8 Beauty Tools That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

The year 2015: what a time to be alive. Emojis have allowed us to transcend language, dogs can finally talk, and delicious pancakes are just a Ctrl+P away. While we may still be waiting for our jetpacks and teleportation devices, the Internet has brought us some pretty awesome innovations — including several whip-smart tools to help us nail our beauty routines. 

Read on for eight genius beauty resources on the web, from a matrix of makeup duplicates to a sample-swapping platform.