Beauty Gifts: Mirrors

We’re very fond of a stylish mirror that pops neatly into a handbag. It would be very cheering to take one of these mirrors out on, say, a miserable train journey to check your lipstick, lashes or powder situation (Southern Rail should really be dishing these out for free).

 

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The Kate Spade New York Telephone Compact Mirror is gorgeous (£31). Flip it open and practice saying “Kensington 341, please, operator” in your best Celia Johnson.

 

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We’re huge fans of Andrea Garland’s quirky designs, and she’s got a simple handbag mirror for £4 – a perfect stocking filler. If you love her designs but want something more substantial, there are flip-open compact mirrors from £30.

bagsy-mirrorFor those who prefer a more graphic design, this mirror from Bagsy, £12, opens to reveal one magnifying and one normal mirror.

 

velvet-open-350x435Finally, for a larger portable mirror that’s fantastic for students, festivals and so on, the Magic Mirror (from £39) can be hung to provide a full length view, folded into a pyramid for applying make-up or opened out into a three section vanity mirror. A brilliant gift for anyone who travels regularly.

Debra Brock
Debra Brock is co-founder of salihughesbeauty.com and a contributing writer.
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  • Jackie Gunner

    The Kate Spade is brilliant, and the Magic Mirror ingenious. Loving this series Debra. *thumbs*

    • Debra Brock

      Thanks J x

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