The Ultimate Byrdie-Approved Beauty Apps

Whatever you think about smartphones and our addiction to them, the truth is they have made our lives much easier. Take, for example, the beauty world. We can now order a professional home mani at the press of a button, give ourselves virtual makeovers, and also get salon-quality haircuts without taking a foot outside our front doors.

The best beauty apps around right now have taken inspiration from the likes of Uber and created helpful solutions for our extremely, and increasingly, busy lives. And that's not all, there are plenty of other ingenious beauty apps that continue to streamline our lives and make the best use of our time. 

But, as always, there are so many around it can be hard to know just which apps work and which ones don't. To help, we've trialled some of the most interesting and useful beauty apps around right now to find out why you should download them on your phone. You'll be forgetting about Pokémon Go in no time. Well, maybe.

Keep scrolling to see our pick of the best beauty apps.