Tips on Bathroom Vanity Lighting

Women these days have it far much better than their Neanderthal counterparts.  We get to enjoy primping ourselves in front of the mirror inside the comfort of our bathrooms.   Here, we put on makeup, comb our crowning glory and basically do everything which helps us set the tone for how we’ll look for the rest of the day.  But it doesn’t stop there.  Our prettifying experience can be made much more pleasurable by something as unassuming as bathroom lighting.

Using the right kind of lighting for our bathroom vanity helps us see things the way we should.  For instance, if we put just a single light over the mirror, this often results in shadows on the face and not enough light on the neck and lower part of your face.  To fix this, simply add a light fixture on each side of the mirror.  You can get a few pieces of Candice Olson lighting to do the job.

Be sure that there is no light directed to the mirror.  Take away any objects which may distract.  When you look into your mirror, you shouldn’t be able to see any other bright reflections.

Proper lighting does so much to the bathroom.  Choose wisely, and you’ll soon see things in a better light.


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  1. I always want a well lighted bathroom because I put my contact lenses on.

  2. Good tips. I can’t stand bathrooms with bad lighting.

  3. Mich of Mich Eats and Shops says

    Agree with this! Bad lighting is my biggest frustration when I’m putting on my makeup because the shadows make things look uneven even though they aren’t. Also I can’t do makeup tutorials at night coz of bad lighting :(

  4. I like my bathroom well-lighted, too. For makeup purposes, mostly. :)

  5. Great lighting is aesthetically pleasing as well as safer for everyone. At Quality Advantage we understand this. Check us out for your bathroom remodel.

  6. Truth! I love the lighting in my bathroom because it works wonders when I’m putting on my makeup. LOL.

  7. Proper lighting makes ALL of the difference when it comes to putting on makeup in the bathroom!

  8. christine robert @ sai baba speaks says

    Proper lighting is actually very important in any bathroom, and i love the moment when i put up my make-up in lighting..!
    Nice tips PEPPER!!

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