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8 Beauty Apps to Help You Get Big-Day Beautiful from Home

Since you're always on your phone anyway!

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Much like Uber has changed the way we hail a cab, at-home beauty companies have given the average woman a taste of celebrity status. Now anyone can have a team of stylists arrive right at your door with the press of a few buttons, especially busy brides-to-be! While there's no doubt you've heard of at least one or two of these types of at-home services, there are tons of other companies—offering a wide array of different services—that you should definitely know about. After all, they'll make getting ready for your wedding day that much easier.

 

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GLAMSQUAD

Available in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami, GLAMSQUAD sends a team of experienced professionals to your home or hotel to get you ready for your big day. Book a hairstylist and makeup artist and the pros will work in tandem to get you glam in under an hour.

 

beGlammed

This on-demand beauty service brings makeup and hair stylists straight to your door in over 23 cities, in both the U.S. and Canada. Their services range from blowouts and makeup applications to makeup touch-ups, updos, group and bridal glam packages, and so much more.

 

TresseNoire 

As the leading on-demand, on-location beauty app designed for women of color, TresseNoire employs hair and makeup artists who are experts at working with textured hair. Their team specializes in blowouts, braids, twists, and makeup for darker skin tones. The founders of the company have been naturalists for over 15 years, and uniquely understand the challenges of looking effortlessly fabulous.

 

Soothe

The largest and fastest-growing on-demand massage and wellness company, Soothe delivers a licensed and certified massage therapist to your home, office, or hotel room with as little as 60 minutes advance notice. Services include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, and Pre-Natal massage for individuals and couples. You can chose you treatment length, too, with massages available for 60, 90, or 120 minutes for a fixed fee—with no need to tip. Their services are currently available in 49 cities.

 

My Skin Authority

Want to get your entire bridal party ready for the wedding? Your whole group can receive free pre-wedding beauty coaching from the experts at My Skin Authority. Their skin coaches answer everything from, "Eeek, I have a pimple the day before the big event. How do I fix it?!" to, "What's an easy way to achieve a sunless glow?" Best of all, you and your 'maids can receive coaching however and whenever you want: Facetime, Skype, a call, or an in-person consultation if they live near a partner or in San Diego at Skin Authority's headquarters.

 

MINDBODY

This free tool connects users directly with local beauty, fitness, and wellness studios, so you can book everything from a manicure to a blow-out with just a couple of taps. Think you'll need to de-stress before the wedding? You can even book a yoga class for the whole gang! The app works off of geolocation, so you can see what's nearby, what availability your preferred studio has, and what the service will cost all from the palm of your hand.

 

MakeupPlus

This virtual makeup app allows users to experiment with new lipstick shades, contouring, and even hair color without spending a penny. Thanks to a set of easy-to-use tools, you can try out different bridal beauty and hair looks without leaving the house, or dropping any money on spendy new products.

 

PRIV

This one does it all. PRIV offers appointments for hair, makeup, nails, custom spray tan, workouts, massages, and men's grooming—with tip included in their service costs. For a bachelorette party, you can book these pros hourly or per service, and payments can be made easily with Venmo.

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