In our fast-paced, ever-changing world, it can be hard to keep up with the latest and greatest technology — especially when it comes to beauty. Lucky for you, we’ve been keeping tabs and we can’t wait to share the latest and greatest. From new blackhead extractors, at-home laser hair removal, to deep-cleaning facial brushes and foundation matching technology, the future’s looking bright and beautiful.
Read on for some of our favorite high-tech launches to take your beauty routines to the next level.
Physical workouts are a healthy part of any wellness routine, but what about facial workouts? Don’t our (over 65!) facial and neck muscles deserve to be lifted and toned, too? Enter: the world’s first FDA-cleared medical microcurrent device with Anti-Shock System ™. Combining microcurrent and T-Sonic ™ massage, FOREO BEAR ™ tones and trains the muscle. This increases facial contour and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. In as little as two minutes, your face has that post-workout glow.
Google Virtual Try-On
Via Google’s main search or shopping feature, you can access virtual try-ons for various beauty products thanks to Google’s partnership with Perfect Corp and Modiface (owned by L’Oreal). Similar tech will provide the experience in Snapchat as a filter for makeup try-ons, and consumers can purchase items through a direct virtual storefront. Amidst a pandemic when fewer people are shopping in person, let alone sampling and trying on shared products, advances in virtual try-ons have never been more convenient.
Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Foundation Finder
Speaking of virtual try-ons, earlier this year Charlotte Tilbury released the 4.0 version of their Foundation Finder, and put their money where their tech is! The brand offers a money-back guarantee if the shade selected isn’t your “perfect match.” All you have to do is complete a survey, submit a photo for matching, and identify your skin color range and undertone.
Plum Beauty Ultrasonic Facial Spatula
A facial spatula. Say, what? Well, that’s what it looks like. And essentially, that’s what it is. With different variations of the tool on the market, offerings like Plum Beauty Ultrasonic Facial Spatula uses ultrasonic waves that penetrate beneath the skin for deep exfoliation while minimizing blackheads and blemishes and improving skincare absorption through gentle vibrations. Recommended for oily, dry, combination, and normal skin, all skin types can benefit from this at-home treatment. And the best part? You can physically see the debris from your pores build up as it comes out. So satisfying.
Smooth Skin Pure
Laser hair removal can be costly, and until now, it was done exclusively in your dermatologist’s office or local spa. Not anymore. Thanks to at-home laser hair removal devices like FDA-cleared Smooth Skin Pure, permanent laser hair removal can now be done in the comfort of your own home, and there are no more repeat visits to complete your treatment course. Smooth Skin makes hair removal personal, painless, and less time-consuming. It features a unique skin tone sensor that reacts to your skin before each flash — auto-selecting the best intensity for your skin tone. You can treat your entire body in as little as ten minutes for visible hair reduction in as little as four weeks.
Opulus Beauty Labs has created the Opulus System. It’s a device that freshly activates the single-use skincare pod (called opules) through advanced chemistry that optimizes key active ingredients while minimizing preservatives. The thermal process warms the product, too, so it feels amazing while it’s being applied.
Droplette Microinfusion Device
Move over serums, and say hello to “micromists.” By making serums into smaller droplets (about four microns), the Droplette Microinfusion Device allows serums-turned-mists to absorb more easily and efficiently into the skin, enabling the product to go a bit deeper and get to work. With Droplette, you have to use their capsules that fit the device, available in .15% retinol, 8% glycolic acid, or 10% collagen.
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