In the average household, the bathroom mirror is used countless times each day. The bathroom mirror is used when shaving, applying makeup, hair styling and for that quick “do I have something in my teeth?” check before leaving the house.  When performing a bathroom renovation, careful thought is required when considering options for the bathroom mirror.

Recessed mirrored shaving cabinet

Large recessed mirrored shaving cabinet – bathroom renovation by Master Bathrooms & Kitchens

Although it may catch numerous reflections day in and day out, many homeowners neglect to use their bathroom mirror area to its full potential. Bathrooms are a room where storage is quite limited and can benefit from extra storage areas wherever possible.  This should be taken into consideration when renovating the bathroom.  The bathroom mirror is the perfect place to incorporate “face level storage” in the form of a mirrored shaving cabinet.

Shaving cabinets have come a long way from their boring and bulky beginnings. Shaving cabinets can now be found in a variety of styles and finishes, many with matching vanities and tallboys, complete with decorative shelving and under cabinet lighting.

Large mirrored recessed shaving cabinet

Large mirrored recessed shaving cabinet – bathroom renovation by Master Bathrooms & Kitchens.

For a more contemporary and sleek finish, shaving cabinets can be recessed into the wall cavity so when their cabinet doors are closed, it appears to be simply a mirror alone.

When performing a bathroom renovation, shaving cabinets can be custom made to perfectly suit your bathroom area. Shaving cabinets are also available in the very on trend round mirror option to complete a modern look.

Incorporating a shaving cabinet in your bathroom renovation adds valuable storage that is needed in small bathrooms where limited space for the vanity is available and is a perfect pairing for modern ultra sleek vanities that have little storage space. Regardless of the size of the bathroom or the style, taking the opportunity to add valuable storage space should not be neglected.

Large mirrored recessed shaving cabinet

Large recessed shaving cabinet with modern sleek vanity – bathroom renovation by Master Bathrooms & Kitchens.

Having a shaving cabinet also provides an area to keep items out of reach from little fingers, thus creating a more child safe bathroom. It also allows storage space that keeps regularly used items at eye level, right at your fingertips and frees up more space in the bathroom vanity for larger items.

By using smart storage tiered trays, the shaving cabinet becomes the perfect area to house makeup items such as eyeliners, lipsticks, makeup brushes etc. freeing up valuable drawer space in your vanity and keeps cosmetics organised. Add a toothbrush holder or even a simple cup or two and you have a spot for all your oral hygiene that is neatly stored away and protected from airborne bacteria.

So when renovating your bathroom, get smart with your bathroom mirror and incorporate face level storage with a shaving cabinet.

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