Up your makeup game in the easiest way with these five tech innovations.More
Makeup Brush Cleaner and Dryer by StylPro, $63, stylfile.com.
Best For: Making the most out of your brush collection in minimal time.
The Method: Makeup brushes should be cleaned at least once a week if you are using them daily, but washing them and setting them out to dry can be a chore. With this device, you can easily wash brushes and dry them with the help of its spinning function. Now there's no excuse not to have clean tools.
MakeupPlus by Meitu, free, itunes.apple.com.
Best For: Figuring out your look.
The Method: Meitu may have gone viral for its cute kawaii filters (which users delight in putting on images of politicians), but its spin-off app, MakeupPlus, has a really useful everyday tool: it can help you plan your makeup. In the app, your phone's camera can track your face and help you "try on" different makeup looks. Deciding between an on-trend red eyeshadow look and a classic smoky eye? Pull out your phone and take a selfie—then let this handy app help you decide before you apply a drop of makeup.
ShadeScout, free, shadescout.com.
Best For: Scouting the prettiest shades in the wild.
The Method: Ever see a gorgeous flower and think that its color would make the most perfect lipstick? Now that dream can become a reality. ShadeScout helps you to snap pictures pretty colors and find the best beauty products that come in those exact shades. The future is now.