Guest Blogger: Liz
It seems that every time we walk into Sephora or browse Amazon, there is a new must-have beauty tool or gadget promising to make our skin smoother, our hair sleeker, or our lives easier in general (cue eye roll).
With so many innovative beauty tools out there, it’s hard to know which ones actually work and which ones you need to add to your boudoir.
Here is our breakdown of the best beauty tools and skincare tools on the market!
HIGH-TECH BEAUTY TOOLS YOU NEED
Let’s start with the real game-changers! These beauty tools incorporate the latest groundbreaking technology and are the hottest beauty tools that dermatologists, hairstylists, makeup artists and magazine editors can’t stop raving about!
- Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, $399.00
The biggest breakthrough in hair styling since… well, maybe ever! Dyson consulted over 100 engineers to create a hair dryer that is less damaging, lighter, more precise and faster than anything else on the market.
Chances are you’ve heard the term “microcurrent technology” – it’s only one of the most buzzed-about, anti-aging technologies on the market, but what does it really do?
Let’s ask a professional…
Dermatologist Dr. Richard Sherman says “microcurrent stimulates, exercises, and retrains lax and atrophic facial muscles, all associated with the natural aging process.”
Usually only offered in top spas and dermatologist offices, now you can actually lift, tone and contour your skin with the NuFACE Trinity or mini devices in the comfort of your own home.
Read more about the benefits and science behind microcurrent technology here.
- NuFACE Wrinkle Reducer attachment, $149.00
Microcurrent isn’t the only technology capturing headlines and rave reviews from professionals. Enter red light therapy.
Red light therapy is a proven method of reducing fine lines and wrinkles, backed by substantial research and clinical studies. Red light treatments can help you decrease full facial wrinkles including around the eye, mouth, and forehead areas and you can do this safely and comfortably at home with the Wrinkle Reducer attachment that fits on the NuFACE Trinity device.
Learn more about the benefits of red light therapy!
Steaming your skin is a great way to open up pores, detoxify, and prep the skin to absorb beauty products.
Never again will you have to drape a towel over yourself and steam your face over a bowl of hot water. This Pro Facial Steamer turns your house into a spa with micro-steam technology that safely hydrates and clarifies, resulting in a glowing, refreshed complexion.
- Beachwaver Pro,$199.00
This rotating curling iron makes creating bombshell curls easier than ever! No crimped ends or burning your fingers, the Beachwaver Pro does all the work for you. Created by a celebrity hairstylist using unsurpassed technology, the Beachwaver is the official hair tool of Victoria’s Secret… and those girls know a thing or two about bombshell waves!
MAKEUP TOOLS TO MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER
Simplify your beauty routine—and get back more time in the morning—with a little help from these innovative gadgets.
- Beauty Blender liner.designer, $16.00
Most women would agree that creating the perfect cat-eye with eyeliner can be a struggle! Beauty Blender has created their liner.designer, which acts as a guide to make your wing foolproof — and ensure it matches on both sides!
It works with gels, creams, pencils and liquid liners and comes with 3 different options for length and width so you can create your desired cat-eye seamlessly and switch up your look depending on your mood!
- Dry Clean Instant Dry Brush Cleaner Spray, $14.00
It’s crucial to keep your makeup tools clean, but it’s often a chore that gets neglected! Many women simply don’t want to wait 24 hours for their brushes to dry — who has that kind of time?? Enter, the Dry Clean Instant Dry Brush Cleaner Spray.
It’s essentially dry shampoo for your brushes, cleaning bristles quickly and drying instantly — no water needed!
- The Silisponge, $9.90
Traditional makeup sponges might be great for blending, but can sometimes absorb too much product, which is a huge problem for many women — especially if you’re using expensive foundations, blush or concealer!
Try out the Silisponge, a silicone applicator that loosely resembles a chicken cutlet or implant and promises to not absorb any excess foundation, cream blush or highlighter. It’s easy to clean and delivers a flawlessly airbrushed look — win, win!
BEAUTY TOOLS YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED
These genius new beauty tools will have you wondering, ‘why didn’t I think of that!’
- False Lashes Staple Gun, $28
Filed under things that make us go hmmm… the Flirt Cosmetics Flashes Lash Applicator. Now, nobody ever said applying false lashes was supposed to be easy! Or is it?
This new beauty tool comes pre-loaded with small, individual “lash-buds” that, with glue, are to be applied along your lash line with a few (loud) clicks, so you no longer need to rely on tweezers or shaky hands to get the job done.
We’re giving this beauty tool a solid 3 out 5 stars. The outcome might be beautiful, but we have to admit, the loud and aggressive clicking made us jump!
- Chella Heated Eyelash Curler, $22
Essentially this is a curling wand for your eyelashes. It gently warms your lashes into the perfect curl and, PLOT TWIST, is meant to be used after you apply mascara.
Users say “It takes a little learning, but it works!”
We give the Chella 4 out of 5 stars based on our sole desire to have curled fringe that stays all day.
- Nail Polish Protector Clips, $5.99
If you’re someone who loves getting manicures or painting your nails at home, you know that there is nothing worse than when you immediately smudge your nails and ruin all your hard work!
These nail polish protector clips look absolutely ridiculous but are actually quite genius — just clip them on and go about your day! Take this review by Lauren – she says “ I can finally do my nails before I go to bed at night– without them smudging from my pillow!”
We give these a 4 out 5 star rating, simply because we can’t wait to try them out!
Wow, there truly is a beauty tool for every need imaginable! Which one is your favorite? Let us know which beauty products and makeup products you can’t live without!
ALWAYS BE IN THE KNOW
Make sure to join us next week as we reveal a very special video with our friends at Birchbox! You won’t want to miss this!
If you want to be the first to know about new posts to the Current Beauty blog, join our friends list to receive an email a couple times per month with a quick link.