CES 2023: HAPTA Makeup Applicator For People With Limited Mobility

A handheld device made by L'Oreal and health-tech company Verily

Unveiled at CES 2023, HAPTA—made by cosmetics brand L’Oreal and health-tech company Verily—is the world’s first commercially available motorized makeup applicator. The ultra-precise, handheld device has been designed for people with hand and arm mobility challenges. It’s based on tech that uses multiple sensors and machine learning (similar to a gamble used for phones and cameras), and Verily (which is part of Google parent Alphabet) initially developed …

Rose Quartz Gua Sha

Suitable for all skin types, this Gua Sha from skincare brand Herbivore (founded by Julia Wills and Alexander Kummerow) helps encourage lymphatic drainage. The 100% rose quartz facial massager helps improve skin elasticity, reduce puffiness, ease tension and aid the skin in retaining moisturizer when used with a serum or oil. It is available in two shapes: heart and teardrop.


Based in Canada, Jenn Harper’s Cheekbone Beauty is an Indigenous-owned and -founded cosmetic brand, created to make space for the community within the beauty industry. The brand routinely donates to a variety of North American non-profits including Shannen’s Dream and the FNCFCS, the Navajo Water Project and others. From the product line comes the SUSTAIN Lip Gloss, a lightweight, vegan formula that moisturizes and softens—courtesy of …