and if you forget to turn the light off when you’re done, the mirror will automatically shut off after 30 minutes. You already have enough to remember, like how to do the smokey eye tutorial you watched on YouTube.

Fancii LED Lighted Large Vanity Makeup Mirror

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5. Bestope Makeup Vanity Mirror

The Bestope Makeup Vanity Mirror is like a mirrored change room for your face. With 21 LED lights surrounding the 1X, 2X and 3X magnification mirrors that are visible at once, you’ll be able to see every angle at once. The 180-degree rotation of the base makes the mirror totally adjustable, which is great when you’re trying to get ready while having to share the bathroom.

Bestope Makeup Vanity Mirror

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