How to look good in selfies?

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No we are not asking you to put on makeup or your best dress. But we do want you to look good in selfies that you take almost 10 times a day, and for that, you need to keep certain things in mind.

Having a good point-and-shoot camera or the best smartphone is half job done. Now all you have to do is work on your photography and face-skills.

Here are some dos and don’ts which will go a long way in getting you that perfect selfie.

1. Pouting is passé

Ducklips or duckface is the most popular pose among teenagers wherein they pout while posing for selfies. But face the fact ladies (and men too), this trick is passé and so not happening at all. Try to keep you face as natural as you can. Pouting looks unnatural and in most cases, doesn’t even look good.

2. Take care of lighting

This is a basic rule of photography and needs to be followed here as well. It can make all the difference between a good and a pathetic selfie. At least while taking selfies, you have the freedom of moving around a bit so that the best possible lighting can be achieved.

3. Outstretched arms syndrome

Those ugly arms which sometimes take up more screen space than your face – banish it. Practice a bit with your phone to hold it in best possible angle so that your arms are not that visible.

4. Careful about your jaw line

People careless throw their face back while taking selfies, and in the process forget their this could be the reason for that double chin in the photo. So be conscious about your jaw line so that you can angle your head in a way that will minimize this defect.

5. Tilt your head

Do not look dead straight into the camera while taking a selfie. Titling your face of upper body a little to one side will make it look better rather than you staring straight at it.

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