Skincare routines used to mean a three-step process of cleansing, toning, and moisturising. Yet in 2019, topical products like lotions, cleansers and even serums are no longer enough. Now more than ever, beauty companies are harnessing technology to deliver results and convenience. We don’t mean newfangled ingredients that tout the latest advancements in dermatology but actual gizmos powered by electricity. Call it a revolution if you will and one that has us pressing nifty little gadgets against our faces to cleanse, exfoliate and even get rid of eye bags.

Indeed, like everything else in our lives that technology touches, such developments catapult skincare into the future and overhauls our own regimes. In fact, some of these companies claim that their futuristic devices will save you trips to the dermatologist or the beauty salon, letting you pamper your skin in the comfort of your own home.

Here’s our pick of the five high tech beauty gadgets to incorporate into your skincare routine.