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Essence Debuts New Hot Hair Try-On App for the iPad
Nov 3, 2011 Aug 20, 2013

Essence has created something that digital divas who love experimenting with new hairstyles will love. They have launched the Hot Hair Try- On app.

The Hot Hair Try-On is currently an interactive addition to It allows women to upload a picture of themselves and see how different hairstyles will look on them, now this is possible on the go.

The Hot Hair Try-On app is available on the Ipad and is customized for African-American women featuring more than 300 styles from celebrities such as Beyonce, Michelle Obama, and Halle Berry.

Similar to the feature on the site, users can upload a picture, find their face shape, and try on different hairstyles. The app enables you to share the look via Facebook and receive hair tips from the editors at Essence.

The app is currently available on iTunes.

View a demo of the app here.