7 Steps To Mastering The Art of the Selfie

Taking the perfect picture can be tough. Learn how to nail it on the first try with these simple beauty tips!

Virginia Lowman Oct, 09, 2015

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Ever wonder how models manage to nal the sexy stare without looking suspect? If you're going for a selfie thats more sexy than sweet, take a cue from supermodel-turned-media mogul, Tyra Banks. Follow the below steps to master the art of smling with your eyes as told by the model herself in an interview with USA Today.

  • Squint
  • Relax your lips
  • Perfect your posture
  • Embrace your fierce!

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Natural lighting is the best lighting. If you're taking your selfie outside, avoid the harsh lighting between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. or opt to take it under the shade of a tree. If you're indoors, take your selfie facing a window. Optimal lighting makes all the difference.

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Greasy selfies don't get likes. Say "no" to shine and prep your skin with Neutrogena Shine Control Primer.

$12, availble at target.com

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Slim your figure and highlight those cheek bones by holding the camera at an angle that slightly higher than your face. Added bonus: looking up into the camera is a little flirty. 

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Who needs a filter when you have perfect skin perfect skin? Kiss uneven skin goodbye with PCA Skin Intensive Brigthening Treatment. Apply nightly for brighter, clearer, more radiant skin.

$106, available at pcaskin.com

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Tilt your head on a slight angle to draw attention to your cheek bones and widen your gaze.

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Need a pop of color for your camera time? Try a bold lip like this super hydrating formula from Clé de Peau Beauté in Orange Sorbet.

$35, available at bergdorfgoodman.com

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