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The Best Lighted Makeup Mirrors on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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And while we’ve written about lots of makeup mirrors before — including the best full-length mirrors, one writer’s favorite illuminating mirror, even the best makeup vanity tables — here, we’ve rounded up the best lighted makeup mirrors, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.

Best-rated lighted makeup mirror

Dozens of reviewers make note of how much easier it is to apply makeup with this lighted makeup mirror from Jerdon. “This is the mirror I use daily for makeup. I have purchased it three times in total,” one customer writes, adding, “The lighting is pretty strong but in a good way. It’s really good when tweezing or needing to see individual pores.” Another shopper says, “The lights are VERY bright and it’s a very large magnification. I can’t imagine anyone needing anything brighter or bigger than this.” Over 80 five-star reviews also mentioned the fact that the mirror has a convenient built-in outlet, like one who raves, “This is the makeup mirror to get people! I can even charge my iPhone from it as I am using my other outlet to pump. I have a whole little mommy station going and this makes me feel gloriously pretty as I get ready.”

Jerdon Tri-Fold Two-Sided Lighted Makeup Mirror With 5x Magnification

Dozens of reviewers make note of how much easier it is to apply makeup with this lighted makeup mirror from Jerdon. “This is the mirror I use daily for makeup. I have purchased it three times in total,” one customer writes, adding, “The lighting is pretty strong but in a good way. It’s really good when tweezing or needing to see individual pores.” Another shopper says, “The lights are VERY bright and it’s a very large magnification. I can’t imagine anyone needing anything brighter or bigger than this.” Over 80 five-star reviews also mentioned the fact that the mirror has a convenient built-in outlet, like one who raves, “This is the makeup mirror to get people! I can even charge my iPhone from it as I am using my other outlet to pump. I have a whole little mommy station going and this makes me feel gloriously pretty as I get ready.”

Best-rated (less expensive) lighted makeup mirror

This compact mirror is a favorite among reviewers who often travel, with many calling it the “perfect size.” “Finally a travel makeup mirror that is the right size, lightweight, and provides nice bright adjustable light. It’s perfect,” one enamored reviewer writes, adding, “I immediately placed an order for a second one.” Another shopper explains, “I wanted a portable mirror that was big enough, magnified, and encased that I could carry in my makeup bag daily. Teresa Lighted Travel Mirror was exactly what I was looking for … I love it so much I’m going to order two more for my mom and a spare one for me.” Reviewers were also generally impressed with the lighting and magnification, despite the mirror’s small size, like one owner who writes, “The lighting on this mirror can be controlled by pressing the circular button and has fantastic bright lighting. This mirror also has great magnification, which is always nice, so you can see better to put on makeup and pluck your eyebrows.”

Terresa Lighted Travel Makeup Mirror

This compact mirror is a favorite among reviewers who often travel, with many calling it the “perfect size.” “Finally a travel makeup mirror that is the right size, lightweight, and provides nice bright adjustable light. It’s perfect,” one enamored reviewer writes, adding, “I immediately placed an order for a second one.” Another shopper explains, “I wanted a portable mirror that was big enough, magnified, and encased that I could carry in my makeup bag daily. Teresa Lighted Travel Mirror was exactly what I was looking for … I love it so much I’m going to order two more for my mom and a spare one for me.” Reviewers were also generally impressed with the lighting and magnification, despite the mirror’s small size, like one owner who writes, “The lighting on this mirror can be controlled by pressing the circular button and has fantastic bright lighting. This mirror also has great magnification, which is always nice, so you can see better to put on makeup and pluck your eyebrows.”

And now for some micro-picks of every type of lighted makeup mirror you might be looking for.

