Whether for yourself or as a gift for the makeup lover, a makeup mirror is an excellent addition to the bathroom or vanity table. Here are the major types of makeup mirrors'''. '''Prices start at less than $10 and soar to $100+.
Once deciding on a type of mirror, whether it be for home use or for travel, you can then decide which factors are most important to you.
* '''If you are looking at a travel model, size is crucial. '''
** For everyday use, a small pocket mirror with high magnification will be the best choice.
** Dual-mirror models offer the best of both worlds.
** Because of their low cost, it won't matter if they are dropped, lost, or forgotten somewhere.
** Look for models that have scratch resistant casing so that they will continue to look nice or get one with a case of some sort.
** For weeks or months of travel at a time, a larger travel mirror with higher magnification is a better choice.
*** Typically mirrors of this size will be lightweight and have a magnification of around 10x.
*** The higher the magnification, the more expensive they will be.
*** You can easily pack one into your bag and use it at your destination.
*** These models rarely have a built-in lights.
* '''If you want to use the model at home, lights and magnification are necessary luxuries.'''
** Spending the money on a fullmirror/'>7x or greater).
** More magnification will cost more but it will give you a better view.
** Choosing a design you enjoy is important and so is picking a style that matches your décor.
*** Telescoping models are flexible to adjust to your seated height.
***suction backed mirrors.
** Make sure that they are fogless.