Lighted Magnifying Mirrors

Lighted magnifying mirrors make it possible to see yourself better for a cleaner shave, a precision lipstick application and a styled hair.

As one's macular degeneration progresses the need for more magnification and more light becomes more important - even in the bathroom.  

lighted magnifying mirror

This macular degeneration aid can help with putting on and taking off make-up, styling hair, tweezing, shaving or other grooming tasks.

Make your morning routine a bit simpler and look put together by actually seeing what you look like before you walk out the door.  These mirrors range in price from $25 to over $200 and come in many different styles - pedestal, wall mounted and lighted.

Magnification power ranges from 2x - 10X with different power sources and a wide variety of finishes. Features to consider are:


Not all lighted magnifying mirrors have the same brightness or type of lighting. The two most common types of lighting people are a circular fluorescent bulb which features no shadows and the light is evenly distributed and the other is bright LED lights. 


Wall mounted, pedestal style, with or without a flexible gooseneck

Magnification Power

Magnification power ranges from 2x - 10X. Flip over the mirror for stronger magnification.

The Power Source

Power sources can be battery operated, electric cord or some wall mounted mirrors are hard wired.


Finishes come in gold, silver, chrome, nickel, and bronze

Viewing Size

Mirror sizes range from 7" - 10" in diameter

The larger the magnification, the smaller the viewing field. If you are selecting a higher magnification, purchase the mirror with the largest viewing field. 

Quality of Mirror

Higher quality mirrors are distortion free which is imperative for those with macular degeneration.

Check this 10x magnification one from Amazon:

7.5 Inch LED Makeup Mirror - 1x/10x Magnifying Double Sided Mirror With Stand, AC Adapter Or Battery Operated, Natural White Light, Cord Or Cordless

A distortion free optical quality mirror for better clarity and a diffused ring light from LED's to minimize the shadows make this lighted magnifying mirror a great aid for your personal care routine.

It can swivel 360 degrees so you can adjust it to any angle for putting on make-up, shaving or tweezing.  Move it to any spot in your bathroom as it is dual powered.  For use with batteries place 4 AA batteries into the battery compartment. 

9.5 Inch LED Lighted Magnifying Makeup Mirror, 1x/10 Magnification, Nickel Brushed

Travel Makeup Mirror

You still need to do your hair and make-up when traveling so bring this travel makeup mirror with you - along with some extra batteries.

It won't take up much space in your suitcase as it folds down to just 1".  This travel makeup mirror uses 8 bright LED lights that circle the mirror which illuminates the entire face.  Be aware that it is only battery powered so as the batteries start to die the lights start to dim so bring extra AAA batteries.  It uses 3 AAA batteries.

Floxite LED Lighted Travel 10x Magnifying Mirror

Lighted magnifying mirrors make your morning routine go easier when you can see yourself better.

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