Coming this August from Mattel is the Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror.
Over the next few days, we’ll be wrapping up our 2013 New York Toy Fair coverage by letting you know what’s coming in the world of toys for 2013. We saw quite a few products that really grabbed our attention. While we get prepared to bring you personal video reviews of these toys, we’ll let you in on what your kids will be asking for in 2013.
Walking around the Toy Fair and seeing all of the new toys was a blast, but it was also fun to walk around and hear what the toys caught Toy Fair attendees’ attention. One toy I heard people talking about quite a bit and was included in the big toy trends coming for 2013, was the Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror.
Here’s a description:
Enjoy a fabulous, makeup-free makeover with the Barbie™ Makeover Mirror. Transform an iPad® into a digital mirror by sliding it into the vanity frame. Girls can then look into the “mirror” and select options like eye shadow, lipstick, color, and glitter. Use the included applicator to apply virtual makeup to the girl’s live image on the iPad® screen! Facial tracking technology keeps the digital makeup in place as the girl moves, just like she’s really wearing it! Girls can make a digital scrapbook of their favorite makeover looks.
The Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror will be available this August for a suggested retail price of $69.99 and is recommended for ages 6 and up.
Todd and I toured the Mattel showroom and as we came up to the Makeover Mirror, Christopher Byrne – aka The Toy Guy, was getting a little Barbie makeover. He looked maaaarvelous.
I wasn’t able to get a video, but Dad Does (we met Dan at the Toy Fair – super nice guy!) shot a great video showing what the product does. Here you go!
What do you think? Is this something your daughters are going to be asking for come this August? The technology is simple amazing!
We’ll let you know as soon as the Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror is available for purchase.