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The next time you go gaga over a gorgeous lip or smoky shadow look in your favorite magazine, snap a photo and upload it to Glamscout. In seconds the app identifies the makeup shades on the eyes, skin, and face with product matches from 80+ brands across various price points. For serious shoppers, there’s also an option to virtually try on the makeup by using your device’s camera as a mirror—so you can be sure your new lip look is exactly how you imagined it, before purchasing.
To give your selfie its full potential, YouCam offers digital makeovers with flattering filters, one-touch makeovers (from neutral to bold makeup), and a fully equipped hairstyle studio with the trendiest cut and color options. Try on looks created with top sellers from Laura Geller, Elizabeth Arden, and Ardell then easily snatch up the products to look just as good IRL.
For those of us who can’t quite find the right base shade, MatchCo creates a bespoke blend and sends it straight to your door—in days. All you need to do is scan a few images of your skin (on your cheeks, forehead, and wrists) using your cell phone and indoor light, and you never need to mix two shades of foundation again. Complexion perfection, indeed.
4) The Glam App
Founded by celebrity hair and make-up artist, Joey Maalouf (whose clients include the likes of Rachel Zoe and Molly Sims) and actress/blogger Cara Santana, this beauty on-demand app is the latest to add to your queue. The Glam App works with a variety of freelance stylists and artists offering hair, nails and makeup services delivered straight to your door. Whether you are looking for an updo, a manicure, or a blowout, you’ll be able to select your own stylist—and request them each time you need an at-home glam session. Currently available to use in New York, Los Angeles, Orange County, Dallas and Las Vegas, this is your ticket to A-List styling perks on any budget.
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If you’re in need of an at-home (or in the office) pampering session, the Priv app allows you to order a masseuse, personal trainer, yoga instructor, hairstylist, manicurist or makeup artist directly to your doorstep. Users can order multiple services at once and select their Priv professional through the app. Available in both New York and Los Angeles, the at-home services can be delivered in as fast as an hour or booked up to 48 hours in advance for the ultimate beauty indulgence.