Smart mirrors for people who love beauty and skincare

Turn your bathroom a salon from a sci-fi movie.

makeup in front of a mirror
Mirror, mirror.Jamie Street via Unsplash

If you’re a fan of online beauty tutorials and glean inspiration from makeup artists, you know that getting the perfect look takes skill—and a lot of time. These smart makeup mirrors give you the lighting and magnification you crave, while keeping you entertained with your favorite podcasts and playlists.

Simplehuman Sensor Mirror Hi-Fi
Smart assistant controls. Amazon

Yes, it’s one of the most expensive makeup mirrors you can buy—but this Simplehuman mirror with 5X magnification is in a class of its own. From its sleek modern profile to a Danish-designed high-fidelity speaker, you might just fall in love with the design before you even experience its function. When you walk into the room and the sensor detects your face, the mirror greets you by lighting up. Their tru-lux light system is designed to render color with the accuracy of natural sunlight and you can control brightness with a touch bar and dim to a simulated candlelight setting. Alexa is built right in, so you can play music as you preen, ask for the latest news, and call up your local weather forecast. The Simplehuman app allows you to customize Alexa and your mirror settings for your preferred morning routine.

iHome All-in-One Makeup Mirror with 7X Magnification
Pore over your handiwork.Amazon

The silver nickel finish and shapely base of the iHome mirror gives it a distinctly futuristic look. High and low LED settings offer bright, full-spectrum light to pinpoint every detail of your face, especially when you have the dual-sided mirror turned to 7X magnification. Take advantage of the Bluetooth speakers to amplify makeup tutorials so you can follow along in real time, or use the built-in microphone to return calls as you blend your foundation. It’s definitely not just for makeup artists: Shaving, tweezing, and other personal grooming can be accomplished more accurately, all while you sing along to great tunes.

iHome Hollywood Vanity Mirror PRO
Vintage glamour meets modern technology.Amazon

Feel like a star of the silver screen with this 16-inch-long, 12-inch-wide smart mirror adorned with 12 rounded LED bulbs, even if you’re just meeting a friend for lunch. Create the perfect cat eye or brow for the club or workplace by choosing between four LED settings including soft yellow evening light or warm office light. Pair your phone to the built-in speakers and use Siri or Google Assistant to make hands-free calls, find tracks that fit your mood, or text a friend. You can also charge a USB device when the mirror is plugged in with its AC adapter, so you won’t run your phone’s battery down, no matter how long your glamour routine takes. A detachable magnetic mirror with 10X magnification is perfect for refining your look, without requiring you to gaze at every pore in your entire face in excruciating detail.