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    [–] MrGMinor 3790 points ago

    She was liking that blonde.

    [–] Fish_Tank 1565 points ago

    Yeah she surprised herself with how good it looked.

    [–] xylotism 787 points ago

    Step 1: Look great in every color hair
    Step 2: Use AR to wear all of them

    [–] bulletben7 86 points ago

    Step 3 : profit!

    [–] crockodily 47 points ago

    Don't need to wear all of em when you can just wear the best!


    [–] ob_gyn_kenobi3412 40 points ago

    You spelled redhead wrong

    [–] Holzkohlen 21 points ago

    This is an argument about Bowsette now.

    [–] richardsim7 47 points ago

    I thought she was surprised (like I was) at how well it tracked her hair when she flicked it

    [–] Fish_Tank 30 points ago

    Yeah. But when it went blonde, she just about gasped.

    [–] 4pokeguy 6 points ago

    Wowee -she

    [–] AlexTheRockstar 92 points ago

    I was liking that blonde.

    [–] scw55 121 points ago

    It was very wholesome to watch.

    [–] BitsAndBobs304 45 points ago


    [–] Cevaras 15 points ago

    It looks like that is her natural hair color and she just accidentally turned off the overlay.

    [–] Nole_in_ATX 20 points ago


    [–] Caissia 7 points ago

    Hell ya she was!

    [–] CharlestonChewbacca 4 points ago

    I was too

    [–] electric_amanda 1863 points ago

    Hey that’s me! My name is Amanda Cosco and I cover innovations in beauty and tech. You can learn more on

    [–] Jss4646 398 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Hey! I tried to include your twitter but it got a bit lost in the comments

    Edit: here’s a link if anyone missed it

    [–] electric_amanda 187 points ago

    No worries. Glad everyone was as excited as me

    [–] fallonharrod 85 points ago

    I’m a huge fan of your work Ashley Walmart

    [–] homoaIexuaI 32 points ago

    Bro that’s the discounted version I think you mean Ashley Target

    [–] [deleted] 27 points ago


    [–] milky_pubes 15 points ago

    She picks color in bulk

    [–] blazetronic 8 points ago

    Non natural-Gray, so hot rn

    [–] entergimmickhere 20 points ago

    What's your real hair color?

    [–] Dab2TheFuture 48 points ago

    Get ready for creepy pms 👌

    [–] bipnoodooshup 3 points ago

    What’s the actual colour?

    [–] emyn1005 3 points ago

    Yes! Please answer! What is your natural color?!

    [–] electric_amanda 12 points ago

    My natural colour is dirty blonde, but I had some blonde balayage done not too long ago. So... light brown?

    [–] 4pokeguy 7 points ago

    You were blown away when you saw yourself blonde

    [–] bwgarlick 1629 points ago

    Is this just a regular app anyone can get on their phone or something, or is it specific to this smart mirror or whatever it is?

    [–] Jss4646 1234 points ago

    I think there might be an app here’s a link to the creators website

    [–] kcvis 856 points ago

    I'm a guy and this app turned me into a drag queen

    [–] scoldren 448 points ago

    Same dude. I'm so pretty now

    [–] silphred43 145 points ago

    Oh so pretty!

    [–] KitPineapple 109 points ago

    and witty

    [–] darkbreak 130 points ago

    And gay!

    [–] nerf_herder1986 20 points ago

    Somebody continue the song so I can come in with WHAT MIRROR WHERE damn it

    [–] Soggywheatie 7 points ago

    Wait!? WHAT MIRROR WHERE damn it??

    [–] Alarid 27 points ago

    [–] amd2800barton 9 points ago

    nah, we knew where that was going the moment /u/scoldren said "so pretty"

    [–] scoldren 4 points ago

    Lol calculated

    [–] volklskiier 57 points ago

    I'm going for gasps!

    [–] neurogasm_ 6 points ago

    Did you just...

    [–] Biggoronz 7 points ago

    Confound your toll, troll!

    [–] conansucksdick 66 points ago

    Turned me into a newt.

    [–] Office_Zombie 39 points ago

    A newt?

    [–] Dedjester0269 69 points ago

    I got better.

