Are Weird Beauty Tools Worth It? Bustle Editors Investigate — VIDEO

Any makeup lover knows that there are some definite essentials to have in your cosmetics bag. But there's also a wide variety of weird beauty tools out there. They may not be essential, but some are pretty cool — if you can figure out how to use them, that is. A few Bustle editors took on the challenge of testing out a selection of these high-tech tools whose intended use isn't necessarily obvious at first glance.

First up is a microcurrent skin tightener, which may or not give you an electric shock (who knows, maybe that actually helps prevent wrinkles). Or perhaps you can swap out your tried-and-true sugar scrub for a mechanical lip exfoliator, which, as one person remarks in the video, looks like a dentist's tool and vibrates away the rough skin on your lips. And then there's a fancy electric toothbrush, which, well, doesn't actually have any bristles.

And OK, let's face it — like the majority of the Bustle editors in this video thought, the cosmetic spatula (which is actually for scooping up makeup products) definitely could be a very small whip. Tools like the eyebrow compass and the brush cleaner — both of which actually look like what they are — seem a lot easier to incorporate into your beauty routine.

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The final verdict? Some of these weird beauty tools are definitely cool. If you're feeling curious to try them yourself, here's where you can buy every single one:

NuFACE Trinity With Facial Trainer, $325, sephora.com

Tweezerman No Mess Mascara Guard, $10, ulta.com

Bliss Fabulips Pout-O-Matic Spa-Powered Lip-Perfecting System, $48, ulta.com

Sigma Beauty Express Brush Cleaner Cleaning Glove, $25, sigmabeauty.com

Beauty Spoon, $9.99 for two, beautyspoon.com

Billion Dollar Brows Brow Buddy Kit, $20, billiondollarbrows.com

Japonesque Go Curl Pocket Curler, $12.99, ulta.com

Foreo LUNA For Combination Skin, $199, sephora.com

Forea Issa Toothbrush, $199, sephora.com