We lead busy, busy lives. And we definitely don鈥檛 always have time to catch up on all of our favorite beauty blogs and watch countless hours of how-to tutorials. Since we鈥檙e all about upgrading聽our lives with our favorite calendar apps and downloadable personal assistants, we鈥檝e found some new ways to stay on top of our beauty regimen too.聽These eight聽apps are all about simplifying your makeup collection聽and bathroom shelf, from making sure you found your perfect moisturizer to finding that shade of pink that matches your new floral arrangement.

1. Sephora to Go: Need a little help choosing your next must-have product? Scan products to pull up reviews, track and redeem beauty points and get inspired with the how-to videos from Sephora TV. It鈥檚 like your own 24-hour Sephora.

DL It: Free on iOS and Android

Beauty Good Guide App

2. GoodGuide: Need to clean up the products on your bathroom shelf? Simply search or scan a UPC code to pull up the app鈥檚 0-10 scale of health, environment and social impact. Your makeup bag has never been cleaner.

DL It: Free on iOS

Beauty Shade Scout App

3. ShadeScout: When you鈥檙e as color-obsessed as we are, finding our favorite inspirational colors 24/7 can seem almost impossible. Enter ShadeScout. With this app, you just snap a photo and your shade match appears in the form of lip colors, eyeshadows and everything else.

DL It: Free on iOS and Android

Beauty App Birchbox

4. Birchbox: We are no strangers to Birchbox; receiving that pink box every month has lead us to discovering some of our favorite products out there! And the app is just as brilliant. Get ready to receive personalized recommendations, review your box history and shop for your next favorites. Pro Tip: You can also review your box samples to earn points and redeem discounts on future orders.

DL It: Free on聽iOS and Android

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5. Beautylish: This app can聽help you find inspiration for your next new look and聽provide pointers with step-by-step tutorial videos. And if you need help, feel free to post a question to聽a community of beauty experts.

DL It: Free on iOS and Android

Beauty Stash App

6. Stash Beauty: This app manages your beauty bag, nudges you when products are on sale and even lets you shop via your favorite Instagram posts. It鈥檚 basically our beauty BFF.

DL It: Free on iOS

Beauty Think Dirty App

7. Think Dirty: Can鈥檛 pronounce half of the ingredients on that cleanser you鈥檝e wishlisted? This unbiased app educates users on questionable ingredients and has even partnered with SF-based non-profit Breast Cancer Fund in order to fight for ingredient transparency.

DL It: Free on iOS


8. Makeup Genius:聽Remember that CD-ROM from your past that let you try on makeup and hair聽looks that you could play with for, well, hours? This is the grown-up version of that (and even better).

DL It: Free on Android and聽iOS

Did we miss your favorite beauty app? Let us know聽in the comments!