Best Cleansing Device for Sensitive Skin
Try: Foreo Luna 2 for Sensitive Skin – £169 (lookfantastic.com)
How: Promises a salon-style deep cleanse in two minutes. The snazzy handheld device uses T-sonic (transdermal) pulsations, which allows the silicone brush to gently, and deeply cleanse dirt and make up residue. Can be used daily with all standard cleansers, gels and creams. A single USB charge will give around 300 uses. The silicone ‘bristles’ are super hygienic and resist bacteria build-up to keep skin fresh and clean. Also comes with an anti-ageing Mode to direct lower-frequency pulsations to wrinkle-prone areas to help smoothen lines for firmer-looking skin.
Best Make Up Gadget
Try: StylPro Makeup Brush Cleaner and Dryer – £39.99 (boots.com)
How: Forget washing make up brushes in the bathroom sink or swishing them under the tap. Go hi tech with this innovative make up brush cleaner which leaves brushes squeaky clean in around 30 seconds. Designed by Apprentice winner Tom Wash brushes StylPro uses a centrifugal spin technology and is suitable for most makeup brush brushes types and sizes. Really simple to use. You just attach any makeup brush using one of eight collars, before dunking it for 10 seconds, spinning for another 10 seconds and then drying for five to 10 seconds.
Best Make Up Bag Gizmo
Try: BeautyBlender Liner Designer £14 (cultbeauty.co.uk)
How: This nifty little silicone guide will help you draw the perfect eyeliner flick The innovative silicone guide has three edges so you can create a dramatic cat-eye or even a perfectly pencilled in lip line. This set comes with a 5x magnifying, suction compact mirror making it its ideal for on-the-go application. Easy to use, you simply hold the guide against the outer corner of your eye or lip and draw against the edge. Suitable for use with liquid, gel or pencil eyeliner or lip liner.
Best Dental Gadget
Try: Phillips Sonicare AirFloss £59.99 (johnlewis.com)
How: Uses Microburst technology to apply a quick burst of pressurised air and micro-water droplets to clean deep between teeth where a toothbrush can’t reach. Developed with dental professionals, and promising healthier gums in two weeks. Use with mouthwash or water for 30 seconds to remove plaque in hard-to-reach areas. Its guidance tip ensures correct placement when cleaning and it fits onto standard Sonicare chargers.
Best for Frizzy Hair
Try: Babyliss Brilliant Shine Ionic Brush £19.99 (johnlewis.co.uk)
How:It may be small but this hairbrush packs a powerful punch when it comes to taming frizzy hair and unruly locks. Turn on the switch below the bristles before brushing and ions are released to instantly smooth strands leaving hair silky and more manageable. With zero static, the brush uses batteries, so it is easy use on the go.
Best for Body Sculpting &Cellulite
Try: Bliss FatGirl Slim Lean Machine £120 (marksandspencer.co.uk) A spa powered body sculpting system. First rub in the caffeine based cream to treatment areas and then use the lean machine, which uses vacuum assisted massage action, to tone and firm the skin. The system should be used every day for around three minutes per area and combined with a healthy lifestyle to see improvements in cellulite and a firmer skin tone. Not recommended for use if you’re pregnant or using blood thinners or have any of the below condition Heart condition, diabetes, unexplained or systemic edema, unexplained calf pain, hypersensitive skin, varicose veins, swollen or inflamed areas, skin eruptions, open wounds or scars, rash, eczema or bruises.
Best For Restoring A Radiant Complexion
Try: LightStim LED £149 (currentbody.com)
How: LightStim uses professional-grade LED light therapy to deliver light energy in a similar way plants absorb light energy from the sun. This stimulates the body’s natural process to regenerate cells, improve fine lines and wrinkles, reduce pore size and improve the skin’s moisture retention. Incredibly easy to use, simply apply the peptide serum which comes with the device, plug in and then just press the device against your skin for three minutes and repeat over all areas of the face. For best glow- inducing results, use for five days a week for eight weeks.