There’s never been a greater time to try and better your beauty routine. But, have you ever tried reading the back of one of your favorite beauty products? For many, the list of ingredients that appear may as well be in a different language. Not to fear as there are companies who want to help. Simply download one of these apps, scan your product’s barcode and you can uncover what’s really hiding in its formula.
Top of our list is Think Dirty. Not only is this app free, it also one of the most comprehensive and easy to use. Scan the barcode of your product and get an in-depth review of what it contains. It also has a ‘My Bathroom Shelf’ feature meaning you can keep track of your personal collection, swapping out the formulas that may not be as good for you as you think.
Through endless analysis and research, the free to use Good Guide has rated and reviewed over 75 000 products based on health and safety. Not just for beauty, you can also check up on how your household and baby products fair. Don’t find your product? You can also ask the team to take a look at it for you.
Similar to the above, CosmEthics is an app based out of Europe. Reading the barcodes of your products it offers a quick analysis that provides you with easy to understand information about whether the formula is clean or not. Offering up healthier alternatives for those that don’t meet its standards can help you transform your beauty routine.