Toca Hair Salon Me Review on iOS

tocahair_iconI’ve always been a fan of Toca Boca apps mainly because my children genuinely really enjoy playing them. My oldest son loved them when he was younger and my youngest daughter now enjoys playing them nightly. She has a whole collection of Toca apps on her iPad and I honestly think those are the ones she plays the most. She’s a huge fan of the Hair Salon series of games so when I saw that they had a Hair Salon Me game that allowed her to use real faces, I just had to download it for her. That’s right, Toca Hair Salon Me allows you to take a photo of your face and use it as a character in the hair salon.

Toca Hair Salon Me plays almost exactly like the previous Hair Salon games. Kids can cut hair, grow hair, color hair, and style hair. They can do pretty much anything you can do in a real hair salon, even wash and blow dry hair. The difference here is that this game lets them snap a photo of themselves or others to use as an in game character. There are no random characters to choose from.

Adding your own face is pretty simple. Just snap a photo of yourself or whoever and then follow the onscreen prompts to size it correctly. What’s neat here is that the finished face isn’t static. They are alive and move. The eyes blink, the mouth moves. Your unique character even makes noise. It’s actually quite good.

When you’re done creating the perfect hairstyle, you can accessories yourself with glasses, mustaches, and even hats. When you’re satisfied with what you’ve made, you can then save your creation to your camera roll and share them with others.

Toca Hair Salon Me is a very fun app. The original ones were good, but I think this one is even better as they can basically just snap a photo of anyone and then use them as their hairstyle models. I really like this game mainly because my daughter has been playing it for the past few days almost nonstop and thinks it’s the funniest thing being able to style all our hairs.

App Store Link: Toca Hair Salon Me
Version: 1.0.1
Developer: Toca Boca
Price: $2.99
Compatible Devices: (Universal App) Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Description

Give your friends and family a totally new look! Simply snap a picture and you’re transported to a world of hair-raising fun!

In this new version of the wildly popular Toca Hair Salon-series we want you to create the characters!

Toca Hair Salon Me lets you be the customer and the stylist! Curly, straight or purple? Create a funky hairdo any way you like. Grow it long or cut it short, shave one side or spray paint it every color of the rainbow. The possibilities are endless!

Add accessories such as hats, sunglasses and hair clips to top it off. Don’t forget to take a photo and share with friends. Now you can use your own photos as backdrops to complete your style transformation.

Check out what’s new in Toca Hair Salon Me!
– Snap a picture of your friends to create their new hairstyle
– Or use a photo from your camera roll
– Tons of fun new accessories from mustaches to hats
– Even more hair colors to choose from
– Create photo backgrounds from your own pictures

And all the features you already love:
– Use G.R.O. to make short hair long again
– Lather, rinse & blow-dry
– Use tools to curl, straighten, crimp, shave & trim
– Characters make fun faces and sounds while you style them
– No rules or stress – play any way you want to!
– Kid-friendly interface
– No third-party advertising
– No in-app purchases

About Toca Boca
Toca Boca is a game studio that makes digital toys for kids. We think playing and having fun is the best way to learn about the world. Therefore we make digital toys and games that help stimulate the imagination, and that you can play together with your kids. Best of all – we do it in a safe way without third-party advertising or in-app purchases.

Privacy Policy
Privacy is an issue that we take very seriously. To learn more about how we work with these matters, please read our privacy policy: http://tocaboca.com/privacy

[Source: App Store]

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