Best trifold lighted makeup mirror

“The mirror is built very well. The base of it, which is removable, fits perfectly, and is stable. The light is really bright, which is awesome. It also folds up so that it doesn’t take up too much space,” writes one reviewer who bought it for their dorm and now have their suitemates borrowing it “all the time.” Lots of reviewers loved the space-saving trifold design, including one reviewer who explains, “The side mirrors can be folded in and that’s great for packing and on-the-go. This mirror is stylish and perfect on my vanity.” Reviewers also loved that the different sides of the mirror have varying levels of magnification. A reviewer who had a hard time shaving attests, “I use both the main mirror and the 2x and 3x side mirrors, and I can now easily see those rascally hairs, and shave them off. It’s still not easy, but at least I can see what I’m doing. Had the best non-professional shave I’ve had in years.”

Absolutely Lush Lighted Makeup Mirror

“The mirror is built very well. The base of it, which is removable, fits perfectly, and is stable. The light is really bright, which is awesome. It also folds up so that it doesn’t take up too much space,” writes one reviewer who bought it for their dorm and now have their suitemates borrowing it “all the time.” Lots of reviewers loved the space-saving trifold design, including one reviewer who explains, “The side mirrors can be folded in and that’s great for packing and on-the-go. This mirror is stylish and perfect on my vanity.” Reviewers also loved that the different sides of the mirror have varying levels of magnification. A reviewer who had a hard time shaving attests, “I use both the main mirror and the 2x and 3x side mirrors, and I can now easily see those rascally hairs, and shave them off. It’s still not easy, but at least I can see what I’m doing. Had the best non-professional shave I’ve had in years.”

Best lighted makeup mirror with touch-screen sensor

“The best thing about this mirror is the touch sensor, simply touching it turns on the LED lights, very cool and convenient,” raves one reviewer, adding, “The magnification of 2x and 3x are great. The mirror is battery powered, but it also works with a USB cable.” Another writes that they “love this mirror with the touch glass panel to turn the lights on or off. The magnifying mirrors are great, as well, to help in doing the finer detail makeup applications.” A third exclaims, “Me and my daughter love this mirror! It’s beautiful, easy to use, you can use the wire it comes with for the light or you can use batteries. It lights up so brightly. Makes me super nervous because you can see every flaw and every pimple. I have a perfect complexion and I actually never wear makeup but I bought this for my wedding and after buying it I know I’m gonna get one for my cousin too!”

Weily Lighted Makeup Mirror

“The best thing about this mirror is the touch sensor, simply touching it turns on the LED lights, very cool and convenient,” raves one reviewer, adding, “The magnification of 2x and 3x are great. The mirror is battery powered, but it also works with a USB cable.” Another writes that they “love this mirror with the touch glass panel to turn the lights on or off. The magnifying mirrors are great, as well, to help in doing the finer detail makeup applications.” A third exclaims, “Me and my daughter love this mirror! It’s beautiful, easy to use, you can use the wire it comes with for the light or you can use batteries. It lights up so brightly. Makes me super nervous because you can see every flaw and every pimple. I have a perfect complexion and I actually never wear makeup but I bought this for my wedding and after buying it I know I’m gonna get one for my cousin too!”

Best battery-powered lighted makeup mirror

Reviewers loved that this versatile mirror can be powered with either a USB plug or AAA batteries. “This mirror is sleek in design and is so very bright. It replaced my old Revlon make up mirror from the ‘70s (not kidding),” says one happy shopper. “I love the dimmer option and the magnification on the side mirrors is helpful for plucking problem areas. It has options to plug it in or use batteries.” Another reviewer exclaims, “The best part about this mirror is you can replace the rechargeable batteries. So even if the charging port breaks on this one all you need to do is use AAA batteries!” A third owner writes, “I love that you can connect with USB or use batteries for the light feature. Also, the mirror itself is not too big and not too small, so it won’t take up too much space on your desk/ vanity. I find the mirror to be great for everyday use.”

