You may not use your bathroom much, but proper lighting is important. The appropriate bathroom lighting also depends on how you use the room. If it’s a retreat and a place to relax, you may want to install softer and more romantic lighting. A purely functional bathroom generally doesn’t need anything other than functional lighting. However, the lighting should be adequate for your needs; you don’t want to be shaving or applying make up in poor lighting. Keep in mind that older people may need stronger lighting to minimize the chances of falling. A dimmer switch is also ideal for the bathroom; it means brighter lighting in the morning when you’re getting ready for work, and more muted light in the evening if you want to relax in the tub. But nothing beats natural light; the more you have in your bathroom the healthier it is.