By . Bathroom Light. At Monday, July 23rd 2018, 07:03:41 AM.
The bathroom vanity is where lighting needs to be the most strategic. We want to minimize unwanted shadows and be able to have full frontal illumination while looking at ourselves in the mirror. We should be able to see clearly what we're trying to tweeze and crimp while up against the mirror. Lighting coming in from the side from a wall sconce coupled with modern bathroom vanity lighting totaling at least 150 to 250 watts is usually adequate. With lighting mounted directly above the mirror, there should be some additional reflected light from the mirror that will even out the light. It's always good to start the day off feeling positive about the way we look and balanced, reasonably strong bathroom lighting goes a long way in helping us achieve this.
There are usually multiple lighting fixtures that are used in bathrooms these days. It is due to the fact that the bathrooms are quire spacious and require one lighting just above the mirror so that there is no shadow casting or reflection from the light, one used for the flush area and separate one for the shower zone.
The bathroom light must be clear, with controlled intensity and not bright. What ever lighting you choose, it must work with the furnishings, mirror and other decorative pieces placed in the bathroom. A classic style bathroom must have mirrors with elegant frames and shaded lighting bodies . For modern design choose mirrors without frames, spots placed strategically so that the light is not too bright.