Q. What TYPES OF HAIRSTYLES
does the Hairstyle Viewer offer?
A. Practically every
kind, from conservative to wild, from edgy to executive! Both Women and Men can select any combination of short, medium or long lengths, in wavy, curly or straight textures. Women can also choose Casual or Formal, plus Updo varieites. Unleash your daring side with "Alt" styles (a huge section of Emo, Scene, Goth
and more)! There's plenty of celebrity
hairstyles in every category (all your favorites like Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Lady GaGa, Miley Cyrus and many others). With 4000+ designs and dozens of colors, the combinations are endless!
Create your new look
Q. Can I set an AUTOMATIC HAIR COLOR for each style to appear in as I try it on?
A. Yes, plus the Catalog itself! Click the "Hair Color" icon on the left control panel to bring up the Color Chart (see image at left) and use this time-saving feature, which will also display the entire Catalog Gallery in your selected hue (you can view Emo & Scene styles in gorgeous purple). Revert back with the "original color" tab -- and even change HIGHLIGHT COLORS with the Highlights Chooser (see right).
Q. Is it possible to SAVE a finished image to retrieve later?
A. Simply select "Save to Favs" on the lower left panel. Favorites can be viewed (click the icon on the left panel), added or deleted in seconds, and you can share or print your images as well.
Q. What type PHOTO OF MYSELF should I use, and how do I upload my picture to my private gallery?
A. Use a head-and-shoulders snapshot, looking directly at the camera, with your hair pulled back from your face, and ears uncovered -- this way you can try on even the shortest hairstyles! A plain white background is best. Make sure your snapshot is clear, focused and well-lit. To upload: Log into your account and click the "Add Photo" icon in the left panel (jpg format, at least 200 x 250 pixels, and less than 1 Mb). The Hairstyle Viewer includes a photo editor to optimize your picture; the adjustment controls at the bottom lets you fine-tune the positioning when needed.
Q. In the Makeup Palettes, how do I get the LIPSTICK and EYE MAKEUP to fit perfectly on my photo?
A. Click the "Align" tab on the Makeup panel and use the tracing tools (see image at left). Tracing is not needed for the Foundation and Blush.
Q. Can I upload MORE THAN ONE VERSION of my photo?
A. Yes! As a member you can upload as many snapshots of yourself as you like, and switch back and forth (i.e., with or without glasses and earrings, different facial expressions, etc.)
Q. I'm a guy. How do I see hairstyles for MEN?
A. Click "Change Models," pick "Male," or upload your own photo. Then click the "Hairstyles" icon, select "Men's Hairstyles," then click "Continue," and pick the textures and lengths you want, click "Show Results" (or use the "Try On" icon in the hairstyles information area, outside the Viewer).
Q. Will MORE hairstyles be added?
A. Great new styles of every kind are added on a regular basis!
Q. What HAIR COLORS in particular does the Viewer offer?
A. The Viewer's Hair Color Chart offers dozens of popular hues that wear many names: Blond/Blonde (Platinum, Sandy, etc.), Red (Burgundy, Ginger, Ruby, etc.), Black/Brunette, Brown (Caramel, Chestnut, Mocha, Bronze, Hazelnut, etc.), Violet/Purple, Gray/Grey, Auburn, Ash, Autumn, Gold/Golden, Copper, or White -- in tones ranging from Light to Medium to Dark!
Q. Does the catalog include any RETRO hairstyles?
A. Yes! You can try unforgettable looks from the 1920s thru the 1990s, in all lengths -- get ideas for weddings and other formal events! There's over 190 classic hairstyles in the catalog -- and of course, the hair color palette includes "platinum blonde"!
Q. Can I narrow the search results to VERY SPECIFIC characteristics?
A. Yes. Click the "Advanced" tab to do a customized search. With this powerful feature you can try on, for example, ONLY the short, casual, curly styles which have bangs. Or find medium, wavy, classic, layered, formal looks. Presto! You decide exactly what you want to see.
Q. Where do I choose MODELS until I upload my own picture?
A. On the left panel, click "Change Model" and select female or male (see images at left). When you upload, remember that you can add multiple versions of your photo!
Q. Can the Viewer AUTOMATICALLY find the best hairstyles -- and hair colors -- for my FACE?
A. Certainly! Access Wizard mode by clicking "Hair Consultations" -- and in moments, try hairstyles & colors based on your eye color, face shape, skin tone, desired length and other specifics you enter (wear glasses?). For guys, too! There's also options for updo and formal -- the Wizard even matches styles to the formal dress you'll be wearing (spaghetti straps? lace? asymmetrical?...). The Viewer can alter the suggestions any way you like!
Q. What if I have more QUESTIONS or need HELP?
A. For help anytime, click the blue "Help" button in the left panel -- there's also a customer service department ready to assist you. Most styles also include styling steps for home perms. You'll find that the Virtual Hairstyle Viewer is a cinch to use -- have a blast and get in touch with your inner chief executive (or punk rocker)!
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