Taking a no-filter selfie can be a pretty nerve wracking experience. You need to find the right angle, check the lighting, and your makeup has to be flawless too. For the best ever selfies, try to find a natural light source that is not too harsh and experiment with different camera angles too, until you find the right one for you. You can do an awful lot with angles and lighting to highlight the features you are proud of and to hide the ones that are not so keen on, but there’s no hiding any makeup mistakes in a no-filter selfie. So, if you want to take the plunge and go filter-free, here are ten makeup tips that will make your no-filter selfie the perfect pic to be proud of.
1. Prepare your skin
Dry, dead skin doesn’t reflect the light properly and it will make your face look all washed out in a selfie. To prepare for a no-filter selfie, exfoliate your skin with a gentle face scrub and that will clear away all the dead skin cells and reveal the younger looking skin underneath. It’s best if you do this the day before a selfie, or at least a few hours before, just make sure that you don’t have red skin.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE