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YouCam Makeup & Punky Colour Launch Hyper-Realistic Virtual Hair Color Trials that Combine the Best of Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality Technologies

September 26, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 26, 2018--Perfect Corp. and Punky Colour debut the industry’s most accurate virtual hair color try-on experience to help consumers instantly test semi-permanent at home color in seconds directly from a mobile phone or smart device. Customers can experience a range of 25 Punky Colour pigments using the award-winning YouCam Makeup app to display the shades using real time camera mode for true-to-life accuracy. This unique virtual beauty trial is revolutionizing the DIY hair color shopping experience, giving Punky Colour customers the ability to test drive their complete color range in seconds and ensure a more confident purchase decision.

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Perfect Corp. partners with hair color brand, Punky Colour, to use innovative machine-learning technology to help you test a rainbow of new hair color shades instantly before you buy. (Photo: Business Wire)

The impressive virtual try-on capabilities are made possible by YouCam’s advanced augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies which consider the unique movements and flow of individual hair strands to ensure the most realistic digital try-on imaginable. Additionally, precise color matching guarantees that the virtual shades are accurately translated across the complete range of hair colors, so you are getting the truest to life visualization of each Punky Colour shade.

Beauty lovers can experience the Punky Colour product sku’s across their semi-permanent and 3-in-1 Color Depositing Shampoo collections, including vibrant turquoise, bright apple green, and deep plum, and complete a one tap purchase linked directly to the brands preferred retailers ( Ulta.com and Target.com ) all with the tap of their smart device. The seamless, fun, and easy-to-use digital trials alleviates the hesitation that customers shopping for at-home hair color products previously experienced.

“We are excited to integrate the bright range of Punky Colours into the YouCam Makeup app for users to discover, play, and shop for at-home hair color in a completely new way,” says Perfect Corp. CEO, Alice Chang. “This exciting partnership changes the way beauty consumers shop for hair color and creates a unique and exciting new way for hair color brands like Punky Colours to connect with their target audience and introduce experiential shopping at your fingertips.”

“After seeing the YouCam hair color technology in action, we knew it was a perfect fit for the Punky Colour brand,” says Marwan Zreik, VP of Marketing for Punky Colour. “With more hair color options today than seemingly ever before, we believe it’s invaluable to be a part of the initial moment a consumer sees themselves in a bright, bold new hair color. The experience is so memorable and we are beyond thrilled to be the first brand to make our unique colors available on YouCam.”

Experience the Punky Colour lineup for yourself by downloading the free YouCam Makeup app, selecting “Makeup Cam” and tapping the “Hair” category. Here, beauty lovers can discover, try, and shop dozens of at-home hair color products from Punky Colour in seconds.

App Availability

YouCam Makeup is available for free download on the  App Store  and  Google Play.

About Perfect Corp.

With over 650 Million downloads globally, Perfect Corporation is dedicated to transforming how consumers, content creators and beauty brands interact together. Our experienced team of engineers and beauty aficionados are pushing the frontiers of technology to create the beauty platform of the future – a fluid environment where individuals express themselves, learn the latest about fashion and beauty, and enjoy instant access to the products from their favorite brands. Further information about Perfect Corp. can be found at perfectcorp.com

About Punky Colour

Punky Colour is a world leader in the hair color industry. Our products contain only the highest quality ingredients for a line of products that provide rich, vibrant color without any staining or color bleeding. Visit www.punky.com to see the complete range of semi-permanent and temporary hair color and accessory products.

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CONTACT: Perfect Corp. Press Contacts

Corporate:Tony Tsai atpress@perfectcorp.comor by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2167

USA:Susan Biegacz atcontact_pr@perfectcorp.comor by phone at +1 (212) 929-7979

Japan:Ryusho Hosaka atcontact_pr_jpn@perfectcorp.comor by phone at: +81-3-5875-6651

China:Celine Lo atceline_lo@perfectcorp.comor by phone: + 86 1582 112 8182

France: Laëtitia D’Urso atcontact_pr_fr@perfectcorp.comor by phone: +33 (0)1 79 30 90 39

United Kingdom:Sylvain Delteil atcontact_pr_uk@perfectcorp.com

Punky Colour Press Contact

Tori Matt attmatt@aiibeauty.comor by phone at: +1 (323) 728-2999, ext. 180

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SOURCE: Perfect Corp.

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