CGN’s 5 Must-Have Beauty Apps

Posted May 4, 2013 by Katherine Toll in Building Your Brand

This week CGN tracked down some of the top beauty apps for you. As we head into summer, make sure to download these on your phone, or tablet. Happy apping!

Good Guide – Concerned about the ingredients in your next beauty, or household product purchase? Use Good Guide to scan your potential new mascara to find out about said ingredients as well as the business practices of the manufacturer. Good Guide allows you to,

Find safe, healthy, green & ethical products based on scientific ratings. Led by Professor Dara O’Rourke of UC Berkeley, GoodGuide’s science team – chemists, toxicologists, nutritionists, sociologists, and lifecycle analysis experts – rates products and companies on their health, environmental and social performance.

Beauty Tips from DailyGlow – Want fluffy curls, or straight, smooth hair? Beauty tips from DailyGlow offer up more than 500 tips and ideas for hair, make-up, and skincare. Bored with your usual look – see a plethora of make-up tips, how-tos and product picks. Ditto for skincare, hair, and nails!

BangStyle – Find new hairstyles and add them to your folder, so the next time you want a change you have ideas right at your fingertips. BangStyle lets,

Hair stylists shoot and share the latest from their own chairs. Users can browse recently posted articles, instantly upload pictures and locate their nearest hair salon.

Simply Being – Learning how to meditate? This lovely app tunes out the world and allows you to clear your mind. You set your mediation time for five, 10, 15, or 20 minutes, choose your mediation (with, or without music), and chill. A quiet mind always reflects beautifully on our faces.

SpaFinder – A classic app, but one worth mentioning especially if you travel and need a quick manicure, or pedicure. Type in a location, choose your service, and voilà: spa options populate the map, plus many of spas let you book your appointment with the app. Our heros!

What did we miss? Tell us your favorite beauty apps, so we can add them to the CGN list!


About the Author

Katherine Toll

Katherine (Kathi) Toll possesses more than 20 years of management and consulting experience within the retail and beauty industry. Her industry experience combined with her special brand of irreverence fuels her mission to find the ‘must-have’ beauty products for Career Girls of all ages. She aspires to remind women the airbrushed perfection of the beauty industry must be tempered with a healthy dose of humor. Kathi holds a general management certification from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, along with an undergraduate degree from Northwestern’s School of Communications.