Best beauty apps for a makeup shakeup
Are you looking for practical beauty tips, the best beauty products based on user reviews or makeup that matches your colouring and skin type? If you know where to look, a beauty and makeup shakeup is only a tap and a swish away. The modern glamorous woman knows full well that mobile apps aren’t only about texting, getting a taxi on-demand or ordering food, appliances and fashionwear with one-tap. They are all-in-one guides to gorgeous-ness that fit neatly on a smartphone!
Here are three of the best beauty apps for a more naturally beautiful you:
The Plum Perfect app is a personalised beauty therapist built-in to your device. It’s a super smart mobile application that uses sophisticated facial technology to identify your key features, from your hair colour and skin type to eye colour and the shape of your brows. It’s a snap-and-save beauty app that analyses your selfies and then seamlessly provides recommendations as to which colour palette and makeup are best suited to you.
One of the stand-out features of Plum Perfect is its effortless functionality. You can literally “try on” different shades of lipstick, eyeshadow, mascara and hair colouring without parting with a penny… or venturing into a beauty store. You can even get instant makeup matches based on different scenarios that vary from the office and natural to glam and “going-out”. If you need a helping hand as far as makeup application is concerned, you can check out in-app tutorials by big-name beauty bloggers by clicking on the beauTV tab,
Once you’ve found the perfect look and saved your profiles, you can easily identify the products that have maximised your natural beauty. A quick tap of the fingers provides anytime access to a virtual “look and see store” that displays an endless selection of cosmetics and beauty products sorted in dozens of user-friendly categories and sub-categories. With Plum Perfect, you can find what you need to enhance your good looks in no time at all, and if you feel the need for a complete makeover it’s the easy way of seeing what actually works and what doesn’t as regard skin tones, colours and styling techniques.
Plum Perfect is free to download at the App Store and is compatible with iOS 9.1 and later.
Pretty in My Pocket
The Pretty in My Pocket app (PRIMP) is a reliable way to find high-end beauty products that actually deliver what they promise. It includes fashionwear and accessories, rated and curated by renowned fashion and beauty bloggers.
You can find what you need in-app or you can use the app to help you find the best possible product in-store. All you have to do is scan each item’s barcode with your phone and you’ll instantly be transferred to independent user reviews linked to the individual products. That means you really can make an informed choice as to what and what not to buy based on other women’s experiences.
There’s an Alternative Product finder that identifies listed items that are most similar to the ones you are looking for so that you can tap to buy to your heart’s desire on the mobile commerce platform. For those of you who like to be one step ahead have anytime access to the latest makeup and fashion tips and trends by the leading fashion and beauty bloggers.
Pretty in My Pocket app is really a community of gorgeous women who find and share premium products so that we can all look glamorous… all the time. The app is free to install at the App Store and is suitable for iOS 6.0 and later.
YouCam Makeup Magic Selfie Cam
The YouCam Makeup Magic Selfie Cam app is an innovative and versatile tool that has facial recognition to identify your facial features and an instant skin analysis that can help you achieve a clear and flawless complexion. Its dual functionality means you can try out a wide range of virtual branded beauty products on a series of selfies to find the new more beautiful you and apply real makeup in real-time and see how it looks in the “magic mirror”. It’s a true-blue beauty app that really does offer the best of both worlds.
If you’re a slave to celebrity gossip, need a helping hand when it comes to makeup application – or want a heads-up as to what’s hot and what’s not in the beauty and fashion industry – you can get the latest news, tutorials and tips delivered right to the palm of your hand. With the YouCam Makeup Magic Selfie Cam app you can make over your face, change your hairstyle and colour and even whiten your teeth to an intense dazzling shine. You can also up-style your images with cool accessories and share them on social media so that you and your friends have a series of polished portraits of the perfect more beautiful you.
YouCam Makeup Magic Selfie Cam is free to install at the Google Play and Apple app stores where it enjoys a host of positive user reviews. You’ll find plenty of in-app purchases to refine the UX.
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