Q. What TYPES OF HAIRSTYLES
does the Hairstyle Gallery offer?
A. Practically every
kind, from conservative to wild, from red carpet to punk! Both Women and Men can select any combination of long, short or medium lengths, in straight, wavy or curly textures. Women can also choose Casual, Formal or both, and Updo or Semi-Updo. Venture to the edge with "Alt" styles (a huge section of emo, goth, scene
and more)! There's plenty of celebrity styles
in every category -- and with 4000+ designs and dozens of colors, the combinations are endless!
Create your new look
Q. Can I set an AUTOMATIC HAIR COLOR for all hairstyles to appear in as I try them on?
A. Absolutely! Click the "Hair Color" icon on the left control panel to access the color chart (see images at left) and use this time-saving feature (you can have those Emo styles come up purple as soon as you click them). You can also switch colors on the fly or revert back to non-default -- and even change highlight colors with the Highlights Color Chooser (see right).
Q. Is it possible to SAVE a finished image so I can see it later?
A. Just select "Save to Favs" in the lower left panel. Favorites can be viewed (click the icon on the left panel), added or deleted in seconds, and you can print or share your images as well.
Automatic Haircolor Option
feature is simple to use. Just set a default hairstyle color from the chart, and the hairstyle plus the 4000+ catalog gallery instantly updates. It works for all types of styles for both women and men. Reverting to original color for the style you're trying on will also show the original colors of the styles in the gallery. Mouseover any thumbnail to reveal the original photo plus information.
Q. What type PICTURE OF MYSELF
should I use, and how do I upload my photo
to my private gallery?
A. Use a head-and-shoulders snapshot, looking directly at the camera, with your hair tied back from your face, and ears uncovered -- this way you can try on any type of haircut or style! Make sure your picture is focused, clear and well-lit. A plain white background works best. To upload:
Log onto 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 Gallery includes a photo editor
to touch up your picture; the adjustment controls at the bottom lets you fine-tune the positioning when needed.
Q. Under "Makeup,"
how do I get the LIPSTICK and EYE MAKEUP
to fit perfectly on my picture?
A. Click the "Align" tab on the Makeup panel and use the tracing tools
(see image at left). Tracing is not needed for the 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 earrings and glasses, 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, choose "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 Gallery). View hundreds
of men's styles, with options for short, medium, long, straight, wavy
combinations. For guys who wonder, "what would I look like with bangs in front?" or "how would I look with blonde hair?", now you can see -- as well as other new possibilities (try purple hair with fluorescent highlights?).
Q. Will MORE hairstyles
A. Great new styles of all types are added regularly!
Q. What HAIR COLORS
in particular does the Gallery offer?
A. The Gallery's Hair Color Chart
offers dozens of popular hues that you know by many names: Blond/Blonde (Platinum, Sandy, etc.), Black/Raven, Brunette, Titian, Red (Burgundy, Ginger, Ruby, etc.), Brown (Caramel, Bronze, Chestnut, Mocha, Hazelnut, etc.), Violet/Purple, Gray/Grey, Gold/Golden, Auburn, Ash, Autumn, Copper, or White -- in tones ranging from Light to Medium to Dark. Virtually every color needed for your hair makeover!
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 right). And when you upload, remember that you can add multiple photos of yourself!
Q. Can the Hairstyle Gallery 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 face shape, skin tone, eye color, desired length
and other specifics you enter (wear glasses?). For guys, too! There's also options for updo
-- the Wizard even matches styles to the formal dress you'll be wearing (spaghetti straps? lace? asymmetrical?...). You 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 Hairstyle Gallery
is a snap to use -- have a ball and get in touch with your inner punk rocker (or corporate president)!
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