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What Ingredients Are In Your Beauty Products? 5 Apps To Help You Educate Yourself

What Ingredients Are In Your Beauty Products? 5 Apps To Help You Educate Yourself

In this day and age, knowledge is power. Consumers of today are more conscious of the beauty products they use and skincare ingredients they put on their face. While some beauty brands are becoming more honest and transparent on the packaging, it still pays to know the basics. Along with beauty products, technology has gotten an upgrade too. Today, learning more about a new beauty ingredient is just a click away on these brilliant and informative apps. 

5 Apps That Tell You What Ingredients Are In Your Beauty Products

These apps will help you make cleaner shopping choices! 

INCI Beauty – Analysis Of Cosmetic Products



This app is free and allows you to analyze the composition of ingredients in beauty products. All you have to do is open the app, use the camera to scan a product’s barcode or type the product’s name on the search tab and the product’s rating and ingredient list should pop up immediately. You can also share your opinion or knowledge with the app’s community so that other users can benefit as well.

Download for Android here and iOS here.

Ingred – Cosmetics And Food Analysis



You have to click a picture of the ingredient label of a cosmetic or food product through the app, and it will show you a list of detected ingredients. The best part of using this app is that it filters out the ingredients in the product and categorises the ones which are harmful or toxic for health. To learn more about the ingredients, you have to tap on them once they are detected.

Download for Android here and iOS here.

Think Dirty



The app is beautifully designed and easiest ways to learn about the ingredients in your beauty products. You can also compare products while you shop by scanning the product’s barcode using your phone camera. It helps you learn about ingredients that are not only good for the skin but also the ones you should stay away from. 

Download for Android here and iOS here.

EWG Healthy Living



Another app you should be downloading right now is this one. All you’ve got to do is scan the product, review its rating, and then, the app will filter out toxic ingredients and even offer you cleaner alternatives. This not applies to skincare products, but also haircare and food items as well. 

Download for Android here and iOS here.




As the app’s name suggests, it will help you learn more about your skin and the products you use on it. To learn about the ingredients in a particular product, you can search for it on the app or scan the product’s barcode to find out. The app will then filter out allergens and other toxic ingredients so that you make cleaner and safer shopping choices.

Download for Android here and iOS here.

So ladies, what are you waiting for? Download the apps now!

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21 Oct 2020

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