Beauty and Fashion Apps for iPhone for a New You

Beauty and fashion apps for iPhone and iPad devices can help you be more beautiful, help you get organized, and help you experiment with a new you. Making changes isn’t easy for me and changing things about my beauty and fashion routines can be worrisome. I’m always looking for ways to make my routines easier and to save time without sacrificing looking good. Thankfully, there are a number of beauty and fashion apps that can help make my routines easier.

Beauty and Fashion Apps for iPhone

Beauty and Fashion Apps for iPhone

  • Stylebook ($3.99) – Stylebook allows you to photograph your clothes, shoes, handbags, and accessories and then make collages of them to see how they would look together. No more worries about how your jeans will look with those boots or if that handbag looks right with that outfit.  You can even use their calendar feature to keep track of what you wear on different days so you don’t need to worry what you wore the last time you went to that event or out for coffee with your friends.
  • Coppertone My UV Alert (FREE) – I have very fair skin and I burn easily so this app is one of my favorites.  This app uses your location to inform you of the day’s forecast and UV index. It will suggest what sunscreen you should use based on that information and your skin type and you can set reminders for when you need to reapply it. This works great at the beach with the kids because I never remember when I last applied sunscreen.
Beauty and Fashion Apps for iPhone
  • GoodGuide (FREE) – I love trying new beauty products but I like to make eco-friendly choices. It can be tough to know what to believe from some companies advertising about their products. So many say they are eco-friendly but are they? GoodGuide lets you scan an item’s barcode and see how safe it is and whether it contains things like phthalates, parabens, and sodium lauryl sulfate that I like to avoid. It has ratings for over 170,000 products and gives you info on safe and healthy ingredients, animal welfare, human rights, climate change and more.
  • OPI Virtual Polish (FREE) – I enjoy trying new nail polishes but I hate buying a new polish only to put it on and see it looks terrible on.  Depending on skin tone, not all polishes will look great on all people.  This app lets you select your skin tone and then *try on* any OPI polish to see how it will look with your skin tone. You can store your favorites too so when you head out for your manicure you have record of what you want to try.
Beauty and Fashion Apps for iPhone
  • InStyle Hairstyle Try-On (FREE) – This is one of my favorites.  I’ve worn my hair in the same style for quite a while. Every now and then I consider changing the way I get it cut but I worry how I’ll look with a new style.  This app lets you select your favorite celebrity hairstyle and then see how it will look on a photograph of you. You can see I had fun checking out a new hairstyle.  Please excuse the fact that I have an awful cold right now and it’s not the best photo.
  • Touch Closet ($9.99) – If you seriously have more clothes, shoes, handbags or accessories than you can remember, Touch Closet allows you to create a virtual closet where you  upload your favorite clothes and create outfits for future reference. In the app, you can name, chose categories, and make a note when you’ve last worn it.   You can even make a flip book with all your outfits to check them all out.

Have you ever tried beauty and fashion apps for iPhone or iPad devices? Do you have a favorite that I haven’t listed here? I’ve really enjoyed playing with these.  The GoodGuide is one I plan on using over and over when I shop to make sure I’m choosing beauty products that are good for my, my family and our environment. Let me know if you try one of these and what you think of the beauty and fashion apps for iPhone and iPad devices I recommended.

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  1. The hairstyle one is really cool! I am always afraid to try new colors and styles because I have no idea what it will end up looking like!
  2. Sarah BB @ East9thStreet says:
    I haven't tried any of these apps but I think the Touch Closet would be cool! That would help me remember what I have in my closet when I'm out shopping.
  3. What do you have for Droid users? Especially the hair color one!? I would use that all the time since I am constantly changing my hairstyle!
  4. I just got my first smart phone! I will have to check into some of these. :) Also, like Leila asked...any for Droid {android? I am a newbie remember}?Dawn
  5. What a fabulous post!  Many of these would be so useful.  I really like the one for the hair color.  Thanks so much for sharing these tips.
  6. These are fantastic! It makes me wish I had an iPhone. I wonder if The Boy will let me download these on his phone. Hmmm...
  7. that app is really cool but I just can't get used to you with dark hair and bangs :)
  8. Thanks for the great list! My phone is full of my son's games and I don't have anything for myself! I like that InStyle Hairstyle one- I could have a lot of fun with that!
  9. What a great list - love the Coppertone UV one. I'm a skin cancer survivor, so I'll definitely be downloading it!
  10. I didn't know about the Coppertone app - that is perfect for me. We are swimmers and are always outside. I hate to get overexposed - thanks!
  11. twitted this today, 05/01
  12. Jo Ann Moffatt says:
    Oh, these are great! I don't have an iphone myself but both of my sons do. I am sure I can convince one of them to download something for me! I'll be borrowing their phone an awful lot because this looks like too much fun!

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