July 28, 2017 2 min read
Selfies seem to be the latest big thing, with more people than ever before choosing to post photos of themselves on the internet for people to take a look at. People spend a lot of time using their glitter makeup brushes to create the perfect look, because they want to look their best at all times. This blog will help you with some tips to ensure your skin is always ready, so no matter whether you’re looking for a natural look, or are going all out with the high pigment glitter eye shadow, you can be sure that your selfies will always look great, just when you need them to.
Take care of your skin
Your skin is like a portrait – if the base layer isn’t smooth, then none of the other layers are going to sit properly. For this reason, you always need to make sure that your skin is as clear as it can be. There are three main things that you can do to help with this, and those are: drink plenty of water, eat a healthy diet, and establish a good cleansing routine. Lots of people make their ideas about skincare far too complicate, and this can mean that they lose motivation as it seems like too much effort. That shouldn’t be the case, however, and by keeping your skin looking good you can take much better photos.
Choose makeup that suits you
There are lots of different types of makeup out there, and no single type is going to suit everyone and their individual skin tones. So, it is worth getting a professional opinion about the shade that you might want to go for, and the type – for example liquid, matte or powder. By choosing the makeup that suits you the most, you can make sure that you get the best possible effects.
Take your selfies in a good light
You may have noticed that sometimes your selfies turn out brilliantly, and at other times they aren’t so good. If this is something that you struggle with, then it might be the lighting that is to blame. You should try to take selfies in good light – but not too bright. If you’re not sure about which suits you the most, try out a few different types of lighting and see which results you enjoy.
The worst thing you can do is edit your photos so much that it doesn’t look like you. Yes, you want to look the best that you can, but you still want to look like the same person. So, if you’re going to make edits to your photos try to keep it minimal – and stick to changing things like the composition rather than actual things about your face. Doing this means that everyone will tell straight away that it’s you – but at your very best. This means that you can be certain that the compliments will come flying in, as you will have created a really effective selfie that everyone will love.
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