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The best beauty gadgets that really work

The future's bright, the future's beauty

Beauty has well and truly entered a brave new world where the best beauty gadgets are so high-tech, they have changed the way we use and apply our products.

The best beauty gadgets can now buzz, vibrate and oscillate, so that your cleansing, detoxifying and firming regime is improved to greater and more effective heights. They also create just the right amount of stress to causes your facial muscles to tense up and harbour wrinkles.

In the same way that you hit the gym to beat stress and strengthen your muscles (much like our favourite at-home anti-ageing facial exercises), you can now give your skin the same treatment with the best beauty gadgets that have completely revolutionised our skincare routines.

Dr Dennis Gross DRx SpectraLite FaceWare Pro, £430 Cult Beauty

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LED facials have become more and more the norm…for those with mega bucks. The thing is, light therapy is becoming more and more accessible, but still it counts as something that you probably wouldn’t have done that regularly. Now, with Dr Dennis Gross’ newest FaceWare Pro you can have regular LED treatments whilst watching the TV. Inspired by his in-clinic lasers, it’s medical grade and has blue light to fight acne and four grades of red light to smooth wrinkles, firm skin and help with discolouration. The best thing? Each ‘session’ lasts just three minutes.

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Neutrogena Visibly Clear Light Therapy Targeted Acne Spot Treatment, £29.99 LookFantastic

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This is kind of like the gadget that we’ve all been waiting for. Spots plague us all, whether that’s from adult acne, hormonal acne or just that irritating zit that appears out of nowhere randomly. So a handy (and well priced, let’s be honest) machine that can zap blemishes into oblivion is like a holy grail. The blue light targets the bad bacteria that causes spots and the red light that minimises the inflammation. You’ll never want to be apart from it.

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Yu Ling Jade Facial Roller, £22 Cult Beauty

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OK, so this might not exactly be a whizzy machine that was developed by clever people in a lab, but it is one hundred percent one of the best beauty gadgets. The jade roller has had one helluva year in 2018 and with good reason. It is a master de-puffer (especially if you keep it in the fridge or freezer for extra coolness) for the face and eye area. Excellent in the morning. It’s actually a delight to use.

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Oral-B Genius 9000, £89.99 Boots

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There are electric toothbrushes and then there’s the Oral-B Genius 9000. The only thing this toothbrush doesn’t do is transport you to the other side of the world. It is so advanced that it has position detection technology with the help of your phone so that you don’t miss any parts, automatic speed reduction so that you prevent gum damage and a travel case that charges.

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MZ Skin by Dr. Maryam Zamani Light-Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device, £385

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Yes, this is the second LED face mask on the list, but this one has five lights. As above, it has the red and blue lights, but it also has green to reduce pigmentation, even out skin tone and brighten the complexion; yellow to reduce redness; and white to repair and reduce sensitivity. It’s the whole package.

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NU Skin’s ageLOC Lumi Spa, £183, nuskin.com

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It’s the first cleansing brush to use the optimum frequency of 15 hertz and a counter-rotating head to encourage skin cells to move. ‘This jogging movement causes your pores to open and close in order to push dirt out of them and encourages cells to produce the proteins needed to firm the skin,’ says Dr Helen Knaggs, Vice President of Global Research and Development at NU Skin.

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Beauty Science GloPro Microneedling Regeneration Tool, £199, Harrods

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Don’t be put off by the fact that it tackles worry lines by driving teeny holes into the upper layers of your skin with what looks like a paint roller covered in needles. This sends a signal to get extra collagen to the site of the damage and creates channels into your dermis to ensure your skincare absorbs 200 times more effectively.

Hayo’U Beauty Restorer de-stress tool, £35 FaceGym

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Made from pure jade crystal and applied with gentle stroking actions, this tool hugs the curves of your face and neck to increase blood circulation, buffs away dead skin and stimulates a variety of acupressure points. It encourages lympathic drainage in the face too, which can reduce puffy eyes. We totally get though that at first glance it can be confusing to figure out how to use it. Luckily on the FaceGym website there are demonstration videos.

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Like we said: the future’s bright.

The future’s beauty.

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