Getting beauty tips and advice on the go can be addicting -- just ask anyone who owns an iPhone or iPod Touch.

With the explosion of apps (short for applications) that can be easily downloaded and viewed anytime, anywhere with just a swipe of a finger. women have stumbled upon a new way of getting fun, useful information on beauty, style, fashion and just about anything else they might be interested in.

So what do you need to know before you hit the iTunes App Store? We've included our favorite beauty apps-some free, some paid, but all completely handy.