Bathroom Lighting Fixtures—Additional Lights to Include in a Bathroom

One of the best key elements for a beautiful bath room design is lighting. Aside from the very common and usual general lighting offered by overhead lights, there are also several other types of fixtures that needs to be incorporated in the bath room for that soft, ambient, and comfortable feel. Each fixture creates a layer of illumination that can function for grooming, self-care, and/or relaxation.
When you think about home lighting, think about those that need to be placed around the mirror or the vanity area. Shaving, makeup application, washing, and other facial care will need the best lighting possible. From the many selections available in the market today, the choices can range from a fixture with a single bulb to multiple bulbs. There are also lights that can be installed at just any area or part of the bath room.
For those who want to save some cash over their already expensive electric bills, there are several bathroom lighting fixtures in the market today that are marked with Energy Star to indicate that such products have wonderful energy saving abilities. These lights are known ton only consume ¼ of the energy consumed by a regular fixture. They are also good at light distribution. These lights can appear as scones and other types that are suitable for bath room use.
A traditional fixture for bath room usually includes three to four lights that are lined together to the same electric circuit. They are commonly seen as frozen glass globes that resembles a round vase. These lights can either have globes that faces up for a wider casting of light upwards or globes that faces down for below light casting. They are available in pewter or brass finishes in the form of layered wall scones as well.
Bathroom light fixtures of the contemporary type are much simple but extremely functional. They can widely vary as great art deco to a more discreet style. They usually have matte to nickel plated finishes giving them a clean and sparkling look. They can also include several arty lampshades with frosted glass cover of different sizes and shapes to appeal many homeowners. One of the most popular choices also includes boxed in lights for a more modern look. On either side of the mirror, single scones will make a wonderful choice for easy distribution of light over the face thus avoiding casting of shadows all over the working and grooming area of the bath room.