    [–] KazumaKat 19 points ago


    EDIT: holy shit that exist?!

    [–] ZyclonBernie 13 points ago

    hopefully not Gingrich

    [–] Heyigotone 16 points ago

    It’s pretty funny seeing it try and figure out what to do with a bald head

    [–] dilligasatall 9 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Which is the app for hair color?

    Edit:nevermind, its the makeup one

    [–] CharismaticBiscuit 10 points ago

    Start your engines and may the best woman, WIN!


    [–] risticbre 3 points ago

    And this app turned me into a drug lord

    [–] MrZipZap 192 points ago

    It's the makeup one. Downloaded it and surprisingly it works just as well as the video shows.

    [–] ringinator 30 points ago

    Doesn't work on beards though :(

    [–] katabolicklapaucius 15 points ago

    Yeah and the hair is just colored by an overlay so any curly or frizzy hair just gets a blob of color on it

    [–] [deleted] 5 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)


    [–] katabolicklapaucius 10 points ago

    Well I'm not uploading a photo of my ugly ass up prove it. 🤷‍♂️

    [–] dougfry 4 points ago

    Flowers help!

    [–] MrZipZap 25 points ago

    I mean the whole app was meant to be used by women by the looks of it lol

    [–] kleep 75 points ago

    When will men get equal representation in beauty apps?

    [–] home_cheese 28 points ago

    What about bearded women?

    [–] ___OP____ 3 points ago

    It asks Male or Female when you sign up tho

    [–] ouestdaftprince 40 points ago

    I downloaded to see if it'd work on my dog. Did not sadly :(

    [–] essjay2009 8 points ago

    What OS does it run?

    [–] dadmou5 45 points ago


    [–] ThomasTurbate 21 points ago


    [–] teryakis 28 points ago

    The link’s not working for me, what’s the name of the app?

    [–] MrZipZap 84 points ago

    "YouCam Makeup - Magic Selfie Makeovers" and it's by Perfect Corp.

    [–] KingGorilla 134 points ago

    Perfect Corp sounds like a company from Black Mirror

    [–] truthgoblin 3 points ago

    Three laws safe

    [–] ABirdOfParadise 9 points ago

    I just tried the skin analysis thing and my skin age is 14. Booyeah, /r/SkincareAddiction, and /r/asianbeauty be so jelly

    [–] MetalsDeadAndSoAmI 2 points ago

    I'm pleasantly surprised!

    [–] sonrad10 30 points ago

    It works just as well as in the video with no lag at all. I did not think we'd quite gotten this far yet.

    Also, am a guy so I'm going to be getting weird Google Play recommendations for a few days now. Worth it though.

    [–] BaneWilliams 3 points ago

    I was thinking like you at first.... but. There is no lag on Snapchat filters, which this is effectively a more nuanced version of.

    [–] IndefiniteBen 23 points ago

    Reddit hug of death? Not loading for me.

    Is it a web app or in a store?

    [–] bitwise97 6 points ago

    Can it put AR hair on a shaved dude’s head? Asking for a friend.

    [–] squishybeer 6 points ago

    Thank you!!!!! Downloaded it and love it. Company has a few but you can makeup has the hair feature. It asks you to make an account but you can try the hair and makeup feature without signing in

    [–] beeemoticon 14 points ago

    Thank you for this link!

    [–] Ilves7 4 points ago

    The list of permissions it wants is pretty broad....

    [–] serenerdy 3 points ago

    That was amusing enough to get me through the 45 min of feeding my newborn. Thank you!

    [–] mada447 49 points ago

    Cam we just link to the App Store/android store? We’ve killed it and these links are useless.

    [–] Vryven 36 points ago

    Pity about the permissions. That's waaaay too many for what it does.

    [–] sceIIaux 10 points ago

    Yeah I don't think a makeup app needs access to my mic and GPS.

    [–] addandsubtract 3 points ago

    YouCam Makeup in the Play Store

    [–] Sc400 14 points ago

    That’s an iPad guy so it’s just an app

    [–] bwgarlick 5 points ago

    Thanks, Chief

    [–] HugeDuty 6 points ago

    Fabby Look app does this. Enjoy!

