Most smart mirrors come with adjustable lighting – a great bonus feature to use the mirror for grooming, makeup and skincare in darkness. When shopping for smart mirrors, pay attention to the mirror’s standard lighting—some may be more warm, which is great for daily use, while some might have more white light that’s specifically designed for makeup application.
FAQs About Smart Mirrors
What is a smart mirror?
A smart mirror is a step above typical mirrors with added technical features. Some include anti-fogging technology, dimming technology, Bluetooth capability and the ability to check the time and weather. You can even use a smart mirror as a digital assistant and to give your recommendations on enhancing your beauty.
How much does a smart mirror cost?
The cost of a smart mirror depends on the size, features and brand. A table-top smart mirror may cost anywhere between $50-$200, while a larger bathroom vanity mirror may cost anywhere from $200-$700.
How does a smart mirror work?
A smart mirror uses a display monitor directly behind a two-way mirror. The display shines through the mirror to access all of its WiFi-enabled capabilities. Most smart mirrors are also designed with touchscreen functionality so you can directly control the monitor like your smartphone.
How do I install a smart mirror?
If you’re using a vanity mirror for your bathroom, the installation instructions should come with the mirror. Make sure you read the instructions thoroughly so you can place and mount it correctly. Most mirrors will also provide the hardware needed to install, such as plugs and screws.