BeautyWorks Makeup Vanity Mirror With Touch Sensor

Reviewers loved that this versatile mirror can be powered with either a USB plug or AAA batteries. “This mirror is sleek in design and is so very bright. It replaced my old Revlon make up mirror from the ‘70s (not kidding),” says one happy shopper. “I love the dimmer option and the magnification on the side mirrors is helpful for plucking problem areas. It has options to plug it in or use batteries.” Another reviewer exclaims, “The best part about this mirror is you can replace the rechargeable batteries. So even if the charging port breaks on this one all you need to do is use AAA batteries!” A third owner writes, “I love that you can connect with USB or use batteries for the light feature. Also, the mirror itself is not too big and not too small, so it won’t take up too much space on your desk/ vanity. I find the mirror to be great for everyday use.”

Best lighted makeup mirror with 180-degree rotation

With over 1,000 reviews — over 80 percent of which are five stars —this lighted mirror gets top marks for its varied light settings and ability to rotate. “This is a really nice mirror. Super cool that you can charge the led like you would Bluetooth earbuds. Lights up great! Love all of the different angles for viewing,” writes one reviewer, who also says that the mirror is a great deal for its price. Another shopper who was skeptical at first admits, “It is easy to assemble and lightweight. The led lights are so bright and the multiangle with magnification makes it perfect for all aspects of my makeup routine. It does take AAA batteries or you can use the USB cable that comes with it.” A third reviewer sums up the mirror’s appeal like this: “This mirror is perfect. I love how thin it is and how bright it gets. I love that it angles up and down, so you don’t have to crouch or lean in to get coverage. It’s great that it can run on batteries or USB with a wall adapter.”

Wondruz Lighted Makeup Mirror

With over 1,000 reviews — over 80 percent of which are five stars —this lighted mirror gets top marks for its varied light settings and ability to rotate. “This is a really nice mirror. Super cool that you can charge the led like you would Bluetooth earbuds. Lights up great! Love all of the different angles for viewing,” writes one reviewer, who also says that the mirror is a great deal for its price. Another shopper who was skeptical at first admits, “It is easy to assemble and lightweight. The led lights are so bright and the multiangle with magnification makes it perfect for all aspects of my makeup routine. It does take AAA batteries or you can use the USB cable that comes with it.” A third reviewer sums up the mirror’s appeal like this: “This mirror is perfect. I love how thin it is and how bright it gets. I love that it angles up and down, so you don’t have to crouch or lean in to get coverage. It’s great that it can run on batteries or USB with a wall adapter.”

Best double-sided tabletop lighted makeup mirror

Dozens of reviewers said that this double-sided mirror was great for tweezing eyebrows. “I feel like I researched this product to death and everything I found was overpriced and mediocre. I’m so glad I took a chance on this one,” one reviewer admits, adding, “The light is plenty bright. I am able to use the 10x side to tweeze my eyebrows like a pro and the 1x side to apply makeup.” They also note that this mirror made makeup application easier: “It was much easier to find mistakes and check to make sure my foundation was smooth, my eye shadow was blended, and there weren’t any noticeable mistakes in my eyebrow contouring. The magnification side was perfect for plucking my eyebrows.” Another reviewer writes that the double-sided mirror “swivels, but it’s firm, so it won’t move on you while you’re looking in it. The magnification and lighting on this mirror are excellent.”

Mirrormore Lighted Vanity Mirror with 1x/10x Magnifying, 7.5 Inch Double Sided Mirror With Stand

Dozens of reviewers said that this double-sided mirror was great for tweezing eyebrows. “I feel like I researched this product to death and everything I found was overpriced and mediocre. I’m so glad I took a chance on this one,” one reviewer admits, adding, “The light is plenty bright. I am able to use the 10x side to tweeze my eyebrows like a pro and the 1x side to apply makeup.” They also note that this mirror made makeup application easier: “It was much easier to find mistakes and check to make sure my foundation was smooth, my eye shadow was blended, and there weren’t any noticeable mistakes in my eyebrow contouring. The magnification side was perfect for plucking my eyebrows.” Another reviewer writes that the double-sided mirror “swivels, but it’s firm, so it won’t move on you while you’re looking in it. The magnification and lighting on this mirror are excellent.”

