Overhead lighting is fine and everything, but sometimes it can be a little too bright. Personally, I always prefer to layer my lighting and create warmer and cozier feeling spaces, but unfortunately, I have *very* limited plug sockets in my rental, which makes having lots of lamps dotted around feel like an impossible feat.
So when it comes to layering your lighting and using lamps rather than an overhead lighting source, I know that the struggle is seriously real. Sigh. But, the good news is, that there's a solution.
Unless you’ve been living off the grid, you’ll know that recently remote-controlled lighting has been trending on TikTok. And, let’s be honest, it’s easy to see why we’re all head over heels in love with the no-cable, remote-controlled lights trend when it comes to lighting our small apartments.
Firstly, the aesthetic appeal is a serious cut above — I mean, who wants wires trailing everywhere? Certainly not me. But, aesthetic appeal aside, the cable-free, remote-controlled lighting trend is also super popular with those of us who have a limited number of easily accessible power sockets.
What is the TikTok lighting hack?
Luckily for those of us with limited power outlets, there’s an ultra simple solution: battery-powered lights.
As a TikToker showed in her video, it’s a piece of cake to swap out traditional bulbs for a battery-powered alternative that can be turned on via remote control. It's quick, easy, and effortlessly simple.
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These battery-powered puck lights (that come with an ultra handy remote control) are ideal for easily re-creating the trend. They're pretty much the same as the ones in the video, and they work just as well. I've been testing them out and so far am seriously impressed. Worth the spend? I think so.
Who knew you could buy rechargeable light bulbs? These LED bulbs, which come with a handy remote control, are a really great option if you've got a lamp you love but no plug socket within reach. And, get this, these bulbs can be easily dimmed or brightened as needed.
Prefer a rechargeable puck light? Then this set of two LED pucks is a great buy. They can be easily charged via USB (so no need to worry about buying batteries). Plus, they're dimmable, making them ideal for mood lighting in bedrooms or living rooms. There's a handy remote included, too.