Absolutely Lush Lighted Makeup Mirror With Magnification

Last updated date: August 14, 2019

DWYM Score
8.3

Absolutely Lush Lighted Makeup Mirror With Magnification

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 66 expert reviews, the Absolutely Lush Absolutely Lush Lighted Makeup Mirror With Magnification placed 9th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note May 28, 2020:
Checkout The Best Makeup Mirror for a detailed review of all the top makeup mirrors.

Expert Summarized Score
8.0
8 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.8
915 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The dimmable touchscreen LED lights that dim as you press your finger on the touch-sensitive button to help you get enough light you need when applying makeup.
- 5 Product Reviews
March 25, 2019 | Full review
It is a high definition mirror surrounded by a bright ring of LED lights, cordless so it is lightweight and AAA battery powered (not included) but comes with a 1m USB cable.
- The Toilet Zone
The mirror is built very well. The base of it, which is removable, fits perfectly and is stable.
- New York Mag
February 25, 2019 | Full review
It is lightweight and cordless which allows you to get that perfect natural daylight wherever you go.
- Top Ten Review Pro
January 22, 2019 | Full review
The magnification power is 2X/3X. With high definition mirror and bright LED light provides mimic natural daylight that set as per your preference.
LED-lit makeup mirror with touch screen dimmable lights. Swivels 180. offers true image as well as 1x,2x and 3x magnification.
- BestReviews
It is highly versatile: The lights are dimmable as per surrounding light condition. You can play it on the table, wall, or on any other convenient surface.
- The 10 Pro
March 15, 2019 | Full review
The magnified confidence that comes with vanity Makeup Mirror with lights is fantastic! It features ordinary 1X magnification as well as 2X and 3X magnification for right and left doors.
- Best Selected Products
What experts didn't like
Lights blink when brightness is lowered
- The Toilet Zone
Base does not fold well for portability. May not stay angled properly
- BestReviews

From The Manufacturer

Easy to use on/off touch button doubles as a touch screen dimmer switch when you press and hold your finger on the small circle to achieve the perfect amount of light to touch up your makeup. Perfect Complexion With Clarity. The High Definition Vanity Mirror will show you every detail you want to see and every detail you want to hide from being seen! Find The Perfect Viewing Angle For You. Featuring 180° of swivel vertical rotation connecting the mirror to the base! Magnified Confidence. The Absolutely Lush Dimmable LED Lighted Makeup Mirror features normal 1x magnification mirrors on the main mirror and right door plus the left door is split between 2x and 3x magnification so that you can see every detail with ease! Portable Beauty Products. No matter if you are a growing princess or a modern woman, there's no denying the convenience of portability when it comes to making sure your makeup is just right at the touch of a button. Thanks to its battery powered cordless portability, the Absolutely Lush Makeup Mirror is ready to go wherever beauty is needed! Requires 4 x AAA Batteries (Not Included) or power using the included 1m USB cable! No Blemishes. If you're not 100% satisfied with your Absolutely Lush Lighted Makeup Mirror, contact us for a full refund or replacement within 30 days of purchase. Every Absolutely Makeup Mirror is covered by our popular 12-month warranty too!

Overall Product Rankings

Jerdon Tri-Fold 2-Sided Lighted Makeup Mirror, 5x
1. Jerdon Tri-Fold 2-Sided Lighted Makeup Mirror, 5x
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 8
Fancii 10x Lighted Makeup Mirror
2. Fancii 10x Lighted Makeup Mirror
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 8
KOOLORBS Makeup 21 LED Vanity Mirror
3. KOOLORBS Makeup 21 LED Vanity Mirror
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 4
Vimdiff Portable Lighted Vanity Mirror
4. Vimdiff Portable Lighted Vanity Mirror
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 3
Sagler Tabletop Vanity Mirror, Two-Sided Swivel
5. Sagler Tabletop Vanity Mirror, Two-Sided Swivel
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 3
Absolutely Lush Natural Daylight Makeup Mirror
7. Absolutely Lush Natural Daylight Makeup Mirror
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 7
BEAUTURAL 10x Lighted Vanity Makeup Mirror
8. BEAUTURAL 10x Lighted Vanity Makeup Mirror
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 8
DeWEISN Tri-Fold Lighted Vanity Makeup Mirror
10. DeWEISN Tri-Fold Lighted Vanity Makeup Mirror
Overall Score: 7.9
Expert Reviews: 8

An Overview On Makeup Mirrors

Everyone has preferences when it comes to morning routines. Some prefer to stand at the sink, while others like the convenience of sitting at a vanity. With a lighted makeup mirror, you can set up your own makeup station anywhere you want.

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The most important feature to consider when purchasing a makeup mirror is the light distribution, says Natalie Setareh, a makeup artist, beauty coach and the author of the book “Be Your Own Makeup Artist: Unleash Your Inner Beauty.”

