6 Best Beauty and Makeup Apps

best_make_up_appsSince everyone has a smartphone these days, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there is literally an app for everything. There are even apps that will help any beauty guru or novice to make an even bigger splash in the beauty world. There are apps that can help you find the perfect look no matter what skin tone you have as well as apps that can find you the perfect hairstyle for that day’s weather conditions.

Pretty awesome right? Here are 6 of the best make up apps and best beauty apps for your iPhone and Android devices.

#1. – Makeup Genius by L’Oreal Paris

The Makeup Genius by L’Oreal Paris a makeup app that will allow you to virtually try on a slew of L’Oreal’s makeup products right from your iPhone or Android phone. All you have to do is take a selfie through the app, and then the app will scan 64 different points on your face to accurately apply the makeup to your face.

You’ll always know how a product will look on you without having to buy it first. You can even apply a full face of makeup so you can see which products and shades go well together.

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#2. – Mirror

Mirror is an app for your iPhone and Android phones that allows you to use your forward facing camera like a mirror. This app is for when you don’t have access to a mirror and you need to reapply your makeup last minute.

The app includes lighting elements as well as a great zoom so that you can really see what you are doing. There is even a night mode option that will allow you to use the mirror in the dark.

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#3. – OPI

OPI is an app that will allow you to try on a variety of different OPI nail polishes before you buy them. That way you can see what the polish will look like against your skin tone and what the polish looks like when it is on an actual nail versus just in the bottle.

While you don’t take a picture of your phone using the app, it does contain adjustable skin tone as well as the ability to change the nail length of the virtual model’s hand for accuracy of matching. You can test out any polish in the OPI line up. The app is for iPhones only.


#4. – Spruce

The Spruce app is by the company Spruce Health. It is available for iOS and Android devices. The app allows you to connect with a trusted dermatologist through your phone for those times you just can’t get to the doctor’s office. Just type up your problem or question and submit a few photos for the doctor to see. Your doctor will get back to you within 24 hours.

While the app itself is free, it does cost $40 for each virtual doctor visit. This covers, diagnosis, treatment plan, and a follow up visit after 30 days.

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#5. – Cast Beauty

Cast Beauty is an app that will give you beauty and hair recommendations all based on the weather for your area. Sign up for the app using your Amazon account. You will then need to answer some basic information questions so the app can get to know your skin and hair type.

Then the app will give you recommendations on what to use for your skin and hair based on the weather that you are having. You can even buy the recommended products right from the app using your Amazon credentials.

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#6. – ModiFace

ModiFace is one of the most popular beauty apps out there right now. It works for the iOS, Android and Windows phones. It is a system that makes it easy for you to try out different makeup looks. Want to see what the bold new trends would look like on you? It is as easy as pressing a few buttons.

You can snap a photo or use one from your phone’s gallery. Any cosmetic products you use for your finished look will be saved so that you can easily find them again. Trying out new looks has never been more easy now that you can do so from the comfort of your own home.

iPhone | Android