5 Great New Apps For Your Phone

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The App Store can feel like an overgrown jungle sometimes; every day, it seems like there are a hundred new apps to filter through. While you want to check them out, it's hard to know what's worth your while (and your precious home-screen space). Refinery29 is here to help. Each week, we're going to highlight the five best new apps, on any major mobile platform.

This week, Android users can jot down notes in a jiffy using a new app from Microsoft. And we've got two apps that are perfect for Halloween weekend. L'Oreal's latest lets you try on different hair colors, and offers styling tutorials — perfect if you wanted to switch up your hair color in tandem with your costume. There's also an amazing new Walking Dead game that is, of course, filled with zombies.

For details on the rest of our picks, you'll have to click through — you could find your new favorite.