It doesn't matter how many YouTube tutorials you watch to master the art of contouring or creating evenly winged eyes. If your lighting is off, you more than likely won't get camera-ready results. In order to create a flawless finish, you'll need toss out any unflattering lighting and ensure you're working in conditions that offer the best brilliance.
We've gathered our favorite tools that will give the dimmest areas picture-perfect lighting. From cell phone cases to elegant vanities, there are more ways than one to get flawlessly even coverage with every swipe. Scroll down to discover six lighting options that will change your makeup game.
1. Impressions Vanity Company Hollywood Glow Vanity Mirror
Give your vanity table the ultimate glamorous makeover with this chic mirror. It includes ten bulbs that are available with clear or frosted tints, plus a dimmer option to help perfect your makeup application.
2. LuMee Case for iPhone 6
Keep perfect lighting at the tips of your fingers with the LuMee Case. Its LED bulbs create a soft flattering glow, which comes in handy for illuminating photo and video selfies in poorly lit places.
3. Stellar Lighting Systems Webstar USB-Powered LED Ringlight for Webcams OV-120
You'll never forget to properly blend in your contour while using the amazing Stellar Lighting Systems. Their LED ringlights offer the same quality of lighting that professional photographers use, and the webcam holder is great for brightening up your Skype dates.
4. GE Reveal 75-Watt Energy Efficient Halogen Light Bulb
While natural daylight is the best option for applying makeup, if you're not lucky enough to have a sun-drenched room it's easy to replace all bulbs with the GE Reveal. Say goodbye to dull unflattering lights and swap in these halogen bulbs, which mimic the pure rays of the sun.
$10 for a pack of 4; target.com
5. OttLite Natural Makeup Mirror
Get the perfect lighting at your desk with this 5x magnification dual sided mirror. There are two light panels with natural illumination that will help you flawlessly dust on the rouge at any time of the day.
6. Glamcor Tec Multimedia Extreme with Selfie Function
It's no surprise that celebrity makeup artists are obsessed with this game-changing light. Not only does it offer adjustable, flattering lighting, it's also easy to pack up and travel with.