The Beauty Apps You Need Right Now

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Beauty and technology are more intertwined than ever before – from Burberry’s technology smart shops to Ralph Lauren’s 4D fashion shows, the fashion scene has become a thing of the future. Adding to this trend is the rise of beauty apps available for everyday use. With smart phones and tablets as commonplace in your bag as your lipsticks and eye liners, having the right beauty app is essential. These beauty apps will inspire, teach and save you time in your everyday routine.

Virtual Makeover by Modiface

Available for: Apple (iOS) and Android

The app that you’ve been dreaming of, Virtual Makeover does exactly what you think - simply upload a selfie and you’re good to go. Not only can you try out different mascaras, eye liners and lipsticks to your heart’s content, but also 40 different celebrity hairstyles to see what suits you the best. The advanced technology allows makeup looks to be lifelike including shine and glitter, as well as removing blemishes and spots to give you a real idea of what suits you the best. When you’re happy with your look, simply upload to Facebook to share with friends.

Think Dirty

Available for: Apple (iOS) and coming soon to Android

Not quite what the name suggests, Think Dirty helps you to identify the harmful and toxic ingredients in your beauty and personal care products. Just scan the barcode of your product and Think Dirty gives you easy to understand information about the product as well as its ingredients and cleaner alternatives. The app is simple and easy to use, enabling you to make better choices about what you use on your body.


Available for: Apple (iOS) and Android

Beautylish is the social network for everything beauty. Featuring beauty tips and tricks, new makeup looks, guides, tutorials, thousands of product reviews, the latest trends, celebrity looks and much more, this app will soon become an everyday essential. With its easy to use format and plethora of advice, you’ll be wondering why this was not a part of your life sooner.


Available for: Apple (iOS) and Android

More effective than using your phone’s front camera, Mirror adjusts the lighting and gives you the option to zoom to provide you with a handy mirror at all times. In addition to this, Mirror also allows you to freeze the image, and change the exposure settings for use during day or night. The amazing image visibility and resolution make this app your new must have.


Available for: Apple (iOS) and Android

Over the past few years, Pinterest has grown to become one of the major social networking sites with well over 70 million users, and is a goldmine for all things beauty. With users and brands alike posting their best beauty tips, tricks, tutorials and ideas, Pinterest may just become your new inspiration. As you whet your taste buds with more makeup looks than have graced the runways of New York, you will soon be bursting with creative ideas to try, and even whip up some of your own.

Which of these apps will become your new addiction? Pick up your phone and add insert a touch of glamour to your home screen!

By Iraj Waqar