Whether you need a bang trim on vacation, or a new colourist in the city that you live, the next wave of beauty apps has you covered. These new beauty service booking apps take all the guesswork out of getting an appointment. Some can arrange for beauty professionals to come directly to you—if you need a makeup artist or manicurist for your wedding, for example—help you secure a same day appointment at a top salon, or find a new stylist in your city.
Click through our slideshow for the seven best beauty booking apps!
Live in New York? Priv has created a network of beauty industry professionals—including manicurists, personal trainers, masseuses, and more—that you can reach with the touch of a button. Using the app, you can request the professional of your choosing to come to any location, any time, any day. (Los Angeles, London, and San Francisco are coming soon!)
Need a quick blowout from the comfort of your hotel or living room? GlamSquad is a blow-dry bar that comes to you! Right now it’s only available in the New York City area, but expect more cities soon.
Consider Styleseat the well-informed girlfriend you don’t have. Whether you need a haircut on vacation or want to find a new colorist in your city, this app will point you to the right professional. Browse the portfolios and reviews of artists in a list of cities—Tampa, Seattle, Houston, Denver, and many more—and make the appointment right on the app.
Similar to Priv, but also available in Los Angeles, Vensette allows a user to book a mobile hair and makeup artist that will come to them. After selecting your makeup or hairstyle, choose your time, location, and payment method. Services are quick—expect to be ready in less than 45 minutes!