Bathroom mirrors sometimes function as makeup and shaving counters. Because if this, good lighting plan and implementation is important, especially if the bathroom does not have ample sunlight coming in. This is a common dilemma for those living in apartment buildings, condominiums and rented places where you're not lucky enough to have bathrooms with good, natural lighting.
More often, a bathroom mirror with three lighting fixtures is ideal. Two
bulbs are to be placed on each side of the mirror using wall brackets
and another directly on top of the counter or wash bowl. Use warm
lighting hues for the top light and daylight bulbs for the side. This
combination will give you ample blend of brightness and natural light
effect to illuminate your natural skin tones - very important when
applying makeup. Remember that bad lighting can also result in bad
looking makeup. For men, a badly-shaved face.
Unless someone in the household is knowledgeable enough to do this project, better hire an electrical contractor to set it up.
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