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More than 5,000 beauty lovers swear by this £20 light-up mirror

Transform your routine with this gadget that delivers a clear, well-lit reflection every time

Sarah Young
Friday 12 February 2021 17:36
<p>This dressing room staple has been called a ‘must-have’</p>

This dressing room staple has been called a ‘must-have’

You might have a make-up kit overflowing with the very best foundation, concealer and pore-perfecting powder, but if you’re attempting to apply all this under the barely-there glow of a dim bathroom light, it’s safe to say your finished look will leave much to be desired. Cue streaky bronzer, wonky eyebrows and a base that’s two shades too dark.

Poor lighting can completely derail your look and, since we’re not all blessed with a home full of natural light, the solution is rather simple: invest in a light-up mirror.

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Upgrading your standard tabletop version for one that comes furnished with LED lights is the best way to achieve flawless make-up every time, and nowadays there’s no shortage of options.

However, they can come at a considerable cost, with some of the most expensive styles setting you back around £200.

But, according to thousands of Amazon customers, you don’t need to spend a fortune to transform your beauty game.

Designed with high-quality lights that burn bright, and a 10x detail zoom mirror, beauty lovers have extolled the virtues of the Waneway lighted make-up vanity dressing table mirror, which costs a bargain £19.99.

The mirror has earned a 4.4-star rating, with more than 5,000 reviews that have propelled it to become the top model in Amazon’s countertop vanity mirrors category. While some have called it a “must-have”, others say it has completely changed the way they apply their make-up, with one customer attesting: “I assumed this was probably going to be a disappointment due to the price. Boy was I wrong! I about blinded myself with the LEDs, you could probably light up a whole room without the need for a big light! So bright.”

Another added: “I think this is a great product, especially for the price. It’s a bargain for such good quality, I would definitely recommend!”

You can adjust the brightness of the lights by touching the mirror

Having the right light to get the job done is an absolute must, so if your vanity table needs some illumination, this could be just the tool you need. Here’s everything you need to know about Amazon’s bestselling mirror.

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Waneway lighted make-up vanity dressing table mirror

This 12-inch mirror features 24 LED lights that the brand claims closely simulate natural sunlight to provide you with a colour-correct environment for flawless make-up application.

It also has a smart-touch dimmer switch that turns the lights on or off and adjusts their brightness according to the time of day. Even better, the mirror features a memory function, which means you can save your favourite setting for future use.

The mirror can also be tilted to deliver the perfect viewing angle and the handy, detachable 10x magnification mirror can be used for everything from inserting contact lenses to expertly applying eyeliner and tweezing eyebrows.

Unlike most table mirrors, this one is powered by four AA batteries, making it an excellent choice for anyone who likes to travel, or move around the house while they’re getting ready.

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