What are the best beauty apps for Android?

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    #1Beautylish

    Beautylish
    Choose from thousands of makeup reviews, hairstyles, nail designs, braids, beauty tips and makeup tutorial videos to get inspired. You can also buy the products you need to create your looks.
    Websites

    Free

    Andrea Ford
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "Beautylish is one of the best beauty apps out there. I can see reviews of the product and if I like it, I can order right from the app. The visuals are beautiful. I had an issue with a mascara I purchased and their customer service was wonderful, my item was replaced easily with out effort or hassle. They also offer flex pay so you can pay in installments"
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    #2L'Óreal Makeup Genius

    L'Óreal Makeup Genius

    This L'Óreal Paris makeup tester will help you discover new makeup and cosmetic tips while creating the perfect selfie to share it to all your social networks. Create your own style using this virtual makeup try-on app. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Sean Gomez
    Written on November 8, 2017
    "My girlfriend wanted to take better looking selfies, so I looked far and wide and found this helpful app. She started applying makeup differently and looked like a whole new person! Unfortunately, she wanted the pictures for her new tinder profile and she left me soon after..."
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    #3Pretty in my Pocket

    Pretty in my Pocket

    Pretty In My Pocket (PRIMP) will help you discover new fashion trends and beauty tips! It's main goal is to help women discover their style and what can they do to look like they had always wanted to. It provides both clothing and makeup products, which can be easily purchased using the app.

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Apps

    Vishal Kadam
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "It's like Pinterest, but in app form hahah. I learned some tips on here, but honestly, i think you can't contain all fashion advice in one app. It's still useful for women but I don't find much use for beauty apps tbh."

DID YOU KNOW?

Gone are days of going to the Sephora store to actually swatch all the shades of makeup! L' Oreal has really stepped up its game! Did you know that through their beauty app, you can virtually test on their make-up products? The L'Oreal Makeup Genius app works like a video camera app that lets you move your face--smile, smirk, pout--while the makeup look stays on you. Whether you want a tropical summer day makeup look or a deep smoky eye look with that winged eye-liner, you can definitely try them on. Thanks to ever-evolving technology for transforming the beauty industry. We now have virtual hair and makeup apps!

Well, perhaps one of the biggest nightmares of most ladies is splurging on foundation only to get the wrong shade. This is especially true when the shade swatch is too far from the color payoff of the product. And what is even worse is when they spend on high-end makeup products, because they are totally expensive! Anyway, while L' Oreal takes pride in pioneering a make-up app, there are a lot of other useful beauty apps that you can utilize. There are some that will help you score an appointment in your favorite salon so you won't have to fall in line and wait for your turn. There are also apps that will give you the best natural skincare products that suit your skin type. And if you are on a tight budget, there are even makeup tutorial apps that let you explore your creativity!

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    #4MakeUp by Modiface

    MakeUp by Modiface
    Makeup is an app that takes virtual makeovers to a whole new level with state-of-the-art cosmetics colors, makeup simulation, and makeover effects.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Frank Cole
    Written on June 26, 2018
    "A lot of in-app purchases means one doesn't get the app one might expect. It works well enough, but it has rather complicated controls. It can give you a good idea of what some makeup can do. "
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    #5YouCam Makeup

    YouCam Makeup

    This app you will be able to know how that makeup would look like in you, using the camera from your phone and taking a picture of your face before applying the makeup. You will also be able to test hairstyles and eye shadow palettes.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Joyce Hill
    Written on March 7, 2019
    "Youcam is definitely one of the best beauty apps to download on my phone. It's really adaptable and I can easily add makeup that suits my face :)"
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    #6ULTA Beauty

    ULTA Beauty

    ULTA Beauty is an online beauty shop that features cosmetics, make-ups, fragrances, skin care, and other beauty gifts. This site also offers salon services, beauty tips, skin care routines, and other make-up must-know.

    Websites

    Michelle Meyer
    Written on March 7, 2019
    "Ulta beauty's android app for beauty and makeup has gotta be the most versatile and user-friendly app i've tried. It's really easy to browse beauty tips and products all in one app!"
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    #7MakeupPlus

    MakeupPlus

    MakeupPlus is the perfect virtual makeup try-on app developed by Meitu for iOS and Android devices. The beauty app allows users to do live makeup, change hair colors, browse looks from beauty gurus, and more.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Sharon Russell
    Written on March 7, 2019
    "Makeupplus totally is THE PERFECT BEAUTY APP in every aspect!! :) I can add makeup to my face and even change the color of my hair to see which one can suit me "
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    #8You Makeup Photo Camera

    You Makeup Photo Camera

    You Makeup Photo Camera is a beauty app developed by Fotoable for Android devices. The beauty photography app allows users to beautify and add makeup to their faces to create a Do-it-yourself look. It comes with a variety of photo art filters.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Evelyn Chen
    Written on March 7, 2019
    "A neat beauty app thats free to download and makes me look extra pretty :)"

Summary

Best What are the best beauty apps for Android
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1BeautylishWebsites 15 Free
2L'Óreal Makeup GeniusApps 8 Free
3Pretty in my PocketApps 6 Paid
4MakeUp by ModifaceApps 4 Free
5YouCam MakeupApps 0 Free
6ULTA BeautyWebsites 0 Free
7MakeupPlusApps 0 Free
8You Makeup Photo CameraApps 0 Free
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