Could you possibly make a mirror that would show how you look to a person in front of you instead of laterally inverting the image?

  • $\begingroup$ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-reversing_mirror $\endgroup$ Sep 19 at 11:37
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, it's called a non-reversing mirror. See wikipedia $\endgroup$
    – fulis
    Sep 19 at 11:37
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you! I had no idea about this, but that's really interesting. $\endgroup$
    – Firebirb
    Sep 19 at 12:01
  • $\begingroup$ Please consider writing a standalone answer so that this question will be useful to future readers without the need to follow another link. $\endgroup$
    – rob
    Sep 19 at 12:16

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As mentioned in comments, you can do this with a V-shaped mirror:

Wikipedia has an article about it: Non-reversing mirror.


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