Best lighted dressing-room-style makeup mirror

“This is a perfect vanity mirror! The lighting is plenty bright enough and yet is still dimmable. I bought this for a vanity mirror in our vacation home and I like it so much I want one in our permanent home,” writes one reviewer, who adds that she likes the lights so much, she sets a magnifying mirror in front of it when she needs more magnification. One reviewer does warn that “the lights are not dimmable,” they add that it “does not sway my opinion of the mirror. All in all, I think this mirror is great value for the money and definitely recommend this mirror to anyone that’s looking to revamp their vanity space.” Another enthuses, “I feel like a 70s movie star. It’s awesome and very easy to put together.”

Waneway Lighted Vanity Mirror with Dimmable LED Bulbs and Touch Control Design

“This is a perfect vanity mirror! The lighting is plenty bright enough and yet is still dimmable. I bought this for a vanity mirror in our vacation home and I like it so much I want one in our permanent home,” writes one reviewer, who adds that she likes the lights so much, she sets a magnifying mirror in front of it when she needs more magnification. One reviewer does warn that “the lights are not dimmable,” they add that it “does not sway my opinion of the mirror. All in all, I think this mirror is great value for the money and definitely recommend this mirror to anyone that’s looking to revamp their vanity space.” Another enthuses, “I feel like a 70s movie star. It’s awesome and very easy to put together.”

Best table-top-style lighted makeup mirror

“Beautiful” is a word used by dozens to reviewers to describe this lighted makeup mirror, including one who raves, “I can’t get over it! It makes my room pop for sure. The price is great and I love how there are no labels or writing like other ones have. It makes it look clean and expensive.” Another writes, “It’s so beautiful and classic, I’ve been in the market for one that’s not so pricey and for this price I couldn’t beat it. I absolutely love this mirror and it came with extra light bulbs in case some burnout.” And as a bonus, reviewers loved the extra outlet feature, as well as the light settings, like one owner who says, “I just can’t even explain how amazing this mirror is. The lighting is adjustable from ‘pretty bright’ to ‘surface of the sun’ to where you can see every pore of your face. It doesn’t take up a ton of space on my vanity, and the outlet on the side of the mirror makes the inevitable battery death during a Facebook live a non-issue.”

Chende Hollywood Makeup Vanity Mirror with Lights

“Beautiful” is a word used by dozens to reviewers to describe this lighted makeup mirror, including one who raves, “I can’t get over it! It makes my room pop for sure. The price is great and I love how there are no labels or writing like other ones have. It makes it look clean and expensive.” Another writes, “It’s so beautiful and classic, I’ve been in the market for one that’s not so pricey and for this price I couldn’t beat it. I absolutely love this mirror and it came with extra light bulbs in case some burnout.” And as a bonus, reviewers loved the extra outlet feature, as well as the light settings, like one owner who says, “I just can’t even explain how amazing this mirror is. The lighting is adjustable from ‘pretty bright’ to ‘surface of the sun’ to where you can see every pore of your face. It doesn’t take up a ton of space on my vanity, and the outlet on the side of the mirror makes the inevitable battery death during a Facebook live a non-issue.”

Best lighted makeup mirror with flexible arm

Reviewers gushed about the flexible, gooseneck arm on this magnifying, lighted makeup mirror. “The length of the gooseneck arm is the perfect length to span the counter from your vanity mirror to your face. The mirror itself is much larger than I expected, and the light is super bright but soft enough that it does not hurt your eyes and lets you see every hair that you might want to pluck,” one reviewer raves. “I have been looking for a gooseneck magnifying mirror that actually sticks to glass and stays put,” another reviewer admits, concluding, “So far, so good. Made well and the lights are a bonus. I am very pleased with this purchase and highly recommend.” And in one review simple titled “Happy” a reviewer explains, “The perfect mirror for my needs. The gooseneck is just the right length, the mirror the right size with no distortion, and the suction cup works as advertised.”