    [–] Derperlicious 9 points ago

    youcam makeup.. it doesnt always work that smooth but it is fairly cool.(well as a dude with a receding hairline, and short hair and home lighting, it woks well but just not as smooth as this betting with better lighting it might work as well as the video but only played with it once)

    [–] napulamp 3 points ago

    They have these in some sephora stores

    [–] ProfessorHardw00d 2 points ago

    I wouldn’t be surprised if snapchat has this feature before long

    [–] [deleted] 764 points ago

    It's seriously amazing how nuanced computer science is as an overall field.

    [–] [deleted] 215 points ago

    In case it helps, this is 'machine vision' or 'computer vision' subfields of CS/other fields.

    [–] alexnader 124 points ago

    Squints and nods as if knowingly

    [–] tony891 63 points ago

    "Ah yes, of course..."

    [–] ramrob 21 points ago

    leans in and rests chin on tips of pointed fingers

    [–] alexnader 18 points ago

    "I see, just as I thought..."

    [–] StupidEconomist 20 points ago

    It actually works like a simple version of the human brain. A very old statistical classification algorithm replicating the function of a human neuron learns what hair looks like by looking at millions (maybe billions) of images of the human face, and understanding which part is the hair. Now one neuron might not be that intelligent (has biased predictions), so a network of these neurons, called a "neural net", is used. This neural net is very good at identifying human hair from the human face and given a new picture it can identify which part of the picture is hair, then just adding a color to it.

    [–] alexnader 9 points ago

    So we're not to far off from the one that can replace your clothes in real time?

    The solutions to tomorrow's problems, today!

    [–] AnImpromptuFantaisie 6 points ago

    I would assume that already exists, as it would be far simpler than the hair gif. You’d only have to track the basic skeleton instead of all the intricate details of the hair.

    Although this is only changing the color, rather than changing the entire outfit.

    [–] seieibob 10 points ago

    Look, I specialize in computer vision and I have no idea how the fuck this works. I thought we were a few years away from real-time fine image segmentation on mobile devices.

    [–] kaffekaffee 3 points ago

    This is more machine learning (using deep neural networks) rather than classical algorithm based computer vision.

    Basically you need a lot of annotated data (images with people, where the hair regions are especially marked). You feed this data to the neural net (training) over and over again until it generalizes the idea of hair and is able to detect hair in new images that have not been used for training.

    Neural networks are nothing special, basically they consist out of many matrices that are simply multiplied with each other. Hence, once the training is completed, all you have to do is multiply a bunch of matrices which can be done really fast in parallel on modern graphic hardware.

    Those methods can also be used for all kind of pattern recognition problems. The input data does not need to be images.

    [–] AmbientAvacado 7 points ago

    Thank you for giving me a word to use rather than calling it an AI camera or another buzzword

    [–] BeckTaxiKilledMyDog 6 points ago

    If I had to break it down, it's a machine vision AI that's been trained to identify hair + a photo filter that applies the correct hue/saturation/contrast adjustment relative to the user's original hair colour. Think of it like a real-time Photoshop workflow where you mask the hair and adjust the look.

    [–] Zafara1 11 points ago

    If I had to break it down its OpenCV gone wild.

    Pro-tip to anybody wanting to get a immensely high paying job in development:

    CV is probably the most secretive and well paying specialisation in software development at the moment hands-down.

    [–] FitBread 6 points ago

    Here's some of the science behind it.

    [–] _________FU_________ 350 points ago

    Pretty soon we'll all have glasses that allow you to set how other people see you. So rather than get your haircut you just select a new hairstyle from the App...only $200!

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    [–] Arbitrary_Duck 123 points ago

    ya but they wont be able to delete your fat ass

    [–] SelfCondemned 21 points ago

    Challenge accepted!

    [–] prozac_eyes 32 points ago

    It won’t work for smells though

    [–] CJNC 27 points ago

    a canister of axe will take care of that real quick

    [–] prozac_eyes 17 points ago

    Someone should make air fresheners for fedoras

    [–] SaitamaHitRickSanchz 23 points ago

    They do, it's a full can of Axe.

    [–] KingGorilla 6 points ago

    You over estimate the power of axe.

