YouCam Makeup: The smart cosmetic kit for selfies

The digital self-portrait photograph, the selfie, can now enjoy its own customised make-up.

Following on from the success of YouCam Perfect, an app allowing you to choose among several styles of photos for your selfie, the Taiwanese company CyberLink, world leader in the field of audio and video technologies for PCs, tablets and smartphones, launched its YouCam Makeup app (iOS/Android) in August.Having chosen a photograph of your face, the app uses facial recognition technology to create a customised make-up from a virtual palette comprising numerous products for the lips, eyes and complexion.

A true virtual beautician in its own right, the app erases skin imperfections before applying the make-up and proposes various beautification effects, toners and feature enhancement options that you can then preview. And for a perfectly flawless image, YouCam Makeup even has a tooth-whitening tool.

YouCam Makeup allows you to try different styles, effects and shades and also offers advice on make-up trends.

It is available for free download from the App Store and Google Play.