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Apps for Staying Safe in the Sun

Written on May 25, 2011 at 10:16 am , by

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May is Melanoma Awareness Month, but you can stay safe all year long with these handy sun safety apps from Appitalism.com:

  • Sun Safety (free for the Apple iPhone): Provides useful, up-to-date sun exposure danger information for any U.S. city, along with tips on how to protect yourself and your family from skin cancer.
  • UV Index (free for Android): This easy-to-use app allows you to enter your zip code or city/state to get the color-coded UV index each day.
  • Coppertone MyUVAlert (free for the Apple iPhone): Offers custom SPF reapplication reminders along with personalized product recommendations, coupons, sun protection advice, and local UV index forecasts.
  • Handy Weather for Blackberry (Free for the Blackberry): Venturing out of the country? This app shares worldwide weather forecasts for over 40,000 preset cities, including the UV index, real feel temperature, wind, and humidity.

Beauty Apps: A Girl’s Best Friend

Written on January 31, 2011 at 10:23 am , by

Just because you’re constantly on the go doesn’t mean your beauty regime has to suffer. We found some of the coolest beauty applications for your smart phones. Now you can be a virtual beauty no matter what your day has in store!

Proactive Sleep Alarm Clock App

One major ingredient in looking and feeling your best is making sure you get your beauty ZZZ’s. This cool app helps you log and analyze your sleep so you can dream sweetly.

Sephora iPhone App

Makeup junkies can breath a sigh of reliefwith the new Sephora app you can browse, buy and even watch tutorials from your phone. Plus, a little birdie told us that when you make your first purchase using this app you get a free Sephora iPhone case!

OPI Nail Studio App

There’s nothing like the sheer joy of finding the perfect hue for your digits. This OPI app will help you achieve nail perfection.

Mirror in Your Pocket App

Who doesn’t need a midday makeup check? This handy app turns your phone into a mirror so you can check yourself out. Whether you need to insert your contacts or just reapply your favorite shade, this is the app for you and it’s totally free.

Back Massage App

Strange but true: Your phone can pamper you with an on-the-go spa treatment. Just place it on your back for a mini massage—anywhere, anytime!

Beauty & Health Deals App:

In this economy a girl’s got to know where to find a bargain! This app keeps you up-to-date on the latest beauty and health steals, so you can go ahead and treat yourself without the guilt.

—By Lindsay Richardson, beauty intern