Still leaning over the sink to get *right up* to your bathroom mirror to do your makeup every day? Yeah, it’s time for an upgrade. Unless your bathroom has impeccable natural light at 7 a.m.(spoiler alert: very few do), you’re much better off using a mirror like this one.
The AirExpect Makeup Mirror has racked up more than 2,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, so we’re pretty confident in its abilities. The LED lighting—which has white, white and yellow, and yellow settings—has an adjustable brightness button so you can change it to mimicwhatever level of lighting you’ll be stepping into. (A bright afternoon outdoors? No problem. Dim dinner and dancing? You’re covered.) And the 90-degree swivel base allows you to ensure that your makeup is flawless from all angles. Bye, foundation streaks.
But perhaps the most impressive feature of this mirror is its smart design. It’s portable, not clunky, so it won’t totally overwhelm your bathroom counter or vanity. Plus, you can easily take it on vacay once you inevitably realize you never want to do your makeup without it again. Not only that, but the base has convenient grooves designed for resting your brushes and products while you work.
From makeup minimalists to makeup artists, everyone is obsessed. “The different lighting levels make for easy makeup application depending on the type of event you’re heading to, and the four different zooms really let you see everything you need,” one buyer attests.
“It’s beautiful, compact, easy to set up and easy to set aside,” raves another.
After reading all this, you might (understandably) assume that the AirExpect costs upwards of $100 like many of its high-end, Instagram-famous counterparts. But we have good news: This bad boy retails for just $36. As one customer puts it, “a freaking steal” considering its quality.
Makeup lovers, rejoice.
$36 at Amazon