NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The amount of people hitting the web to shop is on the rise — but buying clothes online can be a bit tricky.
Before you add that item to your online shopping bag, see how it would look on you virtually, with the help of “Pictofit,” and app that aloes you to create looks before purchasing.READ MORE: Cuomo: New York State To Review New CDC Guidance Calling For Indoor Masking, Regardless Of Vaccination Status, In Areas Where COVID Spread Is High
The app is easy to use — simply upload a photo of yourself, and when ou find an outfit you like online, the app will use the photo to let you “try on” the look.
The “Hairstyle Makeover” app works in a similar way, letting you try on different styles, colors and even facial hair.READ MORE: Simone Biles Pulls Out Of Olympic All-Around Competition
The Makeup Genius app, from beauty brand Loreal, will scan your face and let you try on products in real time, using facial mapping technology to get the look just right.
And Virtual Nail Salon lets you test out colors, perfectly matching differer laquers and designs to fit your skin tone.
All of these apps are free and available for Apple or Android smart devices.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: 7/28 Wednesday Morning CBS2 Weather Headlines
Click on the video above to see how they work!