From finding the perfect lipstick shade to correcting your complexion in a photo to hooking you up with a neighborhood stylist, we’ve rounded up the best apps to help keep you looking your best.
This digital makeup and photo retouching app can take you from hot mess to just plain hot in mere seconds. Designed to make you look like a model thanks to the magic of digital, Perfect365 – OneTap Makeover has more than 40 million users and is the top photo and video app in 67 countries. Lighten dark circles, lengthen your lashes and take advantage of hundreds of other ways to put your best face forward. Be sure to check out “Today’s Look” for a new makeover every day based on the latest trends and styles.
In need of a blowout or makeup application, like, right now? GLAMSQUAD is designed for exactly these beauty emergencies. This on-demand beauty service, available only for iPhone, lets you book a new look in a matter of minutes or up to 10 days out. Just download the free app, select from a variety of prices and styles (including “New Romantic,” “Bombshell” and “Editor”), input your info, and a fully trained stylist will be dispatched directly to your door.
Selfie-lovers rejoice! Not everyone has the time and budget for a plastic surgeon, which is why BeautyPlus is so amazing. Designed to enhance your natural beauty, this free app lets you remove blemishes, slim your jaw line, or highlight your eyes with just one touch.
If you love to experiment with makeup, Modiface Virtual Makeover offers big league play. This app puts professional quality tools in the hands of anyone thanks to sophisticated virtual makeup technology and advanced facial recognition software. Simply upload your headshot and apply a variety of different makeup shades and styles. Afterwards, the app tells you what products were used and how to buy them.
Even procrastinators can look amazing thanks to Beautified, which gives users access to same day services for everything from Brazilians to blowouts with the very best salons and stylists in NYC, LA and San Francisco. Even better? Because they’re last minute, they’re often deeply discounted. Featured in Vogue, Wired, Women’s Health and many others, this free app has an inviting and intuitive user interface.
If you’ve ever tried to pick the right shade of makeup without professional help, you likely have a drawer-full of unflattering and unused lipsticks, blushes and eyeshadows. Never make that same mistake thanks to Plum Perfect. Inspired by facial recognition technology, this app assesses your skin tone and undertones, eye color and hair shade to make product recommendations. Skip the hard sell at the cosmetics counter and download this free app instead.
If you spend your life in an eternal quest for a better complexion (and who doesn’t?), you won’t want to miss Beautiful Me, which can help you finally find the perfect foundation thanks to near-psychic detective abilities when it comes to understanding your skin tone and finding the right products. This free app can even track changes in your skin over time.