20 Super Simple Apps That Will Make Your Life SO Much Easier

It’s hard to imagine a world without apps. They are little lifesavers and help us socialize, organize our tasks and keep us entertained and informed. Where would we be without these handy apps. There are lots of apps out there and it can be difficult cutting through the clutter and finding apps that are really valuable. Today we are sharing CGD’s favourite apps that will make your life easier!

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20 Super Simple Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

Lifestyle Apps

#1 – Swackett
A weather forecast app with a difference. If it happens to be cold outside, swackett peeps appear dressed in winter hats, coats, and boots. A hot, sunny day? swacket peeps appear wearing shorts and sunglasses — and they even remember to bring along drinking water and sunblock. . tumblr_mm8mh2JUpt1qijfjjo1_500

#2 – Calm
Need a little calm in your life?This is the best meditation app out there! Calm is an easy-to-use meditation app to help improve your mood and help you to sleep and relax. Meditation practices range from two-minute to 10-minute sessions.

#3 – Moves
Moves automatically records any walking, cycling, and running you do. You can view the distance, duration, steps, and calories* burned for each activity. The app is always on, so there’s no need to start and stop it. Just keep your phone in your pocket or your bag.tumblr_nanz7bhLMr1tdpul3o1_400

Apps To Organize Your Life

#4 – Google Drive
I can’t live without this app. It makes planning so much easier when I can pull up a file from the app vs bringing my laptop with me. If you work in a team, you can make changes to any document immediately and it will show up on your team’s drives as well. It makes work a lot easier when you don’t have to wait until you get to a computer to update your documents.

#5 – 30/30
This app enhances your productivity through task timing! For each task, you want to accomplish, focus on it for 30 minutes, and then take a 30-minute break. This app helps you to organize your tasks and stay on track.

#6 – Around Me

AroundMe allows you to search for the nearest restaurants, banks, gas stations, book an hotel or find a movie schedule nearby. So whether you’re home for the weekend, in New York for work, or vacationing in Seville, Nice, Milan or Tokyo, AroundMe provides simple access to local information.

#7 – Citymapper
Citymapper will help you navigate some of the biggest cities in the United States and Europe. It is an award-winning app which simplifies public transport in the biggest cities by providing up-to-the-minute information and multiple route options. It also works offline, so you can get around even without data connection. Citymapper connects with Uber and Hailo to help you get rides around town, too.

#8 – Shazam

Catch the music and TV playing around you without ever digging a phone out of your pocket. Shazam can identify that song you hear but just can’t place  in seconds  even with background noise or voices. Have a song stuck in your head but no clue what it is use Shazam!


Apps for in the kitchen

#9 – Amount
I use this for all sorts of things, mostly for cooking, but it works great for any time I need to convert any kind of measurements. With Amount on your phone, you won’t have to rely on your math skills to answer, just let it do all the stuff!

# 10 – Kitchen Stories
This app offers a wide range of more than 100 dishes with that special something that you can prepare every day. Their recipes have been developed by top chefs exclusively for Kitchen Stories and tested by numerous hobby chefs. There are useful how to’s which you can find for each recipe.

# 11 –Jamie Oliver’s Recipes
This app has beautiful recipes and how-to videos starring Jamie Oliver himself. The free app comes with a taster pack that includes about ten recipes each month, or you can subscribe to monthly updates that include hundreds more.

#12 – Substitutions
How many times have we been cooking and panicked because we forgot to buy one crucial ingredient? Too many times, that’s what. Now there’s an app to help us in our hour of need. This app is pretty straight forward ans easy to use.

Beauty Apps

#13 – TheGlamApp
The Glam App is beauty on demand. With the push of a button, The Glam App delivers beauty experts to your front door. Offering services that range from a blow dry, to make up applications, or just a simple polish change there’s no need to leave your house, when they bring the salon to you.

#14 – BeautyNow
With the BeautyNow app. You can schedule a facial, blowout, manicure, and even Botox based on your current location.

#15 – Sephora Pocket Contour
Sephora created a digital guide based on face shape. Here’s how it works: you upload a selfie to determine your face shape and the app offers tips on how to apply contouring products. It teaches how to contour for that perfect Kardashian look.

#16 – Bellashoot
Bellashoot is a fun and user-friendly social beauty app that women need in their beauty vanity! You can share and discover thousands of beauty tips, tutorials, unbiased product reviews and much more by connecting with hundreds of thousands of beauty lovers, bloggers and experts around the world.

Fashion Apps

#17 – PS Dept
Have your own personal shopper on speed dial. Ask personal shoppers for products from stores like Stella McCartney, Theory, and Bergdorf Goodman, to hunt down whatever you need. It’s as simple as sending a text – just message the experts in the app, and they’ll take care of the rest.

#18 – Like To Know It
Like To Know It is makes it possible to track your favourite pieces on Instagram. Once you sign in with your email on the Like to Know It app, any Instagram you then like with a shopping link will automatically email the ready-to-shop product link to you directly.

#19 – Spring
Follow the brands you love to make Spring yours. Shop new arrivals, Spring exclusives and one of a kinds posted every day. S

#20 – The Hunt
You’ll feel amazing every time you use The Hunt app. On The Hunt, the community helps each other find the latest trends and edgy clothes. Know how amazing it feels when you buy a new outfit? How about when you help a friend shop for edgy clothes? The Hunt gives you that feeling by connecting you with 3.5 million people who all love fashion

These are our favourite apps. What are yours? Let us know and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Bloglovin for more amazing update.

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  • Lauren

    Citymapper is fabulous, real time estimates and so useful for travel!

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Fashion Beauty – http://www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

  • Alexandra

    I love downloading new apps on my phone! It’s usually what i end up doing when i’m procrastinating haha:)x

  • Liz

    These are great, I’m definitely going to be downloading a few :)

    xo, Liz

  • Helena

    Great picks! Downloaded most of these ♥


  • Jenna

    I love finding new apps! I’m going to check these out now :)

    Jenna | Jenna Loves Beauty

  • Words by Koko

    Would check some of these out, loving “Kitchen” already. The beauty app would be perfect for me, I need to up my makeup game.

    Hi all,

    Please check out my blog, Wordsbykoko.blogspot.com

    Thanks :)

  • Vanessa

    The 30/30 sounds like a great app for completing tasks. I have tried to do this myself. I time when I am working on my tasks, so I won’t end up spending too much time on one project and left out the others. I will definitely see how 30/30 works for me!

    ★meilijourney.blogspot.com ★

  • Mafer Moncada

    I love this apps, thank you very much. That substitution app sounds super hiper helpful I hadn’t heard of it until today.

    Mafer, Euphoric Wanderlust | Bloglovin xx

  • Kara Layne

    Love this list! I’ll have to check some of these out ;)

  • Andrea Kennedy Beauty With Andrea

    I love trying different apps and I can’t wait to try these beauty apps and I’m also looking forward to trying the fashion apps out as a qualified stylist.


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