Cosmetifique – the iPhone app that analyses your cosmetics

Posted by Lipglossiping On January - 17 - 2010

Cosmetifique is a newly launched iPhone app that promises to analyse the ‘quality’ of your cosmetics.  You enter the ingredients one by one and you can get an overall view of the “toxicity” of your makeup.

So, is knowledge power?  Or a little (mis)information a dangerous thing?

I’ve downloaded it and will play for a few days before sharing my thoughts.  Do you think much about the ingredients of the cosmetics you wear daily?  Do you know your Methicones from your Sorbitan Sesquioleates?


6 Responses to “Cosmetifique – the iPhone app that analyses your cosmetics”

  1. Heather says:

    Some people are so into their mineral makeup, and they don’t want to wear anything that “pore clogging” or whatever… I know I should probably try to get stuff that’s good for my skin, but if it looks good I don’t care about the ingredients. I’m just not someone who worries about it! This would be interesting to try though.

  2. makeupdivaa says:

    now i wanna buy iphone :(

  3. Daisy says:

    Ooh have just downloaded this app- thanks for posting about it. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts xx

  4. Hmm… I wonder what their definition of “quality” is. I guess this would be good for someone that’s allergic to a specific chemical and could pop on the Cosmetifique app when browsing in a store? Otherwise, cosmetics have loads of products that people have said are “bad for you”. Can’t wait to hear your thoughts!

  5. […] Read the original: Cosmetifique – the iPhone app that analyses your cosmetics … […]

  6. Redtiger21 says:

    Erm, i think i’m happy to bury my head in the sand! Otherwise i’m just gonna feel guilty every time i put those lovely cosmetics on my face (and what mother needs MORE guilt!!???)

Leave a Reply to Daisy

RANDOM

January Essentials - Philip Kingsley Elasticizer

In this god-forsaken current climate that we’re all (not) enjoying, my hair is taking a bit of a beating.  Moving from centrally heated houses to …

Models Own Vintage Pink & Prussian Blue NOTD

It’s a double NOTD today! I received a couple of Models Own new nail polish shades the other week and finally got a chance to …

Red Lip Series: Make Up Forever #418

I always write about lipsticks in my Red Lip Series that I love. So, here’s one that I don’t… Make Up Forever #418 is a …

Mavala Double Lash Trial

Since having Leila, I’ve noticed that my eyeslashes have been breaking more often and generally looking a bit sparser than normal. I’m not in the …

The Johnson & Johnson Beauty Care Journalism Awards…

…were held earlier in the week at a swanky ‘do’ in London. Attended by some of the country’s best journalists and writers, the awards recognise …

Carolyn K Armineh NOTD

If you’re a fan of classic shades, Carolyn K’s Armineh is about as classic as it gets.  This beige-toned nude should work well on most …

More London fever with limited edition boxes at Jo Malone

It may have escaped your attention but everyone is going a little bit ga-ga for London at the moment, something to do with some sporting …

New Brand Alert: Carolyn K London Nail Paint exclusively at Powder Rooms!

I’m feeling a bit Autumnal today thanks to these pretties from new nail polish brand on the block, Carolyn K.  Borne from the creative mind …

Butter London Fiver NOTD

Seeing as it’s blatantly not Summer anymore – the rain hammering at my windows is testament to this – I thought I’d show you a …

Cold & Flu: Survive it and stay beautiful (well, kinda)

Last week brought with it The Lurgy – a stream of snots, a tide of tickly coughs and a barrage of bogies.  We swam through …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads