10 Tips for a Better Selfie

Almost everyone has a selfie tucked away somewhere, and if you don’t- what are you waiting for? Selfies are a fun way to capture a quick moment. They have gone from a way to avoid asking someone to take your picture to a cultural phenomenon. Some people are more obsessed with selfies than others, but if you are ever caught in a selfie situation, we have an arsenal of tips to help you take the best shot. View image | gettyimages.com Make it a Party Taking a picture alone may feel and look a little awkward. Ask a friend to join in your moment to make the situation feel more natural. Practice Makes Perfect Check out other selfie masters on Instagram to see the poses they choose. You’ll find very few shots are taken straight-on. Try a slight head tilt; it will make your face look slimmer and your selfie more flattering. Smooth it Out! Your phone’s camera has the ability to pick up the fine details of your skin, so any fine lines in your face may seem more noticeable when taking a selfie. Make sure your skin is moisturized, and if you wear makeup, try using a cream blush or eyeshadow to maximize the suppleness of your skin. Don’t let a little rogue zit stop your selfie game, use a dab of cream or liquid concealer to camouflage any blemishes or dark spots. Shake it Up! Give your hair a little umph! For long hair, flip your head over, run your fingers through your hair and flip it back up. A little volume will go a long...

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