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.
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.
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.
Click on the video above to see how they work!