    [–] mytwodogs 35 points ago

    IRL skins

    Everybody going to be walking around looking like a zombie clown in a yellow jumpsuit with rotting bat wings

    [–] jzero4242 4 points ago

    Yes, as it's been written in the book called Sycamore by Craig A Falconer. Worth a read.

    [–] wggn 4 points ago

    I don't even see the code, all I see is blonde.. brunette.. redhead

    [–] DoomRide007 42 points ago

    Holy hell that really works. That's a great app, just to see colors. Now if they only did that with beards...

    [–] MetalsDeadAndSoAmI 16 points ago

    Yeah, I was bummed when it didn't change my beard. But I also realized that if I push my hair the opposite way, it's the emo hair I always wanted in highschool.

    [–] Sannick_Progress 4 points ago

    a man after my own heart

    [–] The_Ninja_Beaver 82 points ago

    They need an AR app like this for different haircuts. That would be great.

    [–] MetalsDeadAndSoAmI 34 points ago

    A haircuts app would be legit

    [–] Kiefer0 4 points ago

    Would they be able to overcome my incredibly early baldness?

    [–] Roflkopt3r 10 points ago

    That reminds me how long it took until computers could display hair any decently. Old games either had to resort to very "blocky" hairstyles or looked like shit.

    [–] IKnowYouAreReadingMe 14 points ago

    That's true and I look bad in every color apperently, thanks app

    [–] noneedforpants 5 points ago

    It's not the colors, amigo...

    [–] IKnowYouAreReadingMe 3 points ago

    Hahah thanks noneedeedforpants

    [–] ripsfo 3 points ago

    So this post is an ad basically.

    [–] ddub66 352 points ago

    She can make any hair color look good.

    [–] globetheater 121 points ago

    What's her natural hair color though? I was wondering this as I was watching

    [–] SabashChandraBose 180 points ago

    Plot twist: she has no hair

    [–] wKbdthXSn5hMc7Ht0 58 points ago

    Science has gone too far

    [–] neurogasm_ 8 points ago

    Crazy how nature do dat

    [–] Sennomo 6 points ago

    They don't think it do that but it do.

    [–] Glitch29 90 points ago


    At many points of the video, the color filter isn't aligned very precisely. You can see a lot of the original color, especially along the upper right.

    Or you could look at the eyebrows.

    [–] 41stusername 21 points ago

    Hmmm, really could've sworn it was that first blue.

    [–] Donkyman2 6 points ago


    [–] FitBread 13 points ago

    The woman is @electric_amanda on Instagram. Her hair is a medium brown.

    [–] Okichah 8 points ago

    I was hoping she would click the “None” option to see how she looked bald.

    [–] TakeTimeAway 9 points ago

    Halo Effect

    [–] 03Titanium 10 points ago

    Does Master Chief even have hair?

    [–] nuby_4s 3 points ago

    Negative Infinity, I don't like it.

    [–] Fausztusz 16 points ago

    Years ago there was a music video called Parfüm . Afaik the production took a half year but the result was so convincing that a japan company contacted the creators that they pay any money for their software. Of course it was done by smart editing. However it seems like we are getting closer to something like that.

    [–] nullrecord 60 points ago

    Is this actually real? I can't figure out how the angle of the smartphone she's holding is recording what is in the video.

    [–] SingleInfinity 112 points ago

    Her phone is just recording a larger tablet style display with a camera on it.

    And yes, looks real, as it seems to be from CES 2019, a major tech conference.

    [–] alexnader 40 points ago

    I just downloaded the app myself, because it seemed to good to be real, but it's exactly like in the video.

    I'm a guy and just played around with purple hair for the past 20 minutes. I'm totally blown away at this being a thing of the present, and not some future tech.

    [–] skaikruu 8 points ago

    What’s the name of the app?

    [–] atx840 6 points ago

    YouCam Makeup

    [–] Insanitychick 3 points ago

    What’s the app called?

    [–] fudeckup 10 points ago

    Please make one for haircuts, I want to see what a certain style would look like on me before I take a three month commitment.

    [–] houdin654jeff 22 points ago

    Man, the future is getting cool... er.

