myBeautyCache: makeup and beauty product organizer

User's Guide

For information on how to use myBeautyCache and myBeautyCache Basic, here overview for each of the different sections:

**Feature not available in myBeautyCache Basic

Products:

This is your main list of products. It includes all the products you have entered (except for those in your Shopping List and the Product Archive). To help you access your beauty products quicker, I have included an 'alphabetic index' on the right side of the screen. It is customized to your product names, so that when you enter a product, it will take the first letter or symbol of the name and place it in the alphabetic index. Tapping the letter will take you to that section.

Add Products: To add a new product select the "+" button (top right). When adding a new product, you have the option to add as much or as little information about your product as you want. The only required field is the product name.

Product Details: This screen shows you details about your product. Tap the photo to view a larger version of your product photo. To edit your product details, tap the "Edit" button (top right). To delete a product, select the "Trash Can" (bottom left).

From the Product Details screen, you can add your product to the Shopping List, or move it to your Product Archive by selecting the "Action" icon (bottom right). You can also add the product to your Favorites List by tapping the "Heart" icon or Makeup Bag by tapping the "Purse" icon (located in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen).

Email Product Details: If you want to email details for a specific product to friends, select the product you want to email. Once you are on the Product Details screen, select the "Action" icon (bottom right), then select the option to "Email Product Details".

Save a Copy of your Photos: You have the option to save a copy of your photo to your Photo Library. There are two ways to do this:

Option 1: on the "Add Products" screen, after taking a photo, you will be given the option to "Save Copy to Photo Library".

Option 2: select one of your Products, once you are on the Product Details screen, select the "Edit" button (top right), then tap the image, you will be given the option to "Save Copy to Photo Library"

From the Products, you can access the following sections by tapping the icons at the bottom of the screen:

Product Photos: You can view your product photos by tapping the icon at the bottom left of the screen. This section includes photos of all the products you added to your "Beauty Products" list sorted by Category. Photos for products in your Shopping List and Product Archive are not included.

Sort Products:Sort your product by Brand, Color, Category, Product Type, Date Opened, Expiration Date, UnOpened Products.

Beauty Routines:

Lists all the products you have assigned to a Beauty Routine. To add a Beauty Routine, tap the "+" button (top right). To add products to a Beauty Routine, select the Beauty Routine you want to add products to. Once you are on the Beauty Routine screen:

Edit Beauty Routine: Tap the "Edit" button (top right) to edit the name of the Beauty Routine.

Delete Beauty Routine: Tap the "Trash" button (bottom left) to delete the Beauty Routine. If you have products assigned to the Beauty Routine, it will not delete them, it will only delete the name of the Beauty Routine.

Add Products: Tap the "Add Products" button. You are then given a choice to Select From Products, or Add New Product.

Delete Products: Tap the "Delete Products" button to remove products from the Beauty Routine. The product will not be deleted, it will only be removed from the Beauty Routine.

Email Beauty Routine: To email your Beauty Routine to yourself or friends, select the "Action" icon (bottom right).

**Favorite Products:

Includes all the products you added to your Favorites List. To add a product to this list, select "Products" from the Home screen, then select the product you want to add. Once you are on the "Product Details" screen, tap the "Heart" icon at the bottom of the screen.

Email Favorite Products: To email a list of your Favorite Products to yourself or friends, select the "Action" icon (bottom right).

**Makeup Bag:

This is a list of products that you have added to the Makeup Bag. Use the Makeup Bag to keep track of products you want to take with you when traveling, or products you carry with you daily. To add a product to the Makeup Bag, select "Products" from the Home screen, then select the product you want to add. Once you are on the "Product Details" screen, tap the "Purse" icon at the bottom of the screen.

Email Makeup Bag: To email your Makeup Bag to yourself or friends, select the "Action" icon (bottom right).

Expired Products:

This is a list of all your products that are expired (based on the expiration date you entered when you added the product). It does not include products in the Product Archive.

Shopping List:

Includes products you added to your Shopping List. You can sort your Shopping List by Store, Brand, or Category.

