With its slim, floating design, this modern makeup area offers a space-saving solution to typical vanities. Unique to most makeup vanities, the designer chose to leave the countertop at bar height, using a modern swivel stool for seating. The full-length mirror accentuates the sleek and modern accents, while making the orange vanity pop even more. Image courtesy of the National Kitchen & Bath Association
Rich variations of Calcutta gold marble, a wave of undulating mosaic tiles and polished nickel faucets exude luxury in this master bath. A digital shower system complete with stereo, mood lights and multiple showerheads amplifies the sense of luxury. Her vanity has a separate makeup area with lowered counter and additional storage is afforded with adjacent cabinetry.
Think outside the box with vanities in small spaces. Jo Torrijos, an Atlanta DIYer and stylist, created a makeup vanity area in her spa blue bathroom with a shelf that’s deep enough to hold the essentials. She used a small slab of inexpensive Silestone for the shelf.
A make-up area fills a cozy window nook in this home's master bedroom, as seen on HGTV's original series Brother Vs. Brother. In a whimsical design touch, a wide painted blue stripe wraps around the space.
This contemporary master bathroom not only features a double vanity sink area, but a separate makeup vanity complete with ample cabinet storage and a wall-to-wall mirror. Cedar wall paneling and a built-in fireplace lend an inviting vibe to the space, while white porcelain floor tiles keep the look clean and simple.
The functional guest bathroom houses two vanities that provide plenty of storage, while a makeup area with its own large mirror separates them and adds an extra space for guests to prepare for their day.
This sleek and simple bathroom features a contemporary white and marble double vanity with silver fixtures and a marble bathtub. A cut-out in the vanity reveals a small makeup area dressed with a chic standup mirror and glamorous accessories to match.
This neutral master bathroom features tall arched ceilings and all-over Venetian plaster paint, giving the space a grand look. Brown granite encases an oval drop-in bathtub, while neutral tiles cover the floor. The antique white vanity boasts ample room for a makeup area with a pull-out bench.
This master bathroom features a cherry vanity that has been elegantly finished with crystal knobs and a Carrara marble countertop. Two oval pivot mirrors are positioned above the vanity, along with a pair of globe pendant lights. Just under the windows is a makeup area, the perfect space for getting ready in natural light.
To make this Old World-inspired bathroom even more serene, designer Debra Campbell added a lower counter vanity for a cozy, fireside makeup area. Jerusalem stone countertops provide a sleek spot to get ready, while an arched window offers striking outside views. When not in use, the cushioned, bamboo stool can easily be stored underneath the vanity and out of sight.
Instead of a traditional vanity, this cottage style bedroom makes clever use of a Parsons desk for both working on a laptop as well as for putting on makeup. Flower sculptures play across the wall, adding femininity and charm, ensuring that this work area is anything but dull.
Upon entering SOMA Design Studio, clients are greeted by antique Chinese doors and a hot rolled daybed and sofa. This sofa is a part of the reception area, and its cushions are covered in burlap, which is consistent with the makeup of a traditional French mattress.