KEDSUM Flexible Gooseneck 6.8” 7x Magnifying LED Lighted Makeup Mirror

Reviewers gushed about the flexible, gooseneck arm on this magnifying, lighted makeup mirror. “The length of the gooseneck arm is the perfect length to span the counter from your vanity mirror to your face. The mirror itself is much larger than I expected, and the light is super bright but soft enough that it does not hurt your eyes and lets you see every hair that you might want to pluck,” one reviewer raves. “I have been looking for a gooseneck magnifying mirror that actually sticks to glass and stays put,” another reviewer admits, concluding, “So far, so good. Made well and the lights are a bonus. I am very pleased with this purchase and highly recommend.” And in one review simple titled “Happy” a reviewer explains, “The perfect mirror for my needs. The gooseneck is just the right length, the mirror the right size with no distortion, and the suction cup works as advertised.”

Best suction-cup wall-mounted lighted makeup mirror

Reviewers noted that this mirror is a great bet for those looking to upgrade their dimly-lit bathrooms. One reviewer, who bought one for both themselves and a friend, writes, “The suction works well on a clean mirror. The light illuminates your whole face allowing makeup application to be easy and precise. It has a ball swivel, so it adjusts practically everywhere too.” Another reviewer who applies makeup everyday writes, “My bathroom gets bad light and it’s hard for me to reach the mirror. So, this magnifying lighted mirror saves my life!” Several reviewers who have poorer eyesight also called this mirror a lifesaver, with one writing, “With age, I have become far-sighted which makes putting makeup on difficult without a magnified mirror (or glasses). I purchased this mirror for travel. It is slim, perfect for throwing in my suitcase without it taking up much room. The suction feature and illumination is great. It’s also a plus that I can move the mirror, allowing me to get ready without tying up the bathroom.”

KEDSUM 6.8” 10x Magnifying LED Lighted Makeup Mirror

Reviewers noted that this mirror is a great bet for those looking to upgrade their dimly-lit bathrooms. One reviewer, who bought one for both themselves and a friend, writes, “The suction works well on a clean mirror. The light illuminates your whole face allowing makeup application to be easy and precise. It has a ball swivel, so it adjusts practically everywhere too.” Another reviewer who applies makeup everyday writes, “My bathroom gets bad light and it’s hard for me to reach the mirror. So, this magnifying lighted mirror saves my life!” Several reviewers who have poorer eyesight also called this mirror a lifesaver, with one writing, “With age, I have become far-sighted which makes putting makeup on difficult without a magnified mirror (or glasses). I purchased this mirror for travel. It is slim, perfect for throwing in my suitcase without it taking up much room. The suction feature and illumination is great. It’s also a plus that I can move the mirror, allowing me to get ready without tying up the bathroom.”

Best hard-wired wall-mounted lighted makeup mirror

Reviewers loved this mirror due to the ease of installation, quality of finishes, and sensitive light sensor. “So happy to find this product! Completely wireless and SO easy to install. Comes with charger but it’s been almost three weeks and I haven’t had to charge it yet. Works as advertised and looks sleek on the wall,” concludes one reviewer. Another reviewer who “researched other options” before purchasing this one from Simplehuman writes, “I fell in love with this mirror right away (even though I’m a little bit traumatized by all the imperfections and hairs and other things on my face that I really never noticed before!) I love that the light goes off as soon as you walk away. I was also afraid that it would turn on every time I walked by, but it doesn’t — you have to get your face pretty close to the mirror for the light to turn on, which I think is great.” Another reviewer describes it as “a spendy mirror,” but ultimately concludes that it was worth the cost. “It’s very nicely made, with a high-quality mounting system that made it easy to install. It comes on as you get ‘into the zone’ to use the mirror, and shuts off pretty promptly when you move away.”

