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Updating to an iPhone 6? Why not update your beauty apps while you are at it? + WIN

Nowadays, your beauty regime doesn’t have to stop when you leave your bathroom mirror. With your iPhone in hand, you can gain access to the best beauty apps out there and work on your style even when you’re on the go. With the release of the new iPhone 6 – we think its time to take a look at the best beauty apps of the season.


1. Think Dirty – Your non-toxic shopping guide (Download here)


The Think Dirty app is the easiest way to learn about the potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics and personal care products. It’s an independent source that allows you to compare products as you shop. Just scan the product barcode and Think Dirty will give you easy-to-understand info on the product, its ingredients, and cleaner options. Check out all of the buzz around this app here.


2. OPI – Virtual Hand (Download here)


This app allows you to “try on” every single nail colour that OPI has available, from sheer neutrals to brand new collections such as the . Frivolous? Maybe, but it’s crazy-fun — and it’s a whole lot easier than painting a test nail.



3. Calm – Beauty starts from within (Download here)


Features include seven guided sessions, various background sounds, and a variety of calming images. Consider it meditation 101.



4. Hair Expert by Schwarzkopf (Download here)


Schwarzkopf Professional introduces the new Hair Expert App which will take your salon service to the next level. Hair Expert is a holistic tool offering state-of-the art hair diagnosis for individualised hair care that fits every hair’s needs.


5. @Mirror – A mirror on you iphone (Download here)


Be always ready and breath-taking with the help of your iPhone and iPad! With its front camera you will always have a pocket mirror at hand and even the possibility to take a closer look on any small detail with the digital zoom included in @Mirror



6. Beautiful Me (Download here)


Beautiful Me is a new mobile app that enables instant detection of a user’s skin profile. Using a collection of Facebook or uploaded photos the app measures the changes in a user’s facial features, makeup, aging and hair to help them better understand their own skin and suggest the best products for users to purchase. Features Include: Ability to find out your true skin tone and undertone, and what foundations are best for you, detailed skin analysis based on your photos, the ability to obtain detailed statistics about your makeup usage, including your preferred lipstick, blush, and eyeshadow colours, customised product recommendations, skin ageing report and ageing analysis and a detailed hair report and hair colour suggestions.



7. MakeupAlley – Unbiased product reviews (Download here)


MakeupAlley is a beauty app that every woman needs on her phone. With this app, you will never again buy a makeup product you are dissatisfied with. MakeupAlley is a free app that gives you access to over 2 million product reviews, so you can get unbiased, honest opinions on a variety of different products before you buy them.


8. LoveMySkin – do something good for your skin now (Download here)


Some of the best beauty apps are the ones that make you think about your beauty routine right now. LoveMySkin is a $1 app that lets you keep track of suspicious moles or freckles. Having this app will keep you vigilante and sun safe, and will alert you to any changes. Another great app that’ll make you think is HourFace. Purchase this app for only $3 and see your face morph into the face you’ll have in the years to come! Seeing your face at 80 years old might be the beauty incentive you need.


With all of these apps, you can now digitise your beauty and take your beauty routine on the go with you. Get great advice, tips and incentives with all these beauty apps!

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Beauty Editor

A coffee addicted, YouTube obsessed Libran, I absolutely live and breathe all things beauty! I love to try new products and find myself switching things up regularly, as I continue on my ultimate quest to find the perfect flawless base and skin-care regime.

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