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Editor’s Picks: Top 10 Lights for the Bathroom

Every bathroom deserves the best lighting possible. We’ve rounded up our favorite bathroom lights for your inspiration. From ceiling to vanity, here are ten of our favorite bathroom lighting ideas.

Ceiling Lights

For overall ambience in the bathroom, nothing beats the all-around light created by a good overhead ceiling light.

Boxie Ceiling Light from TECH Lighting

With its streamlined look and understated style, the Boxie Ceiling Light is suitable for any bathroom. This perpetual favorite is also rated for wet locations, so it can safely go inside a shower as well as anywhere around it.

Plus 0630 Ceiling Light from VIBIA

Still streamlined, but with a softer round form. The Plus Ceiling Light is an award-winning design created to replicate the look and light coming through a real skylight.

Zeppo Semi Flush Ceiling Light from Astro Lighting

Softer still, the Zeppo Semi Flush Ceiling Light has a clean, cloud-like look. Its semi flush mounting drops it down a bit and gives it a more substantial presence in bathrooms with slightly taller ceilings.

Bath Bars

All the light you need, no waiting. Specially designed for creating a sleek, cohesive look across the top of a mirror, certain bath bar designs can now be installed along the sides as needed.

Stix 32-Inch LED Bath Bar from SONNEMAN

Boasting a slim and minimal style, the Stix LED Bath Bar is ideal for modern bathrooms with a clean and contemporary feel. The LED light provides ample illumination in addition to being eco-friendly and energy efficient.

Lofty 3 Light Vanity Light from Varaluz

The Lofty 3 Light Vanity Light combines hard and soft in an elegant and sophisticated way. The industrial modern look is achieved through its hand-forged recycled steel frame, dark-stained wood accent, and exposed bulbs.

Artemis 900 LED Bath Bar from Astro Lighting

The Artemis 900 LED Bath Bar has a slim, linear design that makes it sleek, modern and great for contemporary bathrooms. This modern vanity light gives off the perfect amount of flattering task light for getting ready in the morning.

Wall Sconces

For versatility of function and decorative design, nothing beats a wall sconce on either side of a vanity mirror.

Monocle Wall Sconce

If you want to add a touch more glamor to your powder room, the Monocle Wall Sconce is an ideal choice. A pair of these in a satin gold finish flanking a mirror creates a sophisticated space. Plus, the lamp head of this bathroom wall light can be rotated 360 degrees to direct light just where it’s needed.

Elf1 Bath Light from Illuminating Experiences

Classic and sophisticated, the Elf1 Bath Light is part of a series of bathroom lighting that’s ideal for pretty much any style bathroom. With its bright, diffused light, this bathroom sconce works quite well on either side of a vanity mirror.

Darci 16 Two Light Wall Sconce from Besa Lighting

The soft and simple style of the Darci 16 Two Light Wall Sconce includes gentle curves and plenty of vibrant light for proper grooming. A versatile wall sconce, it can be mounted both horizontally and vertically.

Celesse Wall Sconce or Ceiling Light

If you want to make a grand decorative statement in the bathroom, the Celesse Wall Sconce will definitely get you there. Its sculptural, celestial form is designed to make an impression–and it provides plenty of light, as well.

Find out more about these fixtures and many other options available on our bathroom lighting page and more inspiration in our Bathroom Lighting Ideas center.

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