Get a free "virtual" makeover!
Considering bangs? A new shade of lipstick? Colored contacts? Before you make the big change, try it out first - at no cost! Simply log on to TAAZ.com, upload a photo of yourself and then choose from thousands of hairstyles, cosmetics and eye colors! The website automatically registers the shape of your hair, eyes, nose, lips and cheeks, then adds your choices to your photo!
** Once you've created your new look, you can e-mail your makeover photo to friends and family to get their opinions!
Find the perfect scent!
This site makes the job of choosing the right scent a science. At scentmap.com, you select the fragrance you currently wear, and let the site crfeate a "genealogy" of related scents. Then, using the virtual remote control - a dial that lets you choose "intimate" or "extroverted", "fresh" or "warm" - you can fine-tune the results to find a new perfume for yourself or a gift for a friend.
Let this beauty intelligence be your guide.
Thebeautybrains.com is a clever blog penned by cosmetic scientists who claim to "understand what the chemicals used in cosmetics really do, how products are tested, and what all the advertising means." The writers - including "Right Brain," "Left Brain" and "The Other Lobes" - attempt to clarify some of the beauty industry's lingo, empowering consumers to have more information when they select products.
Green your drugstore purchases.
Find greener skincare, beauty and homeware products at greendeal.ca, a site operated by London Drugs, the Western Canada drugstore chain with a faitful following among eco-conscious consumers.
Get instant style inspiration (Mobile)
Satisfy the fashionista in you with a daily dose of news straight from the runways of New York, Paris, London, Milan and elsewhere. Style.com's mobile service, the Daily Fashion Flash, will deliver the latest trends directly to your cellphone. It's like inspiration in the palm of your hand.
hairmixer.com - Ever wondered what you would look like with a different hairstyle? With HairMixer you can find out. Upload your photo or choose from several celebrities - or search the web for an image - and then adjust the picture onscreen. Then mix your face with the hairstyle of someone else.
Preview new makeup!
Thinking about trying out fresh colors for spring or even sporting a different hairstyle? Before you plunk down good money, make sure you're going to like what you're getting by visiting beautyriot.com. After registering, simply upload your photo to the "Instant Makeover" application. Then experiment with dozens of celebrity hairstyles, as well as the latest shades of lipstick, blush, eye shadow, foundation - even contacts! Like what you see? Print out the names of the products you used so you'll know exactly what to buy!