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When I’m doing makeup on my own time, I have this mirror from BBB that opens up, lights up, and has three different mirrors. When I’m doing tutorials, I have that mirror behind the camera so I can see I’m in frame (… and that the camera is still recording lol) so I end up using the Sephora Hello Kitty Tokyo mirror from whenever ago when I’m actually applying it!

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I do 90% of my makeup with a Hello Kitty/Chococat compact mirror I’ve had since I was in college. I also have a more proper light-up makeup mirror that I pull out when I need both hands

For applying face products, I use the bathroom mirror. For more detailed areas, such as eyes & sometimes lips (deep/bold shades, liners, etc.), I’ll use a small hand/table mirror, or the mirror in the palette.

My bathroom mirror is too far away from my face to see what I’m doing with my eyes but the light is perfect (and flattering for selfies). The floor mirror in my room is right behind all lights so I can’t see anything. The thing is it has wheels and I could move it about anywhere but nope, I’m too lazy.

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Usually I use the mirror in whichever compact of makeup I’m applying! Generally this ends up being the YSL powder foundation compact.

For on the go, I have this dinky little mirror compact that I got for like 1euro in an Ihr Platz or something. It has one normal mirror and one 2x mirror.

Much more important to me is just to make sure that I apply my makeup in natural light ( not, say, bathroom fluorescent light) otherwise I inevitably put too much on :- P
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I wish, but no. I just… struggle a little bit on my tip-toes to get a close look at my awkwardly high and small bathroom mirror. On the bright side, there is tons of natural light in this bathroom!

Let’s just say my old bathroom in my really old house needs some serious renovation work. Someday…. soon… I’ll keep dreaming.

I have a Conair lighted mirror that opens and has three mirrors. The main one flips to a magnifying mirror for tweezing. When I was first starting to wear make-up, I had to share the bathroom with my older sister and later, her and an exchange student. Needless to say, I didn’t get much bathroom time. So I have never really applied make-up in a bathroom, or even dried my hair in there. This has stuck to me to this day.

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I use a travel size mirror that has a zoomed out mirror and a zoom in one which is really useful for plucking my eyebrows. I normally used the zoomed out side for applying makeup and check it with the zoomed in side.

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I use the one in my bathroom (so like you said, nothing special) but I find I have a bear of a time using ANY other mirror. If I’m traveling? Forget it. It looks like I just learned how to operate eyeliner.
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I despise close up mirrors because it makes me feel bad about my pores haha.

I just use my bathroom mirror, but for precise application, I’ll open up one of my medicine cabinets so I can get closer and see at an angle, for example, for mascara.

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