Yesterday we posted about the release of Face Swap from Microsoft Research for the Windows Phone platform.  In that post we alluded to a small easter egg of sorts that showed they were going to be releasing another app called Face Mask because of a related app page in the Face Swap App as seen below:


Well today the Face Mask app is now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace.

Face Mask is a magic tool that enhances your pictures with cool effects. Just take a picture, and add a mask either by a tap or through a shaking gesture. Photos can be saved to your photo library or shared directly on Facebook, Twitter or Sina Weibo. 

So here are some samples I just made trying out the app – one of which is very appropriate for the season.

Ho Ho Ho and a Pirate’s Life For Me!