How to Change an Avatar's Face on IMVU

IMVU is a free Web service that allows you to create virtual avatars online.

You can use these avatars to chat with other people and play games. You are not permanently married to whatever decisions you make when originally setting up your avatar. You can go back into your settings at any time and change its body type, its clothes or even its face from your Web browser.

Log in to your IMVU account using your Web browser. Click "Login" on the main IMVU Web page and input the user name and password used when setting up your account.

Navigate to the IMVU catalog (see Resources).

Click "Eyes" at the top of the screen if you want to change some aspect of the eyes of your avatar. Browse through the catalog until you find the listing for the eyes you want to use. Click "Buy Now" to purchase the set of eyes you want to use. The purchase price (in IMVU credits) for each set of eyes is listed above the "Buy Now" button.

Click "Eyebrows" at the top of the screen if you want to change the your avatar's eyebrows. Browse through the catalog until you find the listing for the eyebrows you want to use. Click "Buy Now" to purchase the set of eyebrows you want to use. The purchase price (in IMVU credits) for each set of eyebrows is listed above the "Buy Now" button.

Click "Skins and Makeup" at the top of the screen. This loads a page containing all of the various skin tones and makeup styles you can use to change your avatar's face. Click "Buy Now" to purchase a particular skin tone or makeup style. The purchase price (in IMVU credits) of each item is located directly above the "Buy Now" button.

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Stephen Lilley is a freelance writer who hopes to one day make a career writing for film and television. His articles have appeared on a variety of websites. Lilley holds a Bachelor of Arts in film and video production from the University of Toledo in Ohio.