The Shortcut

You Know What Your Bathroom Really Needs?

A light dimmer.

The arrival of winter means more of us will wake before dawn—and more of us will be subject to painful floods of light in the bathroom. The video above shows how to fix that and bring a little peace to your morning routine.

Correction, Oct. 27, 2014: Due to an editing error, this post misstated that the end of daylight saving time means the sunrise comes later. It comes earlier. 

Update, Oct. 27, 2014: This video has been revised to add a step to the procedure.