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10 Beauty Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed

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When innovative tools land on the SL beauty desk – we take note. From smoky eye-perfecting devices to complexion-enhancing sponges, here are the beauty tools even hardened make-up addicts will be impressed by…

Beautyblender Swirl, £16 | BeautyBlender

WHY WE RATE IT: When it comes to applying foundation, those in-the-know turn to their Beautyblender. This latest version is designed for skincare, but make like the pros and try it with your favourite base for a truly radiant finish.

Wide-View Sensor Mirror, £299 | SimpleHuman

WHY WE RATE IT: Pricey, but hear us out. So much more than just a mirror, this make-up artist approved iteration has adjustable side panels and motion-activated lights which switch on automatically as you approach. A subtle magnifying effect means make-up blunders don’t stand a chance.

Shadow Switch, £6 | Beauty Essentials

WHY WE RATE IT: Forever washing your brushes? Meet Shadow Switch. This nifty sponge clears any residue of colour from your tools in a matter of swirls, leaving them clean and ready for instant re-use. Palette fiends, rejoice.

Liner Designer, £14 | BeautyBlender

WHY WE RATE IT: Not to be mistaken for a guitar pick, this fool-proof eyeliner guide is every perfectionist’s dream. It works with pencil, gel and liquid liners and will guide you to draw everything from bold cat eyes to subtle outer-corner flicks.

Brush Cleansing Palette, £10.39 (was £12.99) | Real Techniques

WHY WE RATE IT: Any beauty buff will tell you great make-up starts with clean tools. This clever palette helps sweep away make-up and oil from deep within brushes for a flawless, more even application.

Silicone Sponge, £14 |  MakeupDrop

WHY WE RATE IT: Designed to blend make-up without absorbing a single drop of product, this hygienic, wipe-clean sponge guarantees an airbrushed finish. Use to apply everything from foundation to liquid blush and highlighter.

Magic Peeling Mitt, £4.50 | Korean Spa

WHY WE RATE IT: Made from a unique woven fabric that uses friction to slough off dead skin cells, promote circulation and collagen production for glowing limbs, these clever mitts are ideal for fake tan addicts.

Beauty Spatula, £7.98 | Every Drop

WHY WE RATE IT: Boost the longevity of your cosmetics with this game-changing tool, which fits into even the narrowest of bottles and containers to scoop out otherwise unreachable dregs of foundation and skincare alike.

Make Up Remover Pen, £2.34 | E.L.F

WHY WE RATE IT: Forget messy cotton buds – this clever pen quickly removes smudges, smears and mistakes without taking off the rest of your make-up. Whether rogue eyeliner or mascara particles are your bugbear, this pen has you covered.

Beauty Stamp, £39 | Nurse Jamie

WHY WE RATE IT: Despite being covered in tiny needles, this micro-dermal impression tool is virtually painless to use and helps stimulate collagen production. Use before skincare for better absorption and enhanced results.



Inspiration Credits: MakeupDrop.com, MyHappyNook.com, LondonBeautyQueen.com, MadeFromBeauty.co.uk
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