Add Products: When adding a product to your Shopping List, you have two options, (1) to add a new product or (2) add an existing product (you can select products from your Beauty Products list and those in the Product Archive). To add a product, select the "+" button (top right) then select the option you want. Products you add to the Shopping List will not appear on your "Beauty Products" list or in your "Product Photos"

Product Details: This screen shows you details about your product. Tap the photo to view a larger version of your product photo. To edit your product details, tap the "Edit" button (top right). To delete a product, select the "Trash Can" (bottom left).

Add to Beauty Products: After purchasing a product, you can easily add the product to your "Beauty Products" list. From the Product Details Screen select the "Action" icon (bottom right), then select the option to "Move to Beauty Products". Your product will be deleted from your Shopping List and added to your Beauty Products list.

Email Product Details: If you want to email details for a specific product to friends, select the product you want to email. Once you are on the Product Details screen, select the "Action" icon (bottom right), then select the option to "Email Product Details".

Export Shopping List: You can export your entire Shopping List in a CSV File (excluding photos) by tapping the "Action" icon (bottom right).

**Coupons & GWPs:

Keep track of your Coupons & GWPs. To add a new Coupon or GWP, select the "+" button (top right). When adding a new Coupon or GWP, you will need to select a Store, and complete either the Coupon Code field or the Code Details section. All other fields are optional.

Email Coupon & GWP Details: If you want to email details about a specific Coupon or GWP to friends, select the item you want to email. Once you are on the Details screen, select the "Action" icon (bottom right), then select the option to "Email Details".

Export Coupons & GWPs: You can export your entire list of Coupons & GWPs in a CSV File or Email format by tapping the "Action" icon (bottom right).

Purchase Report:

You can sort your purchases and find out how much money you spent by Brand, Store, Month, or Year. In order for a product to show up in each section, you will need to make sure you have completed the Brand, Store, Price, and Date Purchased fields when you add your product.

Statistics:

Products: includes the number of products on your Products list (excludes products in your Shopping List and the Product Archive. It also include the value of your products (this number is based on the amount you entered in the product price field).

Opened Products: the number of products opened. Products are only counted in this section if you added an "Opened Date" to your product.

UnOpened Products: the number of products that are not opened. These are products that you did not add an "Opened Date" to.

**Product Archive: the number of products you have in the Product Archive and the value of your products (this number is based on amount you entered in the product price field).

Shopping List: the number of products you have on your Shopping List

**Coupons & GWPs: the number of Coupons & GWPs you entered

Lists:

This is the section where you can add, edit, and delete information for your lists - Beauty Routines, Brands, Categories, and Stores. Here are instructions for adding, editing, and deleting items on the lists:

Add: To add a new item, select the list you want to add an item to, then select the "+" button (top right).

Edit:: To edit an item, select the item you want to edit, once you are on the details screen, select the "Edit" button (top right).

Delete: To delete an item, select the item you want to delete, once you are on the details screen, select the "Trash Can" icon (bottom left).

Also included in the List section are the following:

**Product Archive: This is the list of products that you added to the Archive. To add a product to the Archive, select the product, then tap the "Action" icon (bottom right), then select "Move to Archive" (you can remove a product from the Archive using the same procedure).

**Don't Buy List: This is the list of products that you added to the Don't Buy List. To add a product to the Archive, select the product, then tap the "Action" icon (bottom right), then select "Move to Don't Buy List" (you can remove a product from the Don't Buy List using the same procedure).

App Info (Options) & Support:

In this section you can contact me with any questions by selecting "Email Developer". You can also send information about this app to your friends, Rate myBeautyCache in the App Store, or Follow me on Twitter. For Version and License info, select "About myBeautyCache".

Export CSV File for all Products: You can export your list of all the products you added to the app in a CSV File (excluding photos)

Sync Data: This feature is currently only available in myBeautyCache Basic. For more information, visit the Sync Data page

**Search:

Select the "Search" button (magnifying glass icon) located at the top right side of the Home screen. You can search all the products you have entered in the app. When the search results show a product from your Shopping List, there will be a small note pad on the right side of the screen, near the photo. If the product is from your Product Archive, a small box will show.

For questions, you can contact me through the app by going to the "App Info & Support" section and selecting "Email Support"

Backup Data

There are four ways you can backup/save a copy of your data (iTunes, iCloud, iTunes File Sharing, CSV File). I have included more information on the Backup Data page

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