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CoverGirl Queen Collection launches digital makeover application


NEW YORK Procter & Gamble’s CoverGirl Queen Collection, which was inspired by Queen Latifah, is partnering with to bolster the site’s beauty offerings with a digital makeover application created for African-American women.

The tool, dubbed Makeover Magic, is designed to provide women of color with a virtual salon and makeup counter experience. Users can upload their photos, select from a diverse palette of cosmetics and "try on" relatable celebrity hair styles before clicking to purchase. Makeover Magic also provides users with the option to share, post or have their looks voted on within their social networks, via Facebook and Ning compatible widgets.

To further engage users, Essence and CoverGirl launched an online model search, which ends June 18, empowering women to celebrate their unique beauty characteristics and win the opportunity to be the face of Makeover Magic as a featured default model image within the tool.

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