Beauty at your fingertips

Beauty at your fingertips

Unsure of the product you're considering in a store? Looking for instant advice while dolling up? Try these apps and explore the world of cosmetics in ways that you didn't think possible be


Karen Ann Monsy

Published: Thu 12 Jan 2017, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Tue 17 Jan 2017, 2:21 PM

Skip the tiresome phone call - if all you want is a fuss-free way to make your salon appointment, this app comes to your rescue. From mani-pedis to blow-drys, all you have to do is select your service and your salon of choice; pick up to three ideal time slots for the same day or next day, and the app quickly displays confirmations from venues that accommodate you. Pick the one you want and boom, you're done. 
Sephora to Go
Where to start? This app has so much going on, it's an absolute must-have for every beauty addict. The Visual Artist feature, offering step-by-step makeup tutorials, is a winner - as is Store Mode that allows you to scan products and instantly read up on reviews and ratings. You can easily reorder past purchases while also getting early access to special offers and exclusive products. Knock yourselves out! 
Connect with thousands of beauty lovers and bloggers around the world to indulge your beauty vanity. If you need instant advice or want to share your latest obsession, this is the space for you. Stay on top of the latest trends, share your beauty tips with selfies that you can tag with products used, follow your favourite influencers, and find what you're looking for with advanced filters. 
Pretty in my Pocket
Your key to making smart purchases, PRIMP (yup, that's their 'aka') is all about equipping users with all the information they could need about a product - coming to them directly from a community of users and beauty experts whose advice is born of the tried-and-tested route. Get access to nearly "85 per cent of the beauty products in the market" and redeem a growing list of perks from beauty brands online.

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