Need a little wardrobe advice? Want to keep up on beauty trends? Answers, tips and inspiration from the professionals are just a click away! We went on a hunt for the hottest apps that deliver the 4-1-1 on smart style. Here are our top five picks:
Makeup trends, product reviews, beauty news, and advice are all in the palm of your hand on Beautylish. Download this app for advice on everything from proper tip etiquette at the salon to how to get the best beauty sleep. We especially love the tutorials like how to make a sock bun, salon-quality DIY pedicures, and mastering perfectly tousled hair.
Sephora to Go
Stay on top of the hottest colour and fragrance trends, and get tips and insight on the essential tools every woman needs in her makeup bag. Have fun exploring an interactive gallery of user-generated inspiration photos, complete with get-the-look info. Then, take that inspiration straight to our team of experts at Sephora in St. Vital Centre and let them help you take your beauty game to the next level.
Download this app for instant fashion advice and inspiration. Pose is Instagram for fashionistas - users snap pictures of themselves in their outfit-of-the-day and share their “pose” with followers. Get inspired by the looks everyday people pull together - Pose captures modern street style from around the world.
Think of the Stylebook app as your personal online stylist and closet organizer. First photograph your clothes, shoes and accessories. Stylebook then sorts your closet, creating style collages and outfits to try. Play dress up with your wardrobe and figure out what works and what doesn’t.
Cost: $3.99 USD
Every woman has regretted that impulse nail polish purchase. This app eliminates buyer’s remorse. Test all 800 of OPI’s shades using this handy app (yes, that pun was intended) configured to your skin tone and nail length. Get a virtual manicure and sample shades like ‘I Am Not a Waitress,’ ‘Dating a Royal,’ and ‘Up Front and Personal.’
Get the look! Here’s the shopping list for our casual look above:
Top: Reitmans, $36
Cardigan: Smart Set, $45
Distressed capris: American Eagle Outfitters, $59.95
Jewellery - Le Chateau (all): necklace, $25; bracelet, $19.95; earrings, $6.95; ring, $9.95