“You want your makeup mirror to distribute light evenly around your face. This is extremely difficult to achieve with small, travel-sized lighted mirrors — many of which are smaller than the size of your face,” she says.

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Some of the best makeup mirrors feature adjustable lighting, which means you can get ready for the day based on the type of lighting you’ll be in. If you’re going out for the night, switch to dimmer lighting, but day mode will give you exactly what you’ll need to look great in direct sunlight.

“Do you wear makeup mostly during the day? If so, you’ll want a makeup mirror with neutral and cool-toned LED lighting. Why? This most closely replicates diffused daylight,” says Setareh. “If you are more a night owl and wear makeup for evening events, you may consider investing in a makeup mirror with amber or warm-toned golden lighting. Should you use a makeup mirror with cool lighting for an evening event, you may appear (in photos) that you aren’t wearing much makeup. Conversely, if you use warm lighting to apply daytime makeup, it may appear too ‘heavy.'”

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Another benefit of a makeup mirror is magnification. You can get a close-up look at your pores while you’re cleansing or your eyebrows while you’re tweezing. This is a service your regular bathroom mirror could never provide, and you’ll quickly wonder how you ever lived without it.

Side panels are also a valuable feature with some makeup mirrors. You can adjust these to give yourself a 180-degree view of your face. If you plan to use your mirror this way, look for one with a stand that lets you swivel the mirror for the exact angle you want. Whether you choose a one-panel or three-panel mirror, though, it’s important to pay close attention to the viewing area. Compare the one you’re considering to a mirror you already have to see what size will work best for you.

You’ll probably find that your need for a makeup mirror doesn’t stop when you go on vacation. In fact, it can be extra useful to be able to set up a makeup station wherever you are. If you plan to travel with your makeup mirror, portability is an important feature to search for while you’re shopping. But you may want to enjoy the viewing area of larger mirrors, so one that folds up for transport may be the best option.

Setareh also recommends looking for features like a makeup mirror that can be charged or used while plugged in — nothing is worse than a dead makeup mirror when you’re in a hurry.

DWYM Fun Fact

According to experts, natural light is best for makeup application. Yellow, fluorescent and rose lights are the worst. However, if you work in an office all day, you may want to optimize your makeup, especially if you have a big presentation where you’ll be under fluorescent lights in front of a crowd. If natural light isn’t available, the next best thing is white light, with a wattage of between 60 and 65. LED or Daylight Bulbs can give you lighting that more accurately reflects how your makeup will appear when you walk outside. It’s also important that you stand in front of the light as you’re applying makeup, not rely on the overhead lights that are typically found in bathrooms.

The Makeup Mirror Buying Guide

  • Most makeup mirrors have built-in lights, but one differentiating factor is adjustability. The Jerdon Tri-Fold 2-Sided Lighted Makeup Mirror comes with four settings: day, office, evening and home. This lets you apply makeup in the lighting that best mimics where you’ll be all day. The Fancii 10x Lighted Makeup Mirror imitates natural light, while the KOOLORBS Makeup 21 LED Vanity Mirror lets you adjust the brightness with one finger. The Vimdiff Portable Lighted Vanity Mirror uses LED lighting to provide extremely bright illumination.
  • The Fancii 10x Lighted Makeup Mirror is energy efficient, using 60% less energy than comparable mirrors.
  • In addition to lighting, magnification is a feature makeup mirrors often have that you can’t get with your bathroom mirrors. The Jerdon Tri-Fold 2-Sided Lighted Makeup Mirror features both 1x and 5x magnification to allow you to zoom in for extreme detail. The KOOLORBS Makeup 21 LED Vanity Mirror includes 1x, 2x and 3x magnification modes. The Fancii 10x Lighted Makeup Mirror and Vimdiff Portable Lighted Vanity Mirror both offer only 10x magnification, which can be useful for those who have vision issues.
  • If you want a full 180-degree view of your look, the Jerdon Tri-Fold 2-Sided Lighted Makeup Mirror and KOOLORBS Makeup 21 LED Vanity Mirror are worth considering. Both have two side panels to enhance what you’re seeing in the main mirror. The Fancii 10x Lighted Makeup Mirror is only one panel, but its square shape gives you a wider view than you’d have with a rectangular mirror of the same size.
  • It can help to be able to take your makeup mirror on the road with you. The KOOLORBS Makeup 21 LED Vanity Mirror and Vimdiff Portable Lighted Vanity Mirror are both relatively small in size, making them easy to pack away. However, the Jerdon Tri-Fold 2-Sided Lighted Makeup Mirror and Fancii 10x Lighted Makeup Mirror both fold, providing portability without sacrificing size.