Magnifying mirror is a dorm room essential

Magnifying mirror offers 5x magnificationA magnifying mirror is a must-have for any woman. But, as my daughter began to pack for her freshman year at college, I realized she won’t have room for a bulky, lighted version in her tiny dorm room. Nor can she install a swing arm mounted version like she has here at home.

The solution? A freestanding, makeup mirror from Oak Leaf Boutique.

This mirror is the perfect size for tight spaces (and really, what room is smaller than a freshman dorm room?). It’s only 6-inch across, so it will easily fit on a dresser or desk, leaving more space for books, essays, and homework (I hope!).

It’s also very lightweight. So, it will be easy to pack for the trip to school. And, it will be simple to move about the room, as well.

Finished in shiny chrome, the mirror has a swivel design and two sides. One is a regular mirror and the other is 5x magnification mirror. The 5x magnification is a must when trying to pluck eyebrows, line eyes, or apply blush evenly.

This mirror retails for only $12.99, which is a mere fraction of the $39.99 I paid not long ago for a wall mounted mirror. And, this mirror is so sturdy and well-made, it is sure to last her long past her college years.

To see other dorm and home essentials like K-cup holders, adhesive wall hooks, and LED fairy lights, visit Oak Leaf Boutique.

Now, if we could just agree on a dorm room comforter…

Your guide to a life filled with STYLE! Susan Conforte McNeill is a wife, mother, author, entrepreneur, Harper’s BAZAAR Style Ambassador and Cover Girl Ambassador. Susan Said…WHAT?! was named one of the Top 50 Beauty Blogs in the World by RebateZone.com in 2015. Susan is also the co-founder of the literacy organization Success Won’t Wait! Read more about her in Family Circle Magazine.

PHOTOS: Image used with permission by Oak Leaf Boutique.

DISCLAIMER: No financial compensation was received in exchange for this post. I did, however, receive a promotional sample of the Oak Leaf Boutique 5x magnifying mirror mentioned above in order to fully evaluate the product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers.

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