Six Makeup Tips For Taking Your Best Selfie

Go easy on the SPF.

Though a beauty editor would never recommend skipping sunblock entirely, you might want to go easy on the SPF if you normally wear one every day. The camera flash can be your friend, but it'll pick up sheen from products with heavy sunblock. Go for a tinted moisturizer or foundation with an SPF of 20 or lower to avoid the white coating that can come from strong sunscreens or makeup.


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The other day, I saw two women on the subway looking at photos on Girl A's cell phone. As soon as I heard one of the women yelp, "Yikes! T.G.F.I.," my ears instantly perked up. I thought to myself, "What in the world is T.G.F.I.?" As it turns out, she was referring to everyone's favorite photo app: "Thank God For Instagram."

Sure, Instagram definitely has its perks. It makes everyone look instantly photogenic with the swipe of a finger. But you don't need the obvious filters to look amazing in photos. These six easy makeup tips are so good, you'll never have to delete a Facebook photo again. (Plus, on the off chance someone isn't using Instagram, you'll always be photo-ready!)

Click above for expert advice and product recs that'll give you a picture-perfect beauty look for happy snapping.


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