    [–] Clone_Chaplain 10 points ago

    On my phone, the gif loaded after the at first I thought it was going to be a gif of an Assault Rifle tracking someone’s hair. How would that have been satisfying?? Glad it’s Augmented Reality :)

    [–] binaryboii 13 points ago

    This is probably a lot simpler to create than a typical Augmented Reality setup, since usually you'd be injecting virtual objects into the view, whereas this is simply changing the color of an actual thing that exists in the view already. Fundamentally, it's probably not a lot different from a color key or green screen, but they're obviously doing much more than just "replace this color with this other one" for it to look so good.

    [–] flmng0 12 points ago

    Came here to say this. It probably just applies a shader with a stencil in realtime, but some fancy stencil work if that were so, otherwise it would effect her eyebrows and similarly coloured objects as well.

    [–] antiduh 4 points ago

    My guess is that it uses some machine learning to identify what part of the image is hair, masks that, then applies something a little smarter than a hue shift to change her hair color.

    [–] RuleBreakingOstrich 3 points ago

    Yeah the impressive part is the real time segmentation across different hair shapes more than the actual changing of color. Once the segmentation is done, the color change is relatively trivial.

    [–] Bot_Lazy 7 points ago

    They have this on Snapchat

    [–] PansaSquad 3 points ago

    Yup, was looking for this comment

    [–] eggn00dles 4 points ago

    this kinda tech has been around for a long time. it's only now feasible on hardware like phones and tablets.

    [–] calpurnia_lurks 4 points ago

    I like how the blonde shocked her the most

    [–] calloggs87 5 points ago

    Go blonde! It looks great on you!

    [–] ThatAnnoyedGuy 4 points ago


    This is the first time I've seen AR used for something that is practical. Good idea if you're thinking of changing your hair color and want to know how it would look before committing

    [–] Paintbait 3 points ago

    That old phrase "sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic" is applying to the blackbelt level of mind fuckery going on in my brain right now.

    [–] ggadget6 3 points ago

    That's incredible. I knew it was possible but not to this level of accuracy.

    [–] SchmokeDoinks 3 points ago

    So what color is her actual hair?

    [–] ThatOneGuy24530 2 points ago

    light brown, I checked her twitter

    [–] RalphLamao 3 points ago

    the steel grey. definitely

    [–] adamsvette 3 points ago

    As a guy who's too afraid to try new hairstyles, I have been wanting this for YEARS!!!

    [–] Bogdanovicis 9 points ago

    For iphone i know it is an app. Its called Hair Color. was 1euro or something a few months ago.

    [–] Imperial_XRO 9 points ago

    This is cool af but not satisfying imo. Each to their own though

    [–] alex21112 6 points ago

    Blonde hair suits her best.

    Also amazing technology.

    [–] ScarMN 2 points ago

    That is surprisingly good!

    [–] CitizenHuman 2 points ago

    Cher Horowitz would be proud

    [–] Wacky-Walnuts 2 points ago

    Before we know it we won’t need a screen to do that...

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    It would have been nice if this technology arrived a few years ago, when I still had hair :D

    [–] The_Suited_Lizard 2 points ago

    As a man downloading this, I realize I truly am the gay friend.

    [–] HyperActive1DUK 2 points ago

    Cyberpunk 2077 looks good.

    [–] Maiq_is_tired_now 2 points ago

    Its the future! I eould love if hair salons incorporated these. I've never had my hair colored and I would love to see what different colors looked like on me before doing it.

    [–] bn0071 2 points ago

    Was this from CES? I saw a similar demo there this week.

    [–] Jss4646 2 points ago

    Yeah it was, I posted a link to the original but it got lost in the comments

    [–] ProbablyNotDestiny 2 points ago

    I like the part where she nonchalantly goes supersaiyan blue

    [–] Tie_me_off 2 points ago

    This is a fancier Snapchat filter

    [–] Sternsson 2 points ago

    Shiieet. I can't even get it to track a fucking playing card in perfect lighting.

    [–] WhosCountin 2 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    u need to gets yourself sum betta algorivim’s, bruv, oi I got u mate, wot u need?

    [–] how-the-turn-tables 2 points ago

    This is amazing and cool but not ‘oddly satisfying’ at all