Simplehuman Sensor Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror

Reviewers loved this mirror due to the ease of installation, quality of finishes, and sensitive light sensor. “So happy to find this product! Completely wireless and SO easy to install. Comes with charger but it’s been almost three weeks and I haven’t had to charge it yet. Works as advertised and looks sleek on the wall,” concludes one reviewer. Another reviewer who “researched other options” before purchasing this one from Simplehuman writes, “I fell in love with this mirror right away (even though I’m a little bit traumatized by all the imperfections and hairs and other things on my face that I really never noticed before!) I love that the light goes off as soon as you walk away. I was also afraid that it would turn on every time I walked by, but it doesn’t — you have to get your face pretty close to the mirror for the light to turn on, which I think is great.” Another reviewer describes it as “a spendy mirror,” but ultimately concludes that it was worth the cost. “It’s very nicely made, with a high-quality mounting system that made it easy to install. It comes on as you get ‘into the zone’ to use the mirror, and shuts off pretty promptly when you move away.”

Best double-sided wall-mounted lighted makeup mirror

Older customers with poor eyesight especially appreciated the added magnification that this twin sided wall-mounted lighted mirror offers. “I’ve had for over a year and working great. The magnifying mirror is a good level for me. I’m over fifty-five and my close eyesight is not perfect anymore. Great for applying makeup and tweezing. You can see all your wrinkles, so prepare for that,” says one reviewer. “As I age, it is more difficult to put on makeup, pluck eyebrows, and all the fun stuff women do. It is convenient, attractive, and very helpful,” seconds another owner, who adds, “The mounting instructions were clear and easy to follow. The magnifying is something else! I’m not sure I wanted to know about EVERY flaw my face has. It has an attractive swing arm that allows me to move it and use it with ease no matter what I need to see.”

Conair Round Shaped Double-Sided Wall Mount Lighted Makeup Mirror

Older customers with poor eyesight especially appreciated the added magnification that this twin sided wall-mounted lighted mirror offers. “I’ve had for over a year and working great. The magnifying mirror is a good level for me. I’m over fifty-five and my close eyesight is not perfect anymore. Great for applying makeup and tweezing. You can see all your wrinkles, so prepare for that,” says one reviewer. “As I age, it is more difficult to put on makeup, pluck eyebrows, and all the fun stuff women do. It is convenient, attractive, and very helpful,” seconds another owner, who adds, “The mounting instructions were clear and easy to follow. The magnifying is something else! I’m not sure I wanted to know about EVERY flaw my face has. It has an attractive swing arm that allows me to move it and use it with ease no matter what I need to see.”

 Best portable lighted makeup mirror

This mirror was a big hit among reviewers who travel often. “Purchased for a month-long trip to Europe trip and loved it. It’s about the size of an iPad and I just packed it in my checked bag. Because it’s sturdy it stayed intact and didn’t break,” writes one reviewer. “Must-have product if you are at all concerned about your appearance. Every pore, every flaw is illuminated. This has even made my list of travel essentials,” writes another shopper. Reviewers were also satisfied with the adjustable stand, with one writing, “The stand allows you to use it upwards or sideways. This will fit in your overnight bag easily, so you will always have plenty of light for putting on your makeup I will be recommending to all my girlfriends.”

Jerrybox Lighted Makeup Mirror LED Vanity Mirror with Touch Screen Dimming

This mirror was a big hit among reviewers who travel often. “Purchased for a month-long trip to Europe trip and loved it. It’s about the size of an iPad and I just packed it in my checked bag. Because it’s sturdy it stayed intact and didn’t break,” writes one reviewer. “Must-have product if you are at all concerned about your appearance. Every pore, every flaw is illuminated. This has even made my list of travel essentials,” writes another shopper. Reviewers were also satisfied with the adjustable stand, with one writing, “The stand allows you to use it upwards or sideways. This will fit in your overnight bag easily, so you will always have plenty of light for putting on your makeup I will be recommending to all my girlfriends.”

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The Best Lighted Makeup Mirrors, According to Reviewers