10 Hair and Beauty Apps We Can't Live Without

10 Hair and Beauty Apps You Must Download
ESSENCE.COM Apr, 10, 2012

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The I Love Your Hair app is great for times when you’re in need of a dose of inspiration for a new hairstyle or a bad hair day. The app allows you to filter photos in your news feed according to who is uploading near you or you can follow specific users whose hairstyles you adore. You can also sort by hair type, texture, color and length.

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Available for Apple iPhone iPod touch & iPad users iTunes.

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If you’re still sampling shades of polish color at the counter, then step into the new millennium with the OPI studio app. The portable Try-It-On Studio gives users a virtual look at how the hottest OPI shades appear on their own hands. By adjusting skin tone, nail length and more you can instantly try the newest shades without the trial, error & buyer’s remorse of yesteryear.

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Available for Apple iPhone iPod touch & iPad users iTunes.

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Available for Apple iPhone iPod touch & iPad users iTunes.

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The Color Me Stila app allows you to upload their own picture and try shades of Stila cosmetics. After finding your perfect fit, the app will guide you to your nearest Stila retailer so you can stock up at the makeup counter.

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Available for Apple iPhone & iPad users on iTunes.

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The Hairstyle Wizard is an app that transforms your hairstyle with dozens of celebrity tresses based on where you’re going & the kind of mood you’re in. Filled with celebrity inspired hairstyles from Jordin Sparks, Zoe Saldana, Viola Davis & more, this app gives you celebrity hairstyle options without the big celebrity stylist budget.

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Available for Apple iPhone iPod touch & iPad users on iTunes.

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We’ve all been challenged with finding the right shade of foundation for our skin. Luckily, L’Oreal takes the guesswork out of it with the MatchMaker by True Match app. Through a series of focused questions, the MatchMaker apps determines your precise true match shade, unique undertone (along with which celebrity shares the same undertone) and store locations closest to you.

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Available for Apple iPhone, iPad users on iTunes.
This app is also available on Facebook too.

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If you’re the beauty buyer that needs a little more personalized beauty service and likes to try before you buy, then the Mary Kay Mobile Virtual Makeover app deserves a download right away. This all-in-one app allows you to customize looks with endless combinations of shades for your eyes, lips, hair and more. Plus you can share your Mary Kay makeover with friends on Facebook, Twitter and email.

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Available for Apple iPhone and iPad users on iTunes.

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Leave it to Avon’s trendiest counterpart to bring you the latest advice & tips in seasonal beauty and fashion trends. The most recent update to their Mark app brings you the “IT” colors of the season for your eyes, lips and closet. With a knack for beauty & beyond, this app also gives users fashions trends that they can try from home.

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Available for Apple iPhone iPod touch & iPad users on iTunes.

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If you’re a die-hard beauty hunter that loves to shop within Sephora’s black and white walls, this app is for you. As one of the few apps that rewards its users with a free iPhone accessory upon downloading the app, it also offers free shipping for purchases of $50 and more. The “Today’s Obsession” tab keeps you updated with the latest & greatest in Sephora products that you can share with your friends via the integrated Facebook feature.

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Available for Apple iPhone iPod touch & iPad users on iTunes.

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Narrow down your chances of buying the wrong beauty and skincare products with the TotalBeauty.com app. This handy app lets you browse over 280,000 reviews on over 45,000 products quickly and easily. From department and drugstore brands to electronic beauty gadgets, the TotalBeauty.com app gives you all the reviews you need to make an informed choice before you buy.

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Available for Apple iPhone iPod touch & iPad users on iTunes.

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Before you get the urge to recolor your tresses for the summer, you must try the Hair Color by ModiFace app first. This unique app allows users a preview on what new hair colors await them before taking the plunge. All you have to do is upload a photo, select your hair length & choose your desired color. Within three clicks you have a preview of your new hair color that you can share with your stylist on your next salon visit.

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Available for Apple iPhone iPod touch & iPad users on iTunes.

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